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La Perla Cocina

745 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109-2405
+1 858-274-3038
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb tacos” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
745 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109-2405
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We both had the lamb burrito with a side of beans. Service is slow, but it was worth the long wait. The lamb burrito was excellent. Service was excellent as are the prices. On a small street, but make sure you find it.

Thank VinMar_10
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I love mexican food and sometimes I get sick of going places and expecting a real mexican meal then getting some western infused mexican inspired fusion gunk. Don't get me wrong, that has a time and a place but I really love REAL mexican food....More

Thank Chloé G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Out of the 77 mexican places in the local area, just go here. They have fresh Sea Bass tacos that are the finest. The menu may look like other places, but the food is just the next level up, won't disappoint, then head back to...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you've ever heard of the amazing California Burrito, La Perla Cocina is the only place that does it justice. You won't be disapointed! We live in San Diego and have tried dozens of mexican restaurants and taco shops, and this is without a doubt...More

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Enjoyed the tastiest tacos I've had in a long, long time. Service is quick and friendly, heaps of delicious food with quality ingredients at a great price.

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Delicous tacos (carne asada and carnitas), very friendly service. Wish I'd had more time to go back several times so I could try more on the menu.

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Fantastic food, authentic, affordable and delicious! They will make anything to order! Eat outside or inside

Thank JCBadger
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The only con of this place is - the place itself. Even before entering through the front door, one would never expect what GREAT food will be served. The place is clean but nothing special. It had a canteen spirit. Fish tacos were amazing. If...More

Thank Davi3e
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times, awesome food, great friendly staff! Breakfast, lunch or dinner. They now have online ordering, works great!Recommend you visit!

Thank bubfn
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We eat at minimum, once a day at La Perla. We stuff our family of 4 for $50 and the Guacamole and the burritos (carne asado is my favourite) are the best I've ever had. Guillermo is super friendly and treats his customers really well...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109-2405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-274-3038
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