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Rubio's

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Mexican, Californian, Seafood, Healthy
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1480 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91915
619-482-2149
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Description: The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and...
The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.
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Families with children

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Fish Tacos

It is Rubios. I have found them to be fairly consistent. I just ordered wrong and got the regular fish tacos which are fried instead of the ones which are grilled. Service was fast and everyone pleasant. We ordered to go and when we sat to eat, there were no surprises. Always a good thing!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2014
bjmadala
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Palm Desert
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Palm Desert
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

It is Rubios. I have found them to be fairly consistent. I just ordered wrong and got the regular fish tacos which are fried instead of the ones which are grilled. Service was fast and everyone pleasant. We ordered to go and when we sat to eat, there were no surprises. Always a good thing!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Rubio's is known for its fish tacos and burritos. Combine those with a variety of sauces ranging from tasty top tangy, and you've got a great meal at a reasonable price.

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Chula Vista, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I always have the steak burrito and I always ask them to grill two fresh jalapeno peppers for me. Portions of rice and beans are not so big, but the burrito makes up for it. Goes well with a Corona and Lime:-)

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San Diego, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great food and always fast and friendly service. Their fish taco's are the best in town (they should be since they invented the fish taco). Other selections are just as good. Unlike other fast food places they have not become complacent and the food and service are as good as when they first opened!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1480 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91915
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: 619-482-2149

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Californian, Seafood, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?