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8855 Villa La Jolla Dr, Ste 404, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
(858) 546-9377
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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For being a chain restaurant I was really impressed with the food It was fresh and tasted good and the service was very friendly

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Montana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

For being a chain restaurant I was really impressed with the food It was fresh and tasted good and the service was very friendly

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is where you can keep going back to again and again. I especially like their Taco combos, which are very tasty and very affordable.

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NC
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154 reviews 154 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Wanted something light and tasty to take back to my hotel room to have with my Trader Joe's wine. Rubio's fit the bill! I had the Cabo combo. It had a fish taco and a grilled shrimp burrito plus a big batch of chips and a small side of beans. Everything was really good, but the shrimp burrito was my... More 

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Driftwood, Texas
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152 reviews 152 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I thought the food here was great, fresh, and soooo reasonable. I asked for guacamole and chips and she handed me a huge basket of both and told me that was $1.00. Yes, one dollar!

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Tulsa, OK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice, casual chain that serves all different kinds of fish tacos. Nothing is much over $10-15, and there is a salsa bar too. They even have langoustine and lobster tacos.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've been eating fish tacos all my life, have been to Ensenada many times and can't find any similarity. This is a very bland version of what I call fish tacos and Mexican food.

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St. Louis
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We would not dream of visiting San Diego without a visit to Rubio's for fish tacos. We love the "especiale" with corn tortillas, the amazing sauce, and with such a nice crunch to the fish. This location was ideal because we had a huge group of 25 people but there was plenty of patio seating.

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New Jersey
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125 reviews 125 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Enjoyed the food. First time there. So I did not understand the ordering process and how to order. The explanations were hard to understand from both people who worked there. We finally worked our way through it, but until I got my order I was never sure.

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norwich, Connecticut, USA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We landed in San Diego and went straight to hotel. They suggested this place as a quick/easy place. The fish tacos were really good!

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Rubio's on villa la jolla is always my back up plan. Of course the food is good, but I just like the friendly service there and if it is slow or they make a mistake, they admit and credit you, also a good service quality

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  • Address: 8855 Villa La Jolla Dr, Ste 404, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: (858) 546-9377

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