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La Puerta

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
+1 619-696-3466
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (65 reviews)
“guacamole” (82 reviews)
“burrito” (74 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
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Reviews (691)
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1 - 10 of 627 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to La Puerta due to it being ranked as the best Mexican restaurant in San Diego. Not even close. First of all, it is more of a bar atmosphere. If you are looking for a sit down Mexican meal, this isn't the place....More

Thank Jonvilliers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our lunch was so amazing that we completely gorged ourselves! Try the carnitas burrito or the surf & turf tacos! Fantastic!

Thank TawnyaNyman
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the first place that my friend and I went when we landed in San Diego, as we couldn't get into our hotel yet. The space was great, with a wide open area to let in the sunshine & warm air at the front....More

Thank bmg617
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here during our recent visit, based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. We were early so "fell into" Happy Hour where the appetizers were 1/2 price and the drinks were discounted. The 4 of us shared the Guacamole with chips which is...More

Thank Philpoo
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Muchas gracias! We're stoked to hear you enjoyed your trip to La Puerta. The Southern Cal burrito is one of our faves, too. We hope to welcome to back for another Happy Hour the next time you're in San Diego.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very hip and trendy vibe to the restaurant. Unfortunately we had to wait for 40 min to get a table, this wouldn't happen in Australia, we don't wait for tables, therefor this was a bit annoying for us. However This is the American way so...More

Thank Robert_Wilhelm
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Salud, Robert! Thanks for waiting. We know how frustrating that can be sometimes, so we always appreciate when people hang in there with us. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and that La Puerta helped end your visit to San Diego on a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a party of 5 on a Thursday night. We were with a convention, but this was clearly filled with people not attending our convention. The age group that was in this establishment is in the 25-40 year old range. We are much...More

Thank Luanne S
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, Luanne! We appreciate you stopping by for dinner, and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your meal. We hope you'll come back to visit us the next time you're in the Gaslamp District.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The hubby and I ate here on Sunday when we were visiting Gaslamp. It was one of the few places open with a full menu after 9PM on a Sunday (Gaslamp is surprisingly quiet on a Sunday night). I ordered a taco trio plate, one...More

Thank Tiffany M
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Salud, Tiffany! Thanks for stopping in for dinner. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit to La Puerta and found our taco trio tasty! We're also happy to hear you loved your cocktail. We hope you'll join us for another meal the next time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner but ended up waiting for table for so long we sampled the margarita menu. The drinks are interesting and done well. Menu is what you would expect-burritos, tacos, quesadillas... nothing too adventurous. I think we were expecting something a little cut above...More

Thank lcheney46052
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thanks for taking the time to stop by La Puerta. We love hearing you enjoyed our margaritas, and we appreciate your feedback on our dining menu. We hope you'll stop in for another drink the next time you're in the Gaslamp District.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hipster Mexican, done Cali style. Food is nicely done and decor is interesting and hip. Some great spicy drinks and a pretty elaborate margarita menu make this a good spot to check out in Gas Lamp.

Thank DJKham
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the vibe and hope you'll join us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go early and go during happy hour! Great food and drinks for a reasonable price! Everything we tried was great. I don’t think you could go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank Charles s
Merritte P, Owner at La Puerta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the drinks and hope you'll drop by again soon!

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ss_sdca
20 April 2017|
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Response from Merritte P | Property representative |
Hi! Our address is 560 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. Hope to see you soon!
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Kelly C
27 May 2016|
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Response from SDConcierge | Reviewed this property |
They can go for breakfast or lunch. I don't remember the cut off time, but after a certain time anyone under 21 is not allowed. I think it is 6pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-696-3466
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