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Fulano's Mexican Cafe - CLOSED

145 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-1713
760-753-1711
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Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 3, 2014
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5 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

In my opinion the review of a restaurant will take many elements into consideration. Naturally, the food is of utmost importance. Also, it is important to evaluate the customer service, the physical facility, parking, and location. A great restaurant will have all of these elements in balance. My review is based upon each of these essential items. Fulano’s Mexican Café... More

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Encinitas, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Overpriced, rarely open, interesting owner-chef. Won't return. Sadly gone downhill from prior years' visits.

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Encinitas, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have tried to eat here several times - as it looks like it would be a good place. I have NEVER seen it open in my ten plus years of living in Leucadia. Please can someone find out what their hours are????

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Encinitas, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in San Diego. The chile rellano is so light and delicate with a delicious sauce. The pork dish with portobello mushroom has one of the most incredible sauces ever and it is served with great cole slaw. I don't even usually like cole slaw but there's is so good that I sometimes get extra... More

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San Diego
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143 reviews 143 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
444 helpful votes 444 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

If it is Mexican food you are looking for, then there is much better be had at Fidels in Carlsbad / Solana Beach, Las Olas opposite the beach in Cardiff or Juanita's Taco shop just up the road on Highway 101 in Leucadia. The latter is in shabbier surroundings but the food is excellent! Fulano's menu was limited, the food... More

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