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Puerto La Boca

#284 of 3,835 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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2060 India St/ Little Italy, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-234-4900
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for Happy Hour when in San Diego. The house Malbec is dynamite for $4. We had, the Sweetbreads, grilled and sauteed..fantastic. We basically worked our way through the appetizer menu...MORCILLA, marinated octopus, calamari and shrimp... everything was fantastic. Excellent service from Robby the bar tender. Wanted to go back for dinner, but ran out of time this trip...next... More 

Thank TheGourmand799
Carefree, Arizona
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a Groupon (the power of ptomotion)... Enjoyed a VERY tasty sslad! Only small issue was the waiter asked if we wanted bread, I said yes... Was caught off guard (shame on me) when they charged $2.50 (All I wish is that the server would mention the charge and allow me to accept... Complementary bread is served at most... More 

Thank Jerry V
Richmond, Virginia
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232 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I expected Argentinian food, as advertised. So they had a couple steaks on the menu, an empanada and you got Chimichurri. The latter being the best thing I tried. The rest of the menu seems like someone's poor idea of what is expected in a neighborhood called 'Little Italy.' I had the Milanesa Napolitana. It was advertised as "Breaded thin... More 

Thank slovaktoo
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is an awful Argentinian restaurant. Greasy steak. They charged for bread, chiles, etc. Overpriced and bad service

Thank Memascarua
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

It was a few days before New Years, we were walking through Little Italy when the smells of the neighborhood made us hungry, so we decided to try a place for supper. It was around 6pm, which proved to be a mistake without reservations. We went into many places who all had a 45-60 min wait if you didn't have... More 

Thank M M
Novi Sad, Serbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Average taste, small portions and very expensive. Service was not too great either. For the price you can get much better experience in many of the India street restaurants.

Thank Tatjana M
Irvine, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I want to initially explain that I have downgraded my review because of the incredibly poor service we received. Granted, this was the opening night of SD Restaurant Week, but it was a Sunday, and we had reservations. When we arrived, we were told our table was not ready. The place was packed, but that just let us know the... More 

Thank MhzGal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

It was the little things that made it for me...Three things in fact: the house cabernet was a PLEASANT surprise (and I heard the Malbec was even better), I even had the Argentinian beer that casually went with everything I tried. Second the chimichurri...mmm...I should have taken some home! Third we had great service...the place is small and we went... More 

Thank Michelle R
Vacaville, California
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

First visit. Celebrated birthday. We had the house wine, salads that were special with figs, cheese and orange slices, nice skirt steak, paste and two fish orders. Nice pear dessert. We have plans to return. The hostess, waitress and staff were family. Free street parking after 6pm.

Thank DianeBill
College Station, Texas
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant not only has terrific food it also creates an environment that is warm and cozy! It would be great for a romantic dinner for two and well as a nice dinner for a family with older kids. We ordered the signature skirt steak for two and probably could've fed 4 people on it! The portion sizes are large.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2060 India St/ Little Italy, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-4900

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