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Jimmy Carter's Mexican Cafe

12 locals recommend · Estimated price 1 out of 4 ·

Tips from locals

July 19, 2019
Killer Mexican food. The chiliquiles are insane
March 13, 2019
We love this place! We've been coming to this place for over 30 years. Yum!
Lamia & Yan!
Lamia & Yan!
May 15, 2018
Great down-to-earth mexican restaurant. Kids love the cheese quesadillas.
August 24, 2017
Good, hearty Mexican for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Located a half block away.
January 31, 2017
Old school Mexican breakfast, lunch, dinner. Recommend the margaritas!

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3172 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, California 92103
Phone+1 619-295-2070
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 9:00 PM