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Nuevo Grill & Cantina

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1413 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2128
(760) 789-2801
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Ramona, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Nuevo Grill is a favorite of ours. It never fails to serve a tasty and large plate. Almost always have a doggy bag for the next day's lunch! 5 stars for food and friendly staff.

Thank Brewsbrothers15
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a return visit. The food quality was very good. The waitress we had today however seemed less than capable. VERY SLOW.

Thank Jim M
san diego
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We were having a special dinner on this day after picking our daughter up from the airport who had come home for college break, we entered the restaurant and were seated promptly and within a few minutes were ordering our beverages, when they arrived the order was incorrect giving my daughter a margarita which was completely opposite of what she... More 

Thank neurosarcoidism
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is a local Mexican restaurant which has a nice selection of entres'. The food is suited mostly for "gringos" who enjoy great flavor without the "heat". They offer a full bar. The service is usually very good and the food comes to the table nice and hot. Portions are plentiful and there's no need to go hungry.

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138 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We have always had great lunches here. Absolutely love the grilled fish tacos. These might be my all time favorite. Plenty of choices of beverages. Beers on tap. Many menu items. Even somethings for people who want burgers. Service was great. I really like not having to ask for a refill. Located in a really nice shopping area. Plenty of... More 

Thank Robert C
Ramona, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here for over 10 years. This restaurant recently had a much needed facelift. While it now looks good unfortunately they haven't done anything about the cooks. In the past the waitresses knew us and were very friendly but they have mostly gone now and a younger staff now waits tables. Younger does not mean better. I would... More 

Thank finkbr
Claremont, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The food was really just adequate but the fact that there were 3 of us and each persons food came at a different time, was ridiculous. The service was slow and although the server apologized it did not stop her from bringing out each persons meal at 3 different intervals. We were also seated under a fan, and it was... More 

Thank jenjen229
Ramona, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I at there on Saturday evening with a mid-sized group of people. The service was excellent and the waitress gets 5 stars, but the food was terrible. I ordered the fajita melt. It was tasteless. I could have eaten the yellow pages and it would have tasted better. I really had my heart set on a taco salad, but guess... More 

Thank Richard B
Ramona, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nuevo Grill is a classic Mexican restaurant with the usual mainstays. Service is generally quick and frequent, and place has the feel of a cantina in Rosarito. Good food, reasonable pricing, a bar with beer and blended drinks, what more could you want?

Thank RussCinRamona
Ramona, California
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134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nuevo Grill has done a fantastic make over. Food is great and so plentiful and service was fun. You could tell everyone was having fun. I got the carnitas burrito and it hardly fit on the plate. Never had a bad meal there. Pick anything and you will enjoy. Margaritas were huge and cold. Yeal

Thank Eileen C

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ramona
  • Phone Number: (760) 789-2801

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