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El Lugar de Nos


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Latin, Mexican, Contemporary
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed April 2, 2019

"Spectacular" is a word I don´t use loosely and definitely not often. This place deserves it indeed. It was a noon on a Sunday a couple of weeks ago. My sister, my brother-in-law (BIL), my nephews and I were up for an advenure and decided...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank zanktro
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight Friday, 1 March 2019. As always, everything was perfect. As a starter, our water brought out water and a tray with sliced soft breadsticks and I think, softened goat cheese and pesto for dipping. My guest had a Jamaica Margarita and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dtwiss
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Love the place Old fashion style Food was amazing delicious Couldn’t wait to get back again Friendly place for the whole family

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank OlgaV492
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Came here with some friends from the Pacific NW, and we all left happy. We were there for a lunch. One of us was vegetarian and she enjoyed the appetizer and the jaimaca taco plate and some fresh bread and iced tea. My other friend...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dtwiss
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Busy but table can be yours for the night. Decor is fun and interesting - adults and children were entertained during the wait. As for the wait time, we thought it was usual for a higher end restaurant. Our drinks were served immediately, along with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carpediemsollasollew
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is a relaxed restaurant with great food, remarks on the 84 hour meat, it's really good. Besides this the octopus was also delicious, pasta is very good. The wait was too long, it would be nice to have you served while waiting, drinks would...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CesarS749
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for an excuse to try out our new Global Entry cards, so drove from Carlsbad, CA to have lunch at Lugar. We were expecting some typical Mexican fare, which would have been fine. As it ended up, we were blown away at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lynn and Tom S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

When a restaurant retains their number-1 spot in TripAdvisor, you naturally ask yourself if it's deserved or not. My wife and I were up there with family, visiting a few of the Tecate highlights, and lunch was on the list of yet-undecided. We decided on...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rgbeard
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Love it all, The food is awesome (especially the salads Pulpo and Pizza), the decorations are always very dynamic creative and resourceful, the service very friendly. A great place to savor a meal, plus more....

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jtb703
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Traveling with my buddy, Sal Fish, who has as well as I eaten from one end of Baja to the other found this one of the best lunches ever on the peninsula. Great atmosphere, the lady who owns it was tops, and the food over...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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August 21, 2018|
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Response from Lynn and Tom S | Reviewed this property |
So sorry for such a late response. This restaurant does have a few vegan options. We went there with our vegan daughter and she was happy as a clam.
August 27, 2015|
Response from m h | Reviewed this property |
The walk is about 3 miles west, but you can ask a taxi to take you and ask them how much it will cost before you get into the taxi. Should not be more than $5 dollars plus tip. Only 5 - 10 minutes, depending on traffic from... More
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