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JV's Mexican Food

#520 of 4,167 Restaurants in San Diego
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1112 Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110-3846
619-276-0758
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Burritos

Divey place. Nice server, friendly, helpful and funny. The burritos were big, we liked 3 out of 4 ordered. The grilled fish burrito was fresh & perfectly cooked. The carne asada was flavorful & creamy. The California burrito was so good my son ate it before I got a taste. The carnita was salty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Coronado, California
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Coronado, California
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311 reviews 311 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Divey place. Nice server, friendly, helpful and funny. The burritos were big, we liked 3 out of 4 ordered. The grilled fish burrito was fresh & perfectly cooked. The carne asada was flavorful & creamy. The California burrito was so good my son ate it before I got a taste. The carnita was salty and not up to par with... More 

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San Diego, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

JV's is a place where one often encounters friends, neighbors and fellow parishioners while grabbing some delicious takeout food. There are tables in the restaurant, along with a few television screens, but we rarely eat at JVs. The menu is pretty extensive and the service is always fast, even at peak times. Some of the burritos are larger than many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Been coming to jv's for over a decade Andy favorite thing is the surf n turf burrito. Also love the roast pork burrito and the California burrito.

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Madrid, Spain
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Not a place to eat in but to take away. It is not a restaurant but a place with nice and normal mexican food (huge portions) and some tables where you can eat in. But honestly the better is take it away and eat at home. Prices are reasonable. By the way, they don't serve beer what is a must... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

JV's was recommended to us by another local establishment. We had seen reviews on another website. We had menudo and chiliquilles. Both were delicious. Very good portion size. I love chiliquilles. I really loved that JV's does not mix the egg in. The flavor of the chili was perfect. Not spicy, well seasoned and just delicious. Menudo as well as... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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172 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Just like with Lucha Libre a mile or so away, I hit this place having seen it on the fivethirtyeight.com burrito challenge. Very nondescript storefront, and I actually missed it the first time driving by. Glad I found it. I went with a taco al pastor burrito with the guac on the side. One word - massive. Packed full of... More 

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Riverside, California
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86 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Have been here twice now. Bright decor, surprising to find more seating than it looks like it will have from the outside. Small parking lot. It's a busy place, which means people like it. The burritos are huge, and the selection on the menu is wide. There's a good sauces/salsas bar. However, I didn't think it tasted that great, either... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I discovered this place while a student at University of San Diego. When I had no time to eat before class, after a long day at work, I'd stop at JVs and it felt like my Mexican mama had made me the best meal ever. I love this place. The heart is definitely closely aligned to the stomach.

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Asked someone at the mall about a good place to eat. This was exactly what I wanted. Great, unpretentious food, without an hour wait. We had the burrito (size of a small baby), enchilada platter, Shrimp Quesadilla, and chips and guac. The chips were the lightest and most delicious chips ever. The food was excellent. Large portions. We could not... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I took my wife here for dinner. We were just hanging out before we went to La Jolla. The food was really good. I over ordered thinking the portions were small. That was a big mistake. They gave us so much food, we had dinner for the next two days. Wish they had told us how large the portions were.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1112 Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110-3846
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-276-0758

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?