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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $10
CUISINES
Mexican, Fast Food, Latin, Spanish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews surf and turf burrito carne asada shrimp chips and salsa taco soup steak huge menu sour cream old town prices are very reasonable large portions food was great horchata moreno carrots yum
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Reviewed July 16, 2020

Let me tell you that if your going to San Diego and your looking for a Great Mexican Meal just head to 1112 Morena Blvd "JV's Mexican Food" and you will think that your in Mexican Food Heaven. One of the reasons we are looking...forward to going back to San Diego is just to have a couple of meals at JV's Mexican. We had the Best Fajita ever as a friend told us to head there for a Great Meal. Please do yourself a favor and stop by JV's and you will be So Happy that you did. Trust Me. Rob WMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed July 11, 2020 via mobile

Food was delicious, portions were large and prices were low. We were looking for a “cheap” lunch option, but wanted something local and not just a chain restaurant. This was perfect for us and we plan to be back at least once or twice while...in the area. I would definitely recommend this restaurant! If you’re thinking about it, just go!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Vast menu. Good food. Pozole and a street taco. Very filling. The soup was piping hot and full of “stuff’”

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 29, 2020 via mobile

It should go without saying that San Diegans are spoiled with some of the best Mexican food in the U.S - there are excellent tacquerias in every neighborhood of the City, and everybody has their favorites or hidden spots. And yet, despite this blessed saturation...of quality, JV’s stands out for friendly service, affordability and consistently excellent food. I’ve been coming here regularly for several years and have not once been remotely dissatisfied. Everything on the menu is very good, fresh and full of authentic flavor. Portions are enormous relative to the fair prices, meat is high quality and cooked well, the house salsas excellent, and the carrot and jalapeño mix is after my heart. Service is friendly and fast. Again, consistency is one of the main challenges for any good restaurant and JV’s is remarkably consistent across several dozen visits. I love coming here, this is my go to Mexican spot in this part of town.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 27, 2019

Fun little authentic Mexican eatery....food was great and decor was pleasing. There was a line out the door but it moved quickly!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

Starving and desperately seeking great Mexican food without battling for parking in Old Town when I found this gem off the beaten path. Offering a huge menu at prices half of what one would pay inside the old town park. I would have taken a...photo of my food except I was too hungry and devoured it.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic Mexican food, large portions, very large menu all at a good price. Staff was super friendly and nice. Parking is a little tight and limited, but it's worth it.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

This tiny place serves amazing, authentic, and delicious Mexican cuisine. I had carnitas tacos and my husband chose the 3-taco carne asada special. Both were unutterably fabulous. They also have horchata and jamaica drinks. Prices are more than reasonable for the quality. Service is very...friendly. I would come here a lot if I could.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been going to JV’s for years and the entree that keeps bringing me back is the Surf and Turf Burrito. It’s huge & delicious. Nice quality shrimp and lean cuts of steak fill the burrito. You can easily split this with another person. Their...chips and salsa bar are pretty amazing too. And to top it off, the staff are very friendly and helpful. JVs is a must do kind of place if you are in the old town/ Mission Bay/ Sea World areas. Please mark this review as helpful if you thought it was. Thanks!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Surprised I didn’t know about this place- there were 7 of us there, late night, and everyone really liked everything. Tacos, burritos, and so on. Casual place with great food. Check out the history on their wall too- Go there!

Date of visit: April 2019
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