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Mercado & Taqueria De Amigos

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1999 Pescadero Creek Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060-8836
+1 650-879-0232
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“carnitas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1999 Pescadero Creek Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060-8836
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Doesn’t look like much from the outside, just a hole in the wall gas station ..don’t let looks deceive you. The food is great and very large portions. Lots of locals hanging out.

Thank Terrie S
Reviewed October 7, 2017

The fish tacos are so delicious I'm reluctant to miss them by eating anything else. Every dish looks fantastic (I gawked at what was being eaten by others), but the fish tacos are perfectly cooked, still firm fish, come on two pitas, have a tremendous...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews to choose to go here on route to Monterey. When we arrived, very nearly didn't go in. Looked pretty rough from the outside....however, looks can be deceiving. Inside a nice little market and eating area. Food was excellent and cheap. Would highly...More

Thank kevin_atkin
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Traveling from San Francisco to Monterey we stopped at this lovely place. What a great surprise, what a wonderful food. As was said before, don't judge a book by its cover.

Thank ido k
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

So...... some of the most authentic Mexican food around and it looks like and gas station. Go to Duartes across the street (also fabulous food) for a cocktail then over for some inexpensive Mexican Food!

Thank gotoborabora
Reviewed February 5, 2017

This was a pleasant suprise and thanks to the reviews here. it would be easy to dismiss this place but so glad we didn't. It is a mexican food place in a food mart but it is so fresh and tasty. Give it a chance...More

Thank Martha G
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Who knew that a gas station with attached market would also house a fantastic Mexican restaurant? This place is awesome. Open Thanksgiving (and other days when pretty much anything else would be closed). "Unassuming" would be an understatement. And they stock not just Mexican Coca...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Don't let the location fool you, this is actually really good, authentic Mexican food. Definitely not what I was expecting when we drove up, but since it had good reviews we gave it a shot anyway. The grilled chicken quesadilla and burrito were both really...More

Thank JSWeathers
Reviewed September 16, 2016

it was wonderful to get a bit of football action too while we ate here.. Difficult to find parking , though...

Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed September 1, 2016

This place was recommended to me by a server in another restaurant and she was absolutely right. I had a vegetarian burrito there for breakfast two mornings in a row, along with a large french roast coffee and both items were delicious. Not the place...More

Thank Janis H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1999 Pescadero Creek Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060-8836
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pescadero
  • Phone Number: +1 650-879-0232
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