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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (313 reviews)
“tacos” (153 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
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

Our Margarita was called "Perfect for Two" and it was a great choice. Unbelievably we parked in the street in front of Cafe Coyote and they had a table for two outside ready and waiting. Our luck was in for sure as it was very...More

Thank Hut49
Reviewed yesterday

By luck we arrived on Taco Tuesday and tucked in to the tacos straight away, delicious. Then we had our mains, ample portions all round so we had to leave some behind. All our food was fresh and spicy. The beer was average but the...More

Thank Austin F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Atmosphere...Atmosphere...Atmosphere. This place is so fun. I could literally drink their salsa. I kept pushing away the chips only to find them in my fingers again. Great food, service and fun. Great for large groups as well

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Upbeat restaurant and bar in Old Town. Not only is this large restaurant fun it serves excellent drinks and delicious food! Don't be intimidated by the lines as they move extremely quickly as there are so many seats. Watch tortillas being made while you wait....More

Thank costaricatravel09
Reviewed 2 days ago

Extremely popular, very friendly and helpful staff, great menu and real good authentic Mexican food. Atmosphere was fabulous with a real hispanic feel. Many thanks, cant wait to return

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Most times places like this are over hyped and terrible, but here the food is good and the margaritas are big. Your typical Mexican restaurant, but the place is huge and we did not have to wait for a table. The service was spot on,...More

Thank toucanjoe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family stopped there our first night in San Diego. The food was so good and the atmosphere was awesome! The staff was very friendly. We ended up going back our last night in town too.

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first visit to Old Town. Cafe Coyote was recommended and it was a good fit for us. When we asked for Gluten free we were helped with no questions. It is nice to go somewhere that they understand gluten intolerance

Thank brettwilley
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Chicken burrito and rice was enough to fed a village and they kept the chips and salsa coming. Partner got fajitas and enjoyed them as well. There was a line waiting to be seated when we got there and still a line when we left....More

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food! The restaurant is really nice, very good service. The sampler is excellent for sharing with family or friends.

Thank JMGS17
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April 13, 2017|
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Response from mexicanbob5150 | Reviewed this property |
sorry but I don't know the answer to that question ! 😨
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Irene F | Reviewed this property |
Rebecca M
December 16, 2016|
Response from PirkoFamily | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but I'm not positive. You probably need to call to confirm/deny...but the restaurant is so well worth the visit!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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