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Miguel's Cocina

2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
(619) 224-2401
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Ranked #331 of 4,059 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $12
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Okanagan Valley
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We've been to this little joint a few times over our many visits to San Diego. I wouldn't say it's the best or most authentic Mexican I've ever had, but I think it's pretty solid. Good portions, well made dishes, and prompt service. They serve their tortilla chips with a white queso dipping sauce that's addictive. The patio upstairs is... More

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Seattle
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

They do not provide a gluten free menu. Beware their white cheese sauce they serve with their chips has gluten. There prices were higher than some Mexican places we have eaten at. Raspberry mojito was worth having two!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

3 levels with outdoor seating on the third level and the food is excellent...good variety and prices!

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Bloomington, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is part of the Cohn Restaurant Group so you know quality is assured. Good ole Tex Mex food at reasonable prices. Dining indoors or out. A nice fireplace to sit by in the winter. All the dishes are good but everyone's fave is the jalapeno cheese dip served free with your basket of chips and salsa. A full bar... More

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This has become a favorite stand by when we are in the San Diego area and want our Mexican fix. Food is good (like the swordfish tacos), service is great and price is right. Careful not to fill up on the queso dip

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Plenty for your money and a nice margherita. Really enjoyed the combination meals. Our waiter could have been slightly more full of humour at times(!) but that's just nitpicking! Nice food overall.

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Blaine, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We tried Miguel's Shelter Island on a recommendation of a co-worker who had lived in Point Loma for several years. It was a Sunday evening and the place was packed. We asked for and the hostess got us outside seating with very little wait. Water, chips and some yummy jalepeno queso dip were served immediately. My friend's favorite dish is... More

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Calgary
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had lunch at the Miguel's near Shelter Island in mid-August. The service was extremely friendly and prompt and we enjoyed sitting outdoors on the second level. Prices are reasonable, portions are huge, but this is certainly not authentic Mexican food. I had the seafood burrito and my husband had a beef tostado. Mine was absolutely smothered in yellow cheddar... More

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Columbus, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Staff were nice. Food was authentic and fresh. We made changes to our menu choice and they didn't blink an eye. The cost was average and worth it.

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Arlington, VA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I enjoyed everything i ate (fish tacos, nachos with cheese and salsa, fried ice cream, cocktails) and the wait staff. Ate at the bar with friends.

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