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Cafe Coyote

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
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2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2879
+1 619-291-4695
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Sacramento, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cafe Coyote will not disappoint you. Their menu is extensive, truly authentic flavors and best of all are the handmade tortillas and yummy margaritas! Beware if you order a Grande Margarita they mean it! The restaurant is huge with upstairs and downstairs seating and many times a line to get in but totally worth the wait if so. Their Chile... More 

Thank dndsuth
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My work group met here for lunch on a day our location was closed for President's Day. We had made a reservations since there would be 10-15 people. On arrival, no reservation found. We were seated in a dark, large room in the very back of the restaurant. No other diners there, and we actually had to ask them to... More 

Thank readinJC
Norwalk, California
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on 18FEB2017 and even though the weather wasn't the greatest the line to get in was massive telling us it was worth the wait. To our surprise it only took a shirt 15 minutes to seat our party of 4. The ambiance is loud and energetic. The restaurant is massive! My wife had seen a video of this place... More 

Thank W181624
Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cafe Coyote is a large restaurant in Old Town, San Diego. On weekends, there is usually a line, but because they restaurant has many rooms, the line goes pretty quickly. We were there on a cool night, there are heaters to keep you warm. The service was good, and the food was typical Mexican. If you get a table in... More 

Thank SuzB013
Baltic, Ohio
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful Mexican food. We were here on a Saturday night. There was quite a line of people, they were very fast in seating people. We probably only waited 10 minutes. It is loud, but that was because of so many people not music. The service was awesome Chriss our waiter was very helpful and quick service. The food was fabulous,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Order the fish tacos! You will not be disappointed. Lots of available sitting so little wait time. Great spot to enjoy delicious food in Old Town!

Thank Carla T
Morrison, Colorado
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy on weekends but a large facility with many rooms and lots of seating. The wait was not unreasonable. The margaritas were delicious. We had the side of guacamole which came in an edible chip bowl. The guacamole was delicious and the edible chip bowl was also. Our meals, Carne asada burrito and the carnitas were well prepared and... More 

Thank Bill B
marshall, MI USA
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After walking in Old Town, we had lunch at Cafe Coyote. Carnitas were delicious. Service was good and atmosphere fun.

Thank tammy_varvatos
Bonita, California
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had my birthday dinner for 20. I had the pozole which has was a huge portion and everything everyone ordered was great. The service for a large party was great. All items on the menu were good. No complaints from anyone. Margaritas were delicious.

Thank yeguerrero
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good meal and service was very efficient. Menu had lots of choices. Prices are fair. Desserts were also very good. Portions are large.

Thank Charlesharari

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2879
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-4695

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?