El Indio Mexican Restaurant

3695 India St
San Diego, CA 92103
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Top Sentiments among El Indio Mexican Restaurant Reviewers

Big ole greasy chips Famous taquitos Love tamales Recommend bean tostada Good corn tortillas Great fish taco Pricey sd taco shop Good chicken burrito Love chips and salsa Good guacamole

Customer Reviews (13 reviews)


on Citysearch May 02, 2009
I don't know why this place has such a good reputation yet the food is left without much taste. The staff is not attentive and rushes you through the line...but most of all, the food is awful. It was a big disappointment... (more)

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on Citysearch Oct 13, 2008
Just walk into El Indio and smell the food and you will be hooked. The chips are the best around. The rolled tacos are like no other, they are the best! I know people that come into town and go striaght to El Indio and also... (more)

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on Citysearch Oct 05, 2008
El Indio Shop is a landmark. Whenever I am in the area I have to go.They have everything, and make all of their own food. It is all excellent, especially the fresh tortillas.I recently did a fundraiser event, and they... (more)

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on Citysearch Sep 10, 2008
I love this restaurant. We've been going here for years. The food is always consistently good. It's always busy which is a good sign. A bit out of the way, but well worth it. Nice atmosphere too.... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 09, 2008
My boyfriend and his family have been going here for years and he finally took me this past weekend to this very busy, very tasty mexican joint. The line was long but worth the wait for our beef tacos, bean burrito, fresh... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 16, 2008
Like the other reviewer, saw it on foodtv and drive with my wife that same day for a little taste. Luckily the line wasnt too bad. We ordered beef tacos, tamales, and rolled tacos and all were a big let down. It may have... (more)

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on Citysearch Jun 01, 2008
I have tried plenty of Mexican restaurants around San Diego and I must say that El Indio has one of the best chicken burritos. The chicken that they put it taste really FRESH and FLAVORFUL unlike the pollo asado found in... (more)

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on Citysearch May 31, 2008
Coming from a lifetime resident of San Diego (and lifetime Mexican), I can tell you that El Indio is NOT the best Mex food in town. I ordered the Carne Asada plate. Carne Asada my ***! What I got were bland, little lumps... (more)


on Citysearch May 27, 2008
After it was fetured on DDD, I went and gave it a try...food was average and service slow. The tortillas they make were good and I brought 2 dozen home to Montana! Cant say I would travel 1600 miles to do again.... (more)

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on Citysearch May 03, 2008
Awesome Mexican food. You can order take out or eat it there. There is an outdoor dining patio. You can also purchase tortillas and their menu items to cook at home. Highly recommend this place.... (more)
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