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Colima's Mexican Food

£Mexican, Latin,
2302 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2720
+1 619-297-2715
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“surf and turf” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
PRICE
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Value
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LOCATION
2302 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-2720
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

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 8 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 18 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 7 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 19 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 10 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 8 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
Reviewed 7 September 2016

ordered a large take a way from here for the group of us. we tried a few of the different burrito's and the stand out was the California. they also do a jumbo burrito which had pretty much everything on and it was delicious! we...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered a sausage breakfast burrito and added guacamole. The lady came out and took my order because I wasn't up to the menu yet. So I asked her what came in the breakfast burrito , she told me that every burrito comes with potato...More

Thank Salim M
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I actively seek out good Mexican food. I will go out of my way to try a good carne asada or research for a great burrito... This is the best Mexican Food in all of Southern California. From San Fran to America's Finest City, you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
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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