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Sabor A Mexico

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690 Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(805) 773-4447
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Dining options: Takeout

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  • 11
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  • 9
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good but plain

Just nothing to shout out about - food is good, place is clean but just a cafe. No real ambiance or atmosphere

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
kandic1
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Redding, California
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Redding, California
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Just nothing to shout out about - food is good, place is clean but just a cafe. No real ambiance or atmosphere

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Thank kandic1
sydney
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118 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Place is quaint due to its diner appeal. Ate here while Mexico played USA soccer game which added to the atmosphere. Authentic dishes along with popular. Ask for authentic staff recommendations. So much better than trendy less authentic versions available. If in Pismo, this is a must eat at. Really friendly staff and free, yummy, authentic dip and real corn... More 

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Thank annechop
Riverside, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is a little whole in the wall and was really good. Everyone was so nice. We got enchiladas, beans and rice. It was really good. Salsa and chips were awesome and unlimited. They have a big menu. This place won't disappoint.

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1 Thank Schoelkopf
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Went for a drink and small bite. Menu is ok but nothing special. Service very friendly though! They have a cute little patio to sit which was perfect to have a few beers.

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1 Thank Wendy V
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

I remembered seeing a review on TripAdvisor for this place. Since we were craving Mexican we decided to stop in. The chips and salsa were fresh and yummy! I ordered an enchilada/taco dinner, and my BF ordered the three item fajitas. Meat was seasoned perfectly, beans freshly made, portions large. .. overall great meal.

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Thank Selena S
Kankakee, Illinois, United States
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Our first visit was enhanced by the great server who was very personable and friendly (owners daughter). It was her service that brought us back the next day for menudo. The service the next day - ehhh - he was there because he had to work. The menudo was good and a bit different than the midwestern mexican version. The... More 

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Thank Barb D
Visalia, CA
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84 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The food is just okay. It's not horrible or anything, just not anything stellar. The service is always great however and the owners are super nice people! They also own another restaurant in Guadalupe just a few miles south of this one. I haven't been, but would suspect that the food would be more authentic there.

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Thank Brian N
Grants Pass, Oregon
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Terrible! The staff not friendly, tables dirty. Chips not good, old tasting. After we ordered we waited at least over 1/2hour for our food and when she brought it my son had ordered something with beans and they put a salad on there to replace the beans, she said they ran out of beans! How the hell do u run... More 

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Thank Julie s
California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

That's about it. The rice and beans were bland and for a Mexican restaurant that's surprising. Would not go back there.

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Thank Tina U
Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is the old "Viva Mexico"... and has new owners. To start the host was rude and the waitress kept arguing with the cook. She moved very slow. (We waited 40 minutes for breakfast on a 1/2 full place). The kitchen was full of 10-13 year old boys eating standing up in view of the patrons. No chips and salsa... More 

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1 Thank Craknzee

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 690 Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: (805) 773-4447

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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