Old Town Mexican Cafe: "Tortilla Ladies In The Windows!" Top 5 Page for this destination Old Town Mexican Cafe Tip by lmkluque

Old Town Mexican Cafe, San Diego: 14 reviews and 9 photos

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by lmkluque

This is my second choice in Old Town. One of the deciding factors, of course, the food is very good. Also, it stays open later--until midnight--than most restaurants in the area.

It is very popular and often times there is quite a wait. Benches are provided inside and out while you wait and for those interested, there are two huge windows on either side of the entrance which offer a view of their tortilla ladies, making and cooking flour and corn tortillas. On one side there is also a huge cooking spit where rows and rows of whole chickens rotate over an open fire until tenderly cooked.

Favorite Dish: The menu is extensive, the food is very good and there is a full service bar. Service should please you in this lively local's hang out, attentive and efficient, though the place is usually packed.

My favorite meal is Chicken Fajitas or Carnitas and a margarita. If I'm in a specially festive mood I like 1800 tequila shooters.

Address: 2489 San Diego Avenue
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: In the heart of Old Town.
Phone: (619) 297-4330
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 4
Theme: Mexican
Website: http://www.oldtownmexcafe.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 13, 2012
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