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Costa Azul

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1031 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3405
+1 619-435-3525
11:00 - 23:00
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Vallejo, CA
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has outside seating as well as indoor. We are people watchers and chose outside. The food was Tex Mex and not so spicy that you regret it all day. It was fresh and hot and very quick. Prices are modest also.

Thank MaggieVallejo
Huntington Beach, California
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Coronado celebrating our anniversary and chose Costa Azul over a couple of other options. We were happy with the choice. The waitress was very attentive and friendly. The food arrived promptly. We both enjoyed our meals, I had the chile verde burrito and my wife enjoyed the regular size Tostada (which was too much food for her).... More 

Thank joeblowHB
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589 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This restaurant is a fun and well attended restaurant mainly by locals. Nice relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and good mexican/ american food. I had the mexican combo and it was delicious. For deserts go next door for great ice cream! Situated on a main street, good people watching if you sit outside.

Thank ChristineBindert
Oceanside, California
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly and efficient, and the patio dining area was good. Unfortunately the food was just MEH. The complimentary chips were greasy hard.. not crisp. The received beans tasted straight from a can. The rice was undercooked and extremely bland. I ordered the Coronado Burrito; the portion was huge, but the meat and sauce was way too salty.... More 

Thank xanaduyas
Redlands, CA
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162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've read some really great reviews for this restaurant but alas, I can't say I agree. Since we had 3 children with us, we arrived with a reservation at 5 PM on Taco Tuesday but apparently Taco Tuesday doesn't start until some mysterious later time.. Happy hour only applies to the"lounge" area which is a not very separate area so... More 

Thank Mary G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I ate our way through San Diego on a 3 day weekend. We went to Costa Azul on our last day. We were pleasantly surprised! The price was great and the food was phenomenal. I had carne asada. The guacamole was so fresh and delicious. The carne asade was marinated perfectly and the charred onion on top... More 

Thank April M
San Diego, California, United States
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We return to Costa Azul again and again as it is in a good location and has good food and drink! We sat outside the other night and it was delightful! Great Margaritas and I had a fabulous Chile Verde burrito (I try this dish at every Mexican restaurant I go to)! My husband enjoyed the Chile Rellenos too. Friendly... More 

Thank Lorie P
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We can't get enough of Costa Azul. We're no longer local, but come here immediately upon return. Their margaritas are huge, fresh and strong...and affordable during their extensive happy hour. All food is good but it's their shrimp tacos that have us coming back. Absolutely fantastic! Give this place a shot - especially on a nice day when you can... More 

Thank Lara D
Ocean City, Maryland
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Costa Azul based on reviews, but I would say my experience was average. I go the fish tacos and I wasn't enthused by the food. And I question whether the sangria had any alcohol. If you are looking for authentic Mexican food, this is just okay.

Thank BornPicky
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was staying at the Del, I decided to walk around do some window shopping then grab a bite for lunch. I stopped at Costa Azul, sat on the patio, ordered the Shrimp ceviche and a margarita. It was the best ceviche I've ever had! I never take pictures of my food, but I did that day and had to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-3525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?