Mexican Restaurants

108Coasterra

Address: 880 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Coasterra
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Coasterra is the newest jewel in the Cohn Restaurant Group’s award winning collection of restaurants. Located on Harbor Island next to its sister restaurant, Island Prime, Coasterra is another luxurious creation from renowned San Diego Chef, Debra Scott. The chic and modern dining establishment features a Mexican-inspired menu that emphasizes fresh, local seafood. Boasting stunning views of the San Diego Harbor and Downtown, Coasterra is the ideal destination for intimate sunset dining. Its proximity to the airport and many hotels also makes it an ideal spot for business dinners and meetings. Whether you’re meeting friends after work to enjoy Coasterra’s ... Learn More »

106El Indio

Address: 3695 India Street, San Diego, CA  92103   Make a Reservation
El Indio
Family owned and operated since the first day of business in 1940, El Indio offers traditional Mexican dishes in the midst of San Diego's Little Italy. Originally, founder Ralph Pesqueira Sr. opened El Indio as a home-made tortilla factory, and during World War II, evolved by popular demand to provide ready to eat lunches for neighboring factories in the area, creating the very first "taquitos" in San Diego. Since then, the location has changed and a full menu of Sonora-style Mexican dishes has been put in place featuring recipes that have been passed down and perfected for more than three ... Learn More »

106Rancho's

Address: 1830 Sunset Cliffs Blvd., San Diego, CA  92107   Make a Reservation
Rancho's
For a fresh take on authentic Mexican Food, Rancho’s features healthier alternatives with options for meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans, and those with food allergies. Located just a few blocks up from Ocean Beach, Rancho’s is a Mexican Natural Foods restaurant where any diet restriction can be met with ease. With meals priced between $4-$12, Rancho’s has something for everybody—including flavorful, large portioned dishes like Enchiladas Verdes and Seafood Chile Relleno. Any dish can be substituted for a vegan-friendly option, meaning everyone has a chance to indulge. They even serve breakfast all day, and patrons love their Shrimp and Mushroom Omelet ... Learn More »

105Romesco

Address: 4346 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA  91902   Make a Reservation
Romesco
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Whether you want a wide assortment of small plates to share, farm-fresh salads, exotic entrées or unique pasta dishes, Romesco’s Bistro in Bonita has it covered, with a Baja-Mediterranean blanket that leaves you with a familiar, foodie feeling. Chef Javier Plasencias rolls out hot and cold tapas from octopus to Jamon Serrano (dry-cured Spanish Ham). He creates distinct dishes such as Beef Cheek Tacos and Crab Mac and Cheese, along with an assortment of fondues to extinguish any craving one might have. Plasencias’ Mediterranean techniques and recipes mix superbly with local Mexican flavors to complement the warm ambiance of this ... Learn More »

106Tierrasanta Mexican Food

Address: 5950 Santo Road, San Diego, CA  92124   Make a Reservation
Tierrasanta Mexican Food
Feel right at home at Tierrasanta Mexican Food, a local hot-spot for Mexican comfort food. This casual eatery transports you in to a world of comfort and color. With two dining large dining areas that can accommodate both small and larger parties, their interior is rich with bold colors, wood accents, and Mexican décor. Serving up fresh options for lunch and dinner, Tierrasanta Mexican Food features generous portions of traditional and hearty Mexican favorites, such as Chile Relleno, Enchiladas, Sopas, Burritos, Pollo Asado, and many more. They also offer weekday specials, combination plates, house margaritas, beer, wine, and a children’s ... Learn More »

106Tio Leo's

Address: 5302 Napa Street, San Diego, CA  92110   Make a Reservation
Tio Leo's
Tio Leo’s has provided San Diego with quality Mexican food since 1979. The family owned and run restaurant started with one location and expanded to four, by consistently sticking with their motto of “Great Food, Great Service, and Generous Portions.” Tio Leo’s menu offers a wide range of traditional Mexican dishes, as well as some unique specialties. The health-conscious will love Tio Leo’s “Healthy Choice” selections, such as Grilled Eggplant Tacos and Pollo Asado Rice Bowl; the ravenous will appreciate Tio Leo’s Ole’, a platter with a taco, chile relleno, tostada, enchilada, carne asada, beans, rice, sour cream and guacamole. ... Learn More »

106On the Border - Mission Valley

Address: 1770 Camino De La Reina, San Diego, CA  92108   Make a Reservation
On the Border - Mission Valley
A border is a special place where the best of two worlds blend together to create something even better. Visit On The Border Mexican Grill and Cantina and step into a world where colors are brighter and flavors are more intense, yet the atmosphere is casual and upbeat. Flavors depart from the familiar and arrive at the extraordinary. Located in Mission Valley, guests can enjoy traditional Mexican dishes that are both memorable and comforting, not to mention full of spice and body. They feature options for take-out and catering, so you can always have a chance to add a little ... Learn More »

106Casa Sol y Mar

Address: 12865 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA  92130   Make a Reservation
Casa Sol y Mar is a lively and vibrant restaurant located in the bustling Del Mar Highlands Town Center. The restaurant prides itself on freshness, flavor and presentation, serving authentic Mexican dishes at every turn. Come enjoy Happy Hour in the bar and to get the night started with affordable drinks and appetizers. Or, bring the kids and explore the many items on the featured Kid’s Menu. Casa Sol y Mar is famous for the strolling mariachi band, happy to serenade you with live performances from Wednesday through Sunday. To accompany the entertainment, Casa Sol y Mar provides a delectable ... Learn More »

