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“Always go there when in SD” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rubio's

Rubio's
Ranked #51 of 323 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.
San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Always go there when in SD”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Rubios is great and a flavor you can't get anywhere else! A must do when you are in the San Diego area. Fish tacos of course are the staple, but everything is great. Add a Stone Ale and you have a true local's meal!

Visited June 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Redondo Beach, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Yummy....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Best Fish Tacos, Awesome Beer battered fish burritos, and yummy lobster salad with the white chipotle sauce. So good!

Visited January 2013
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Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Go to food at the outlet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

If you are looking for a good fish taco, this is your place. The rest of their menu is great, too, but they have a great fish taco sauce that makes it my favorite chain in So. Cal.

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Thank Katie E
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San Diego, California
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I have only tried the burrito. The burrito has variety inside it and is filling. The ingredients, chips, salsa are fresh.

  • Visited December 2012
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Carlsbad, California
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Really good fish tacos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Interesting take on Ensenada style fish tacos. I like a little less cabbage and more lime on the tacos when i get mine.

Visited August 2012
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