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Lupe's Cafe

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12759 Poway Rd, Ste 2, Poway, CA 92064-4437
+1 858-513-3964
08:30 - 21:00
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Sun 08:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Poway, CA
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Lupe's is a one-store, family-run operation. They really care about their quality, as well as their customers. It's the only Mexican restaurant I've used to cater events, and I'm always asked where the food came from. Unlike the two El Ranchito stores, the food all tastes like it's supposed to at Lupe's. The salsa is some of the best anywhere.... More 

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Poway, California
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The first time at Lupe's I ordered the shredded beef tacos. WOW. A big greasy, but very tasty. I fell in love. Everytime I go back I tell myself I am going to try something different, but I can never bring myself to do it. Not your typical San Diego "Taco Shop". Clean interior and plenty of place to sit.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12759 Poway Rd, Ste 2, Poway, CA 92064-4437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
  • Phone Number: +1 858-513-3964

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?