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Mustangs & Burros

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American, Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
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9700 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 877-728-0224
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Calabasas, California
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71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is good for dinner at the resort but even better for drinks. They have a really good selection of fine Whisky, Tequila and Bourbon. And of course Wine! The bartenders are kind and attentive too!

Thank Julia K
Syosset, New York
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239 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had several appetizers and all were great especially the ceviche. The location outside was awesome. The staff were great. The lava cake was amazing

Thank stentdoc
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool place to get a couple of drinks and hang out in a low key but nice setting. It's easy to get too and a fun place to be.

Thank renaissancepeople
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plus: Great outdoor atmosphere, low tables, lounge chairs and benches, dimmed lighting. They have a great selection of beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages. Minus: However, we're not impressed with their food. We tried the chips with guacamole as an appetizer, a mixed salad with goat cheese and berries, and a pork dish. None of the dishes tasted fresh or... More 

Thank Healthnut o
San Jose, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Several of us had their Barrel Aged Estancia Mule. Never was one for craft cocktails but this one did the trick. Great flavor.

Thank Harlan2014
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Was dining alone so enjoyed a small meal at the bar. Bartender was very friendly and had good knowledge of menu. The indoor area is comfortable and the outdoor seating is relaxing and beautiful. Enjoyed the duck enchiladas!

Thank Rissa_13
Groningen, The Netherlands
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121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Very relaxed place to eat with a good selection on the menu. Good seating in- and outdoors with helpful staff and good services. Dinner was good, we had a good time!

Thank bjvink
Lake Forest,CA
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here many times as we also stay at the hotel a couple of times a year. They treat us like VIPs and when we arrive late after our show at LA Jolla Playhouse it doesn't matter what time we are treated well. Drinks are great especially their house margarita that goes along with some great chips and... More 

Thank horn2tr
Marin Conty
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We found the food to be very creative and nicely prepared. We are semi-vegetarians so can't say anything about the meats, but the fish dishes and salads we had were excellent.

Thank swimmer123jcc
san diego
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Delicious appetizers, great service. Elegant ambience overall. Acoustic guitar some nights, romantic fireplaces.

Thank boxofgoods

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 877-728-0224
Mustangs & Burros is a classic Territorial Ranch style restaurant with a cozy and intimate dining room, featuring a spacious patio reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda. Both areas feature wonderful and inviting fireplaces. Enjoy delicious small plates inspired by the Southwest and extraordinary house crafted cocktails, including innovative margaritas & our very own M & B Sangria, or join us for dinner and experience Chef Kramers' regional cuisine inspired by the season. The Mustangs & Burros Culinary Team pride themselves on utilizing locally grown and sustainable ingredients in a fresh, unique and imaginative way.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?