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Don Cuco

3991 E Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 583-5944
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Ranked #26 of 227 restaurants in Simi Valley
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch
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29 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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English first
Beaverton, Oregon
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We used to go to Don Cuco's for brunch on special occasions. Now that I am living in Simi, we have been picking up take out to bring home. That place is always hopping! One of my only complaints is that it is hard to find a parking spot! Since being here I have had a pork burrito and a... More

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Simi Valley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We have dined at Don Cuco a few times and have not been impressed by their food and service. The menu has all the standard Mexican dishes - nothing novel. Although we do not judge restaurants by the size of their portions, their portions are smaller than what you get on most restaurants. The service was very slow and the... More

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Simi Valley, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

When tripadvisor asked what my favorite restaurant in Simi Valley is I thought of Don Cuco immediately. This place has been in Simi since as far back as I can remember - 1969 I think. I celebrated my 16th bday there, had the big sombrero put on my head and they took a polaroid picture of me. Well, I'm turning... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife and I love dining at Don Cuco's. Its got the best Salsa ever. In fact its so good that you can make a meal with the salsa and chips alone. The fried ice-cream is great as are the entrees. We once went to celebrate my father-in-law's birthday. The friendly staff sang a Mexican 'mariachi' version of Happy Birthday... More

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Simi Valley
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We have been eating here for 34 years and never disappointed. Great salsa and chips and they always keep coming. Love the food, service and atmosphere. Can't go wrong. In fact going there tomorrow!

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Simi Valley
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Always good food and drink. Good "Happy Hour." Remolded and get thee early so you do not have to wit in line.

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southern california
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

decent food. good margaritas. service pretty good.fajitas were pretty good.I liked their flan. been here several times.

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Ventura, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I generally try to never be mean so I may be rating this higher than it deserves. I agree the place is busy. Our waiter could barely speak English so that may speak to the majority of their clientele. I told the waiter I cannot eat gluten and he didn't understand. So I said I am allergic to wheat and... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We lived in Simi Valley twenty years ago and have returned there at least once a year since. We were consistent customers of Don Cuco's when we lived there and still get there at least once on our visits. The food, margaritas and service are good and the place is always busy. We will keep eating and drinking margaritas at... More

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Agoura Hills, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We just moved to Simi. Decided to try out this restaurant. We walked in, were greeted nicely and the gal that seated us was friendly. Our waiter came over but was looking away, he asked for our drink order. I could not read the menu it was so dark inside but later my husband told me the margaritas were not... More

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