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937 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201-7588
+1 480-969-3035
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Richardson, Texas
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292 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small place with a big personality! I ordered the specialty, fish tacos. They had cabbage and a sauce with it. It was really good, but I scraped the stuff off of the shell. It was really good. The beans were OK. The chips and salsa were excellent. Service was polite and quick. It seemed like fast food.... More 

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Thank Karen B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I tried the new Oaxaca shrimp burrito. Probably won't get it again but it was well made and tasty, I prefer the classic. I was with my family and everyone enjoyed their food. I will be back.

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Thank David C
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

While shopping in the Mesa Riverview center, my stepdaughter and I came across this restaurant and were immediately impressed with its décor and the diners that it was attracting. Not being familiar with this chain we entered and ordered strictly on its appearance and the pleasant food fragrance. Julia Child often said that if an unfamiliar restaurant has a pleasant,... More 

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Thank Lewis E
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

This is my husband's go-to quick eats spot when we're in AZ, as we don't have Rubio's where we live. The fish tacos rival anything we've had in full-service Mexican restaurants, but at much better prices. Although the interiors of some Rubio's need updating, the one we visit most frequently in Mesa near the airport is nice, clean, and has... More 

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Thank Valerie C
Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

I had the ancho citrus shrimp burrito and it was excellent. The sauce was great, and it was so good, I went back the next day and the same burrito again! Spouse had the fish tacos and were great too!

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Thank nancykalthoff
Mesa, Arizona, USA
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We returned to Rubio's because we wanted something that was fresh and not fried. The Surf & Turf combo fit what we wanted and we were very happy with the order. We'll be back.

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Thank Robert F
Phoenix, Arizona
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

Food is always fresh and yummy!! Great location. Staff is always friendly, and ready to help. Always a favorite place for fish taco's and shrimp taco's.

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Thank ShellKC
Mesa, Arizona, United States
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Mesa Riverview location provides adequate service and consistent, medium quality food at a modest price. While certainly a step up from Mexican fast food, I would not go out of my way for this or any other Rubio's. Best I can say about it is, if you like fast casual, you like Mexican food, and you're in this part... More 

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Thank Scott T
Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

I went here with my husband during our vacation, we love spicy food but this was a disappointment. We had burritos but they were really bland and flavourless, adding some salsa from the salsa bar helped a bit but it was pretty disappointing, I wouldn't eat there again.

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Thank Jaclynnaomi
Scottsdale, Arizona
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

We are new to Arizona. Was hesitant to try the fish taco. Rubio's are very fresh and very good. Big fan!

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Thank AZsunrise63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201-7588
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-969-3035
Description
The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?