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Rockin Baja Lobster

3890 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2842 (Old Town)
619-260-0305
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Ranked #355 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Old Town
Cross street: Congress
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Edmonton, Alberta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This restaurant had an excellent selection of choices on the menu. Everything from appetizers to desserts were well priced. The portions were ridiculous! And while you wait for your meal there is a complimentary salsa bar with fresh chips. The mango salsa was great! Service was quick and the staff was super friendly.

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Went here just to get a parking spot in Old Town. There is a $5 valet charge, but better than looking for a spot forever. The lobster lovers dinner has great lobster chowder, a taco and enchilada--all filled with abundant lobster. My wife loved the burger she ordered as well. Toured the haunted Whaley House before dinner and had a... More

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Yuma, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

we go to SD often and this is our favorite restaurant. time we ordered the bucket (as usual) but they had raised the price, but then also dropped the Caesar salad and the tortillas. Are you kidding me? Time to look for something new. Food and service still good

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New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went there in the middle of the week and it was pretty busy so I'm sure weekends are crazy! It was a really festive restaurant, fun atmosphere, and quite loud (which worked out well with my loud kids!) There's a great salsa bar, delicious tortillas and butter sauce, and big drinks. My family ordered various "buckets" and were pretty happy... More

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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103 reviews 103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We just chose a restaurant in the Gaslamp district and it was great! The atmosphere was great (not too loud, we were there for lunch, loved the murals on the walls), the staff were friendly, and the food was delicious! I really liked the chip & salsa bar where you could try many different salsas and all you can eat... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Food here was good. Service was average. The music was a little loud in there, and my husband and I had our three month old son, so if you have a baby, definitely be prepared for that. He didn't get too crabby, but I could tell that it was too noisy for him. I would definitely go there again to... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Love the food, buckets are always yummy. Polbano sauce is great, never can go away hungry. Nice outside eating...except the freeway noise...and NEVER a place to park. Had to pay $5 to the tiny lot next to the restaurant. Valet parking only on Fri, Sat, Sun....Whaaah... we were there on Wed. Seriously, a very bad location for a popular restaurant.... More

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Novato, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great location in the heart of the Gaslamp District--fun people watching (we sat at a high table out front). Yummy margaritas and great help-yourself salsa bar. Lots of fried foods like calamari and such--nothing too special or out of the ordinary, but all plenty tasty. Friendly service, festive vibe.

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Bakersfield, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My son and I were on a golf outing north of San Diego and he insisted that we drive into the Gaslamp District to eat at Rockin' Baja Lobster in - it's been his traditional stop in San Diego for the past 12 years. I know it's largely a Mexican restaurant but we went there for seafood. We arrived about... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great Mexican food...nice little salsa bar....fun to sit at the bar! Nachos are super..and love their taco salad and fajitas. Large place...can get pretty busy!

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