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12420 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740-2711
+1 562-430-9950
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Seafood, Healthy
12420 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740-2711
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This little gem is the source of “The Original Fish Taco.” The closest to Leisure World is tucked behind the Starbucks and the little out parcel in front of Bed Bath and Beyond, bordering Seal Beach Blvd. The chain has been recognized repeatedly with culinary...More

Thank Dagnytags
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Always happy to have Rubios fish tacos the fish is juicy and not overcooked the place is clean and service fast what else can you ask for

Thank daikin
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Standard fare but very clean facility. Great chain alternative to the national brands. The menus features full ala carte plus nice plate combos.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I have a mixed view of the place, first I will admit that I am not a fan of standing in line to order food. Especially when it crawls at a snails pace, not sure why it takes to long to take an order or...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have been going to several of these restaurants for many years. Started in San Diego and as they increased their locations I have gone to many. For years they were only in San Diego and expanded to Long Beach, Marina Del Rey, Seal Beach...More

1  Thank Toby G
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Rubios is named after the cofounder of the restaurant that began in Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. Their website states that their fish taco was the one that started the phenomenon that spread from coast to coast. Their menu states responsibly sourced grilled seafood options...More

1  Thank dwm_SGF_1987
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Located in a shopping center, there are no issues with parking, seating or long lines. Never had an inaccurate order. For those unfamiliar with the chain, the specialty is fish tacos along with other seafood tacos, burritos...etc. There is a salsa bar. Beer and wine...More

1  Thank EdfromPDR
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I fell in love with Rubio's fish tacos a few years was my first time. Great flavor that will make you want more.

1  Thank Rita I
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great fish tacos on Taco Tuesday. A regular Mexican foodie hangout. Super salsa bar. Always able to count on a quality menu and product.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

My husband had never tried Rubio's so we stopped in for lunch while on vacation in SoCal. He loved the fish taco and shrimp burrito. I don't eat any kind of seafood but I still love Rubio's. I got the street tacos plate with a...More

Thank Gkrieger714
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US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12420 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-430-9950
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.
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