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Miguel's Cocina

#169 of 3,869 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
+1 619-224-2401
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This authentic mexican restaurant has a fun and vibrant decor that compliments the excellent food they have there. The people are friendly and knowledgeable as well.

Thank Jazzmyne V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love this place! Awesome service, delicious food, and fantastic vibe.. Can't go wrong going here! Must try their cheese dip and their carnitas. Yummm

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Salvador, BA
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miguel's is right in front my office. I spend the last years waiting the opportunity to go there. And I picked a special date, May 05. The environment in the restaurant is amazing, all thematic. The service is very good. The food... I expected a little bit more... but was good.

Edmonton, Canada
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Miguel's in Point Loma / Shelter Island is the perfect place to visit for food and fun. There is lots of outdoor space to enjoy the view and beautiful weather San Diego and Point Loma have to offer. In an area that has an abundance to good Mexican food, Miguel's did not fall short. Our servers were fun and efficient.... More 

Thank R K
Dallas, Texas
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the margaritas, the lovely creamy queso dip and salsa. Ordered a wonderful soup, and shared some rellenos with my friend. The service was excellent. I highly recommend this cafe! I liked it so much that I went back the next evening.

Thank CSamSmith
Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was very disappointing and very average semi warm food although it seemed to be a popular place I'd give it a miss.

Thank Paul J
Winnsboro, South Carolina
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, son got the huge burrito, and couldn't eat it all. I had the enchiladas wonderful! Plenty of free chips and salsa along with cheese sauce which back home you pay extra for! Nice outdoor seating.

Thank eric k
Portland, Oregon, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is a little gem we stumbled upon. I saw there were busy and decided to try it. We were seated immediately and chinos and drinks followed. The server brought us their special salsas and they were delicious. Definitely try the Jalapeño white sauce, YUM...Quick and great service.

Thank Rebecca M
Bellingham, Washington
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food the fajitas were excellent flour tortillas very good. Sat outside, service was very friendly and fast.

Thank jeffandnoelle
Pasadena, California
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were looking for ceviche so we decide to give this place a try. This is a two story building with the dining and bar area on the second floor. There is also an outdoor terrace up top that can get pretty crowded if all the tables are taken. If you walk to the end of the terrace and make... More 

Thank egchora

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$12
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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Placentia, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?