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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%
Travellers talk about
“cheese dip” (16 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (28 reviews)
“relleno” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2912 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2740
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1 - 10 of 429 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had some authentic Mexican food here that was very tasty. Not too spicy. Good service and a great atmosphere with good authentic food makes for a pleasurable experience. If we are ever in San Diego again, we will surely eat here again.

Thank g3times
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Good Food and Service. Authentic Mexican is what is served. I had the steak taco and my wife had the enchilada's. The chips and sauce were to die for.

Thank krrtlr1
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Questions & Answers
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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