El Tejate Restaurant

$$ • Mexican

3050 Pio Pico Dr, Carlsbad
(760) 637-5320


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for El Tejate Restaurant

Amazing food that is absolutely worth the busy times and possibly smaller staff size. Very family oriented vibe with lots of love in the food. I recommend the mole negro enchiladas and horchata for the absolute win. Amazing food and will recommend to others as well. Left feeling very happy.

I love this jewel of a place that serves up the best mole sauce!! First time we dined there, the owner took the time and walked us threw the menu and helped us pick entree that would give us a great representation of their cuisine. I had been craving for their delicious and exquisitely rich sauce ever since and just recently made it back to do a quick take out after work. It was as delicious as I remembered!! I love their pollo with mole sauce entree, and their Queseda with mole...read full review
I really wish I didn't have to give this place a 3 star. I thought the traditional oaxacan flavors were unbelievable and intricate. However, the high prices did not match the food we were served. My Chile Relleño came out later than everyone else's meals which was still ok! I know this dish takes longer. What I had a problem with was that the Chile Relleño was so hot it started to sweat and causes my dish to have extra liquid leaking into the sauce. My friend ordered the Thayuda...read full review

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Monday 10AM - 9PM
Tuesday 10AM - 9PM
Wednesday 10AM - 9PM
Thursday 10AM - 9PM
Friday 10AM - 9PM
Saturday 10AM - 9PM
Sunday 10AM - 9PM

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