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Lolita's

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Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Tue 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh. Authentic. Not-so-Fast Mexican Food.

If you're in a hurry there's a Taco Bell nearby. If you don't mind waiting 10 to 15 minutes for your food, this is the place to be. Just a few blocks from my office, this place is difficult to resist. Fortunately, I'm holding myself to a diet right now so the California Burritos will have to wait... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
globalandlocaltravel
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San Diego, California
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  • Families with children
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San Diego, California
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you're in a hurry there's a Taco Bell nearby. If you don't mind waiting 10 to 15 minutes for your food, this is the place to be. Just a few blocks from my office, this place is difficult to resist. Fortunately, I'm holding myself to a diet right now so the California Burritos will have to wait. Their salsa... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We loved this place and visited twice while staying in SD. The taco salad was so fresh tasting and the nachos with chicken and shrimp were amazing! Definitely recommend this place to anyone who likes Mexican food.

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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

What a great discover! Everyone in my party was satisfied. We are already planning our next meal:) The food taste like home. Honestly it is so so delicious. The wait was minimal and the price was just right. Truly satisfied.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I ordered the carne asada small fries and Surf & Turf Burrito. The food came out very quickly and the restaurant was clean. The carne asada fries were huge even for a small sized order. The fries were thin and perfectly crispy. The steak was cut in small pieces which I really appreciated and it had a liberal amount of... More 

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San Diego, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I wanted to try Lolita's and specifically taste the potato taco. I ordered my husband a machaca burrito along with the potato taco for me with sides of refried beans and pickled carrots. It took a full 20 minutes to receive my to-go order. The machaca burrito was just beef and eggs and very bland. There was no onion and... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Man the sheer size of the Californian Burrito and the Carne Asada Fries are just tremendous!! Love how they put on fresh fries on them and their salsa compliments their stuff!

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Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited San Diego, staying at Hampton Inn near Clairemont Mesa, and after a day of driving around the city wanted something easy and convenient. The restaurant was located in a plaza & Magdalene patiently took our order. The food was delish and Freshly made! It's a casual order at the counter then pick up your food when they call... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Was visiting and soon found out this place most be a local favorite. Went here during lunch and soon after the rush came in. The food is great and authentic.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We would have eaten here for lunch and dinner every day of the vacation if my wife could have picked. She loved their chicken tacos! The food was prepared fresh, the staff was helpful, the atmosphere casual, and we left full and happy. It was nearby our Residence Inn and came on their list of recommended places to eat and... More 

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Bonita, CA
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101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

3rd year as a Padre Season ticket holder and here's the drill. Look up the menu online, call your order in 15-20 minutes before you get to the ballpark. Pick up your order at the bar and order a beer for less than $4. Screaming deal. Love the #1 combo, two beef tacos, rice and beans. You can even take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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