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7530 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
+1 858-454-0068
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Seafood, Healthy
7530 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Fast and quick, grab a bag of their famous fish taco's....GRILLED not fried! Located all over Southern California this is a "must visit" much like In & Out Burger!

Thank mattfasang
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here from Canada and I am so happy I did. Food was incredible! Tacos were so tasty and fresh. It as also quite cheap. The service was also fantastic! Can't think of a bad thing to say. Will definitely be back!!

Thank travellove655
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I travel to La Jolla usually a time or two each year, and usually for 5 days to a week, for the last 10 years. On each visit, we eat at Rubio's at least three times. They perfected the fish taco; nothing else I've tasted...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Loved their "Health Mex" offerings but they dropped it and now some of their offerings are like most other Mexican fast food, nothing special. When they were locally owned, they had fresh ingredients and fantastic food. Not so much now...

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Always good for a fish taco, rubio's also has these really good, healthy power salads so my husband and I can get whatever we want.

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The food is good, the same as all Rubios, thats what I lilke. But the location and building just has bad karma, What more can i cay, For La Jolla its just not a fun place to go. Eat if you are hungry for good...More

Thank drsoila
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Been in the Village for years. Service is great. Large selection of Mexican food. Wines available. Tues afternoon some taco's on sale.

Thank PeterCacioppo
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Did not realize this was chain initially, but it's a good one! I had the fish taco trio to get a taste of a few different thing. I enjoyed the taste and the variety. There's lots of different kinds of sauces available as well. The...More

Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I took East coast friends to Rubio's to enjoy fish tacos because that's just part of the experience when visiting La Jolla or southern CA. As much as I love Rubio's fish tacos though, the new quinoa/mango salad caught my eye and I'm glad I...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Good size restaurant of the Rubio's chain. They serve the SoCal fish taco in various form - fried, grilled fish, shrimp, lobster. I like Rubio for a quick SoCal bite.

Thank gzau
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7530 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-0068
The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.
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