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Puesto

789 W Harbor Dr, Suite 155, San Diego, CA 92101-7710
+1 619-233-8880
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tacos” (560 reviews)
“guacamole” (142 reviews)
“filet mignon” (84 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
789 W Harbor Dr, Suite 155, San Diego, CA 92101-7710
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Puesto
1. Best place we ate on our visit
"Best place we ate on our visit to San Diego"
tr5150
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2. We love this place!
"We went there for dinner two days in a row."
DianaPei
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3. Superb tacos!
"The tacos were amazing. "
sjbw
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1 - 10 of 968 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great lunch spot! The taco trio was great. Chips and salsa were very good as well! Great service and atmosphere!

Thank bmc7942
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Start with the Mexican Street Bowl! (trust me, flavors galore) Then for your main dish go with the street tacos. Great choices! Try one of each. I tried the filet mignon, chicken al pastor and the carnitas. Then wash it all down with an Agua...More

1  Thank _blazer4kim
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is great, I had a selection of tacos which are great. Duck, filet mignon, pork, all great. Selection of beers and cocktails is nice. Only downside is the very loud music, difficult to talk to each other.

Thank Janpeterweethetbeter
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Puesto is a great venue. It has excellent outdoor seating. Located in a trendy area close to lots of other sights an restaurants. Food was excellent. Perhaps a bit pricey? I think we paid for the ambiance as well. Liked the menu variety. Almost any...More

Thank schlibber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tacos were excellent. Busy lunch place. More than one location. Had everything servers recommended. Delicious and would go again.

Thank colleen a
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don’t want to say anything bad about this spot. It’s not bad at all, just not authentic. The service was OK. Had to wait a bit long for them not being all that busy. Most of the staff here are very young, although our...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the guacamole...loved the mojito...loved the tacos! Reasonably priced...decent-sized portions...fresh and delicious food.

Thank PamelaK O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was hands down some of the best tacos I have ever had. The guacamole was also divine. My friends and I were in San Diego over New Years and visitors and the fact that I’m writing this review almost a year later is how...More

Thank Royce L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has single most expensive tacos in the world. $6.50 for a mediocre small fish taco that frankly I would not order again if it was $.99 cents. The al pastor chicken was ok, the pulpo taco (octopus) had mostly potatoes in it and...More

Thank Guille2101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a sat lunchtime and it was busy with a good atmosphere. I sat at the bar and although the bartender was busy I had to ask 3 times for some water. Tacos were good if a little greasy. Maybe better to visit...More

Thank EmNick1
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Kelly S
August 31, 2016|
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Response from Rather_Nomadic | Reviewed this property |
I saw people order food at the bar and carry it out but I don't know if you can call ahead and order food. The carry-out process did not seem quick though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $19
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 789 W Harbor Dr, Suite 155, San Diego, CA 92101-7710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-8880
  • E-mail
Description
Born in Mexico City and rooted in Southern California, Puesto is an award-winning Mexican Artisan Kitchen providing a fresh and contemporary take on authentic Mexican cuisine in an unique and upscale environment. With handmade maiz azul stone-ground tortillas made daily in house, sustainable meats and seafood, slow-cooked guisados, and scratch salsas, Puesto’s menu is a celebration of fundamental Mexican flavors and an homage to the cosmopolitan palate of Mexico City, courtesy of Executive Chef/Partner Luisteen Gonzalez and Executive Creative Chef Katy Smith. Puesto delivers a refreshing craft bar program, grounded in carefully curated agave spirits. We’re known for our Puesto Perfect Margaritas, in addition to palomas, micheladas and seasonal aguas frescas. Puesto has been featured by media outlets nationally and internationally, some of which include Huffington Post, Refinery 29, MSN, Insider, Zagat, Eater, Food and Wine, and LA Times.
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