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El Fandango Restaurant - CLOSED

2734 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA 92110-2706
+1 619-298-0120
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good19%
  • Average28%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible8%
23 Jun 2014
“Restaurant closed”
4 Sep 2013
“Worst Mexican food we had in San Diego”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Spanish
££ - £££
2734 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA 92110-2706
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11 - 20 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2013

We have eaten here before but the shady outdoor patio looked inviting on a warm afternoon. There were only two patrons when we arrived but more did arrive. The service could have been more attentive, especially since not busy. You need to ask for additional...More

3  Thank 101travelers
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Wandering around the touristy Old Town, I wasn't really expecting much in terms of a restaurant and El Fandango met that requirement. I should have backed out when noticing only one other couple in the entire restaurant. To start, I ordered the Queso Fundido and...More

1  Thank ukscots
Reviewed 11 February 2013

We ate here today and I wish I had checked some reviews before doing so. We ate right at the noon hour and I know it was a Monday, but this place was dead. We were the only ones in the restaurant and after getting...More

1  Thank Vickie50
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Touring Old Town on a quiet Monday, we weren't surprised to see only one other party in the restaurant at 12:30. Perhaps that was a signal we shouldn't have overlooked. Service was terrible. In fairness, it did appear that our server was "filling in" as...More

1  Thank Skipper300
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Have eaten here on other occasions but this time we were disappointed. Meals took an inordinate amount of time to arrive at the table, particularly since they were not busy. Had the salmon, which was good, but the veggies were overcooked and the rice was...More

1  Thank HARRY M
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Just your standard Mexican food. Highlight was the table side Guac. Way overpriced for what they serve you.

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 25 December 2012

El Fandango is within a stone's throw of the Cosmopolitan where I was staying. I will admit to being lured into El Fandango the first time with the 15% off coupon, but the second time I told them to keep the coupon because I would...More

Thank Special_Deluxe
Reviewed 15 December 2012

We visited Old Town and couldn't decide which Mexican restaurant to eat at. We took El Fandango's 15% off coupon but still took a look at the other restaurants in the area. They looked very busy and El Fandango had immediate seating. We unfortunately opted...More

Thank Leni28
Reviewed 4 November 2012

I love going to old town to walk around. My husband and I usually eat at Fiesta de Reyes or Casa Guadalajara while we are there, but there is always a wait for these two restaurants. Since we didn't want to wait this last time...More

Thank COgirlinCA
Reviewed 12 October 2012

The food was OK, but Casa De Reyes (about 100 yards away in Old town) is better and cheaper (see my other review). For some reason, this one is more expensive. The decor and music were all good, but the food was not. Try other...More

Thank Supertrack
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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08:00 - 21:00
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08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2734 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA 92110-2706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-0120
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