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Miguel's Cocina

2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
+1 619-224-2401
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese dip” (16 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (28 reviews)
“relleno” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful food! Our family of eight enjoyed everything! Highly recommended! Light tortilla chips with delicious salsa, casa (made uniquely- light & airy & super yummy!) and we ordered a guacamole which was stupendous! I have never seen vegetable enchiladas before, but they were fantastic! I...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are vacationing from Detroit where we have some pretty good Mexican restaurants. Miguel’s was so good we all left with leftovers and had eaten until we thought we would bust. The margaritas were perfect, not too tart. Endless freshly made chips with salsa and...More

Thank guminik
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This place was good. The famous signature queso isn't anything to write home about. It was bland. The rest of the food was wonderful. We had swordfish tacos, Miguel's sampler, carne asada tacos. The guacamole was wonderful. Very well blended together and fresh. The mango...More

Thank amandagq
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This restaurant was a short distance from our hotel on Shelter Island and first night in we wanted Mexican the Miguels did not disappoint Coming from a northern climate it was a delight to sit out on the patio for dinner The service was quick...More

Thank islandrockin
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I had asked for a recommendation at my hotel for a quick/casual dining place with tacos and this is the place they recommended. When I realized it was a sit down place, I was a bit discouraged because I hate eating by myself at a...More

Thank 2worldtravel07
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Tasted good, great chips - but almost no chicken in my chicken fajitas - almost all peppers and onions. I mentioned it to the waiter, who shrugged it off. I forget what my husband ordered but he was up sick at 3am - we think...More

1  Thank 3wilddogs
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Miguel's is a local favorite for good Mexican food. The margaritas are plentiful and the meals are generous. Our favorite, though, is the white sauce that comes with the chips beforehand. Yum!

Thank Phyllis S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were here for the weekend brunch. Good Mexican food along with unlimited sparkling wine. The service was good and the atmosphere was great.

Thank willkommenhof
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Big menu with large portions to eat. They provide plenty of chips and salsas to enjoy before you eat. The fish tacos were big and so were they beans and rice. The Chimichanga was enough for two with the beans and rice. the chicken fajitas...More

Thank azcheesefan
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Miguel's on Shelter Island has an amazing Happy Hour every weekday, but, every Tuesday, it gets even better, because you get to enjoy their amazing taco's, and onther foods, on Taco Tuesday's. Get there, it is well worth the trip ...

Thank Rich M
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7 July 2016|
Response from Knani | Reviewed this property |
Hi jaascar16, I personally did not have a gluten-free meal (at least that I'm aware of), but they promote the fact that they offer gluten-free options! You can find a link to their menu on their website. Hope this helps! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-224-2401
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