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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice vibe, decent food, reasonably good value, good selection of drinks, the fish Tacos were very tasty

Thank Peter F
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by this restaurant after doing the e-bike tours with flyrides. What a great restaurant. We had the three tacos deal. Filet, pork and chicken. All tasted amazing and so fresh. My twin 17 year old girls loved it so much we went back the next day. Margaritas were great too.

Thank mlew2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place lives up to the hype. Even though they were packed, the staff was so accommodating and kind. They work really well as a team, and are really attentive. The food was on point. Best tacos I've ever had!

Thank Tali E
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a late lunch with family. Everyone got that 3 taco deal. The chicken tacos are wrapped in a crispy cheese I think you'll either love it or hate it. We were definitely not fans. However the lobster taco and the carnitas were phenomenal. The salsa and guacamole were also really yummy.

Thank Abby T
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like Mexican food, the Guac (house version) and Chicken Verde Tacos are not to pass up! This is a great spot that you will want to try in a relaxing/fun environment. They have a tv next to the bar in case you want to watch your favorite sport team!

Thank chris92009
Sidney, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by Puesto when I first arrived in La Jolla. I am not a huge taco fan, but the menu seemed interesting and I was very hungry! Also it was Restaurant Week (or was it month) so for $20 you got a 3 course meal with choices for each course. I started with chipotle shrimp. Tasty and a pleasant... More 

Thank lanlubber2015
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Tacos were very fresh and delicious. Great service and atmosphere. Much better than meals had at higher priced restaurants in La Jolla. Don't miss this gem!

Thank Finn220
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Fresh take on Mexican food. Delicious and nice patio (though just on street - no view). Good choices for gluten-free and carb-conscious diners.

Thank Reijen
Los Angeles, California, United States
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great vibe to the restaurant décor and ambiance. All the seats have natural wood and when the windows are open all the way on a warm day, it makes for a lovely lunch. We started with their salsa and chips which comes not long after you sit. Which by the way the best roasted salsa I have ever had. Simple... More 

Thank Kristi Z
Dudley, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Spent the day in La Jolla ate here for lunch. Amazing house guacamole with walnuts & pomegranate seeds. Delicious tacos, couldn't fault the place. Waitress was very good.

Thank Chris Joanne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $19
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
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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