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Rubio's

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Mexican, American, Seafood, Healthy
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437 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
858-259-9611
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 9
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food

The food is good about the same at all other Rubio's. Have no complaints would eat here again. Staff friendly

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Carlsbad, California
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Kihei, Hawaii
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We usually really like Rubios but this location was really lacking. From the limited seating, to the low quality of the food.... we were very disappointed! We didn't go back and we usually eat at Rubios several times when in San Diego visiting.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The food is good about the same at all other Rubio's. Have no complaints would eat here again. Staff friendly

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Arroyo Grande, California
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Rubio's is a chain in Southern California. It is quick & fresh. Nice salsa bar. Comfortable local eatery

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I love Mexican food. This chain is good but it is a chain restaurant. If you come here to eat try the fish tacos...it is their claim to fame

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I often go for the Ma and Pa places when it comes to fish tacos...so I stumbled upon this Rubio's on my last trip, and it was even better than I remembered.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

There IS one place better than Rubio's.. and that is the Encinitas Fish House. But the two can;t really be compared. Rubio's is quick, inexpensive and very consistent. Try the Mango Habanero Mahi-Mahi Tacos. Best tacos this side of Rosarito.

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West Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were staying at the Holiday Inn Express just down the street from the hotel. Ordered takeout and enjoyed our meal back at the hotel. Rubio's are always good for a decent, casual meal.

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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 437 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: 858-259-9611

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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