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Zorro's Cafe & Cantina

927 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449
805-773-ZORO
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
california
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We went mid-morning on a Saturday. This is a very informal, street-front restaurant right on a fairly busy road. There were probably 15 people waiting for tables and we had no hope of getting the 14 in our group served anytime soon. But the guy worked wonders, and within 15 minutes the staff has placed a long row of small... More

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southern california
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went to zorros for breakfast. Its not a fancy place. Its a cute little, warm friendly open air restaurant. service was fast, friendly, and the food was fresh, nice assortment of fruit with my meal, delicious and not overly salty. We just stopped in and left full and happy.

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pleasanton ca
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Went here for lunch and then back again for dinner (take out). Eat inside - small but cozy. Service was great and Alex who took our name outside and seated us really keeps things running smooth. Place is packed with a line anytime of day or night that we went by. They offer coffee and ice water outside to people... More

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Pismo Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Coming to the area from a city with a multitude of excellent Mexican food options I can say Zorro's is by far the best in the area that we've found. Great homemade salsas, amazing seafood enchiladas and bacon-infused refried beans are favorite standards but for a touch of the coast, their clam chowder has a great zippy Tabasco splash! Award... More

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Fresno, California, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was my second time having breakfast here and it didn't disappoint. It can be very busy here and there isn't a lot of places to sit. Casual atmosphere and lots of outside tables. Heaters and mexican blankets to use. Food is yummy, not terribly pricy and good portions. The staff is very friendly also. I highly recommend if you... More

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Concord, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stopped by here for dinner and it's just a great place. The food is top notch, well priced, and great service. To top it off they had beer from the Lost Coast Brewery! Cheers

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Fort Worth, Texas
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133 reviews 133 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Driving by Zorro's it doesn't look like much, but when we finally went for breakfast recently, boy were we impressed. Yes, it is small. The food was outstanding. We had our food snobs along for this trip and they were very impressed. After breakfast they were making plans to return, centered on eating at Zorro's. Mexican food was some of... More

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The Villages, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Chili on this tasted like a can of beans was used vs chili. Salsa was good. Service good and fast Price's were a bit height ... but considering this is a tourist town was inline.

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Bakersfield, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This may not be the worst mexican food I have eaten but it is close!! Save your money and go to Taco Bell. Just nasty!!!!

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They also have tacos and Coronas daily at 5pm for $5. They are dog friendly with a delightful patio Street side as well as back yard dining that is much more quiet without much wind on windy days.

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