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Baja Betty's

1421 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3404
+1 619-269-8510
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese dip” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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1421 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3404
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a place! Went here while visiting our kids in San Diego and are glad we did. Our server Chris was very attentive and on top of his game. The chips and salsa was excellent as well as my 2 item sampler with the Chile...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the advice of a friend and although out was early on a Thursday night with not much of a crowd we really loved the place. Heather was great and became our new best friend. Nice menu and selection of beers and from...More

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dines here pretty late on a weekday evening. The portions were huge! and very filling! which was great! Service was great too, fast and efficient.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went there with friends during our frequent visits to San Diego, and it's a great place for a happy hour drink and food. Not a place for "great food" but for fun with friends while people watching, and we liked it.

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My wife and I were in San Diego for a few days of respite from our Phoenix heat. We brought our two dogs with us. This dog friendly restaurant was perfect for lunch, The food was good, with just about the right amount of spice....More

Thank jjoek1
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great food... great drinks... great service. No complaints except that I wish it stayed open longer in the night.

Thank floydntexas
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a lively (mostly) Mexican restaurant in the Hillcrest area of San Diego. From the interior design to the atmosphere to the music to the fun-loving clientele, this restaurant provides an entertaining experience, not just a meal! The bar is quite popular on its...More

Thank Evan B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

disappointed with the tortilla soup. was kind of bland and didn't have that flavorful kick. never had potatoes in tortilla soup before. The burrito with pork was great though as well as their chips and salsa.

Thank Marlie H
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Every time you go, it's a guaranteed good time. Food is delicious, drinks are amazing ..... Mexican joint done REAL RIGHT.

Thank AttackedInTheShower
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The atmosphere is lively, the staff is welcoming, and everyone seems to be having a good time. The food is very good, and the portions are generous. They have various specials every day, so it's always possible to get a good deal.

Thank Rosemary W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-269-8510
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