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Rudy's Taco Shop

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524 Stevens Ave, Ste 1, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2052
858-755-0788
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A Nice Dive

I tend to like simpler places with good food (I don't like to pay for tablecloths, etc.) and this place fits the bill. It used to be a little Mexican market that sold burritos, etc. on the side. Now with a new owner, they put cuter tables, and have beer, etc. You can also get horchata and some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
dutchgal88
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I tend to like simpler places with good food (I don't like to pay for tablecloths, etc.) and this place fits the bill. It used to be a little Mexican market that sold burritos, etc. on the side. Now with a new owner, they put cuter tables, and have beer, etc. You can also get horchata and some other Mexican... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The burritos and ceviche are fantastic. Love the carnitas meat add some guacamole and you found burrito mana from heaven. Really like the freshness of any of the items and salsas pair well with the food.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

No matter what you order, it will be good. The last time I came to San Diego, I got off the plane, rented a car, and drove to Rudy's. I plan on doing the same thing on my next trip too.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

If you're looking to impress someone with a fancy restaurant, this is definitely not the place to go. If you're looking for great tasting, huge burritos, this place is for you. Opted for the surf and turf burrito. Burrito was loaded with shrimp and steak. Complementing the steak and shrimp was rice, beans, guacamole and salsa all wrapped up in... More 

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Suwannee, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I read the reviews, and were excited about this place, as we are Mexican food lovers. I cannot adequately express our disappointment. I read reviews about places, and wonder how so many can be happy with a place, and then one pops up rating it so poorly, but now I think I know; different tastes, hopefully. We... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Excellent spot for a quick taco. Located in small shopping mall not far from the Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds. The Street Tacos (Carnitas & Carne Asada) were very tasty and a great deal at $1.45 each. Big breakfast burritos . Eat at inside or outside tables. Service is fast and friendly.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Rudy's is a wonderful taco shop tucked away in a little strip center that is part taco shop and part grocery store. The owner Rudy is a local garduate of the middle school across the street and has lived in the area for many years. It is a pleasure to get a carne asada burrito ( which is HUGE) and... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I love, Rudy's Taco Shop. I have been buying my grandson an afternoon snack of a bean burrito for several years. The past three times the burrito is so small with very little beans! What gives? Is it because Rudy's has a new owner and he is cutting corners?

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Arlington, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This is a tremendous place for tacos & anything Mexican food. Inexpensive, tasty, some of the best tacos ever. Try the carne asada. Try anything - - it's all fantastic. Had a nice conversation with one of the owners. They take huge pride in making Mexican food 'right' and that means superb food for us. Good craft beer selection, too.... More 

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San Diego, CA
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is not a "sit down" restaurant. It's in a strip mall and one may not notice it at first glance! But the breakfast burritos are the best! I often call ahead, order and pick up my food. ¡Muy delicioso!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 524 Stevens Ave, Ste 1, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2052
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: 858-755-0788

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?