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Lourdes Mexican Food

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650 S Escondido Blvd, Ste A, Escondido, CA 92025-4856
760-746-1141
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8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 20
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
For the soup only

This is for the Shell Station venue on El Norte Parkway. The place is terrific for what they are known for; the chicken soup. There's probably not much I can add to the numerous reviews of that...so... In a nutshell, the chicken soup is indeed very very good and if one spends enough money... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
Scapegoat51b
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Escondido, California
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Escondido, California
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is for the Shell Station venue on El Norte Parkway. The place is terrific for what they are known for; the chicken soup. There's probably not much I can add to the numerous reviews of that...so... In a nutshell, the chicken soup is indeed very very good and if one spends enough money on their order, a bag of... More 

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Yes the chicken soup is great but that's only the beginning of the excellent eating adventure offered at Lourdes. Hands down one of the best Mexican restaurants in all of Southern California. Really.

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San Diego, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Small restaurant in Old Historic Escondido, limited seating. They serve excellent tradtional Mexican Fare, however their homemade bowl of chicken soup is amazing and what most drive miles to eat.

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Peoria, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The menu said "the best chicken soup in town" and they nailed it. Great family owned place but you will not be sorry if you get this fantastic soup! I really think I got an entire chicken breast in my bowl alone! Most of the business seems to be phone order & take out but they have a few tables.... More 

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Love the chicken soup, its the best ! Carne asade is really good also, the salsa and homemade chips yum!

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Escondido, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Having a cold is not the only time I find myself here, however when I do have a cold I am almost always here for the Chicken Soup! I don't know that it really possesses all the magical powers of healing which some claim, however I can't say for sure! What I do know is that it is delicious and... More 

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san marcos
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I'm a gringa and have been getting chicken soup here for more than 10 years. I usually get it to take out, cause it's a bit of a hole in the wall restaurant and usually crowded. I haven't eaten much else here so can't say one way of 'tother about enchiladas etc. They are experts at wrapping everything individually (onions,... More 

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San Diego, CA USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had been hearing about this place for a while now. Mostly about their chicken soup. Eventually decided to try it and were not amazed by their soup. Also ordered a couple of tamales and were disappointed at their quality (taste, massive amount of dough versus meat). We likely will not return there just for the chicken soup alone, but maybe... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This little hole in the wall Mexican Restaurant is just the best! If you ever feel a cold coming on, or need some homemade comfort soup - this is your place! They serve the best Homemade Chicken soup - complete with cilantro and Avocado, with a side of tortillas! Their Carne Asada French fries a really tasty too! We eat... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

The reviews on Chicken Soup are dead on! The soup is Excellant! The Carnitas and Fish Tacos were great too. The prices are affordable. We were going to eat here a week ago and ended up eating at a Mexican place down the road. That place cost us $100 for our family of four and we left unsatisfied. Lourdes cost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 650 S Escondido Blvd, Ste A, Escondido, CA 92025-4856
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: 760-746-1141

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?