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Colima's Mexican Food

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404 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Charleston, South Carolina
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was old stale and subpar. at that price point I don't want yesterday's food heated up. The carne asada was bland on a scale of, wait you couldn't rate it it was just meat. Very disappointing. They did have a good selection of salsas.

Thank El_jefe33
Temecula, California
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319 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I love simple taco shops. This one is tasty and the service is good. Burritos are huge. Tacos are tasty. Listen, taco shops like this are polarizing. It is a GREAT taco dive...enjoy it for what it is!

Thank businessmap1
Alexandria, Virginia
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127 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

I will qualify this review by saying that I have only eaten the burritos. Because they are huge, and fantastic, and I dont want to try anything else. I generally like to venture out on different types of foods, but not at Colimas. Eat the burrito, and plan for it to be two meals that you will finish in one... More 

Thank JonS959
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Oh my God. Hands down, best Mexican food I've ever had! I am from Colorado and I thought we had good Mexican food but Colima's puts every other Mexican eatery I've had to shame! Colima's is a humble, authentic hole-in-the-wall in Oceanside and they have a great menu! Everyone kept recommending the California burrito, but I got the Quesadilla Supreme.... More 

Thank clinhard
Seattle, Washington
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

A simple place to get your Mexican food quickly. I go simple with things like tacos or burritos. I find the beef lacking flavor so go with the chicken. The portions are huge so don't over order. Grab a couple of taco's and head to the beach and watch sunset!

1 Thank mkemows
Northglenn, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I used to eat here when i was stationed at Pendleton. 20 some years later i brought my family and shared some memories. Nothing fancy but I Love the food. It's right of the beach. Kinda sketchy at night so don't walk the pier at night. Hope you enjoy.

1 Thank Manny0331
bossier city
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I love Mexican food, but this food was surprisingly not good. No one in our group ate their food, the service was poor

1 Thank lwells9
Raleigh, North Carolina
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

There's nothing fancy about this place, but they serve good, basic Tex-Mex food at a reasonable price. My family stopped by for lunch at around 2 pm on a Sunday and there was always a line to order, so the restaurant must have a strong reputation with the locals. Be sure to check out the California Surf Museum next door... More 

1 Thank billk723
Longmont, Colorado
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250 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

After ordering I stepped into the bathroom & right back out. If we hadn't already ordered food I would have had us leave right then. Our food wasn't good. The chips and salsa were just chips with a topping of a few diced tomatoes & onions and my burrito tasted like everything came from a can.

Thank traveling_smiles
San Diego, California, United States
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Excellent for takeout to sit on the beach to eat. Food is really good. I love the breakfast and the chips and salsa are AMAZING....excellent location.

1 Thank Jeankeane13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-439-4045

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?