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Cafe Coyote

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
+1 619-291-4695
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (284 reviews)
“carnitas” (85 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
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1 - 10 of 2,110 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our lunch here was good, I don't have any complaints but I think it was average as far as food goes. The atmosphere makes the place. It's easy to get to & centrally located. If you're traveling & looking for something different, check into some...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They have an extensive margarita menu & their margaritas are fantastic!!! Also had a good Miami Vice. Chips and salsa are good. Pork carnitas were amazing!! Friends enjoyed the combo plates. Service was good throughout. Just know for dinner, there is always a wait. We...More

Thank Tink0707
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was quite busy and noisy and had to wait. Our server was attentive, the food was alright and the margarita was tasty.

Thank TripMember050520161
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our Margarita was called "Perfect for Two" and it was a great choice. Unbelievably we parked in the street in front of Cafe Coyote and they had a table for two outside ready and waiting. Our luck was in for sure as it was very...More

Thank Hut49
Reviewed 4 days ago

By luck we arrived on Taco Tuesday and tucked in to the tacos straight away, delicious. Then we had our mains, ample portions all round so we had to leave some behind. All our food was fresh and spicy. The beer was average but the...More

Thank Austin F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Atmosphere...Atmosphere...Atmosphere. This place is so fun. I could literally drink their salsa. I kept pushing away the chips only to find them in my fingers again. Great food, service and fun. Great for large groups as well

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Upbeat restaurant and bar in Old Town. Not only is this large restaurant fun it serves excellent drinks and delicious food! Don't be intimidated by the lines as they move extremely quickly as there are so many seats. Watch tortillas being made while you wait....More

Thank costaricatravel09
Reviewed 5 days ago

Extremely popular, very friendly and helpful staff, great menu and real good authentic Mexican food. Atmosphere was fabulous with a real hispanic feel. Many thanks, cant wait to return

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Most times places like this are over hyped and terrible, but here the food is good and the margaritas are big. Your typical Mexican restaurant, but the place is huge and we did not have to wait for a table. The service was spot on,...More

Thank toucanjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family stopped there our first night in San Diego. The food was so good and the atmosphere was awesome! The staff was very friendly. We ended up going back our last night in town too.

Thank Cindy K
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2017|
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Response from mexicanbob5150 | Reviewed this property |
sorry but I don't know the answer to that question ! 😨
6 January 2017|
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Response from Irene F | Reviewed this property |
Rebecca M
17 December 2016|
Response from PirkoFamily | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but I'm not positive. You probably need to call to confirm/deny...but the restaurant is so well worth the visit!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-4695
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