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LOS JILBERTOS

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655 PALM CANYON ROAD, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
7607671008
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Camden, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Would return. You order your food tand they bring it to you. The person that appeared to be the owner was great, fun to talk to. The staff was friendly and the outdoor setting was comfortable. Could have been in Mexico. We all ordered tacos and found them to be excellent. Not fancy but inexpensive and very good.

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Thank carolynmay323
Seattle
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is definitely nothing fancy, but the breakfast burritos are enormous and very tasty. The free salsas are great additions, and the tamarind drink on tap was delicious. It's very clean and fast, and a great value for the money.

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Thank Aileen456
Minneapolis
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here last year a couple of times and thought it was very good. Something seems to have changed as the food was just adequate. Clean and nice people, but it's not as good as we remember. Food just not particularly tasty. Go further down the road and eat at Pabiito's for cheap, great Mexican food-a real "locals" place.

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Thank EatApple
San Diego, CA
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199 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because of location it's a bit pricier than a similar restaurant would be in San Diego, but the food is quite good and very generous. There is a good salsa/carrot bar.

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Thank Connie B
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mexican food in Borrego and one of the top outside of Mexico. It's fast food but there are tables too. Pollo Asado burrito my favorite. If they have the ingredients, they'll make it.

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Thank Al & Peg L
Santiago, Chile
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34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like Mexican food very much, but this one leaves too much to be desired. All the food tasted more or less the same, a dull, corn like taste. Even for a fast food place, it was no good. Speed is the only nice thing.

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Thank luis Abdon C
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This little place has quite an extensive menu. Tacos seem to be the specialty with many types and styles available. They have a salsa bar that includes some excellent marninated carrots and veggies. Good size portions and all the right Mexican flavors.

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Thank Srhall193
Bandon, Oregon, USA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Big menu, smiling faces, distinctive and really good huevos rancheros breakfast. Quick service. Lotsa different salsas. Inexpensive. It was perfect for what I was looking for.....Mexican food, simply served, in an easy to get to location. Muy Bueno!

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Thank TJeff123
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of the front desk clerk at our motel. Very disappointing due to the food being very bland. I ordered Huevos Rancheros and ordered by eggs over easy. The counter person looked at me in a way to suggest that of course that's the way the eggs would be served. The eggs were over hard... More 

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Thank NMPate
San Diego, California
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

My husband and I ordered huevos rancheros for breakfast. Each plate had three eggs barely cooked and covered in a watery tomato and cheese sauce with rice and beans on the side. There was NO CHILI in any form in the sauce or side dishes. If you like Mexican food, skip this place unless you are ordering a burrito. That... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 PALM CANYON ROAD, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: 7607671008

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