Lucha Libre Taco Shop Unmasks New Carlsbad Location

It’s official, Lucha Libre Taco Shop has just thrown a third location into the ring!

The team behind the cult-favorite restaurant is proud to announce their newest smackdown at The Shoppes at Carlsbad, bringing all the best this-side-of-the-border Mexican inspired food to North County.

The Carlsbad location comes nearly ten years after the first Lucha Libre opened doors at the foot of San Diego’s Mission Hills neighborhood.

The brand has gained a cult-following after it was spotlighted on Man vs. Food and even garnered recognition when Morgan Spurlock tweeted Aziz Ansari saying,”Lucha Libre is incredible.”

From the moment you enter the new Carlsbad location, you’ll be greeted by the “Lucha Libre Experience” encompassing everything from colorful, kitschy décor to themed restrooms, wrestling masks, vinyl wall art and custom artwork by Daniel Chavira depicting the famed luchadores.


As with the brand’s existing locations, Lucha Libre Carlsbad will make each item to order using the best locally sourced ingredients from top-shelf quality flap sirloin used in the carne asada and grilled over an open flame to housemade salsas and guacamole.

Grab your crew and order up a few  “California Burritos” featuring the signature Surfin’ Cali with grilled steak, shrimp, fresh fries, pico de gallo, jack cheese, avocado slices and super secret chipotle sauce!

I am hungry just typing that sentence…

Congrats to the Lucha Libre team and to Carlsbad on your great new addition to the community!

See you there!

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