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Nuevo Grill & Cantina

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1413 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065
(760) 789-2801
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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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: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and good service

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Diane H
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Ramona, California
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San Diego
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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137 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 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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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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Ramona, California
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The recent renovation of the restaurant and bar is stunning. Server was exceptional, food was fabulous and exactly what we ordered. Shrimp tacos, carnitas, ribs, speciality plate, all was great. Never felt hurried. A great place to go with friends.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

The salad was wilted and tired. The BBQ chicken platter was odd but the chicken and the sweet potato was tasty. The chicken was a bit on the scrawny side and could have been cleaned a bit better. The cheese toast as a side was bizarre. The cheese was hardly melted and didn't go with the plate. Service was good.

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Additional Information about Nuevo Grill & Cantina

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

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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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