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399 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020-3907
+1 619-440-3325
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
Mar 3, 2018
“Service makes the difference”
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Seafood, Mexican, American, Healthy
399 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020-3907
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered grilled veggie tacos. Even though I thought it was a fast food restaurant, I'm glad I ordered ahead because there was a line of people to order. Anyhow, the tacos were not what I expected. There were not many veggies in the tacos,...More

Thank cable_consultant
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Good fresh food prepared quickly. Great wait staff who deliver the food quickly, paying attention to special requests such as separate dressing or extra...

Thank Connie B
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Love Rubios. Consistently great and affordable food. I had the vegetarian tacos which were excellent.

Thank susie v
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Rubio's, is the place where the are said to have invented the Original Fish Taco. The first time I went there I thought, "What, who eats fish in tacos"? BUT, I never stopped going after that, I never stopped going! True, they've many other Mexican...More

Thank David T
Reviewed August 9, 2017

What can I say.Rubio's fish tacos are the best.Eating there is the best option but they do have a drive-thru. Tuesdays you can get cheap fresh fish tacos.

Thank sanDiegoTrippy
Reviewed April 2, 2017

used to be good and cheap, now mediocre and expensive, better fish tacos to be had, OK service if mediocre is your goal, my fault, i should have known better, never seen a chain where each store quality varies so much

Thank mike m
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I am a fish taco snob. Some people search for the perfect hamburger; I'm alway on the hunt for a fish taco better than one from Rubio's in the United States. (The BEST fish tacos remain from the street vendors in Rosarito or further south...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our place to go for Taco Tuesday. Fish tacos, $1.50 ea. after 2:30. Rubies is nice and clean. Good service, friendly staff.

Thank Quiltingranny
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Tickled pink to have a fast food chain with Gluten free options. Prices were reasonable and food was good.

Thank feistyfemme
Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We ate here for lunch and had the fish tacos that they are known for with the white sauce and they were very good. They have a salsa bar with lots of options. We will return.

Thank ronna58
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Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-440-3325
The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.
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