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Blvd. Benito Juarez, Rosarito, Mexico
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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El Dorado Hills, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The El Nido is a landmark in Rosarito. It's huge. Eat in the back patio area to get away from the street noise and for the tropical Mexican ambiance.

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Thank MartinLWalden
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Environment is great! Ribeye steak was delicious. Potato was a little over baked but salad and appetizer Queso fundido with chorizo was great! Flour tortillas were also delicious.

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Thank Reyna G
Sylmar, CA
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This had always been our first stop in Rosarito for years. We loved the atmosphere, food and the value. The coffee, atmosphere and hand-made tortillas are still worth a trip, but the food portions have gotten smaller and the service has declined. Still, the menu offers dishes you won't find in other places such as quail eggs, cactus (nopales) and... More 

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Thank ZRtraveler
Redding, California
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for many years and absolutely love it! The atmosphere is very unique and the food very delicious. They really cater to the customers and have staff that speak English. The home made flour tortillas are to die for and I always get a dozen to go. Additionally the prices are so good!

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Thank Candisvaughan
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here twice and only tried the Mexican food... don't eat steak. Loved the tropical decor and the food was bangin as well as cheap. Service was fine. Got the vegetarian combination plate and tacos. Loved it

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Thank pizzabeachcat
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant it has a pretty good rank; but this is my experience: - I arrived with my family mid morning to have breakfast, waiting time 25 minutes. They passed us to the bar and I couldn't order chip and salsa because you can only consume drinks at the bar, makes no sense. - My breakfast was cold and the... More 

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Thank Keyito
Oceanside, California
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stopped for a cold drink, but this place is a site to see! Tropical, antiques, hanging plants. Need to come back for a full meal.

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Thank Kathy O
Glendora, California, United States
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place used to be the talk of the town and now it has gone to the bottom. We went there because my fiance wanted a good steak and we usually go to Tepanyac..but we hadn't been here for a while. Bad choice.. The steak were like jerky.. So bad I couldn't eat it .. The potato looked like the... More 

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1 Thank Mary H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is ok, service too. Expensive but my dad likes the food, so i am forced to go there. But feels a little greedy that the owner or manager would encourage their staff to charge in dollars when someone does not expressively ask for the card to be charged in pesos. Then when you ask why this happened the staff... More 

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1 Thank Azule S
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I come to Rosarito about three times a year, but I plan on buying down here one day. I have enjoyed El Nido for over thirty years, and they are simple the best. The interior gardens have waterfalls and plants everywhere. wood grilled, they have their own ranch for raising almost everything they serve. Yummm...! I can eat here three... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd. Benito Juarez, Rosarito, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Rosarito

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