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Las Cambritas

2336 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3404
805-927-0175
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Ranked #30 of 43 restaurants in Cambria
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Made a stop here on our way back from Hearst Castle. We were truly hoping for a great meal. I might have had had expectations based on this site's reviews. Living in So. California you would think I had tried it all. Well, I was wrong, I was the most horrible Chile Relleno I have ever had. In fact, I... More

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United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I had the Mexican corn on the cob and it was smothered in mayo, spices, and topped with parmesan cheese. It was a full cob and it was VERY good! The margaritas are good here, as well. Service was friendly and efficient. Seemed like a lot of locals eat here.

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Santa Clarita
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Went there for dinner. Waitress was very slow and rude. Told her to give us the bill for the drinks. Both my husband and I have never left a restaurant for bad service until this place!! Went down the street to another restaurant that far exceeded the quality.

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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went to Las Cambritas for dinner the other night. Service a bit slow but the food more than made up for it. We started with the bbq'ed Mexican corn cob. Really good! Smothered in butter, mayo, spices and parmasian cheese. I had shrimp, beef and pork tacos. The beef was exceptional and the pork was very good too. Nice big... More

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Orange County, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Since moving from San Clemente to the Denver area, hard to find real Mexican food, only tex mex! Blah! Had a yummy margarita and best roasted corn ever!! Ordered tostada appetizer. So much food. Very authentic. Service a bit slow, but hey... We are on Cambria time!

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Christchurch
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

An excellent selection of food and drinks. Prompt and friendly service for humans and dogs. Food authentic. Even had water bowls for the dogs.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I know it sounds sexist but the margaritas are so pretty and smooth its a little embarrassing drinking them being a macho stud like me. I really liked this restaurant as did my wife. It has a real local feel, the food is good and the waitresses though slow (understaffed) are friendly. Its not the most swank place if that's... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had the pork Carnitas and the Seafood Fajitas and both were wonderfully unique. Authentic family-owned Mexican cuisine in a lovely environment

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Fair Oaks, Ca
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Six of us stopped in for dinner and we all loved our meals. Between us we had fajitas, the chile verde special, and paella. Everything arrived hot and all dishes were flavorful and more than generous. The menu was not your run-of-the-mill Mexican dishes. There were several more inventive and interesting offerings. Our server was friendly and efficient. Margaritas were... More

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Walled Lake, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Horribly slow service and not overly friendly unless you are a regular. Food only very fair. Served bottled water because of the draught but charged for the water, didn't tell us. Draught is not our fault, so shouldn't charge me for the water, but tell me if you are going to.

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