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Taqueria Ricarda's

647 E Oak St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3735
+1 707-964-8684
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (7 reviews)
“burrito” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
647 E Oak St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3735
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Authentic, homemade by Ricarda! We called to check closing time and was told "you come and I'll feed you"!! Relaxing, friendly environment! Please go, you won't be disappointed.

Thank burt1964
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Great Mexican cuisine, warm and friendly welcome always from Ricarda! I eat there with friends every week, always have a relaxing and fulfilling experience. A bit off the beaten path, but well worth drivng a few extra blocks to this best kept secret in Fort...More

1  Thank Glenn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome Mexican food off the main tourist area. Friendly staff. Definitely a must visit when in Mendocino or Fort Bragg area. Reasonable prices. Some of the best salsa and guacamole.

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food!!!!! Had the soft shell tacos and enchilada. Ground beef was not grease but very flavorful. Home made chips and salsa!!! Very nice neighborhood restaurant.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were very busy and only one person taking orders. We had to wait to be seated since it is very small. After waiting sometime to receive our food, it was very good and large portions. Worth waiting for.

Thank caflynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a mainstay in Fort Bragg. The food is basic and the service is friendly. They have a good selection of cold beer as well. It's a good place to grab a quick bite and they have breakfast also.

Thank oveja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful and warm place to eat. We took our granddaughter, who is not a big eater, and she loved the rice by itself. The combo platters are ample and tasty.

Thank birdhaus
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We went to this restaurant based on reviews. It took a long time just to get a pitcher of water (it wasn't busy at the time). We then had to request ice, separately. That took even longer. I had the nachos. The refried beans were...More

1  Thank dennydenco2017
George F, Public Relations Manager at Taqueria Ricarda's, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2017

We apologize for your less than satisfactory experience and regret it did not meet the expectations you had and others have found there. We hope you might try it again another time. Thank you for your consideration.

Reviewed May 23, 2017

When I want soulful cooking by my former student, Ricarda, I go visit her and am sure to get full and happy with the wonderful Mexican flavors. Richard will take good care of you and it is away from the tourist scene on Main Street.

Thank Rotaroter
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I came almost 20yrs ago and remember the good food and wonderful family that own the restaurant. And again amazing food and wonderful owners. Thank you for the memories and gift. 😍

Thank ann e
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April 4, 2016|
Response from George F |
I know we showed up on a Thursday recently and she was closed preparing for a wedding the next day she was catering. We are interested in helping her business to grow with an online presence and social media assistance... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 E Oak St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Fort Bragg
  • Phone Number: +1 707-964-8684
We are a family run Mexican restaurant and make our food fresh every day. We serve a devoted local clientele and welcome visitors. You will find incredibly delicious rellenos, burritos grande, fabulous tacos, and home made chips and salsa. You will always receive friendly service where you will feel like you are home.
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