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“not authentic but good!”

El Papagayos Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We live in San Diego where good Mexican food is a dime a dozen. This place is not "authentic" but it is still good. We love the bar and the bartender. A friendly "local" feel! Great Margaritas!

Thank Allyson M
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

Our experience was excellent. Brittany was a very nice waitress. Our kids loved the fajitas and quesadillas. Good beer on tap as well!

Thank lizardsong
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Great Mexican food..especially the Mexican Pizza! Courteous staff, prompt service and conveniently located in town!

Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Lively restaurant with very good Mexican food.We like to eat at the bar and the bartenders were very good and attentive. Happy hour starts at 3:00, but the chips and the fantastic home made (daily) salsa are free all the time with no end to refills.

Thank John N
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Salsa is tasty. We went in on a Monday night had a little wait (they said 15 mins wait, and that's what it was) the service was fantastic! we ordered nachos supreme, a Gordo burrito and pescado fresca. Not a fan of their food, burrito was over seasoned with black pepper and the chips for the nachos were stale tasting. Fish plate was good. I'm an authentic Mexican food eater so if that's what you're looking for this is not the place. It's kinda like an Islands decor with Mexican flare. I wouldn't eat there again, but I might go for drinks I hear they're good.

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Thank Augustine D
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