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LOS JILBERTOS

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655 PALM CANYON ROAD, Borrego Springs, CA
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 9
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  • 15
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Best burrito I've ever tasted

I wasn't prepared for how delicious (and huge!) the veggie burrito would be when we stopped at Los Jilbertos. There was little selection in the small town and we struck gold when we walked into this place. We each ordered veggie items and both had enough food for two meals, which was a great help... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
J B
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St. John's, NL
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Salt Lake City
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149 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was highly recommended by a local ... but we were underwhelmed. the tacos were good, plenty of meat, just nothing extraordinary.

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St. John's, NL
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't prepared for how delicious (and huge!) the veggie burrito would be when we stopped at Los Jilbertos. There was little selection in the small town and we struck gold when we walked into this place. We each ordered veggie items and both had enough food for two meals, which was a great help while on a road trip... More 

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Thank J B
Kirkland, Washington
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient and casual. Food was average, more like a chain restaurant. I would prefer more of authentic style of Mexican food. They seem to be busy, though.

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Jilberto's is a Borrego Springs landmark. While you can dine in, most of the food prepared gets taken out. My friends who live in Borrego rely on Jilberto's when visitors are in town or simply for lunch a few times each week. WHen I think Borrego, I think of the machaca burrito and the salsa bar at Jilberto's. The joint... More 

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Thank Elise M
St. George, Utah
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our lunch was standard Mexican fare -- good and predictable, just what we wanted -- in huge portions. We're senior citizens and don't eat as much as we used to, so our lunches also provided a full dinner each. As we left we said "we'll have to come here more often." Decor is minimal, service was fast, and we were... More 

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Thank John M
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nothing special and nothing bad about our experience. The decor has not changed much over the last 10 years and neither has the menu. The food was good at a good price. The service was good and all were friendly.

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Thank Weyman S
Ottawa, Canada
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180 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The servings were large, but my wife wound up with an upset stomach after eating a chicken burrito. The bathroom, back of the building is a disgrace (filthy).

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Thank OrbisVF
Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend the Pollo asada or Carne Asada tacos with delicious meat, fresh Pico de gallo, guacamole and homemade, thick corn tortillas. Major yum. Very friendly staff and nice clean place. The only drawback is all the Styrofoam used to serve the food on. But the food is wonderful!

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Thank Brookewick
Oceanside, California
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a great place to get a large serving of good quality Mexican food. I had the fish tacos and they were good. The beans and rice were only average but very acceptable. Service was speedy. Make sure to bring cash, they do not accept plastic. I was looking for a place to get decent food for a large... More 

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Thank Techkraut
Lincoln City, Oregon, United States
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Fast and plentiful. Taquitos were overdone but there were so many we ate them! Fresh quacamole! Burrito, enchila all excellent! Priced right. You can watch the chef cook your meal. Get the carne Asada!

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Thank Laura B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 655 PALM CANYON ROAD, Borrego Springs, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Borrego Springs

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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