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“Best Mexican food in all of North County”

Jorge's Mexicantessen
Ranked #72 of 304 Restaurants in Encinitas
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Reviewed 31 August 2013

I have lived in Cardiff for 35 years, and Jorge's is by far the best Mex in all of North County. We fed 3 adults and a hungry child for less than $30., and we all had plates and nachos to boot. You can't go wrong, and they gave daily specialties

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2  Thank surfgur
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

This is out "Go to" for Mexican food. We forget all the fancy Mexican restaurants. Their food doesn't hold a candle to Jorge's. Lines can get long. Be prepared to wait. Best suggestion is to call in advance and tell them when you would like the food to be ready.
Service is excellent. Food is great. Many regulars and locals frequent the place.
This is not a romantic restaurant. There are a few tables both inside and out. They make the best soup. When it is flu season, the line will be out the door for their spicy soup. The soup is good anytime, but is especially good when sick. My wife loves the mole tacos. I get the carne asada burrito and the carnitas tacos. Their hard shell tacos are huge. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. For guest visiting the area, this is REAL Mexican food. Not like Taco Bell or El Torito.

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2  Thank petest50
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

We got great food again from Jorges and the Pork Adobada was delicious.We always eat Jorges food when we visit friends in Encinitas and the food is great.Underrated inexpensive and looks wonderful .One of the best!

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2  Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

Jorge's Santa Fe location also has Super Soup and excellent Mexican Food hosted by a charismatic fellow who must be Jorge! This is a very friendly humble place focusing on fresh and yummy food at reasonable prices. Other reviewers raved about the Chicken Soup so we had to try it. Wife had the regular and I had the spicy.....both Super Chicken Soups. The burritos were also outstanding.

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Thank jwwcpa
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

The soup at this place rocks! Get there early for lunch or the line will be out the door. Cops, firemen, and local business people can attest to the good comfort food at this old-school taco shop. I give it high marks for the soup though. On the downside, there is not much seating at all.

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Thank ponch68
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