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Fins Mexican Eatery

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8657 Villa La Jolla Dr Ste 103, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-2358
+1 858-270-3467
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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La Jolla, California
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I do not visit Fins too often,(Not a huge fan of Mexican food), but when I have been there the food is quite adequate. They have a day of the week when they have certain tacos on sale. The shrimp taco was very good when I tried it. Extremely casual eatery. Lots of students on a budget seem to eat... More 

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Thank JAZZYSUEZEE
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Fins used to be quite good a few years back, now it's a bit more average. It used to beat Rubio's hands down, but now Rubio's evolved while Fins remained about the same and that didn't do it much good. It's still nice, but you can drive across the road to Rubio's for better food. The lobster taco is still... More 

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Thank Tomcsa
Vienna, Austria
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Great fresh seafood tacos and burritos for a really funny price for La Jolla! It is not a place for a fancy dinner, but for just having a good quality food for an excellent price it could not be better!

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Thank IlyaVienna
Branson, Missouri
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

You would do yourself a disservice if you didn't stop here. Right across from the San Diego LDS Temple in a shopping center. My wife had the nachos which were fresh and delicious. Btw, none of their food has lard. I had the regular fish tacos and the ones with guacamole and cheese. Get those!! They were the bomb!!! They... More 

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Thank Carl M
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Lobster taco was delicious once i put some lime and salsa verde on it. The Surf and turf burrito was loaded with shrimp. The guac was fresh but not the best I've ever had.

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Thank bbarbee
Gautier, Mississippi
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Had the La Jolla combination (shrimp taco and shrimp burrito). The shrimp was lightly battered. Very good. The side of refried beans were the best I have ever had. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank George K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I happened by and saw the good reviews. I had need craving good chips and guacamole all week. Didn't disappoint! Chips were lightly seasoned and freshly made. Fish tacos were great too!

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Thank ontheroadkev
San Marcos, California
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86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Many items to choose from and never had a less than enjoyable meal. Shrimp taco or burrito has just the right size of shrimp -- not small as I've experienced at other places. Beans and salsas are right on. Friendly staff - order at counter -- food is brought to you. Especially busy during lunch hour. Few tables out front.... More 

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Thank mac33028
Phoenix, Arizona
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

I found this thanks to asking Siri for a taco place, and was delighted with the quality and taste of the food. The lobster tacos were delicious! Chicken tacos and salsa bar were tasty too. The restaurant has a friendly atmosphere and is clean. Prices were reasonable. This was a great find after a long day of sightseeing in San... More 

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Thank nita999
USA, WA
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped at Fins for lunch on our way to Aquarium. Very tasty fish tacos, flavorful burrito with very jucy grilled steak. Tortilla soup was good as well. Sorry no pictures taken, ate it all in one swip. Highly recommend for quick and tasty lunch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8657 Villa La Jolla Dr Ste 103, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-2358
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-3467

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?