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Cafe Coyote

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
+1 619-291-4695
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tortillas” (332 reviews)
“fried ice cream” (26 reviews)
“carnitas” (93 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Outstanding tequila selection - I love Reposado and was not disappointed. My wife had The Dark Soul ginger beer, tequila, black raspberry and was very good. Food average and would suggest you eat outside and not in the bar area.

Thank SeattleBrooklynBoy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here after reading about the restaurant on a few travel blogs. The service is fast and the food is decent. The place is very large, crowded and more like a turn-and-burn type of establishment so felt a little rushed--definitely caters to the tourist crowd....More

Thank WBS L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place has the best Mexican food in Old Town. They make there own tortillas on the patio that come in a variety of flavors. The ambience is nice and there margaritas are awesome. Outside seating is preferred.

Thank Sirr B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was great at a reasonable price! Service was great. Music playing and quant outdoor setting available for a lovely time with friends!

Thank cghnurse
Reviewed 6 days ago

No, not even can I call it average. Crowded tables with cheap, uncomfortable plastic chairs. Watery tasteless salsa, all though the nachos were actually quite tasty. Basic rice and beans Shredded chicken had absolutely no seasoning, very tasteless. Creamy chipotle sauce had no hint of...More

Thank Ratso R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were in the mood for Mexican food while in Old Town and had read good reviews about several places on this block. There was only a short wait at Cafe Coyote so that settled the matter. Wife had the Tostada, and I had the...More

Thank JDB68
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful welcoming family restaurant. Always good fresh food, nice people and atmosphere. Look forward to my visit to san diego because of this place

Thank Shannon O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service & great food! Taco Tuesdays have yummy taco deals with freshly made tortillas and great deals on drinks! If you're in SD, highly recommend Cafe Coyote followed by a stroll around the Old Town area. Best guacamole & fried ice cream around!

Thank amandajbb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at this Mexican restaurant last week. this is definitely the restaurant where you eat better.large portions and good quality of food. Excellent service offered by a Spanish or Mexican boy Antonio

Thank cicciotto3np
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to other nearby spots we decided to give Cafe Coyote a try. The result was decent food including their enchiladas and carnitas. The chips were tasty however the salsa is very watery. The service was the absolute worst. We had to beg to...More

Thank ddmullis
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from karonb1 | Reviewed this property |
I do not work there. Maybe call the restaurant directly.
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Spdream | Reviewed this property |
Tortillas have pork extract. Chips are 100% vegetarian no lard
January 5, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-4695
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