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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” (292 reviews)
“fried ice cream” (24 reviews)
“carnitas” (90 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate at the Cafe Coyote while exploring Old Town San Diego. The food, and the service was very good. The menu is varied enough for even the most picky eater. If you are cautious about Mexican food, try the Margarita Chicken, with refried beans and...More

Thank JDP53
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent place to eat. Tortillas are great! Albóndiga soup was excellent. Staff was pleasant. We will come back for sure.

Thank Valentina A
Reviewed 2 days ago

A group of friends and I visited Old Town San Diego and we had dinner at Café Coyote on Saturday night. This is a seriously large restaurant with several eating areas upstairs and down and in two sections of a building. There was a long...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 4 days ago

My favorite place to eat when I visit San Diego! It's so great to sit outside and the atmosphere is so fun, the food is always good and the portions are excellent! The mariachi band is good and they'll play just for you! Gotta have...More

Thank winsls2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cafe Coyote always seems to be busy, but we weren't sure why other than they are known for their extensive list of margarita's and perhaps their Taco Tuesday. Their drinks were weak and food is average, but the colorful, fun and busy atmosphere with plenty...More

1  Thank RenAroundTown
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

cafe Cayote is always full of people which tells the story. The food is real good and the service is prompt and very friendly. Even when you have to wait it’s onky a few minutes.

Thank J0_Glen
Reviewed 6 days ago

The front desk man at our hotel recommended Cafe Coyote to us. It's in Old Town, and parking can be difficult - Cafe Coyote has a small parking garage, and when we arrived and left, spaces were available (it was a Wednesday evening. We only...More

Thank BH51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great experience at Cafe Coyote! You can get fresh made tortillas off he street or go into dine. We dined on the patio, enjoyed margaritas and Authentic Mexican Food. Our kids loved it too. Great atmosphere too, a must stop in Old...More

Thank NMICustomer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got a voucher for this place from Angel at the Ramada. She was raving about the quality of their food. So I took a client there to check it out. I have to agree. The food is great. Good size portions as well. My...More

Thank RGA2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

#1 stop on the SD Trolley...this is where you can start and/or finish a great ride...by walking about a block - having enjoying an authentic Mexican lunch or dinner at Café Coyote! The friendly atmosphere - the authentic food and great service - food &...More

Thank Gordo2012T
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Questions & Answers
13 April 2017|
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Response from Spdream | Reviewed this property |
Tortillas have pork extract. Chips are 100% vegetarian no lard
5 January 2017|
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Response from Irene F | Reviewed this property |
Rebecca M
16 December 2016|
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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