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La Puerta

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
+1 619-696-3466
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (68 reviews)
“guacamole” (85 reviews)
“quesadillas” (44 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
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1 - 10 of 659 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really great service. Had to wait about 30 minutes to get seated but t was well worth it. Prices for everything were decent. Great atmosphere and food! A must!

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A break in the conference made time for a delicious lunch. A beer and tasty tacos really hit the spot.

Thank taxdestroyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, so the fact that Happy Hour goes until 7:00 pm makes this a totally worthwhile stop. I'm pretty sure if I paid full price for a glass full of ice with a little margherita in it, I would have been less happy with the...More

Thank Thom-Shap
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for stopping by La Puerta! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your Happy Hour visit. We appreciate the feedback on your tacos, and we're glad you loved the guacamole. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best Mexican food (and drinks) I've ever had. Tajin on a margarita rim instead of salt? Genius! Their guacamole is amazing as was everything else we had.

Thank AnniK_K
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Muchas gracias! We're stoked to know you loved our twist on the margarita, and we hope to have you back for another round the next time you're in the Gaslamp!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service, and great classic rock music! The quesadilla and tacos were fantastic! Definitely worth the trip downtown.

Thank Matt V
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Salud, Matt! Thanks for letting us know you enjoyed your La Puerta experience. We hope to have you back for more tacos the next time you're in the Gaslamp District.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in San Diego this restaurant is must on list. We travelled with 8&10 yr old and kids are not allowed after 3pm so had to go back next day for lunch. They amazing margaritas and everything abt food is fantastic. Highly recommend...More

Thank vani m
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Muchas gracias for this lovely review! We're happy to know you enjoyed your stop at La Puerta, and we appreciate you coming back after you couldn't dine with us during your first visit. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again the next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a restaurant that prides themselves on being one of the top rated Mexican Restaurants in the San Diego area, they missed the mark when we visited. From the very beginning the hostess was very rude and almost seemed like she was not interested in...More

Thank heumanntouch
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We're sorry to hear you did not enjoy your La Puerta experience, and we appreciate you letting us know. This is how we improve! We hope that you'll give us another chance the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Mexican eatery has a very industrial Gen X vibe. Not your typical Mexican restaurant. The Happy hour is amazing. Great drink specials and half off appetizers. They have vegetarian beans! I had an impossible time in the Gas Lamp district trying to find a...More

Thank Amy K
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Salud, Amy! Thank you for sharing your La Puerta review with us. We love knowing that you found what you were looking for with us, and we hope you'll come back to visit again the next time you're in the Gaslamp District.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lively spot with good service. Huge burritos, carnitas was flavorful. Chilaquiles were very good too. Warm, crisp chips and tasty salsa. Bathroom wallpapers with Jim Morrison photos and quotes.

Thank kay k
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Salud, Kay! Thank you for taking the time to visit La Puerta. We're stoked to hear you loved the chilaquiles and carnitas, and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is packed! Being from the frigid Midwest (in January), we were looking for an authentic Mexican food experience within walking distance of the Gaslamp Quarter. Found this really well rated on TripAdvisor and it lived up to its rating! Awesome! Get the guac...More

Thank Jayne H
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings, Jayne! Muchas gracias for this lovely review. Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your La Puerta experience. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the future.

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19 April 2017|
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Response from Merritte P | Property representative |
Hi! Our address is 560 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. Hope to see you soon!
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Kelly C
26 May 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
10:00 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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