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Bravo's Mexican Bistro & Cantena

5001 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3009
+1 619-222-6633
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
“ocean beach” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
££ - £££
5001 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3009
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11 - 20 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2016

Reasonably priced brews and fish tacos in a chilled-out, open-air environment. Good service, great people watching

Thank wheresthesalt
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

This place rocks. The service was friendly and very prompt. The chips, salsas and the platter we ordered were all very delicious. If you sit at the window, the scenery is very nice and entertaining. I highly recommend it.

Thank Omar R
Reviewed 1 November 2015

try the mahi burrito, very tasty, we all had different items, very good chips, waitress kept our drinks full. loud but on the street for live entertainment to watch. local place, will return

Thank mike m
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great location with open window sitting to watch everything. Food is consistently good. Specials almost daily. Great street tacos and Happy hour. Very friendly and great service

Thank K R
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This place came highly recommended, but my Tilapia was burned to a crisp and the wait for a new one was too long, so I just ate the sides. I didn't appreciate the server's attitude when I tried to send the fish back...she acted like...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 7 September 2015

The guacamole here is awesome! So smooth and creamy. Really enjoyed having some authentic Mexican food. The chips, salsa, and burritos were so tasty. If you get an opportunity, give them a taste.

Thank Rey0307
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The fajitas are the best I've ever had. All the Mexican restaurants I visited in San Diego had a salsa bar. This was by far the best. The food was so fresh! I wish I had known how great it was sooner. I would highly...More

Thank Z8819QDbrians
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Good drinks, good fish tacos. The rest of the menu isn't that great. There are better places to get Mexican food in OB and San Diego but their Taco Tuesday deals are pretty killer!

Thank Jocelyn L
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Had the lobster burrito and shrimp taco...wonderful! If possible, get a window seat and enjoy watching the people and their dogs walking the streets of OB. Great location on the corner of Newport and Bacon Streets.

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Good fish tacos, very misleading on their seafood bucket. Brought on top of a Tecate Bucket, and we assumed there was more food under the plate, but not the case.

Thank lb1088
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-222-6633
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