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“BEST BURRITOS FOR AWESOME PEOPLE”
Review of Juanitas Taco Shop

Juanitas Taco Shop
Ranked #15 of 303 Restaurants in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed December 21, 2012

My mother lives near this place. It is a dumpy hole-in-the-wall with bars on the window.
DO NOT BE ALL NORTH COUNTY SNOBBY-SNOB ABOUT JUANITA'S. If you want AMAZING BURRITOS and AWESOME FLYING SAUCERS, go in, eat, be happy, pay your $5 for a ton of food, and don't forget to help yourself to a plastic bag of spicy pickled carrots.
If you're a worthless snob who is looking for a place to swing your brand-new Kate Spade bag, go elsewhere. I'm tired of hearing people bad-mouth this place because they don't have a gilded fountain and valet parking.

Juanita's has everything you need and nothing you don't:

BEST STRETCHY FLOUR TORTILLAS!
BEST CREAMY GUAC!
BEST HOT SALSA!
BEST DEEP-FRIED FLYING SAUCER BASE!
BEST CARNITAS!
AGUAS FRESCAS SERVED OVER ICE IN A STYROFOAM CUP!

Off-the-charts flavor, unpretentious, high dollar-to-flavor ratio. Near the beach. Bring the family.

You're a jerk if you don't like this place.

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Thank mocakes
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

Best hole in the wall Mexican restaurant in the north county area! Its open late too and is always delicious after the bars close. The California burrito here is amazing!

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Cheap eats! fried tacos were mmm, mmm good. Hot salsa was home made and authentic. The lady behind the counter was not as friendly but that really didnt bother me at all. Will come again!

Thank Paigeville
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

I have been a fan of this place going on 20 years. My favorite is their "Flying Saucer" Tostada. Terri always gets their Chicken Tacos... place is always crowded... and for good reason.

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Thank tpguess
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

standing room only at breakfast and lunch time, wait in line...the food is good, but there's no substitutions or create your own burrito--you order from the menu and that's it. It's a popular place with the locals and prices are great. I would take-out as the seating is limited and you'll have lots of people standing around you waiting for their orders.

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Thank vickyzzzz
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