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Nuevo Grill & Cantina

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1413 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065
(760) 789-2801
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great variety, authentic meals

Nuevo Grill is a classic Mexican restaurant with the usual mainstays. Service is generally quick and frequent, and place has the feel of a cantina in Rosarito. Good food, reasonable pricing, a bar with beer and blended drinks, what more could you want?

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
RussCinRamona
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Ramona, California
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Ramona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Nuevo Grill is a classic Mexican restaurant with the usual mainstays. Service is generally quick and frequent, and place has the feel of a cantina in Rosarito. Good food, reasonable pricing, a bar with beer and blended drinks, what more could you want?

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Ramona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nuevo Grill has done a fantastic make over. Food is great and so plentiful and service was fun. You could tell everyone was having fun. I got the carnitas burrito and it hardly fit on the plate. Never had a bad meal there. Pick anything and you will enjoy. Margaritas were huge and cold. Yeal

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San Diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is an overlooked and misunderstood restaurant. Granted the food is Mexican fairer but we are in cowboy country of San Diego county, you are going to get country western music. Such is life, you can never have enough diversity. First the chips and salsa are delightful. Salsa a little runny, but get extra napkins you will be fine. My... More 

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San diego Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Food is overpriced, not good flavors, very slow service. I tried to eat there once more and was still disappointed.

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Ramona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a popular place for locals to meet, and some swear the food is great. I have not found that to be true, but maybe it's because there are 15 other real Mexican restaurants in town! Margaritas are good here, if you get the expensive ones.

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Ramona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I had not been to this local restaurant in probably 6-7 yrs. We decided to go last week. I got the fajitas and they were delicious. They still have very good chips and salsa too. My husband enjoyed his chimichanga. The portions were quite large and the food was well prepared. The service was very good too.... More 

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Ramona, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A pleasant small Mexican restaurant with a bit of outside seating next to the parking lot. It is nicely decorated. I haven't found the food to match the decorations, but others have been happier.

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Ramona, California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Nuevo grill used to be quite good. In fact it used to be one of the few restaurants in Ramona that we would go to for a nice Mexican dinner. Well, sadly we will not be going back. Over the years the food has detiriorated to the point of being a completely flavorless and bland and not well prepared. Do... More 

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We usually have dinner here when we stay overnight in Ramona (we go up to see shows at Ramona Main Stage). Excellent service and wonderful food. Highly recommend.

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The restaurant is on the small side and fairly noisy, Service was polite and speedy. The food was of average quality and worth the moderate price. The beer selection is limited and very mainstream in a craft-beer crazy market. They do carry a couple of craft beers at any given time. In summary: I think I would not hesitate to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1413 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ramona
  • Phone Number: (760) 789-2801

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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