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Miguel's Cocina

#201 of 3,739 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
(619) 224-2401
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The best in service, food, drinks,chips and salsa. Great price, location ample parking and a food vibe. I make it a conscious decision to visit Miguel's cocina whenever we are in San Diego. 👍🏽✌🏽

Thank Herblopez1971
Regina, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch and a couple of beers at this restaurant. Service was excellent and the food was average.

Thank vidyadharr
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at Miguel's Cocina was good but not exceptional. We enjoyed our food on the outdoor balcony which was very pleasant. The staff was very helpful and attentive to our needs.

Thank mma536
Mooloolaba, Australia
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here whilst in town ,excellent food, huge servings and quick friendly service would definetley recommend and make sure to sit outside

Thank Bassdog24
Pompano Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Miguel’s is a great spot for Mexican food when visiting Shelter Island. The portions are very generous and the food is delicious. Their tortilla chips are fresh, hot and crispy and they come with not only salsa, but delicious queso as well. My husband and I ended up splitting a shredded beef chimichanga, which was amazing. They do have a... More 

Thank Knani
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Nacho, the Head Bartender is always smiling and the $ 3.00 Pacifico's draft and the 3 street tacos for $ 4.00 with the chips and white sauce made me quite happy...but the T.J. hot dog for $ 2.50 is a must...

Thank thecaptainofdelmar
Scottsdale, Arizona
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Miguel's is on our list of "boxes we need to check" every time we visit San Diego. It's a laid back, fun atmosphere with great valued- meals. Every time we eat here everyone obsesses over Miguel's queso dip!! There is none other like it!! "Imitation is the best form of flattery."

Thank ShellBell914
San Diego, California
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Miguel's is excellent. they have an amazingly tasting, very reasonably priced, happy hour, with excellent service, and even better tasting food. and, the drinks, OMG, the drinks, are even better. and, for even more of a treat, order from the main menu.

Thank Rich M
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Great food and atmosphere! The view is wonderful and laid back. Lots of fun had by all! Eat outside if you can.

Thank patnaudek
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We all fight over the white sauce to dip our chips in. This is a must eat here establishment when you are in town! Make sure to get there early, it gets crazy busy on the weekends!

Thank Kerry N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: (619) 224-2401

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