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Miguel's Cocina

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Old Town
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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2444 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-298-9840
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sedro Woolley, Washington
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At the end of a great family reunion we agreed that a Mexican dinner in Old Town was the perfect end to the weekend. Luckily they were able to reserve space for our group of 15 or so on a very busy Sunday night! Service was a little bit slow but understandable due to the very full house. We cousins... More 

Thank grannyzip
San Diego, California
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131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had lunch at Miguel's in Old Town. They have a small parking lot behind the restaurant off the side street which is nice because parking sometimes is hard to find in Old Town. Food is wonderful as always and the service is always great. Make sure to ask for the white sauce when they bring your salsa and chips. It... More 

Thank TJ F
San Diego, California
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177 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Miguel's is in Old Town San Diego and competes with a bunch of Mexican restaurants. It seemed. Leaner and better kept than some others. Service was prompt and attentive. The menu is typical of relatively inexpensive Mexican restaurants. I had the swordfish tacos that came in a pair along with beans and rice. The fish was done just right and... More 

Thank SelectTraveler
Medford, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a good Mexican meal and that's exactly what we got. The atmosphere is great! The place is so cute! Everything from the chips and salsa/queso to the drinks was delicious. My husband and I both got tacos and they were amazing. I'm a huge chips & salsa fan and Miguel's were delicious! We highly recommend this... More 

Thank LMF0802
Orlando, Florida
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Miguel's tonight and had a great time! The restaurant was busy but that didn't impact the service or food! It was a nice atmosphere with friendly staff and good food!

Thank Danna S
Grain Valley, Missouri
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119 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The one thing about Old Town San Diego, there is no shortage of Mexican restaurants. I think there is one on every corner. Decent food. We ordered 2 pitchers of sangria. Taste great. Didn't realize they were $34 each. That will run up your bill.

Thank MikeTheTraveler56
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Good food! Service was a little slow, but we were in the Sunday lunch crowd. The cheese queso dip is delicious.

Thank Camille H
Kingsport, Tennessee
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Food was reasonably priced and delicious. We were served quickly after ordering. Wonderful meal...would definitely go back!

Thank Lori D
Reinach, Switzerland
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287 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Standard Mexican food in a Mexican style restaurant. Unique interior. Lot of trouble is taken with the interior & exterior appearance. Lots of plants & colourful flowers outside. Watch the guys at work in the kitchen. The Sculpin grapefruit beer was a first. Went for Miguel's plate. Filling but not so special. Service reasonably quick. Free car park outback &... More 

Thank Frank M
Nasushiobara, Japan
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Good food and service in this old town restaurant. Menu is varied with some good specials. We didn't book but about a 5 minute wait.. Ceviche was lovely and fresh tasting, carnitas tasty and filling.. Salsa and cheese dip on arrival is also good..

Thank Louise A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
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: 2444 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-9840

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