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“Good food!”

Don Carlos Taco Shop
Ranked #64 of 1,236 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food!”
Reviewed 21 June 2013 via mobile

Big portions, authentic salsa, reasonable prices (just a little expwnsive the beer) and easy parking.

  • Visited June 2013
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Great Falls, Montana
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Off the beaten path”
Reviewed 26 November 2012

While much of La Jolla is pretty ritzy, Don Carlos is a small hole in the wall somewhat off the main drag of the restaurants on Prospect. The food here is authentic and worth the visit. I had the chicken enchiladas and my husband had the fish tacos (fish was fried) and both extremely good. Not much ambiance, but if you need a quick bite to eat this is a great place to go. They also have vegan/vegetarian options too.

Visited November 2012
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“it's cheap and delicious, and has a great range of mixes”
Reviewed 8 September 2012

I could go there every day ...
They have a great range of tacos and burritos. I particularly recommend the shrimp, beef-chicken mix, and california. It's delicious!

  • Visited September 2012
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CA
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Good food, large portions”
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Small place good for a quick, post-beach bite or some fast take-out. Good food, though nothing spectacular. Shredded chicken and beef tacos were yummy and quesadillas had the right ratio of meat to cheese (though it appeared to be a cheddar-type cheese, which was sort of a letdown). Decent deal for the portions they serve. Lots of choices on the menu!

Visited July 2012
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San Diego, California
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“they put fries in their burritos”
Reviewed 30 July 2012

need i say more? THEY PUT FRIES IN THEIR BURRITOS. absolutely genius.

if you have a smallish appetite, you probably could split a burrito with someone, they are pretty huge.

  • Visited March 2012
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