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La Puerta

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
+1 619-696-3466
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (74 reviews)
“guacamole” (101 reviews)
“burrito” (92 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Latin, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
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1 - 10 of 759 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Date night with the hubs and didn’t have any plans in place. We were staying downtown for a night and asked one of the hotel workers if he had a good happy hour place to recommend. He immediately said La Puerta and off we went....More

Thank NinaNicasio
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the wait! Let me start by saying I feel bad for the Mexican food restaurant literally next door to La Puerta 😔; La Puerta is running circles around them. I ordered the wet (half red chili and half green chili) one pound surf...More

Thank TBurton20
Reviewed 1 week ago

More of a watering hole, with a large list of Tequilas, Mescals and other agave / cactus drinks, as well as more traditional fare. Food wise, it is tacos, burritos and a few other items. The food is OK. The service is OK. The place...More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided that I wanted to try this place so walked to the front desk and asked if they did take-out. Which they do! The staff were super friendly and helpful. The food was excellent, really authentic and tastes so fresh. The best Mexican food I...More

Thank Wakez4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located just one block off 5th Ave. (Main street in Gaslamp District) we found this lively bar with amazing Mexican fare. The margaritas were fresh & authentic. But the hit of the show was the 1 pound burritos!! Great variety & fantastic flavor!

Thank Guzby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very local, very fun, and very fresh. Happy hour till 7pm, ALL drinks and some apps 1/2 price. Drinks, they have an extensive selection of tequila and margaritas. The Low Rider was my favorite, very traditional and hand crafted. We started with the guacamole app,...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited San Diego back in April and went here every night for Margaritas! I am very plain when it comes to most things so I stuck to the regular margarita which was great. My husband tried an few different kinds of margaritas but LOVED the...More

Thank Steff_Vent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner this week while on vacation in San Diego. I would consider this more of a bar than a restaurant, especially since it is in the nightlife district. Margaritas were good but not strong so order a double. Great prices for happy...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by on the way to Petco Park for happy hour. Excellent drinks and quesadillas. Wait staff was friendly and service was quick.

Thank margaritaluver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an absolutely excellent meal here when visiting in July. I had some kind of fried cheese and chicken taco which was unreal ("Taqueso Pollo tacos"). Especially tasty was this corn side (Rajas Con Crema) that came with it, which is one of the...More

Thank Kelly P
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Questions & Answers
April 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Tuesday evening and it was pretty full so I’d recommend a rez if you wanted to go on a wkend night.
April 19, 2017|
Response from MerritteP1 | Property representative |
Hi! Our address is 560 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. Hope to see you soon!
Kelly C
May 26, 2016|
Response from SDConcierge | Reviewed this property |
They can go for breakfast or lunch. I don't remember the cut off time, but after a certain time anyone under 21 is not allowed. I think it is 6pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-696-3466
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