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Rubio's Coastal Grill

81 Curtner Ave, Plant Shopping Center, San Jose, CA 95125-1064
+1 408-885-9848
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good69%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp tacos” (2 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
“fast food” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Fast food
81 Curtner Ave, Plant Shopping Center, San Jose, CA 95125-1064
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

All the choices I’ve tried were delicious, better than almost any chain! The condiment bar is impressive with all manner of heat levels and even at lunch rush, never even half full! They also have a great selection of juices and sodas.

Thank djdulac
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Great choice for fresh Mexican food. Good variety. Fish choices were well prepared, the shrimp somewhat over cooked. Always tricky I know. But all four of us enjoyed our meal. Good service. Order at counter.

Thank RestlessFeet
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I had a grilled shrimp burrito and a cold Pacifico beer. Great combination, the burrito was huge with lots of shrimp. The restaurant is clean and in a good area.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I have tried a number of different plates at Rubio's and found them all to be generously proportions and very tasty. The fish and vegetables are always fresh and delicious. It seems the flavor and quality of the food is better than the fast food...More

Thank SeaHoundM
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I went there last Wednesday for lunch and ordered the coastal trio. The shrimp taco was awesome and the fish ones were pretty good also. They have a lot of different salsas. One of the few places that give you a free entre for your...More

Thank Johnny S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

A much better choice for fast food. Healthier low calorie options vs. the burger, taco, sandwich, etc. I had a salad with grilled chicken and my daughter had a grilled chicken taco. Both were very good. Glad to have this available.

Thank Chip144
Reviewed 22 December 2016

As far as Mexican fast food was concerned the quality of the food here was very good. Most of the dishes that I have tried were flavoursome and light. Service level was typical of fast food places and acceptable. Have been to the branch in...More

Thank Sydney2000000
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit, good food, friendly staff and quick service. Good place for lunch. Try the fish burritos!

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Met my family here while in town. I have been to plenty of Rubios this one was exceptional! Decor was upscale but still keeping with the beach theme. Fish tacos were delicious. Kids had burritos and eating outside was comfortable as was a visit from...More

Thank teresaaZ8187WT
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I have visited this location many times and tried the tacos & burritos. Today, I tried the California chicken bowl and it was very good! It had chicken, black beans, white rice, pico de gallo, & avocado. The avocado was fresh and I wished the...More

Thank CARoute66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Curtner Ave, Plant Shopping Center, San Jose, CA 95125-1064
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-885-9848
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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