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El Mirador

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187 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
+1 805-773-1972
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Arroyo Grande
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

This restaurant was voted among the best places to get tacos in 2002 Sunset Magazine. They have taken down the sign that stated this. Great Mexican food fast and reasonable priced.

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Thank Art M
Pismo Beach, California
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

I love the shrimp burrito at this place! The customer service has always been excellent. The college kids can be rowdy sometimes, but the food is great. My shrimp burrito had rice, lettuce, guacamole, cheese, sour cream, and tons of shrimp!

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Thank micanthony76
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Great carnitas tacos and enchiladas! Could see ocean from window...definitely stop by for some great Mexican food:)

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Thank Jkragel1
Foresthill, California
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

We asked out hotel concierge where she would go for great mexican food and this was the place. Very authentic, small restaurant located on a side street near the pier.

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Thank Vanessa B
arroyo grande
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2013

el mirador did have the best burritos on the coast, then new management came in and they started upping the rice/beans to meat ratio... now I dont bother driving the extra distance to get to this place... hopefully they'll go back to what they were doing to earn my business in the first place.

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Thank roamerwanderernomad
Sacramento, CA
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

We like the tacos a lot. The folks were very nice at the counter and made sure we had everything we needed.

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Thank familyfunMBSM
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012

I orderded shrimp soup...asked to De-vain large shrimp in soup. Cashiers response was "We don't do that here". I then asked Her if she would eat what i had (soup) in front of me and She looked disgusted once i showed her inside large shrimp...however, Cashier refused to fix my order...i speak spanish but still nothing.

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Thank SLOcoast
napa, ca
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

Probably one of the best Mexican places I have ever ate at. Great prices and authentic cuisine. Friendly staff and a great little salsa bar.

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Thank hudds5
Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

I guess this is kind of a hole in the wall place, but my whole family LOVES it! They have the best ceviche taco, hands down, that any of us has ever had. A good, causal place for families or anyone. Everything else we have tried there is also good. Staff are very nice. Only downside, when I was there... More 

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Thank travelgirl117
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2012 via mobile

We came to Pismo Beach for our honeymoon and ate here every day we were there. All you can eat salsa bar!! A must try for sure

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Thank kneller22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-1972

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