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4820 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3111
+1 619-523-2020
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West Jordan, Utah
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150 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small place, friendly service. Not a ton of seating. Gorgeous desserts. I had a delicious cuban savory pastry. To die for. Then I had a cookie and coffee, both great!

Thank mindiwilson
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I have been going to azucar for years,the service is always to notched.The desserts are to die for,the Cubans sandwhich is mmmm good but I always get my large mocha.And of course 5 hot chocolates for the people at U.S. Bank

Thank john m
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We sought out Azucar because they catered the desserts at a friend's wedding. We're glad we trekked out to Ocean Beach. The baked goods extend from the simple to the sublime. I particularly enjoyed the Guava & cream cheese pastry. We'll definitely be back next time we're in town!

Thank Jddear
New York City, New York
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294 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Stop here for a dessert and was impressed. Cute patisserie with a vast assortment of treats. Excellent coffee too.

Thank Mac2105
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This small cafe in the heart of ocean Beach (OB) is amazing!! The scones melt in your mouth!! All are so good but the passion fruit or coconut blueberry are among the favorite eats. Go early because once they run out, your out of luck!!

Thank Traci C
Colorado Springs
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We tried 3 kinds of scones, the Cuban coffee con Leche and the Cinco Leches... all so so yummy! Place is tiny, bright, beachy. Service friendly and fast.

Thank meremasse
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Sweet little coffee shop I found while visiting San Diego. Glad I came here. Varieties of less heard coffees. I had Café Cubano double shot. Very well made. Courteous staff.

Thank hovipra
Bogota, Colombia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I met this cuban coffee 2 months ago and now it has become one of my favorite places. The desserts are incredible and many kinds and also the decoration of this pastries are amazing. Great Location and good prices.

Thank dianaortega1982
San Diego, California
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We ordered three desserts: Diablo, Mango cheesecake, Guava cheese pastry. Diablo is a dark chocolate cake, with a mousse dome, glazed in dark chocolate, with a cocoa brittle base. Diablo is clearly the best of the three, in the opinion of these chocolate lovers. It is rich in taste, and lasted all too briefly. The mango cheesecake had a coconut... More 

Thank myrevue
San Clemente, California
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290 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were very pleased with our cuban cafe con leche. The coffee was smooth and robust and the milk added a rich craziness and sweet enough to avoid any sugar. Nice alternative coffee choice instead of the big coffee houses around town.

Thank sjworldtravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Cuban, Latin, Spanish
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4820 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-523-2020

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