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2543 Congress St, San Diego, CA 92110 (Old Town)
(619) 296-1112
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Ranked #1,119 of 4,066 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Old Town
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Vegas
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124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were seated right away. The Alamo is located in Old Town and is convenient to shops and the highway. This restaurant is an indoor/outdoor restaurant which is nice given San Diego's beautiful climate. It took us a while to be served, however, and another kind waitress saw we were waiting and decided to help us, even though we weren't... More

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Ottawa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Everything about this was outstanding, from the unbelievable customer service to the delicious food! The ambiance was also fantastic with fireplaces all over the place (including in some of the tables). Would absolutely return!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lovely little Bar in the heart of 'Old Town' with the ability to eat great food and drink beer and people watch all at the same time. Hey its not the 'Ritz' but it is a funky little establishment with a 'FUN LOVING' owner who can be very vocal at times ....Our opinion was that he made the place popular... More

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Austin, Texas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I had suggested that our party of 5 go to the Old Town Mexican Café but we ended up at the Alamo instead. What a mistake! We were seated right away on the patio area and one friendly server took our drink order. 3 of us chose the House Special margarita which (supposedly) had extra tequila as indicated on the... More

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Midland,Mi.
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96 reviews 96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We needed a lite dinner and didn't want to wait for a table at one of the popular mexican places. This place is a walk up and order with outdoor seating. The chips and salsa were cheap and great. Also had a fish taco that was good. Can sit and people watch while eating. One negative is that there is... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Chris and Raquel were a lot of fun to hang out with while my wife and I had drinks. We didn't eat there so I can't comment on the menu.

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Hartly
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Our group of 5 needed lunch, in a hurry. Long waits at the other spots. Did not have high expectations. Surprise.....good food at a great price and served quickly. The best I've ever had...no, but was pretty good. Would return and that says it all.

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Mission Viejo, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

After checking in at several of the fancier Old Town restaurants that had long waits, we stopped in front of Alamo. My granddaughter (who is only 3) was starving and needed to eat pronto. We sat down and ordered not expecting much. The food was reasonably priced, quite tasty, but most of all the service was wonderful. The manager (owner?)... More

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Sheffield, Australia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

If you what some time out from exploring Old Town then this is the place to drop in to. The drinks and food are inexpensive while the service is great. Highly recommended!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Shuttle to & from airport. Service was fast and friendly and we were charged exactly as we were quoted. No bad comments to make.

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Additional Information about Alamo

Address: 2543 Congress St, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone Number: (619) 296-1112
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
Cuisine: Mexican

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