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Karina's Taco Shop

916 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2049
760-633-3300
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Ranked #37 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 3, 2014
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English first
Manassas, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I had the chimichanga that was very good. So much food for a little money. There is no way to finish your plate.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Was super busy but I didn't see the big deal. The "hot" sauce was mild. I wouldn't go back. In my opinion it was authentic Mexico without the flavors that make Mexican food so delicious.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Just happen to pass by and thought we would try it. Burritos were great and the fish tacos very tasty. Give them a try, very authentic and at a good price.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Nice little shop and decent looking, wide selection of food and cheap prices. food quality seems good but the flavor just is not there that I expected from a hole in the wall Mexican restaurant .

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Stopped by this place on a whim on our coastal drive from Carlsbad to San Diego on vacation. One of the best meals we had the whole trip! The Bomb burrito is fantastic, it's huge so split one if you aren't starving! Also tried the shrimp ceviche, it was excellent as well but couldn't finish it after the Bomb, that... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

After a long day surfing or cycling nothing hits the spot like a massive bomb burrito! Huge burrito with two taquitos carne asada lettuce guac and cheese. Cash only!

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Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We were in the area for a couple weeks for vacation. After a long day at the beach, mixed with an afternoon happy hour (at Pizza Port in Solana Beach) we wanted an easy but kind of late night dinner. Karina's was walking distance from our hotel and came highly recommended from a local who we met earlier that day.... More

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Highland, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Our party of 4 stopped in here early Sunday morning and we were looking for breakfast. Not many breakfast items on the menu, but we decided to try the menudo, tacos and machaca burrito. Oh my was everything freakin delicious! The machaca burrito was perfect and flavorful. I loved the al pastor and chicken tacos, they are HUGE compared to... More

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Redlands, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We stopped at Karina's actually planning on going to a taco shop nearby. The food was fantastic. A great hole in the wall type place with cheap, fresh, great food. Definitely recommend and will go again!

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Balderstone, Lancashire, England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

this is not really a restaurant more a roadside taco shop with a couple of tables and fruit machine but we had the best fish tacos of our entire trip, recommended

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