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Hernandez' Hideaway Restaurant

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19320 Lake Dr, Escondido, CA 92029-8108
+1 760-746-1444
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
19320 Lake Dr, Escondido, CA 92029-8108
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner after a 7 mile hike and were very satisfied with sharing their carnitas plate. I am celiac so they were very accommodating with serving me corn tortillas and my husband flour. The meat was moist and very tender. Delicious.

Thank looski
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is across the street from Lake Henshaw where you can walk off the abundant and tasty food. It is a local restaurant with the charm that makes you want to return. We had brunch choices from a variety from which to choose. The...More

Thank faycassi
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

The food and service were excellent, and we were very surprised. We hadn’t been there in years, because it had gone downhill, but stopped anyway. It was really good. We enjoyed it a lot!

Thank jeaniej2014
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Had to try it once - very eclectic location and nice people. Food was very average though. So all in all it was worth a visit once.

Thank JimOB1
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a really cute place with great service. It's out of the way bit with the drive. Yep of us had the sour cream chicken enchiladas- I actually shared a meal with my husband. He had the chili relleno & love it. The rice...More

1  Thank 58Lister
Reviewed May 10, 2017

The fish tacos were terrible. The fish was flat, breaded and shaped like a pancake, which made for a very strange texture. No lettuce, no cilantro, no cheese, no jalapeno, and no guacamole, so it was flavorless and terrible value for the price. The only...More

1  Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We have been going to this restaurant for over 20 years and their shrimp quesadilla is the best of any Mexican restaurant we have been to. Margaritas are made with fresh squeezed limes and best anywhere. Over the years the crowds have lessened, guess that...More

1  Thank missykling
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We come here often for the Mexican food and Margaritas. The owners and most of the staff have been here as long as we have been coming - nearly 40 years now. Great Margaritas and we like their Mexican food. My favorite is the Chile...More

Thank kccrosser
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been a staple on Dell deals Highway for 45 years. Anyone in North County that would have a desire to want to have a delightful Mexican meal should come here. The margaritas are some of the best and they have a number...More

Thank carlsbadmc
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Wonderful location near the north west shore of Lake Hodges. This could be an amazing secret spot restaurant if only they tried a little harder. Their classic Californian/Mexican dishes are just so so. With a little work and pride in the kitchen these same dishes...More

Thank lovewarmwater
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19320 Lake Dr, Escondido, CA 92029-8108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-746-1444
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