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Fulano's Mexican Cafe
Ranked #227 of 314 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Overpriced, rarely open, interesting owner-chef. Won't return. Sadly gone downhill from prior years' visits.

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Thank BigPapa714
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have tried to eat here several times - as it looks like it would be a good place. I have NEVER seen it open in my ten plus years of living in Leucadia. Please can someone find out what their hours are????

1  Thank Lisa L
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Reviewed December 21, 2011

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in San Diego. The chile rellano is so light and delicate with a delicious sauce. The pork dish with portobello mushroom has one of the most incredible sauces ever and it is served with great cole slaw. I don't even usually like cole slaw but there's is so good that I sometimes get extra to take home. Their skirt steak is the best I have ever had. They only take cash and they have a very small kitchen so sometime things can take a while. They also have nice, strong margaritas.

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Thank PilotsWife27
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Reviewed September 8, 2008

If it is Mexican food you are looking for, then there is much better be had at Fidels in Carlsbad / Solana Beach, Las Olas opposite the beach in Cardiff or Juanita's Taco shop just up the road on Highway 101 in Leucadia. The latter is in shabbier surroundings but the food is excellent!

Fulano's menu was limited, the food very average and the restaurant had absolutely no atmosphere. In fact, the lack of soft furnishings made it very loud. It was a strange experience.

Car parking was easy (there is a parking lot behind) but I certainly won't be going back there.

2  Thank 92,075
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