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Colima's Mexican Food

2302 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2720
+1 619-297-2715
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
2302 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2720
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

It's a tiny place with not much parking and a drive thru that flows back into the street at times. This should be your first clue that something amazing is going on here. Only like 8 or 9 tables inside and a menu that stretches...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

New Yorker having Mexican food in CA for the first time. Was looking for a place with a "locals feel". Hit the jackpot. Loved it. Great taste. Great prices. If I'm ever back in San Diego I'll swing by. Had to try the fish tacos....More

Thank roc585nation
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Have been eating here for years and food has always been good. Everything we have eaten has been good from the rolled tacos to the milanesa torta to the sopes and lots of combination plates . The tortas are big with a large variety of...More

Thank Commodore2010
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This place looks like a dive, but it is amazing. Really great food, very nice staff, small little place. Really good rolled tacos.

Thank keith f
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I went here after reading the reviews. Ordered the surf n Turf Burrito it was as big as my arm and loaded with quality ingredients. The shrimp were big and cooked perfectly and the carnie asada was tasty. They had a nice salsa bar and...More

Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

If you want good Mexican Food. Got to Colima's. The best Taco Shop in San Diego. Love the Roll Tacos, Carne Asada Burrito, Nachos. Everything is good. Ever in San Diego and want a good Taco Shop a must..

Thank A. Vinnie V
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican! This is my go to spot. They are always busy. This includes Mexican workers from nearby construction sites. They know what's good. It's this food. Don't expect fancy sit down, there is limited room In the dinning room. Outside there are three rickety...More

Thank Jeeper19
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Every time I come to San Diego for work, I make a mandatory stop at Colima's. I first came here in 2014 because a local told me that it's the best for Mexican food--they weren't lying. There's nothing better than a Pollo Asado burrito, a...More

Thank Riley B
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

No joke, this is the best Mexican food in SD! Been coming here for 5 years now and they never disappoint!

Thank Kristi C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I had a huge bean & cheese burrito, everyone else had Carne Asada burritos for under $20. They are unbeatable!

Thank SandyagoLar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2302 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-297-2715
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