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Bahia Don Bravo

5504 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-7611
+1 858-454-8940
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (29 reviews)
“burrito” (13 reviews)
“street tacos” (3 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin
5504 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-7611
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Guacamole was the blandest I'd ever tasted. Made from unripe avocado with no spices. The carne asada was cheap, dry, and full of gristle. Torta wasn't actually a torta. Dry meat. It had mayonnaise on it. Not authentic at all. Any random street taco truck...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This basic Mexican serves delicious.food in a snack bar ambiance. The tastes were right on, the bar fair; very affordable enjoyment...

Thank rokkap
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is a long overdue review. Thought of this place while the family was having taco at another restaurant. Couldn't beat BAHIA DON BRAVO. Small but authentic mexican food. Love love love. Too bad I don't live close enough anymore. But can't wait to visit!!!!!

Thank Erma W
Reviewed 14 November 2017

No trip to the San Diego area is complete without fish tacos, right? I'd had others, but never these--supposedly "the best." Huh? First, maybe I didn't understand the prices, but it was way more $ than what I'd expected from the menu. Well ,after along...More

Thank calinurse
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We liked the food and the staff were friendly There was just something missing. Might have been the large and very annoying group rafting next to us which we can't blame on the restaurant. on far they handled this trying group with grace. Well definitely...More

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Cute little place in a great location. You can see the Ocean from that outdoor patio. We visited here twice. The 1st time was for a late breakfast since they open at 10 am. We shared a Breakfast burrito. Very good and the salsa bar...More

Thank Christine N
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I went here for dinner with friends who are locals and were raving about this place. Dinner was amazing! I had the mini shrimp tacos and fish tacos. They were actually normal size and very filling. The chips, guacamole and salsa were great, too. You...More

Thank LuvLuvLuv2Travel
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Back on the west coast for a visit with friends...after many years and HAD to have taquitos and guac. Was NOT disappointed!!! Along with the cold Modelo...it was the perfect lunch!!!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I've been snarfing down Bahia Don Bravo since high school. It is family-owned and many of the same people have been working there for years. The food is excellent and you will see a lot of locals. There are seats inside but there are also...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner on a Monday night about 6 pm. We were the only ones there but soon the place started to fill up. We got the fish tacos and the carne asada. Both were served on handmade tacos, stuffed with fresh ingredients....More

Thank Nancy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5504 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-7611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-8940
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