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Puesto

1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-454-1260
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (423 reviews)
“guacamole” (90 reviews)
“filet mignon” (57 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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1 - 10 of 678 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Mcdonald's is a better choice than this putrid hole in the wall. Nauseating smells coming out of the kitchen makes you want to strangle the cooks. Dirty and sticky tables look like they have not been cleaned in a month. La Jolla in itself is...More

1  Thank Jonathan D
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We had such a great experience at this popular spot, starting it all off with 2 Puesto Perfect Margaritas! It was very easy to accommodate a gluten free diet and we ended up ordering too much food for 2 people, but it was all so...More

1  Thank MandB56
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Place is loud. Cool kitchen. You can see what they're cooking and what they're serving on your plate. I ordered mushroom taco. It was just ok.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Got a lunch to go, including some pork taquitos that were very tasty but also very greasy--but maybe that supports their authenticity? Dunno. Also paid $12 for a salad that was revealed in box as being five chunks of cantalope, five leaves of kale, a...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We come here with a friends couple and The decor is pretty nice and the place looks pack. The food was pretty good, I ate some fish tacos and they were well cooked. Little on the high end of Mexican...

Thank ricardofr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love a good taco and this place doesn't disappoint. Accommodating waitstaff, good location above average food.

Thank DandD763
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tres tacos: filet mignon taco, mushroom taco, zucchini & cactus taco. Great food & ambiance! Recommended by Colby of San Diego fly rides electric bike tour. Take a tour and then take a taco!

Thank BronxBombersFan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Puesto after taking in the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival. My wife is gluten free (GF) and is reluctant to purchase food from street vendors. We popped into Puesto in search of some GF tacos and margaritas... We were not disappointed. Great...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I both loved our lunch here. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, and amazing, delicious food!! We both ordered tacos and the quality of fresh, flavorful food was impressive. Can wait to return!

Thank NYClove_212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great find - a great selection of Mexican beers and delicious tacos! This place had a great vibe and I loved sitting in the open bar area where we could people watch on the street. They also gave us endless chips and...More

Thank Kari A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-1260
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Description
Born in Mexico City and rooted in Southern California, Puesto is an award-winning Mexican Artisan Kitchen providing a fresh and contemporary take on authentic Mexican cuisine in an unique and upscale environment. With handmade maiz azul stone-ground tortillas made daily in house, sustainable meats and seafood, slow-cooked guisados, and scratch salsas, Puesto’s menu is a celebration of fundamental Mexican flavors and an homage to the cosmopolitan palate of Mexico City, courtesy of Executive Chef/Partner Luisteen Gonzalez and Executive Creative Chef Katy Smith. Puesto delivers a refreshing craft bar program, grounded in carefully curated agave spirits. We’re known for our Puesto Perfect Margaritas, in addition to palomas, micheladas and seasonal aguas frescas. Puesto has been featured by media outlets nationally and internationally, some of which include Huffington Post, Refinery 29, MSN, Insider, Zagat, Eater, Food and Wine, and LA Times.
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