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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 December 23, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is off the main roads but well worth the drive. The service was good and the waitress was friendly. The food was delicious. We all enjoyed our meals.

Thank Dave F
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I grew up eating at Hernandez Hideaway but I was driving by last night with my boyfriend and wanted to stop and eat there to show him one of my childhood memories. It was pretty much the same as how I remember it looking when...More

1  Thank ErinP27
Reviewed August 17, 2016

The place is cute and definitely a throw back to earlier times. The waitress was sweet as can be. The food was good.

Thank bostonsig
Reviewed August 8, 2016

After living near here for almost 30 years, we finally decided we must try this place. Right next to Lake Hodges, only restaurant around.... kind of old school, good 'ol boy place... probably hasn't changed in 50 years. Food was good but nothing outstanding. Staff...More

1  Thank Claudia M
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Mexican food is a staple in this area, and this place used to be a go-to when we had visitors in town. Unfortunately it has gone downhill. The decor, which used to be quaint and interesting is now in need of attention. The mural walls...More

Thank Wshiresd
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Summary: This is a really nice off-the-beaten track Mexican place. It's consistently good and I have been here a few times over the years. And will definitely come back again. Food: Genuine Mexican food. We ate in the middle of the afternoon but the food...More

Thank DHWShanghai
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We visited on a Saturday at about 2 PM. They were busy, but there were some open tables. Two of us found the food to be very good and we'd give the Chicken with rice (Arrozo con Polo) a 5 and the chicken crispy tacos...More

1  Thank R H
Reviewed January 28, 2016

I had not been at this delightful restaurant for 25 years. It was always a quant hole in the wall but well worth revisiting. We went on a Saturday night and it was packed and very noisy ! I had the Chicken Fajitas and my...More

Thank Wally Z
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Original deal. A fun low key hang-out with good food and great service. Awesome location across from Lake Hodges. Take a lake hike and then go for lunch and margaritas. Good energy in the place.

Thank jamesrR4473SK
Reviewed January 25, 2016

Certainly not Great but for atmosphere, attentive owners and for an out of the way change, Hernandez is worth a try. I will say, we've had better from here than on this visit. Our waiter couldn't be bothered. Took the order and that was the...More

1  Thank John K
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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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