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La Puerta

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
+1 619-696-3466
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“street tacos” (79 reviews)
“guacamole” (107 reviews)
“burrito” (102 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have now been here 3 times in a year, and I am convinced that this is the best happy hour I've been to. Period. Great food and great margaritas made by friendly and fun bartenders. Great crowd and great restaurant. Keep in mind it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Joshb2j
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great place to enjoy Happy Hour. the service is quick and extremely friendly . For Happy Hour all drinks are half off. Great margaritas. Apps and quesadillas are also half off for hh. Big crisp non greasy quesadilla with chicken ,shrimp or pork...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jojo4975
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lively Mexican Restaurant in Gas Lamp District. Nachos and chips are served with guacamole and cotija cheese. Margarita was very good. I had the shrimp appetizer which was also very good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChefAnnMt_Laurel_NJ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had quesadillas and margheritas. The food was awesome. I had steak quesadillas. The meat was well seasoned and portions were plentiful. The margheritas were stiff and flavorable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ejceles
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying in the Gaslamp Section of Downtown San Diego last week (January 10-14, 2019) and decided to check this place out based on reviews I read here on Trip Advisor. The food was excellent, I had a shrimp taco platter that was the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steve1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I tried this restaurant because it was highly rated as a Mexican restaurant on Trip Advisor. This is not a traditional Mexican restaurant. They mix Mexican flavors with non-traditional Mexican food. We both found the food too spicy/hot. My husband liked his...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Veronica459
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch today included street tacos here and I’m glad that it did. Had the mix n match with 2 carne and 1 shrimp and all three were overstuffed to my delight. Laid back and friendly place - perfect for subdued lunch.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rwethereyet850
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food Family friendly Long bar inside with TVs showing sports. Great service with food coming out quickly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gordonf779
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4th Avenue is filled with interesting stores and restaurants. La Puerta is one of them. Great Margaritas and good food. Very crowded so plan to go to the bar and drink while you wait for a table.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rdear60878
Reviewed December 14, 2018

We picked this based on the trip advisor reviews. Happy hour includes tacos, but NOT the combination taco plates. The beef steak taco was the best of the trio. It's rated for best tacos, but they were pretty good for us.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jsmooney
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April 30, 2018|
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Response from BrianP634 | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Tuesday evening and it was pretty full so I’d recommend a rez if you wanted to go on a wkend night.
April 19, 2017|
Response from MerritteP1 | Property representative |
Hi! Our address is 560 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. Hope to see you soon!
Kelly C
May 26, 2016|
Response from SDConcierge | Reviewed this property |
They can go for breakfast or lunch. I don't remember the cut off time, but after a certain time anyone under 21 is not allowed. I think it is 6pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-696-3466
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