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Puerto La Boca

#232 of 3,794 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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2060 India St/ Little Italy, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-234-4900
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a few days before New Years, we were walking through Little Italy when the smells of the neighborhood made us hungry, so we decided to try a place for supper. It was around 6pm, which proved to be a mistake without reservations. We went into many places who all had a 45-60 min wait if you didn't have... More 

Thank M M
Novi Sad, Serbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Average taste, small portions and very expensive. Service was not too great either. For the price you can get much better experience in many of the India street restaurants.

Thank Tatjana M
Irvine, California
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I want to initially explain that I have downgraded my review because of the incredibly poor service we received. Granted, this was the opening night of SD Restaurant Week, but it was a Sunday, and we had reservations. When we arrived, we were told our table was not ready. The place was packed, but that just let us know the... More 

Thank MhzGal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the little things that made it for me...Three things in fact: the house cabernet was a PLEASANT surprise (and I heard the Malbec was even better), I even had the Argentinian beer that casually went with everything I tried. Second the chimichurri...mmm...I should have taken some home! Third we had great service...the place is small and we went... More 

Thank Michelle R
Vacaville, California
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit. Celebrated birthday. We had the house wine, salads that were special with figs, cheese and orange slices, nice skirt steak, paste and two fish orders. Nice pear dessert. We have plans to return. The hostess, waitress and staff were family. Free street parking after 6pm.

Thank DianeBill
College Station, Texas
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant not only has terrific food it also creates an environment that is warm and cozy! It would be great for a romantic dinner for two and well as a nice dinner for a family with older kids. We ordered the signature skirt steak for two and probably could've fed 4 people on it! The portion sizes are large.... More 

Thank ManagerMama
Oxford, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stopped by to get some food and it really wasn't very good at all. I went for a prawn dish that was overly salty and overly creamy. Poor all round. Service was also very slow. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank KinkyNoodle
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

During a three week round trip definitely the best steak we had. Maybe you should expect this quality for the price we paid, but other restaurants took our Dollars definitely for less quality. The starters (bread with ...) were mentioned frequently and positive - we fully agree

Thank Nils M
Gilbert, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went ot San Diego for girls weekend and we ate here our first night.It is small and cozy and not so loud you can't carry on a conversation. Limited but tasteful wine menu. We started with empenadas and the caprese with goat cheese salad they did not disappoint.Excellent food, my steak was cooked to perfection...the sides could have been better,... More 

Thank Vaughn W
Watchung, New Jersey
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107 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

service was good and friendly, but food not as it should be, the salmon was good, but the french fries came with parsley and the traditional argentinian ones are just plain and that iis in all restaruants from Costa Rica to New Jersey, did not like them, Second, the parrillada , had chicken, no no no and veggies no no... More 

Thank Claudio G

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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
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2060 India St/ Little Italy, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-4900

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