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437 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Ranked #38 of 68 Restaurants in Solana Beach
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Californian, Healthy
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Top Contributor
602 reviews 602 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

They used to be the King of Fish Tacos ... not anymore! There are now more authentic places with better tacos ... but this is a San Diego classic and does hit the spot if you need a Fish Taco fix and are not close to a better place!

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Rubio's was created in San Diego by an SDSU graduate so every location has a beachy feeling. The Solana Beach restaurant is next to the beach so the customers are in swimwear or even wetsuits! The menu has a good variety and they have never refused my customizations. The food is tasty and healthy Mexican food.

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Solana Beach, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

They have some really lonely fish swimming in a cool aquarium that my kids really like. I am not to impressed with Rubios. Solana Beach has better taco shops. Try Rudy's on Stevens ave. But, Rubios. Is close the beach and take out is kinda easily available for a lunch or dinner seaside for a sunset!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is a great place to grab food and take it back to eat where you are staying or at Fletcher's Cove. This is not a fancy place so don't be mistaken. It is essentially fast food but, the food is fresh and very tasty and the service was very good and friendly. The restaurant is clean although we did... More 

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This place is excellent for kids or just for a tasty bite to eat when you need something quick and convenient. I've been eating at Rubio's for well over a decade now and for tasty food, convenience, and a quick meal it can't be beat. Not your typical fast food joint, Rubio's tacos and burritos are always good and fresh... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Look, I despise Mexican food so I didn't really enjoy it! So, instead of going there, I went to get pizza. Pizza is way better than all Mexican food! Just saying.

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Liberty Hill, Texas, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We drove 12.5 hrs, across 3 states, and made a direct bee-line for Rubio's. Turned our kids onto the fish tacos, although the fish burrito is still my all-time fave. Although our trip took us away from S. Ca, we were still able to hit Rubio's another 2 times in 3 days. C'mon Rubio's! Come to Texas!!

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Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Can't beat the price for fish tacos. And, they are quite tasty.

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Riverside, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

This place had really good mexican food as well as tradition appetizers. The menu was a nice assortment of food and they had great value meals, like a 3 course dinner for $12. Worth the money

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Oceanside, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

My Family and I are semi-regulars to Rubio's which basically means we visit at least once a month. The Rubio's Restaurant on El Camino Real in Carlsbad is our usual haunt but their all good and they have all been recently remodeled for a very spiffy modern look. Food is excellent, especially the house specialty Fish Taco and the price... More 

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Additional Information about Rubio's

Address: 437 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone Number: 858-259-9611
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Californian, Healthy

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