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Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina

) #168 of 3,991 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
+1 619-234-6333
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
310 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decent Mexican food, unlimited help-yourself chips and salsa bar, and good house margaritas for $8. Inside sports on tv, kinda 'bro atmosphere, appropriately loud. Outside tall tables along the sidewalk are calmer and offer good perch for observing the Gaslight scene on 5th Avenue. Also,...More

Thank Travelsalot05
Reviewed 4 days ago

Who knew that I would have the best caesar salad EVER at a mexican fish place - the dressing was the best I've had. We also had ahi tuna tacos - fresh, fresh, fresh. This place gets crowded quickly at both lunch and happy hour...More

Thank Diane G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked right in on a Sunday evening and it was not crowded at all. Actually only a handful of tables taken. Server was terrible right from the start and wish we would have left then. Chips and salsa Bar was nice... food took FOREVER....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately poor, slow service is what becomes memorable. The street tacos were very good. But an hour for lunch when all we had were tacos is way too long. I'm also not a fan of buffets and the chips and salsa are served this way.

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for dinner with a party of 10 and it was excellent. The food was really good, especially the blackened Ahi tacos with a wasabi sauce. Excellent tortilla chips and dip bar that you can help yourself to, and very good margaritas. Others...More

1  Thank dawnb843
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been visiting this spot since 2012 and I keep forgetting to write up a review until now! Friends and I come here ever year for dinner after spending all day at Comic Con and it's now became a tradition. I have yet to have...More

Thank RoseVT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rockin' Baja Coastal Cantina is a block north from SD Convention Center and in the heart of the Gaslamp District. I’ve been coming to this place for years and I had an issue only one time-food took more than 30 min to come but they...More

Thank Tsion A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for a late lunch after flying into San Diego for a convention.....Rockin' Baja was right outside the hotel so it was convenient, the food was good, and the service excellent....

Thank jbwilkins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent Mexican in downtown SD. Self serve salsa and chips with loads of fresh choices - delicious. Margaritas were tasty. We ordered traditional quesadillas, blackened fish tacos and ahi tuna. All tasty and fresh. We sat outside. The inside was a little dingy I thought...More

Thank luisa_robertson2
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Enjoy the night life good food, great service, and great place to hang out and have a few drinks and make new friends

Thank W6439VZericd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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