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Marieta's East

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1746 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92021-5218
+1 619-442-6671
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
1746 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92021-5218
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is great! We had delicious food and great Margaritas. I had the Three Amigos fajitas and left full and satisfied. I also had the Cadillac Margarita.... delicious. If you're down east in El Cajon I recommend you stop by and try this place.

Thank mlopez8470
Reviewed July 17, 2017

My wife and I went to the Marieta's East in El Cajon to try their Sunday Brunch for $15.95. We were met at the front door by Josemaria Gervacio or "Chepe" as the restaurant employees call him. Jose was a very nice Server/ Bartender, as...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I stopped in for lunch at Marieta's East, it was getting later in the afternoon almost 3 pm; however, they gladly offered us the lunch special menu. I had the smothered burrito special the sauce was amazing. All enjoyed their lunch.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed May 16, 2017

My wife and I received a 2 for 1 coupon in the mail for Marieta's East Mexican restaurant in El Cajon. We had not been to Marietas for about 15 years. We used to go there alot back then, but the restaurant was always so...More

1  Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We went with some friends for lunch and the food was excellent and very reasonably priced. I'm going back this Thursday with some friends from Colorado!

Thank High_Miles
Reviewed November 19, 2015

The food is always good and the service is friendly. Nice lunch and dinner menus,but I love the Sunday brunch. Good selection of items with a side of fruit and Champagne too. The bathrooms are clean and the restaurant albeit old is kept clean too.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is our usual go to Mexican restaurant. We eat here and at the one in La Mesa at least once a month. We have been coming here frequently enough that they know our drinks and have them ready without us even having to order...More

Thank 10ringtraveler
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We used to go to the La Mesa restaurant when we lived in the area. This was an amazing dinner with great margaritas! I would definitely recommend to anyone in the area.

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed May 16, 2013

I have been eating in this restaurant, whenever I visit El Cajon, for a number of years. I have always loved their food (Enchilada Sauce is great) but it had become a bit tired and scruffy looking. They have now remodelled and opened up the...More

Thank Diand11
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Other ratings of Marieta's motivated us to go out of our way to try them. We made reservations, but it was unnecessary. The restaurant has a lot of booths and tables so there was plenty of room. Surprisingly, most patrons were gone by 8 pm....More

Thank tekaboat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1746 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92021-5218
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-442-6671
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