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63058 Highway 101, Coos Bay, OR 97420
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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Pork Carne Asada the best in the area

Our first try. The pork Carne Asada was perfect Crispy on the outside. Seasoned evenly. Very enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Coos Bay, Oregon
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Pueblo, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I ordered the two burritos plate and got them the portions were VERY SMALL. The tortilla was small and looked like they were purchased from a walmart store. They had NO GREEN CHILE which I eat REGULAR in COLORADO (by the way PUEBLO, Colorado has the BEST CHILE in the NATION Mussos farms is the best). The flavor I could... More 

Thank Alex M
Coos Bay, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Our first try. The pork Carne Asada was perfect Crispy on the outside. Seasoned evenly. Very enjoyable.

Thank Gregorydavid
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Good Mexican food at average prices. Service is good at times, slow at others. Generally a good value, but nothing to write home about.

Thank OregonCoastDigest
Florence, Oregon
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Here is a place that has Mexican fast food but is not a chain restaurant. Although it has more of a homemade taste it is still not gourmet. Some dishes were very good and others not so. Building is old and makeshift like a neighborhood hamburger stand but is kept clean. Portions are small and the price is no bargain.... More 

Thank 651Eddie
Port Orford, Oregon
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We've eaten here several times and keep coming back. This is not an elegant place, small but colorful interior, inconsistent service but a very relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. Perhaps we've just been lucky but the food has always been very good to excellent with a home-made appeal, especially the chili rellenos. And better than average coffee. Coos Bay-North Bend has... More 

Thank Lance-and-Cromwell
Santa Clara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had Spanish rice and Refried Beans. Huge plates. The Server was very nice. We were the lone couple at 3pm in the place. I''m a HUGE Refried bean fan. These beans were about a 6 on the scale of 10. Rice a 7. The guacamole was about a 7. My husband's veggie burrito was very fresh and he liked... More 

Thank Squeekie
Coos Bay, Oregon
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

First off the mild salsa was a lime water with a few chunks of tomato in it, when mixed with the beans it was good but too thin to put on a chip. My husband ordered the super burrito with chicken, the first half was all rice and beans no meat, the second half of the burrito was a large... More 

Thank Amber T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Yucky food. I ordered a burrito and it tasted like they took some beef from a can, roasted it in some beef flavoring, added in some blood and nuked it in a tortilla. Added some cheese and nuked it again. My husband wasn't impressed either. When we walked in it was as if it was a huge inconvenience to have... More 

Thank Casilia A
Lantzville, British Columbia, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We started our day hoping to find some good mexican food while on our road trip. After a long day of driving a checking out the coastal highway sites we found this great restaurant in Coos Bay right on the south end of town. Loved the decor and the waitress was so friendly. The food turned out to be excellent!... More 

Thank Donna K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Parking sucks but well worth it to figure out (behind, between, on the street, if not in front). Small restaurant but great food. Burritos are huge. Margaritas are yummy. We accidentally found this place but have been there twice & will return

Thank Sandi M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63058 Highway 101, Coos Bay, OR 97420
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Coos Bay
  • Phone Number: 541-266-8212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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