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Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
+1 619-234-6333
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (37 reviews)
“lobster” (40 reviews)
“tacos” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I totally did not think that the food here was going to be 5 star but is was. I had the mango salsa, lobster enchilada, 1/2 pound of carne asada and a cheese enchilada beans and rice. GREAT MEAL! I Added a corona and I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best Lobster in a long time! On our first night of our staycation, my husband and I craved seafood. We walked all over Old Town until we settled on Rockin' Baja. We ordered the Golden Sombrero Bucket. This was a meal for two and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mye_21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Combination sports bar and mexican cantina, this place offers a salsa bar for those that are not faint of heart (very spicy). My wife and son split the golden sombrero bucket and that had a lot of meat in it. Two whole lobsters, three kinds...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jahanzelka
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Good seafood dishes at reasonable prices. Generous portions. Service is good. You can enjoy watching your favorite sport while eating Try the Lobster Bites! Give it a try!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Salma A
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I just had the best lobster ever and for a very good price. The lobster was simple, tasty and had it was cooked perfectly. This is a place I would usually pass on because of the sportsbar/touristy/cheap look it has but I was tired, wanted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jenniferk0000
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This restaurant is downtown not far from the convention center. It has nice outdoor seating with umbrellas and inside seating at the bar or at tables. We started off with the complimentary chips and salsa bar that is loaded with different salsas, sauces and veggie...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed October 8, 2018

There are SO many places to choose for a meal ( or drinks & nibbles ) in SD's famous Gaslamp District. We picked Rockin' Baja for lunch & were pleasantly satisfied. Our food tasted truly West coast Mehico -- tacos were authentic as were our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed October 6, 2018

For an appetizer, we had the Lobster Bites. Very tasty, but our entrees blew it away. The Tacos de Tres Amigos is outstanding. The lobster, shrimp and carne asada were all positively delicious, and each had its own distinct flavor. Really top notch. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HolyBattGirl
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited here during happy hour, had the 3 tacos and they were delicious! I think they only cost around $5! Ordered a size of garlic fries and they tasted great and came in a bucket! Great spot for people watching

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jchourihane
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We ate here during our summer vacation, the food was good with some nice fish dishes, the service was a little lacking and the server then rang another $10 on my credit card when they finalised the bill. To be fair, they refunded the $10...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AndyGillbard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-6333
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