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Miguel's Cocina

2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
+1 619-224-2401
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese dip” (17 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (31 reviews)
“relleno” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took a chance on this place because it was within walking distance of a hotel. We were both blown away! They bring you salsa and queso to start (and refilled it without even asking). I ordered the skinny margarita off the happy hour menu and...More

Thank BlynS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the best cheese dip ever! You could make a meal of it alone..but don't do that. This restaurant has much more to offer. Had shrimp enchiladas and carne asada burrito. Both out of this world. Easter Sunday was very busy, but the service...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner at Miguel's Cocina. After the fresh chips with salsa and cheese dip that just kept coming, we tried the Baja Fish Tacos, Chicken Fajitas, and Carne Asada Burrito. All the meals were fresh, hot and delicious. Our waiter was very attentive...More

Thank Sharron R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

its a chain, but so good! the creamy avocado dip is amazing! the Mahi Mahi Tacos were amazing! the service was a little slow.....

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

20 minute wait for a table that was in the middle of the floor. I was bumped by every patron and server as they went by my table. Food was expensive, overpriced and lacked flavor. The kids liked the surf and turf burrito. It had...More

Thank tgenter06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have made a reservation for Saturday evening. The personnel was very friendly and the food was better than expected. One of the best Mexican food around. Definitely, we will be coming back.

Thank tom733
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Mexican in San Diego right, there is literally over 100 places in this town for Mexican food. But, not all this good. I lived in San Diego for 18 years and Miguel's has always been one of my favorite places! It may look like a...More

1  Thank thegourmetghost
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a person who lives locally. It’s a busy restaurant, with a bar area on the upper level. We were fortunate to get a table on the bar area, without having to wait. I’m not sure if the chips...More

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were in town visiting my daughter and her fiance and they live a block away and suggested it so we tried it. Like crossing the border! We started off with chips and salsa and....surprise surprise queso dip. Most places you have to order queso...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We dined on the upstairs patio, service was friendly, leisurely paced. Blood orange margaritas was tasty, not huge for the money but good. Chicken fajitas nicely charred and seasoned. Carnitas were tender and came with lots of ripe avocado slices, but could use a bit...More

Thank kay k
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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