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“Spicy shrimp taco”

Oscar's Mexican Seafood
Ranked #59 of 4,933 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

The restaurant is not fancy, and hard to find. But this was the best meal I had on my trip to San Diego. They do a GREAT job. Make sure to top it with their sauces.

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

This is a tiny place, we initially had a hard time finding it. Look for the painted "food truck" mural. Our group tried a few different tacos and the favorites were the surf and turf, the smoked fish and the spicy shrimp. The spicy shrimp was a bit hot for me but the plain grilled shrimp needed a bit more flavor. The Fisherman's Torta was wonderful! It was a sandwich with scallops, smoked fish and spicy shrimp - $10 for a sandwich. All of the seafood tasted really fresh. The beans on the side were also a good complement to the meal.

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is the best meal we've had in San Diego, and best tacos anywhere we've been! Went to Oscar's based on others' reviews and could not have been more pleased. Ate here for lunch and dinner and tried the fish, steak, and surf and turf tacos- all were AMAZING! The fish is whatever is fresh that day; we had halibut, yellowtail, and Mahi. We are very picky about where we eat Mexican food and have high expectations for tacos and seafood. These tacos were incredibly fresh and full of flavor. Loved all the sauces available too. Picked up our food each time and ate at different points on La Jolla overlooking the water, perfect way to enjoy a great meal. Wished we had tried the fish stew, but that's on the agenda for our next trip. Cash only. A must-have meal in SD!

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Reviewed September 21, 2013

This place is amazing. If you're looking for fish tacos, you absolutely MUST go this gem and hole in the wall in La Jolla. It's tiny, but the fish tacos, smoked shrimp tacos, and ceviche are to die for. Seriously. And extremely well-priced. Also: they carry a dozen hot sauces and it's great to try all. Ask for the server's favorite. But all in all, best Mexican seafood I've ever tried.

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Reviewed September 17, 2013

You will not find better fish tacos anywhere. Their smoked fish taco is incredible and loaded with flavor. They provide three different homemade sauces to further enhance the taste. The Pacific Beach location is a hole in the wall with limited seating inside and street seating outside. You order at a counter and your receipt has a number on it. The service is fast and everything is made as you order it--nothing waiting under lamps. It is also a great value. Do not miss this place.

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