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Bety's Tacos Restaurant

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

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 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
Cherished T
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Ontario, California
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La Jolla
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Im Mexican and a picky food eater in Mexican Food.Ive been looking for an authentic meals like my mothers kitchen.I found it on a perfect timing!Im pregnant with twins and all I want is delicious Posole and burritos.Seriously I've gone to too many places that they always disappoint me.Iam so lucky to find this place.My husband loves all the soups... More 

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Thank Thesexyojedas
USA
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121 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank USAOnTheMove
Portland, Oregon
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211 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 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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Thank BarefootBuddies
Ontario, California
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Cherished T
Los Angeles, California
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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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Thank misterfisher2006
Carlsbad, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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Thank David M
Leucadia, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank Shellorca
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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Thank glamgardner
San Diego, California
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170 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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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Thank lindagn1
Solana Beach, California
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?