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Miguel's Cocina

2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
+1 619-224-2401
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good Food and Service. Authentic Mexican is what is served. I had the steak taco and my wife had the enchilada's. The chips and sauce were to die for.

Thank krrtlr1
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was great and the ambiance was pleasant. The staff was very courteous and explained the selections well.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here our first night and knew we wouldn't be back. Food had no favor and it seemed like the only time our waitress paid attention to us is when she wanted us to pay the check. We had the taco and chile which...More

Thank mexicangirl2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food service and place! Visit you won't get disappointed! Would I return? Definitely yes! Pay them a visit, very good value too.

Thank Fidlto
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Not your best mexican food, a little expensive, used to be better. It was in walking distance from our hotel, a lot of people like it bu tit is not for me.

Thank doris n
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant gets very busy and we had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. I would therefore recommend that you pre-book your table. We dined upstairs and it had a nice feel to it as it also had a bar where people were...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We went to this restaurant twice and both times the food and service was excellent! I ordered the chimichanga, i had ground beef with it which was seasoned with peppers and onions,it had tons of ingredients and it was perfectly cooled, not overdone, best chimichanga...More

Thank lisajB4237GP
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us on our arrival to San Diego. We were really looking forward to the meal but unfortunately we were disappointed. The service was slow and food average.

Thank alisonjgriggs
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We sat upstairs on the patio for lunch...we had a lovely breeze! The staff was very accommodating for our family group. We came to San Diego knowing we'd get authentic Mexican food and we were not disappointed. Everything was very tasty and portioned well.

Thank Melanie Q
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This place was soo good my family ate here 3 times during our vacation. Two words- free queso! The service was outstanding every time. Wonderful menu options and a nice patio.

Thank Jbachicha
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7 July 2016|
Response from Knani | Reviewed this property |
Hi jaascar16, I personally did not have a gluten-free meal (at least that I'm aware of), but they promote the fact that they offer gluten-free options! You can find a link to their menu on their website. Hope this helps! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-224-2401
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