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The Blind Burro

639 J St, East Village, San Diego, CA 92101-7017
+1 619-795-7880
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (40 reviews)
“tacos” (96 reviews)
“lengua” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
639 J St, East Village, San Diego, CA 92101-7017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok... first $10 for a small thing of Guacamole? It was very good but geez. The margaritas were small as well but tasted good, the tacos I had were amazing, one was surf and turf and the other was the Al Pastor which was flavorful...More

Thank Sjwiden
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good, and I enjoyed the margaritas. No complaints except for the music. I tend to go out to eat with people in order to talk to those people, so when the music is so loud, I can't hear those people, it's a...More

Thank Mrs_Kenobi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I end up here every trip to San Diego because it is quite simply good. Margaritas are on point, tacos are delicious, ceviche is good, service excellent, etc etc. Also, no problem splitting bills here (which matters on business). Fancier spots in this area are...More

Thank vinospizza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by here after a Padres game and found it to be a wonderful little bar. The chips and salsa were exceptional, the hot dog was great, and the other food we order was all very good. The drinks were also top notch.

Thank cubfaninco
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Overall we weren’t impressed. We ordered Carne Asada tacos, salmon tacos, slaw and nachos. All of which were just ok. The slaw was even kind of weird tasting, I didn’t take more than just a couple of bites. We also ordered guacamole which was pretty...More

Thank coloradofam2018
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Average greeting prior to being seated. Seated at a table that distance between table to backrest was not adequate to accommodate a small adolescent, and felt uncomfortably claustrophobic the entire visit. The food was good - but expensive. Seems like the the $15.00 2 x...More

Thank Ban M
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We ate here on a Friday game night by chance, everything else seemed packed. The restaurant was packed but they were able to get us right in. We started with fresh made guacamole, wonderful, and fantastic sangria. Both my wife and I had the surf...More

1  Thank steve h
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

The grilled fish tacos were perfection. The street corn was a little spicy for me but with a little guacamole, it was great. They forgot to bring out our chips and guacamole before the entree but then did not charge us for them. Great service...More

1  Thank broncotraveler
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Handmade corn tortillas rolled and filled to perfection. The tortillas were thick and made for a great meal. the tacos were also excellent. Service was outstanding; server took the time to have a conversation with me. This place deserves higher than an overall four star...More

1  Thank LivingTheDreamAs4
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Awesome spot near Petco Park. Potato & corn Flautas so good and cheesy and come with a delicious dipping sauce. Veggie tacos had fried cauliflower with avocado, cabbage slaw, and 2 different sauces on corn tortilla. Was amazing. Comes with side of choice. Street corn...More

1  Thank Jay D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 J St, East Village, San Diego, CA 92101-7017
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-795-7880
Located steps away from Petco Park, The Blind Burro is owned and operated by Good Time Design in San Diego. The Blind Burro specializes in baja coastal cuisine using local and sustainable seafood and produce when possible. Think grilled fish, chicken and shrimp with a Mexican and Baja inspired twist. The Blind Burro also showcases a second-to-none tequila, mezcal and spirits program that enhances the restaurant's Baja Costal vibe. With a walk up outdoor bar, guests are able to eat and drink, while enjoying the always amazing San Diego weather. Come late night, the restaurant converts into a fun and unique lounge
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