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437 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2228
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

seeabass bowl is delicious, so are the street tacos. quick food turnaround. friendly service. easy location to get to. and inexpensive and can sit outside.

Thank Diana A
Solana Beach, California
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fast food around. One of the original locations of this chain founded in San Diego. Good for salads, burritos and tacos. Most selections are much better than expected, considering it's a fast food concept. Manager always attentive here and service is excellent.

Thank sdphil
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stopped here for lunch during our trip. The food was outstanding, portions were large, and service was friendly and helpful!

Thank Sixfive34
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We wanted some fast Mexican food and found this restaurant from reviews here. We loved our California rice bowls and my daughter got one of their salads. Salsas are fresh and delicious. We plan to go again before we leave the area. Good prices too.

Thank Tiffany S
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

This was our first local meal and it was fantastic. The menu had enough items that everyone was able to get what they wanted (a family of 7 can be hard sometimes). The flavors were amazing and made the food taste great without having to put anything else on it. But they had some great salsas if that is your... More 

Thank Bill K
New York City, New York
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I've been to a lot of Rubios, but I must say, this may be my favorite one ever. Parking is easy inside of the plaza, the food was well prepared, everything was explained thoroughly, like how big the guacamole is, etc. The kids were able to order their plain chicken tacos with only cheese to order! And the fish taco... More 

Thank miokjoo
Orting, Washington
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I guess technically it's fast food, but it's much better than most burger joints. Similar to a Baja Fresh, there are good tacos and burritos. A small salsa bar allows you to customize your meal. Beer and wine available

Thank Chris H
Kernville, California
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Great little place with tastfully healthy food. The prices were easy on the pocketbook and the decor was very comfortable. The staff was very friendly and went out of their way to even clean off our plates, which is usually something you do yourself. If you are lucky, you can sit by the fish tank. A well maintained salt tank... More 

Thank KernLodgeSue
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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Went there for lunch. Wow, food was really, really good. Lunch size servings (just right). Will really look for other Rubio's around our area, and be sure to go back to this one.

Thank BJWca
Kihei, Hawaii
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We usually really like Rubios but this location was really lacking. From the limited seating, to the low quality of the food.... we were very disappointed! We didn't go back and we usually eat at Rubios several times when in San Diego visiting.

Thank Maryl54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Seafood, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 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 - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2228
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: 858-259-9611

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