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“Fresh, hot and hand-made tortillas!”

Old Town Mexican Cafe
Ranked #74 of 4,964 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Walking through Old Town, we were drawn in by the sight of the ladies making hand-made tortillas through the window. The atmosphere of the restaurant could use some up-dating (it is quite old) but those fresh, hot tortillas along with a carnitas plate or some fajitas are probably what keeps people coming back. Ours were great. Service was friendly and attentive.

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Thank Judy C
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

At the principal Ave in San Diego Old Town this restaurant is one of the most mexican like restaurant I been.
They prepare and cook the tortillas and tacos in front of you while you are waking in the street.
The service is very good as well the food.
Very traditional!

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Thank GustavoBuenosAires
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great homemade tortillas and fun atmosphere. The house margs are perfect and the veggie mole enchilada is amazing!

Thank andsoitis7
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

My husband & I dined here on a very busy Friday night in November. There was a long wait list, but it was definitely worth it! Our waitress was fantastic and very attentive. The food was great- fresh, piping hot, and traditional. We were pleasantly surprised by the live mariachi band that was playing during our dining experience.

A fun, casual atmosphere great for anyone looking for a night out!

Highly recommended!

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Thank SarahTuomenoksa
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

Love this resturant and every time I am in San Diego I make an extra effort to come and eat here. Great attmosphere and delicious food. The tortillas are made fresh and you can see the ladies making the same tortillas you will be eating in the window. They make both flour and corn and hey try them with butter and they will melt in your mouth.

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Thank EvelynSpeaks
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