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“Good, Fast, Cheap and Open Late (sort of).”
Review of LOS JILBERTOS

LOS JILBERTOS
Cuisines: Mexican
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San Diego
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good, Fast, Cheap and Open Late (sort of).”
Reviewed May 5, 2012

This is the closest thing to a fast food restaurant that you will find in Borrego Springs. It features the usual assortment of tacos, burritos, enchiladas, etc., served up on paper plates or in styrofoam containers, with rice and beans if you like. Service is friendly and fast (orders are taken and served at the counter), the food is tasty, and the prices are cheap.

This is also where you end up for dinner if you don't plan ahead. While every other dining establishment in Borrego Springs closes at 9:00 pm or earlier, Jilberto's is open until 10:00 pm most nights, sometimes later on weekends.

Visited April 2012
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English first
Joshua Tree, California
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“AWESOME!!!”
Reviewed March 30, 2012

Great prices with more food then you can eat alone. We love this place, as it is a tradition every time we make the trip, which is about four or five times a year. Though we have tried a couple of the other places in town, this has the best food, and best quality for the money.

Visited October 2011
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
283 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Best tacos and burritos in town”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Breakfast Burrito is hard to put down... long after you are full. Terrific value... can be really busy at times... but worth a short wait for sure. Refried beans are killer too.

Visited February 2012
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Los Angeles
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Really?? Never Again!”
Reviewed December 29, 2011

I hate to do this, since so many people seem to like this dump, but it was the worst Mexican food I have ever had. The rest of my family was lucky - their food was just bland. I had the Al Pastor burrito and it was horrible. They also left off some of our order and were unfriendly at the counter until the "chef" came out with the missing food. Greasy - think poor scout camp food.

  • Visited December 2011
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Borrego Springs, California
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent and inexpensive Mexican food to eat at the restaurant or take out”
Reviewed November 28, 2011

Love Jilbertos burritos (for me, 1/2 a burrito is a meal). Great salsa bar. Something for everyone, even hamburgers (although I don't eat burgers at Mexican restaurants!).

Visited November 2011
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