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Puesto Mexican Street Food

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1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-454-1260
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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83 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Taco were so yummy and extremely filling! Fresh ingredients and many different options. I would definitely return if I return to the area. Excellent and fast service (we were in a hurry that night).

Thank travelfam7700
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had lunch at Puesto in La Jolla because their Baja fish tacos were highly rated in an article in the Huffington Post. That rating was accurate. The tacos included a lightly breaded cod and had a nice crunch. I left off the chile crema because I generally dislike cream on anything. My only complaint is that portion was rather... More 

Thank RBinDC2016
prague, czech republic
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hot spot with novelty tacos. Make a reservation. Higher noise level. I loved Paloma drink - homemade grapefruit soda with tequila. Very refreshing.

Thank danyla80
Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had lunch at this wonderful restaurant. Great tacos and guacamole. Good service and great food. Really liked the pork carnitas.

Thank Jasmine61
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108 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is well worth a visit. We had fish tacos - firm white fish with a fantastic salad - and the fillet Mignon bowl which was just the best ever!!! The food is freshly prepared and the waiting staff are well informed and able to assist. The venue is bright and airy with a contemporary feel. We will definitely... More 

Thank Louise P
Kralendijk, Bonaire
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in La Jolla ... better make reservations, because this place is very popular !! Really nice selection of tasty Mexican dishes, particularly the soft tacos. Service was very good, even for how busy the place was. Margaritas are a little pricey at $12, but the meals were reasonably priced, well presented and tasty !!

1 Thank KOB159014
San Diego
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was awesome. The location is great too. After we ate we took a walk along the cove Beautiful view Any day is a good day but taco Tuesday is a plus. Loved the desserts

Thank Kent R
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing guacamole. Fantastic flavors in all tacos. Exceptional service. GM personally introduced himself. We'll be back!

Thank BQSD
Huntsville, Ala.
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten alot of street tacos, but never anything better than this. The preparation techniques, fresh ingredients, spotless facilitiy made for a perfect experience. I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough – would give it six stars if I could! Highly recommend the fillet mignon taco., potato chorizo taco, fresh guacamole, and Carnitas. Too much goodness to explain –... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to try 1 of everything that was on the menu in this place. 1st of all, I'm from Detroit, and there's a place called mexican town in downtown Detroit and it's all authentic! So, I know that if I visit SD in the future, Puesto's is gonna be on the list to stop.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $19
Mexican, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-1260
Puesto is a popular San Diego restaurant that successfully mixes a casual attitude with an original twist on Mexican street food and drinks. Puesto knows the true meaning of fresh with hand-made tortillas, scratch salsas, all-natural meats, sustainable seafood and local greens. This incredible combination of the freshest, highest quality ingredients all prepared in house creates the greatest TACOS you've ever tasted! Chef Luisteen serves beautiful market salads, antojitos (Mexican tapas), ceviches, moles, tostadas and other authentic Mexican favorites. Puesto serves up a refreshing craft bar program led by San Diego's champion mixologists Queen, Conner and Ward. They bring Puesto's dedication to freshness and quality to scratch Margaritas, Palomas, and seasonal Aguas Frescas served pure or as cocktails. SALUD!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?