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Medusa's Taqueria

1053 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-2821
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Ranked #32 of 43 restaurants in Cambria
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 26, 2014
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35 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Arrived at Medusa's Taqueria 20 minutes before closing. We were hungry and tired after driving from Monterey Bay, visiting Pfeiffer State Beach, and checking in at our hotel in San Simeon. Despite the late hour the staff welcomed us in and insisted that we take our time to order and enjoy our meal. The shrimp tacos and butternut squash enchiladas... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere was a bit funky but we had open minds so we gave it a chance. Staff was nice but after she took our order she also got herself a burrito and sat down at the next table to eat. Her back was turned towards us and she never checked on us. We had the veggie burritos. Tasted OK... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Not bad. Nice people. Authentic. Price reasonable. Large servings. Spot for locals. very quick service

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Woodside, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a tiny place with only 5 tables indoors and some bar stools outside. Very good basic Mexican food. We had seafood enchiladas which actually had a lot of seafood (shrimp and crab) inside. Service (by the owner I assume) was very friendly. Lots of take-out customers. If you just crave Mexican food and don't mind a very simple... More

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Bakersfield, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is an unassuming little restaurant which is a gem of a find. We had checked the TripAdvisor ratings and our conclusion is that Medusa’s is much better than its rating if you like really authentic Mexican food. My wife & I arrived for a late supper at about 7:30. There are only about 6 tables and some barstool type... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Food and service are both better here than at Las Cambritas, and the prices are way lower. This is an "authentic" Mexican Taqueria -- the decor is what one would expect. It's not fancy, but it is good, fast, inexpensive and authentic.

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Fresno, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We were looking for a nice Mexican Cafe in Cambria for lunch and have eaten at Medusa"s before. We both got the Burritos, one regular and one Super, both with carnitas (pork). They were delicious! And quite inexpensive. Really great food with chips and a great salsa. Several hours later we both started feeling queazy and nauseated with vomiting. That... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Tried Medusas last week in Cambria and we loved the food. There were a lot of locals eating there so we knew the food would be good. Their salsa is wonderful. I ordered chilli rellenos....terrific dish. My friends ordered tacos I believe. The atmosphere is modest, the restaurant is small but the host/server is very pleasant and helpful. For inexpensive,... More

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San Diego, cal.
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Great small place. The food was awesome, full of flavor and spice.. Not a blue plate no "true mexican food flavor" place.. had a great combo meal and a Pacifico and I thought I was home in San Diego. Would have tried the breakfast burrittos if I had stayed longer. Very small place, good food" to go "setting unless you... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This place is small so be prepared to stand or take it with you if they are busy. But the food is worth hanging around for. Really fresh, hot and served quickly. The server was really friendly as well.

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