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En Fuego Cantina & Grill

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1342 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2508
858-792-6551
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 20
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  • 13
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Place

After a long day at the Del Mar Fairgrounds our group (9) hit En Fuego's for dinner and drinks! Cool seating area with flowers and beautiful landscaping all around us. Two groups that were by us were very loud and enjoyed one to many drinks. Food selection was very good. Pricing was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Tom W
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

After a long day at the Del Mar Fairgrounds our group (9) hit En Fuego's for dinner and drinks! Cool seating area with flowers and beautiful landscaping all around us. Two groups that were by us were very loud and enjoyed one to many drinks. Food selection was very good. Pricing was very affordable. Fajitas were excellent. Service was not... More 

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Kennedy mn
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

After a busy day of sightseeing, my husband and I were looking for good food with a flair (we are from northern Minnesota where spice is a little hard to find) and an open-air location (not available nine months of the year at home). After walking past several upscale restaurants in Del Mar, California, we chose En Fuego Cantina &... More 

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NYC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It's casual, and it's all indoor/outdoor terrace (with heaters). If you go fairly early in the evening they have happy hour fish tacos!

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Yuba City, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Large, multi-level bar/restaurant that reminded me of some of the better semi-outdoor restaurants in Mexico. Busy and noisy but full of energy and the food and drinks were good.

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Medford, Oregon
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Cool atmosphere, but the food was lacking. Service was solid. There are a TON of great mexican food restaurants in San Diego, I would not classify this as one of them. Carne Asada was dry, tamale was decent, enchilada was bland. If they picked up the flavor the place has a lot of potential. Again, service and atmosphere were very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

waiter was friendly and helpful, restaurant was really cool with paint schemes, decorations, etc. the food was good. I loved the tiled bathroom sink. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. Would go again.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

went to Del Mar looking for mexican food and found this great place. Had a great meal and good music. A good place to go if looking for good food and a good time!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I visited while on a golf trip with buddies. So happened it was the restaurants "Taco Tuesday" night. Only a short cab ride for Torrey Pines. Good tacos, good margs. Upstairs was quiet, the lower level bar and patio area was vibrant and happening. I had a light meal, 2 soft shell chicken tacos which were very good. Margarita hit... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We recently went to dinner here with a large group. We made reservations ahead of time. Part of the group arrived early and they sat them at half of the table (other half was still occupied) they cleaned it up fast and had it ready for us for the reservation. Dinner was fabulous, they didn't skip a beat keeping up... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a large restaurant with several dining areas on two levels. Very laid back atmosphere, and maybe the best place in town if you're just looking to catch up with friends, knock back a few drinks, and munch some chips. But the food was very disappointing. It arrived suspiciously quickly, less than five minutes after we ordered, so it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1342 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 858-792-6551

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?