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Miguel's Cocina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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1351 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2916
(619) 437-4237
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Ludington, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food, great service, great city. I had the Tres Amogos tacos and they are all good! My wife had a fish taco and said it was the best she had had in a long time. If you get a chance, go.

Thank Drewdostal
Ventura, California
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok...the white cheese dip is outstanding. That aside, go if you need room to dine or hang out, but if you want really good Mexican food, you'd be better off elsewhere. We had a very friendly waitstaff but not too attentive. Average eatery.

Thank Dez13
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is normal Mexican fare but the chips and dip are the real draw here. The wait is usually long but they have a chip station while you wait. They also have a bar for the wait that also helps. Great place for kids also.

Thank alex s
Boston, MA
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was very good; chips & salsa when you sit down. Fajitas were delicious! The only problem is people are crammed in like cattle; not the most comfortable.

Thank MALUV2Travel
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cool ambiance with narrow passageways and indoor and outdoor seating. I had chicken fajitas that were flavorful and quite good. They accommodated our very large business group, consisting of approximately 30 people. Our server was kind enough to run so many credit cards.

Thank Kara J
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to come to Miguel's every time I came to San Diego. The last time was over ten years ago. I used to absolutely adore this restaurant and thought the restaurant had the best mexican food. Fast forward ten years and many trips to Mexico in between. Now when I return here, I am just so sad. The food... More 

Thank Johncut
Prince George, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service here was excellent but the food was just average. The enchilada was basically a tortilla wrapped around a piece of cheese and the fish taco lacked flavour. Even with the fun, mexican atmosphere, for the price, I would go elsewhere.

Thank crusty56
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for dinner, always a fun stop in Coronado, lots of menu choices. New pork belly tacos are a real treat. Flavorful, spicy and not heavy

Thank cyndiLouWho
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we can honestly say that the food was good . parking is hard to find and the staff was great. The dishes were average price.

Thank littledominican47
Ottawa, Canada
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a conference at the Hotel Del in 2013 and discovered Miguel's at that time. We recently returned to SD and made a special trip to Coronado to visit again. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere, great service and quality food remain strong reasons to visit. My wife ordered the shrimp fajitas and it would've been enough to feed... More 

Thank David_S6627

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1351 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2916
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: (619) 437-4237

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