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“Dreamin' of Rubio's Shrimp Tacos”
Review of Rubio's

Rubio's
Ranked #158 of 1,236 Restaurants in La Jolla
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Families with children
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.
Austin
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74 reviews
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“Dreamin' of Rubio's Shrimp Tacos”
Reviewed May 25, 2012

I was so happy to bite into Rubio's Garlic Herb Shrimp taco - I had 2 shrimp tacos in a corn tortilla with a citrus salsa and avocado slices. It was so tasty, I've been trying to recreate the dish (unsuccessfully at home).

My kids both got burritos, which were enormous. They enjoyed them tremendously.

My husband's Salsa Verde Shrimp were not such a hit - I recommend the GARLIC tacos instead of the salsa verde. You can get the green sauce at the salsa bar - no worries.

Overall, the food was good, fast, and fairly reasonable. We would definitely return.

  • Visited March 2012
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Austin, TX
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“Good veggie options”
Reviewed March 30, 2012

Famous for fish tacos - which are great - this place also serves a very good grilled veggie burrito. Excellent salsa bar as well.

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