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Puesto Mexican Street Food

1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-454-1260
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (441 reviews)
“guacamole” (84 reviews)
“filet mignon” (53 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Super good quecamole 3 different ways. Great cevoche and sangria.the taquitos were heavly as was the salsa. Fresh and delicious.

Thank laura s
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great experience at this popular spot, starting it all off with 2 Puesto Perfect Margaritas! It was very easy to accommodate a gluten free diet and we ended up ordering too much food for 2 people, but it was all so...More

1  Thank MandB56
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My taste buds were sooooo happy! After a great time in the water, kayaking, I was super hungry and a friend recommended Puesto by saying it was like "gourmet tacos" - the description was right on! I had the Filet Taco, the fish taco and...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ate lunch here and got the three tacos for $15. Top tip: the fillet mignon taco is out of this world; Incredible flavours, ingredients are fresh and presentation is top. My wife got the chicken enchiladas. Again, the presentation was great, they ingredients were...More

Thank TonyWIreland
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a trio of tacos for lunch - chicken al pastor, carnitas and zucchini & cactus veg - and a margarita. The chicken and pork tacos were solid, but the zucchini and cactus one was OUT OF THIS WORLD. Highly recommend.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the seaport village location and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. I was excited to try the La Jolla location but must say I was disappointed . I arrived with my daughter and her friend at 11:45 on a Saturday we...More

Thank Ycromer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh, excellent and top notch Mexican street food in upscale atmosphere! Wait staff very attentive and knowledgeable! Ordered tequila flight and then bartender offered an addition sampling to compare. The taco and side selections were all freshly prepared. Had nopale salad and watermelon soaked in...More

Thank Suzie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A La Jolla hot spot with a fun atmosphere. We had to wait awhile for a table but we were able to order drinks and an appetizer to tide us over. Our meal was definitely worth the wait! Everyone at our table got different types...More

Thank brown_okstate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for typical Mexican food, this is not your place. It's a simpler kind of place. They're mainly known for their tacos, which I can see why. I got the mix and match 3 tacos and 2 out of 3 were amazing. I...More

Thank tmfite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here for lunch on our last trip and were impressed enough to return again. Busy, loud/lively lunch spot with gourmet/unique taco offerings. Love the crab guacamole (very spicy though). My husband enjoyed the taco of the month (spicy shrimp) and the lobster taco...More

Thank Beth P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 Wall St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-1260
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Puesto is a popular San Diego restaurant that successfully mixes a casual attitude with an original twist on Mexican street food and drinks. Puesto knows the true meaning of fresh with hand-made tortillas, scratch salsas, all-natural meats, sustainable seafood and local greens. This incredible combination of the freshest, highest quality ingredients all prepared in house creates the greatest TACOS you've ever tasted! Chef Luisteen serves beautiful market salads, antojitos (Mexican tapas), ceviches, moles, tostadas and other authentic Mexican favorites. Puesto serves up a refreshing craft bar program led by San Diego's champion mixologists Queen, Conner and Ward. They bring Puesto's dedication to freshness and quality to scratch Margaritas, Palomas, and seasonal Aguas Frescas served pure or as cocktails. SALUD!
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