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“Good for a quick bite”
Review of Rubio's

Ranked #159 of 1,241 Restaurants in La Jolla
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Child-friendly
Description: The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.
San Diego, California, United States
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5 reviews
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“Good for a quick bite”
Reviewed 14 October 2012

One of the best things about this Rubios La Jolla Location is the staff! They really take pride in their work and it shows in the food and especially in their customer service.

Visited October 2012
Thank PabloaFernandez
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Fast food seafood tacos. Good.”
Reviewed 25 August 2012

First time at a Rubios I think. Fast, good service. Nice people. Not cheap for fast food but nice quality. Salsas and flavors of So Cal not New Mexico. Safe choice if you dont know where else you might want to go.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank ZeroUpFourOut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Dreamin' of Rubio's Shrimp Tacos”
Reviewed 25 May 2012

I was so happy to bite into Rubio's Garlic Herb Shrimp taco - I had 2 shrimp tacos in a corn tortilla with a citrus salsa and avocado slices. It was so tasty, I've been trying to recreate the dish (unsuccessfully at home).

My kids both got burritos, which were enormous. They enjoyed them tremendously.

My husband's Salsa Verde Shrimp were not such a hit - I recommend the GARLIC tacos instead of the salsa verde. You can get the green sauce at the salsa bar - no worries.

Overall, the food was good, fast, and fairly reasonable. We would definitely return.

  • Visited March 2012
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Austin, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good veggie options”
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Famous for fish tacos - which are great - this place also serves a very good grilled veggie burrito. Excellent salsa bar as well.

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Thank Lobogris43
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