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Fred's Mexican Cafe

££ - £££Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
2470 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2883
+1 619-858-8226
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“taco” (31 reviews)
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2470 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2883
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to start off the weekend trip in Old Town. Walk through the park and end up at Fred's. They have outdoor seating, a covered patio and a nice indoor space.

Thank Shelah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Fred's again for dinner and drinks. Again the food was good, service was okay although a little slow as the bar staff were slightly overwhelmed. Certainly enjoyable and easier to get a table than at some of the other nearby restaurants.

Thank UkSil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many great places here and this is one of them. Not having good Mexican food in Canada we take advantage in town and this is one of the places we hit

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Mexican food Kelsey and Bernice was great the whole time we had a large party they very concise to Arnies had a great time I wish everyone could had a time like we did

Thank 603audieb
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

enjoyed an avocado bread with egg and a cheescake. It was very good. Very nice cafe with homefeeling. Good place to enjoy a coffee

Thank swayno5
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place , 2 options to eat, inside or outside. As Puertorrican we eat outside. Bernice was the waitress she was very attentive and have full knowledge Of the menu. I eat burrito of carnitas and mi girl take the Burguer. Really good food. Its...More

Thank Jc R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I didn't think it was anything special. Average mexican food with average service. The queso dip was good though!

Thank Tammy R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We also didn't want to wait to be seated at the popular restaurant across the street, so went to Fred's where we were quickly seated. Once we'd ordered, we were given a lovely bowl of salsa and taco chips. That's where for us, the good...More

Thank globetrotter99
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were planning to go to another restaurant in OldTown San Diego but the wait was an hour so we tried Fred’s. We were really pleased with our meal! We were seated very quickly near the back in this open-air restaurant that...More

Thank SophieBlue09
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We love coming here when we are in Old Town but this time around the food and drinks weren't as good as they usually are - little disappointed - but we will return since we love this place...

Thank TripGal63
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2470 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2883
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-858-8226
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