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El Pueblo Mexican Food

#1 Rated Mexican Food in San Diego


Looking for fresh and quality Mexican Food? At El Pueblo Mexican Food, we’ll serve you up the best and freshest Mexican food around.  We use fresh vegetables delivered daily! Come join us for the #1 rated Mexican Food in San Diego.

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Discover a whole new level of fish taco excellence

Get the best-rated fish tacos in San Diego at a great price! Visit one of our four locations.

Carne Asada Quesadilla

We emphasize freshness with locally sourced ingredients

We use only the freshest vegetables delivered daily and prepared fresh.

Cervezas? On Tap!

Stop in for for fish taco and a cold beer at our full bars in Del Mar and Carmel Valley.


Exciting news for El Pueblo Mexican Food enthusiasts! The mouthwatering addition of Bunuelos to the menu at all El Pueblo locations is a perfect compliment to any our many Mexican dishes. We deep fry a tortilla and sprinkle it with cinnamon and sugar. The result? A delightful fusion of crispiness and sweetness. A beloved Mexican dessert, Bunuelos bring a taste of tradition and nostalgia to every bite, making them a must-try for those seeking an authentic and satisfying Mexican food experience at any El Pueblo Mexican Food location.

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El Pueblo has always had one mission: to be the best Mexican food north of the border.

We promise you will not be disappointed.

We have four locations located in Del Mar, Carlsbad, and Cardiff and Carmel Valley.

Looking for fresh and authentic Mexican food AND cold beer on tap and a full bar, visit our Del Mar or our Carmel Valley locations. Check out our happy hour specials, large outdoor patio, and TVs streaming your favorite content.

You’ve probably heard the rumors, but we’re here to set the record straight. We ARE the home of the $1.19 Fish Taco. And yes, they really are that good.


  • All Salsas Are Made In-House
  • Guacamole and Pico De Gallo Made In-House
  • 100% Organic Vegetables Delivered Daily
  • Fresh Tortillas Delivered Daily
  • Chicken is Anti-Biotic and Hormone Free
  • We only use Upper Choice Angus Beef


“Awesome spot”

Came for a late lunch on a Tuesday, the food was very high-quality, environment is great including outdoor seating, and staff was extremely helpful. 

Jon T.

“Best Mexican Food in Del Mar!”

Great fish tacos, everything is pretty solid. Salsa bar, good carrots. One of the best Mexican food spots in Del Mar for sure.

Mike G.

“El Pueblo is the best! ”

This place is so amazing I had to write a review. The food is consistently delicious and the service is some of the best. The restaurant is very clean with a fun atmosphere. My boyfriend and I have loved coming here since they opened.

 LeeAnne B.

“Fantastic Food”

Fantastic food, reasonably price, friendly bartender, surprisingly wonderful atmosphere! Loved it

 Jerri C.


El Pueblo Mexican Food: Taste the Essence of Quality

El Pueblo Mexican Food: Taste the Essence of Quality

Indulge your senses at El Pueblo, where we invite you to embark on a culinary journey that introduces you to the genuine flavors of Mexico. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of authentic Mexican cuisine, where every dish is a tribute to age-old recipes and traditional culinary techniques that have been passed down through generations. Our commitment to quality ingredients ensures that each bite tells a story of heritage and a celebration of bold and vibrant tastes that define Mexican food.

Fresh and Authentic Mexican Food at El Pueblo Mex

Fresh and Authentic Mexican Food at El Pueblo Mex

Looking for an exceptional Mexican dining experience? Look no further than El Pueblo Mexican Food! With multiple locations in Carlsbad, Cardiff, Del Mar, and Carmel Valley, we offer the finest and most authentic Mexican cuisine in the area. Our commitment to using only the freshest ingredients ensures that every dish we serve is a tantalizing treat for your taste buds.