106Pipirins

Address: 531 Broadway, Suite B, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Pipirins is a new Guadalajaran restaurant in downtown San Diego specializing in campfire flavor carne asada, strip loan asado, chicken asado, homemade horchata, decadent flan, and more. Each entree is served with fresh salsas, Peruvian beans, and just-made white corn tortillas. Learn More »

106Rubio's Baja Grill

Address: 7420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #111, San Diego, CA  92123   Make a Reservation

106Kitchen 4140

Address: 4140 Morena Blvd., San Diego, CA  92117   Make a Reservation
Kitchen 4140
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Kitchen 4140 owner Chef Kurt Metzger is a trail blazer in San Diego’s organic dining scene, purchasing products from local farms and using ingredients from his onsite garden. He uses this plentiful bounty to provide diners with a fusion of Italian, Mexican, and French cuisine. Taste these truly fresh ingredients in signature dishes such as Steak Hash with wild mushrooms, red onion, fire roasted peppers, two poached eggs, chive-chervil crème fraiche or the Kitchen Pasta-- linguini with tomatoes from the garden, basil garlic and shrimp. Dine here for a satisfying meal made with good old fashioned TLC-- tender love and ... Learn More »

106Casa De Pico

Address: 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, CA  91942   Make a Reservation

106Bull & Bear Bar and Grill

Address: 8008 Girard Avenue, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
A neighborhood hangout offering classic American, Italian, and Mexican fare, Bull & Bear Bar and Grill attracts not only the local La Jolla crowd, but also hungry stomachs in-the-know. Guests can bask in the typically temperate coastal air on their patio as they savor Bull & Bear’s casual cuisine and friendly service. Learn More »

104Las Olas

Address: 2655 South Coast Highway 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA  92007   Make a Reservation
Las Olas
Las Olas, located beach side in the heart of Cardiff, has been serving up fresh, traditional Baja style Mexican food since 1981. While famous for creating “the original” fish taco, Las Olas has much more to offer, including healthy selections of seafood, traditional Mexican favorites, and new tantalizing dishes created by Executive Chef Ricardo Enriquez. With walls adorned with tropical plants and a dining room filled with vivid colors, your experience will mentally transport you to exciting Baja, Mexico. Whether it’s for a casual family gathering or a seaside dinner by sunset on the beachfront patio, Las Olas has something ... Learn More »

106Armstrong Catering

Address: 4134 Poplar Street, San Diego, CA  92105   Make a Reservation
Armstrong Catering
Since 1976, Armstrong Catering has been a San Diego institution. Providing top-notch, professional, and affordable services throughout the county, this family-owned company is dedicated to the cause of giving you the event of your dreams – maybe one better than you could imagine. Weddings turn magical, themed parties are unforgettable, and corporate events reflect impeccable taste under the expert eye of Armstrong Catering. They even offer their own historic facility that boasts grand architectural details, along with scenic surroundings and an outdoor patio to suit all your event-hosting needs. Learn More »

106Baja Betty's

Address: 1421 University Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103   Make a Reservation

100Galberto's Mexican

Address: Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation
Galberto's Mexican
Galberto’s is an excellent choice for quality Mexican dishes, friendly hospitality, and fair prices. Specials are offered daily, and chips with salsa are always complimentary and made fresh. From rolled tacos to carne asada burritos and grilled quesadillas to fried tostadas, Galberto’s covers just about every Mexican dish you could imagine, and everything is made fresh to order. Mexican cuisine is not exactly hard to find in San Diego, but Galberto’s is consistently commended for creating quality dishes with fresh ingredients, which is why so many continue to return for more. Learn More »

105Candelas on the Bay

Address: 1201 1st Street, #115, Coronado, CA  92118   Make a Reservation
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Not only does Candelas on the Bay have a prime location with a beautiful view of Downtown San Diego, it has inventive Mexican cuisine that promises guests an interesting and special dining experience. One of the best parts of Candelas on the Bay is the exciting scene of Coronado beachgoers and the San Diego Bay that can be seen from every seat in the house. This restaurant is the sister restaurant of Candelas Downtown and carries over the same creative “Mexico City” style dishes created by Executive Chef Eduardo Baeza. This restaurant is brilliantly suited for those eager to test ... Learn More »

106Miguel's Cocina

Address: 1351 Orange Avenue, San Diego, CA  92118   Make a Reservation
Miguel's Cocina
This is the original Miguel's, opened in Coronado in June 1982. Located in the courtyard of the historic El Cordova Hotel, directly across the street from the world-famous Hotel Del Coronado, this restaurant features authentic Mexican cuisine in a lovely heated patio setting and is one of our most popular restaurants. This island favorite is focused around hospitality to its customers as well as great food and drinks as well. They're most known for their "white sauce"-- a special jalapeno sauce that makes Miguel's a staple of Mexican cuisine. Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, Miguel's features patio dining, happy ... Learn More »

106Casa De Bandini

Address: 1901 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, CA  92009   Make a Reservation