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“Definitely the best in Tecate and arguably in the San Diego/Tijuana area.”
Review of El Lugar de Nos

El Lugar de Nos
Ranked #1 of 44 Restaurants in Tecate
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 6, 2014

We went there for our anniversary expecting a good place and discovered we were wrong. The place is awesome.
Can't wait for summertime to enjoy their patios.
Had the mix carpaccio followed by duck and lamb. No words. Chocolate volcano will be ground for household fight over who gets to finish it.
Really good food and service.
A must go.

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3  Thank CamyR
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

We've been twice and this place is wonderful. Great food, atmosphere, staff, and even interesting customers. It's easy to go down there from San Diego for a meal. Do it!

3  Thank ksjones6
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

We had a relaxing and enjoyable lunch with our friends. The 84 hour meat is delicious, and consists of lamb, pork and beef. The 84 Hour name comes from the time it takes to go from preparing, marinating and cooking stages. We started with the Tacos 84 appetizer and that was the beginning of a delicious meal. The El Nos salad is full of flavor and mouthwatering, with the fruits and dressing caressing the greens. The pizzas are delicious and prepared with a thin and crispy crust, with all the toppings delicately placed on the pizza crust.

THE HOUSE BREAD IS DELICIOUS, with butter & blue cheese spread.

They also had pastas, steaks, chops and risotto.

The executive chef came out and thanked us for coming and welcomed us to return in the near future.

The decor is very rustic and interesting. They are open after 1 p.m., so plan for a late lunch.
It was worth the wait.

Hope travelers to Tecate, Baja California take time to visit El Lugar de Nos.

Be sure and also stop by the Tecate brewery. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you plan to visit the brewery and take the tour, be sure and wear closed shoes (tennis shoes) otherwise due to safety reasons you will not be allowed to take the tour. One free Tecate with photo ID only.

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3  Thank DANIEL L
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

"Our Place" is a very nice little restaurant opened recently by the former sous chef at the famous Rancho la Puerta spa outside Recate. Unlike what most people in US think of as Mexican food, El Lugar has a continental menu featuring sea food, chops, steaks as well as lamb and pasta. Everything is very nicely prepared and presented and the prices are a real bargain by American standards. The ambiance of the room as well as the lovely garden out back is warm and welcoming. A bit off the beaten path but well worth the trip.

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3  Thank DMilo46
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Had one of the most memorable meals at El Lugar. Went with 3 foodie friends and each of were amazed at the quality of food. Each dish was made up of the most delicious flavors and perfectly cooked. Can't wait to go back again!

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4  Thank baja_bound_df
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