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Pelayo's Mexican Food

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1021 Helen Power Dr, Vacaville, CA 95687-3547
+1 707-448-9363
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SF Bay Area
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Everyone has their go to place for Mexican. Ours is Pelayo's. Very respectable burritos. Carnitas are the real deal. Spectacular salsa bar. We have been going here for years and they are very consistent and reliable for a great meal.

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Fernley, Nevada
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Not too bad, but not the best either, it's like Mexican fast food a step up from Taco Bell , but a step down from from a sit down restaurant.

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Thank jeff s
Lake County, California
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

Just tried this place for take out for the first time very good food very clean nice people working there. I will eat there again.

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Thank krwhome w
KoOlina Hawaii
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

Small, family oriented, food is good. One drawback They used to have 2 bathrooms (1 for each sex. Now they have 1 unisex. Boo

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Thank Katherine G
Northern California
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

We've been coming to Pelayo's for more than 20 years, and are never disappointed. Their food is consistently great, the service fast & friendly. Their salsa bar has a terrific variety of offerings, from the mildest durango salsa to their very zippy serrano salsa. So perfect with their light, fresh & crispy chips!

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Thank Sus64
Camarillo, California
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607 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

Good choices of meats but very little on the pork carnitas. Really? The super vegetarian burrito was good. Guacamole and sour cream make it a super. Tortas are pretty good too. It's the same size. Order at the counter and they bring the food to your table. Prices and service are reasonable.

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Thank Hitcher84
California
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

Although the address shows Helen Powers Dr. I was at the one on Monte Vista. The service was very poor, with servers hiding in the back and basically ignoring customers waiting to be seated and those waiting at their tables. When I got my burrito, I was half way through and found a large (thumb sized) wadded-up piece of plastic... More 

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northern california
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

We love Pelayo's. They have several locations and we've been to all of them. We go here the most as it is quick and convenient for us. We usually do lunch. We love their crispy tacos and their Chili Relenos. The tacos are done right there when you order and are always crispy. I hate the places that use the... More 

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Vacaville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

I have never had a bad meal here at Pelayo's. The service is always quick, efficient and friendly. We don't have many decent Mexican restaurants in Vacaville so it is nice to have Pelayo's. There menu is extensive and has plenty to choose from for any appetite and taste.

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Thank LGuerrieri
Sparks, Nevada, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

I read a couple of reviews and decided to give this place a try while visiting the area. Our server appeared like she really did not want to be there and only came back when we had finished our meal. The food was ok and the price was reasonable. Will not be going back anytime soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 Helen Power Dr, Vacaville, CA 95687-3547
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-448-9363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?