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La Perla Cocina

745 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109-2405
+1 858-274-3038
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb tacos” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Latin
745 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109-2405
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice over the past 2 years while visiting San Diego & Pacific Beach from Pennsylvania. The restaurant is a smaller set-up and had decent crowds, but during my visits there were always an open table or two. There are two coolers...More

Thank Matt N
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Slow service, tasteless food and overpriced. Avoid this place! I tried the chicken enchiladas and their tacos and both were very bad

Thank Yazan H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

You can eat here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All of the food is excellent. Staff is great and easy walking distance from the beach.

Thank tripping20166
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We both had the lamb burrito with a side of beans. Service is slow, but it was worth the long wait. The lamb burrito was excellent. Service was excellent as are the prices. On a small street, but make sure you find it.

Thank VinMar_10
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I love mexican food and sometimes I get sick of going places and expecting a real mexican meal then getting some western infused mexican inspired fusion gunk. Don't get me wrong, that has a time and a place but I really love REAL mexican food....More

Thank Chloé G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Out of the 77 mexican places in the local area, just go here. They have fresh Sea Bass tacos that are the finest. The menu may look like other places, but the food is just the next level up, won't disappoint, then head back to...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you've ever heard of the amazing California Burrito, La Perla Cocina is the only place that does it justice. You won't be disapointed! We live in San Diego and have tried dozens of mexican restaurants and taco shops, and this is without a doubt...More

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Enjoyed the tastiest tacos I've had in a long, long time. Service is quick and friendly, heaps of delicious food with quality ingredients at a great price.

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Delicous tacos (carne asada and carnitas), very friendly service. Wish I'd had more time to go back several times so I could try more on the menu.

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Fantastic food, authentic, affordable and delicious! They will make anything to order! Eat outside or inside

Thank JCBadger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109-2405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-274-3038
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