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“fast food atmosphere, world class flavor, its all about the salsas”

El Nopalito Restaurant
Ranked #92 of 304 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed August 11, 2011

This is a restaurant and a grocery store in the same strip mall. They make and sell several salsas, with varying levels of heat and wonderful, complex flavors. Their homemade corn tortillas and tamales will become staples in your kitchen, the sauces will make you realize you have been eating a pale shadow of Mexican cuisine in most restaurants. The atmosphere is take out, fast food, but the beach is less than a mile away, so get it to go and have an ocean view meal. It's cheap, it's clean, it's fresh and it's delicious. Also addictive.

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Reviewed April 6, 2009

The California burritos are awesome and they sell their salsa to go, too. We buy salsa there every week. (Chips are good, too)

The place is sometimes dirty...but the food is always great!

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Reviewed February 17, 2008

Good walk-in taco shop. My boyfriend loves the california burritos here.

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