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Cafe Coyote

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2879
+1 619-291-4695
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to old town just for a walk and ended up eating at this place. Of all the places around this one seemed the nicest and the ambiance was so inviting that we didn't hesitate to enter. The food we ordered was delicious and the service was really nice. Overall things went really well on our visit to old... More 

Thank Zarithza G
Phoenix, Arizona
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was not the best Mexican food we have eaten, I had the Combo Tres, which was a beef tostada, cheese quesadilla, and chicken taco. It was nothing special; I have had much better. My wife had her favorite, fish tacos. Her comment was that they were "okay". It is a very busy and noisy restaurant, probably because of its location... More 

Thank mrterriers2
San Diego, California
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The menu is very large. I hard a hard time choosing. I decided on pancakes for breakfast. They were very tasty and I almost ate them all. I had a huge cup of Pepsi which is my favorite. My boyfriend had their breakfast sandwich and it looked as good as he said it was. The service was great and everyone... More 

Thank rchelly24
Victoria, Canada
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was raining and we didn't have a clue where to eat. But the line up at the entrance of the Cafe Coyote helped us make up our mind. Good choice. I had a fajita that was very tasty. Services was very good. The only comment would make is that the waiter asked if we would like some guacamole with... More 

Thank BudgetTraveler010
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333 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Despite the long line that formed on the sidewalk, our group of four enjoyed the food and drinks at Cafe Coyote. It seems the margaritas were very pricey and not particularly generous on the tequila. Despite that, we'd return when in the San Diego area.

Thank Maui2014NMR
Wenatchee, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best place for Mexican breakfast. Love the food and the music. I would never eat at a place without the right music.

Thank Tip M
San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fresh, good mexican food. Delicious chips and salsa. They are extremely generous with both the chips and salsa and it is very fresh. The entrees are also very good sized. One of the best mexican places in Old Town San Diego. Plenty of vegetarian options.

Thank halfdomehike
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner on a week night, the restaurant was busy but found a table anyway. Good service and very tasty food!

Thank Federico Z
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started with a free bunuelo. Scan QR code on OLDE Town Brochure. Yummy honey soaked freshly made flour tortilla. Fried to a crisp, topped with crema. After that, a lighter breakfast was in order. While I had a delicious made to order breakfast sandwich, my husband enjoyed a platter of huevos con chorizo with freshly made corn tortillas. He left... More 

Thank Ev F
Henderson, Nevada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many places to eat. This place is ok but order ala cart. We asked for spicy but did not get it! It was good but not great. Old town dinner is less crowed and better service.

Thank Monique T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2879
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-4695

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?