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Marieta's

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8915 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
619-449-2365
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Real Authentic Mexican Food

Marieta's is a true Mexican restaurant located at the edge of Santee where the 125 and 52 meet. We regularly eat here because of the authentic Mexican food, real hospitality and strolling caballero singing songs and free flowing margaritas. Each of the servers and bussers treat like family and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Marieta's is a true Mexican restaurant located at the edge of Santee where the 125 and 52 meet. We regularly eat here because of the authentic Mexican food, real hospitality and strolling caballero singing songs and free flowing margaritas. Each of the servers and bussers treat like family and have become good friends. The food quality is always top notch.... More 

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Santee, California, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Marieta's was wonderful. We had the most delicious birthday celebration as the food was very tasty and the staff made the dinner extra special with their attention to our requests.

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Ramona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've been here 3 or 4 times and it's a nice enough place the waiters are fantastic but the food is mediocre at best. I ordered shrimp fajitas once and it was a pile of huge pieces of bell peppers and onions and these little tiny shrimp like 6 of them, total rip off. There does seem to be a... More 

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San Diego, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

For the menudo lovers come, come here for your fix! The food is the real deal like mom use to make. Enjoy the Sunday brunch this is not a large chain place just keeping it real!

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Attleboro, Ma.
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90 reviews 90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This is THE go to mexican restaurant for authentic food on a consistent basis. Each time we go there the food is tasty, plentiful, and the carrots are great. Great value for the money.

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Santee, California, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We are big fans of Marieta's as they have the best drinks in top especially during the happy hours of 2-6 pm. The staff is excellent and we have become locals and they know our favorites.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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190 reviews 190 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great Mexican! This restaurant has been here for some time and makes locals and visitors feel comfortable and well feed. Love the salsa and chips and wonderful margiritas but save room for their great Mexican pork. Enjoy!

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Santee, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The family has been coming here for years and years. The food is always good - the Strawberry Margaritas always refreshing. Some favorites are the Marieta's Chicken and the Carne Asada Quesadilla. Very friendly waiters with quick attentive service.

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santee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

favorite sit down Mexican restaurant.Always good food and service for fair price. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Attleboro, Ma.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

We visit this restaurant when we see my father-in-law. It always has good authentic food and service. Imagine our collective surprise on a Sunday early afternoon, For an afternoon brunch. A brisk business--good for Marieta's. But the service was lacking. Go enjoy their menu, I do think it us quality food, but expect a wait on Sundays around 1:00 in... More 

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Additional Information about Marieta's

Address: 8915 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
Phone Number: 619-449-2365
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8915 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: 619-449-2365

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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