Paradise Auto and Truck Center

1288 W San Marcos Blvd #117
San Marcos, CA 92078 USA
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7:30am to 5:00pm
7:30am to 5:00pm
7:30am to 5:00pm
7:30am to 5:00pm
7:30am to 5:00pm
7:30am to 5:00pm
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(760) 235-4687
16 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Charlie Marabella, Owner
  • Established 2009
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 35 Years of Car Repair Experience
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We found Paradise Auto and Truck Center to have a highly experienced team. Charles Marabella, service manager and writer, has over 28 years of experience and took over the shop in 2009. Their two technicians have a combined 35 years of experience between them, have strong diagnostic skills, and are both ASE certified. We were also impressed with Paradise's 36-month/36,000 mile warranty, which way exceeds the industry average. Located in a business park with a high walk score, Paradise never puts money ahead of customer service and we were impressed with how active they are in giving back to the San Marcos community.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Charlie Marabella, Owner
  • Established 2009
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 35 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts


  • Child Friendly
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet


  • NAPA

Message from the Shop

Car Repair: Auto Repair & Maintenance Services in San Marcos

Paradise Auto and Truck Center, Inc. in San Marcos, CA is a full-service auto repair and diesel truck repair center, providing automotive repair and maintenance services as well as diesel truck repair and maintenance services for your domestic or import car or truck. Paradise Auto Repair is family owned, they are honest & affordable and believe in helping their customers and vehicles on the road. Whether you have one car or a fleet of cars and trucks, Paradise Auto Repair & Truck repair has the best service and lowest prices on all your car and truck repair and maintenance needs. Paradise Auto & Truck Repair is located on San Marcos Blvd in San Marcos Ca.

Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Overall Rating

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by - Verified Customer June 28, 2012

It was fine. It was good. I think the guy was honest. He tried to help me.

by - Verified Customer June 20, 2012

I had a great experience. They have worked on three of my cars. They're good. They got everything done in a timely manner and the pricing was very fair. I would continue to use them in the future.

by - Verified Customer June 20, 2012

They were very fair and good to us. We have brought them more business over the years.

by - Verified Customer June 12, 2012

I'm just pretty satisfied.

by - Verified Customer June 04, 2012

Charlie, the owner, is very, very personable and goes out of his way to make sure you are comfortable in his waiting room. He always makes sure that your repair and auto is ready when he promises.

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by - Verified Customer May 25, 2012

They have good service and good personality.

by - Verified Customer May 24, 2012

They give it to me straight. They tell me what's wrong and how it affects my car. They are very informative, the prices are excellent, and the staff is caring. They are willing to work with you. They are awesome.

by - Verified Customer May 23, 2012

Very friendly and clean shop. The work is impeccable. The value was there and you don't ever have to go back for poor workmanship or things that just weren't done right.

by - Verified Customer May 18, 2012

I think it's very fair and accurate. They know how to get it fixed. Very good.

by - Verified Customer May 17, 2012

The shop is honest. They are qualified mechanics. I feel comfortable taking my vehicle there.

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by - Verified Customer May 16, 2012

Good place to go.

by - Verified Customer May 15, 2012

I think that it was extremely courteous, thorough, and good quality. My husband and I both use the service.

by - Verified Customer May 04, 2012

I've been going there for the last ten years. Service is always outstanding. I trust them with their diagnosis and recommendations for any required repairs.

by - Verified Customer April 03, 2012

They are reasonably priced. Very pleasant to work with.

by - Verified Customer April 02, 2012

They did something very innovative. The truck was eating batteries. When they couldn't find out what was going on with it, one of their mechanics put his cell phone on video record, put it in the glove compartment, and found that the light in the glove box was staying on. I thought that was very slick thinking.

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by - Verified Customer March 21, 2012

They were very professional in diagnosing the problems. Best for my vehicle.

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