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La Puerta

#207 of 3,753 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown
Mexican, Bar
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560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
+1 619-696-3466
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 134
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  • 36
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Happy Hour

My friend picked this place because it was rated #1 on yelp for Happy Hours. I was not disappointed- all drinks are half off as well as the appetizers! Great deal and good food. The Purple Haze drink was delicious, especially coming from someone who does not like Tequila!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
mutes17
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Miami, Florida
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My friend picked this place because it was rated #1 on yelp for Happy Hours. I was not disappointed- all drinks are half off as well as the appetizers! Great deal and good food. The Purple Haze drink was delicious, especially coming from someone who does not like Tequila!

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Goodyear, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I honestly can't tell you what was better... The Guacamole, The Carne Asada Fries or the Pork Flautas! The Carne Asada Fries were LOADED with pico, quac, peppers, onions, sour cream and cilantro. The flautas were crispy but not greasy, yum!

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Vancouver, Washington
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is place is busy and for a good reason. A nice selection of drinks and craft brews on tap.The food was also very tasty and affordable.

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Connecticut
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Very good nachos. Enjoyed the burritos. The food was flavorful and the portions were hearty. The drawback is that the place is noisy so it was difficult to hear our party of three.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It is open till late, the service is good and the food.. better! We went there twice! We were amazed by the tacos! Highly recommend.

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Arrived 6.30PM on a Tuesday (Taco Tuesday!) and sat at the outside counter with a beer while waiting for my 3 cousins - a lovely place to sit alone or with friends and watch the world go by. 2 of the 3 arrived and we sat at a botth in the back. Waitress did not rush us to order while... More 

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Florida
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you're looking for good Mexican food and a fun atmosphere, this is the place! And, here's a tip... order the enchiladas! They're not on the menu, but they'll make them on request. I had the chicken enchiladas and they were the best enchiladas I ever had. And, I'm a tough critic when it comes to good Mexican food. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My husband and I walked here after finding out it wasn't too far from our hotel. The place was loud and fun, just what we wanted! There was a 30 minute wait so we decided to go to the bar. Luckily there was a seat there so my husband stood and I ate and by the time our food came... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday night for dinner. The wait was only 10 minutes and the waiter was prompt the entire evening. My colleague and I both did a mix and match taco platter and between us were impressed with the flavors. The beans and rice were pretty standard but the tacos were so amazing that we didn't notice. At... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Food is good....service was tenuous today. If you are fortunate to be waited on by a waiter that looks like Zac Effron (unfortunately his name escapes me), then you are in good hands. He is the best waiter in this restaurant. Anyhow-today our waitress was MIA after our beers were served. In the past the servers would automatically ask if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-696-3466

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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