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Bety's Tacos Restaurant

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1464 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 632-1512
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great little tacos

Just driving through town and found Betty's on my map. Great food, nice atmosphere. I love the water fountains and outdoor seating area. The gals in the front were friendly and pleasant. I'll certainly return whenever I'm in the area. I enjoyed the flavor of the little beef tacos better than the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
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Ontario, California
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
USA
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Having just read about Bety's this week, we stopped in after a round of golf. The shrimp and fish tacos were amazing. Fresh and light. Perfect with a cold beer. Just wish they served margaritas.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

The fish taco was just as another reviewer said. Bland bland bland. Chilli relleno was okay. Place was dingy, empty of other patrons, loud music and dirty. Neon lighting buzzed so much that we had to switch tables. Absolutely no ambiance whatsoever. We were disappointed. Best part was the sweet waitress who was extremely friendly.

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Ontario, California
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Just driving through town and found Betty's on my map. Great food, nice atmosphere. I love the water fountains and outdoor seating area. The gals in the front were friendly and pleasant. I'll certainly return whenever I'm in the area. I enjoyed the flavor of the little beef tacos better than the chicken.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I wasn't sure what I was going to do for diner, when I saw two local Latinas with a bumper sticker on their car. Boy am I glad I followed my instinct because this was a good meal at a great price. In a strip mall/shopping center sort of place, like the rest of North County San Diego, but it's... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I've been to Bety's no fewer than 30 times over the past 3-4 years and without a doubt in my mind, it's a winner. Family-owned and operated, the food is always great, the atmosphere is fun (Everyone loves Taco, the parakeet that welcomes you at the front door) and the cost is reasonable. Bety, the owner, also makes tamales around... More 

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Leucadia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Good, authentic and made to order-if you are in a hurry go to a taco shop like Raul's. This is a family run, tiny place. A favorite among locals. The huaraches and sopes are great. So is the tinga de pollo and pambaso sandwiches. if you want great touristy atmosphere with mariachis, you're better off at Casa de Bandini.

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The soups are authentic and hearty. They serve pozole here which is my favorite. So is the chile verde for that matter. The salsa is the best in all of san diego, yes, I said it!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My BF and I were looking for a new restaurant to visit and decided to try this place. Upon entering, I was underwelmed by its decor. Everything looked tired. From the decoration to the employees. The service was slow but we still had high hopes for the food because of the positive reviews. We ordered a cheese quesadilla, cuatro tacos... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Freshly made Mexican food that covers the usual range. But this tiny place has been a destination spot for many locals over the year.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is without a doubt the best of the Mexican fast food restaurants in the area. The food is VERY fresh, it seems to be mostly home made and the staff and the help is all friendly, professional and quick. We have never had anything that we didnt love here.

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Additional Information about Bety's Tacos Restaurant

Address: 1464 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: (760) 632-1512
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1464 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: (760) 632-1512

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?