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Pelayo's Mexican Food

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1021 Helen Power Dr, Vacaville, CA 95687-3547
707-448-9363
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
food is very good

Just tried this place for take out for the first time very good food very clean nice people working there. I will eat there again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Vacaville, California
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Vacaville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Just tried this place for take out for the first time very good food very clean nice people working there. I will eat there again.

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KoOlina Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Small, family oriented, food is good. One drawback They used to have 2 bathrooms (1 for each sex. Now they have 1 unisex. Boo

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Northern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We've been coming to Pelayo's for more than 20 years, and are never disappointed. Their food is consistently great, the service fast & friendly. Their salsa bar has a terrific variety of offerings, from the mildest durango salsa to their very zippy serrano salsa. So perfect with their light, fresh & crispy chips!

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Camarillo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Good choices of meats but very little on the pork carnitas. Really? The super vegetarian burrito was good. Guacamole and sour cream make it a super. Tortas are pretty good too. It's the same size. Order at the counter and they bring the food to your table. Prices and service are reasonable.

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California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Although the address shows Helen Powers Dr. I was at the one on Monte Vista. The service was very poor, with servers hiding in the back and basically ignoring customers waiting to be seated and those waiting at their tables. When I got my burrito, I was half way through and found a large (thumb sized) wadded-up piece of plastic... More 

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northern california
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130 reviews 130 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We love Pelayo's. They have several locations and we've been to all of them. We go here the most as it is quick and convenient for us. We usually do lunch. We love their crispy tacos and their Chili Relenos. The tacos are done right there when you order and are always crispy. I hate the places that use the... More 

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Vacaville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

I have never had a bad meal here at Pelayo's. The service is always quick, efficient and friendly. We don't have many decent Mexican restaurants in Vacaville so it is nice to have Pelayo's. There menu is extensive and has plenty to choose from for any appetite and taste.

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Sparks, Nevada, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I read a couple of reviews and decided to give this place a try while visiting the area. Our server appeared like she really did not want to be there and only came back when we had finished our meal. The food was ok and the price was reasonable. Will not be going back anytime soon.

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Vacaville, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We have several favorite Mexican restaurants in the western US. Pelayo's is in the top three. Excellent authentic Mexican food at a good value. Nothing frivolous or obnoxious here. The restaurant has several locations in and near Vacaville and this local family run business is consistently good. The service is pleasant and attentive. This is good value, good food, and... More 

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Fairfield, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We ate here last night. The restaurant is small, but despite outside temps of 107* the restaurant was comfortable. Our server, Brenda, was very professional and friendly. The restaurant had a constant flow of customers, and she had several tables to serve but we never felt ignored nor ill-attended. She was knowledgeable about the menu, and seemed to enjoy her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1021 Helen Power Dr, Vacaville, CA 95687-3547
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: 707-448-9363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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