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Costa Azul

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1031 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3405
+1 619-435-3525
11:00 - 23:00
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Redlands, CA
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148 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've read some really great reviews for this restaurant but alas, I can't say I agree. Since we had 3 children with us, we arrived with a reservation at 5 PM on Taco Tuesday but apparently Taco Tuesday doesn't start until some mysterious later time.. Happy hour only applies to the"lounge" area which is a not very separate area so... More 

Thank Mary G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate our way through San Diego on a 3 day weekend. We went to Costa Azul on our last day. We were pleasantly surprised! The price was great and the food was phenomenal. I had carne asada. The guacamole was so fresh and delicious. The carne asade was marinated perfectly and the charred onion on top... More 

Thank April M
San Diego, California, United States
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We return to Costa Azul again and again as it is in a good location and has good food and drink! We sat outside the other night and it was delightful! Great Margaritas and I had a fabulous Chile Verde burrito (I try this dish at every Mexican restaurant I go to)! My husband enjoyed the Chile Rellenos too. Friendly... More 

Thank Lorie P
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can't get enough of Costa Azul. We're no longer local, but come here immediately upon return. Their margaritas are huge, fresh and strong...and affordable during their extensive happy hour. All food is good but it's their shrimp tacos that have us coming back. Absolutely fantastic! Give this place a shot - especially on a nice day when you can... More 

Thank Lara D
Ocean City, Maryland
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Costa Azul based on reviews, but I would say my experience was average. I go the fish tacos and I wasn't enthused by the food. And I question whether the sangria had any alcohol. If you are looking for authentic Mexican food, this is just okay.

Thank BornPicky
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was staying at the Del, I decided to walk around do some window shopping then grab a bite for lunch. I stopped at Costa Azul, sat on the patio, ordered the Shrimp ceviche and a margarita. It was the best ceviche I've ever had! I never take pictures of my food, but I did that day and had to... More 

Thank CoffeeGirl24
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163 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Plenty of choices on Orange Avenue and this is one of the better ones. The clam chowder was hearty and delicious and the BLT salad is a meal in itself. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. Great wine bar as well.

Thank Sal L
Fox Point, WI
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191 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and the food and service (Josue) were excellent. The serving sizes are really big! Keep up the good work

Thank stillalarm
Salt Lake City, Utah
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I wasn't as impressed as I'd hoped I'd be with my meal...granted I chose a chimichunga (lots of food) and my table mates chose the fish tacos which were on special. There was an overabundance of cheese smothering all the dishes which we ordered and the rice and beans were a bit bland. So I'd say it was "okay" but... More 

Thank geo_chic
Provo, Utah
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a great mexican food restaurant, though it was not my favorite (Miguel's Cocina). Costa Azul did offer some unique things which we loved. Great frozen fruit smoothies, great ribs, and incredible guacamole. The house salsa is very unique - ground roasted peppers, making the salsa a very dark red. For those who want more traditional salsa, it can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-3525

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