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Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
+1 619-234-6333
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (33 reviews)
“lobster” (33 reviews)
“tacos” (51 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great menu and extensive bar choices. Wonderful staff. Food very delicious and very good value. The unlimited chips and large selection of dips at an attractive self serve bar was a nice unexpected extra.

Thank Allen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most is served Baja style- steamed, grilled, citrus-y. Wonderful. Service excellent. Very plentiful portions and good prices. I had fish and chips, beer battered cod with great fries. Delicious. Another time had a cheese seafood dish with shrimp, lobster, scallops that was excellent. They have...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So had a splendid meal and Ambience was great....the lobster was great and the waiter did a splendid job in serving us

Thank popeourfriend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because our reservations had a high chair, it took a little longer cause the tables have different heights. Outside of that, service was great. Atmosphere is very busy. Food was good, beer selection left something to be desired but overall I would go again.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok. It had outdoor seating in the sun so we stopped. The restrooms were dirty and food was ok. There was a 3% surcharge ‘for increased costs’ added to our bill that left a bad taste. There’s so many other options....

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

25 minutes to get a glass of wine 🍷 had to ask for a waiter twice. Too many restaurants to deal with this, go somewhere else!

Thank 2Pets2Travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I arrived in San Diego late on a Thursday night, and walked down to Rocking Baja from our hotel. The Lobster Lover's Combo and Seafood Skillet were good choices, served piping hot and with more than ample quantities of good food! Our...More

Thank KaynGeorge
Reviewed 10 March 2018

great food right on the gaslamp area. good staff. i guess we closed the place but they didnt chase us out

Thank sgtwrench
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Casual, with a Mexican style fish menu, salsa bar and t.v.s The buckets are our favorite meals, although we've had other things and it's all good. Staff is helpful without hovering.

Thank mtjtkd
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

First time at this restaurant, good atmosphere to hangout with friends and have a beer. Food is O.K. It's supposed to be a Mexican restaurant but food really is too americanized, of course, this review comes from a Mexican raised individual. Guacamole is 100% Mexican,...More

Thank Daniel M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-6333
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