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2604 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1205
+1 760-434-6298
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good51%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jan 2018
“Excellent Fish Tacos”
6 Jul 2016
“Friendly Staff”
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Fast food, Seafood, Healthy
2604 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1205
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Have been going to the Rubios for a number of years and have never been disappointed. However, their prices continue to rise (just like everywhere I guess) but still a good meal. I'll go back.

Thank Montyr009
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Staff is nice, food is tasty and inexpensive, outdoor seating a plus. Cons: lunchtime it's swarmed with high school kids

Thank ivedonethat
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I ordered the California Bowl (a bed of white rice topped with lettuce, beans, guacamole, and fresh salsa) and chose the grilled shrimp to top it. It was a generous serving with all fresh ingredients and the shrimp were sauteed perfectly. It's fast food in...More

Thank Leila J
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We always go here for great fish tacos. Nothing fancy but a great place to grab a bite on the way to the village.

Thank MeOkieGal
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Food was good. It must have been after the lunch rush since it was hard to find a clean table. The floor was sticky and had food on it. The men's restroom was in dire need of some cleaning. The person at the counter was...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This Rubios is very well managed. The staff is efficient and professional. You order at the counter, take your number, get your drink and salsas, sit down, and they bring your food to you. I like that they use real plates and silverware so it...More

Thank JenK56
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We use to live in San Diego, CA 15 years ago and frequent Rubio's then for their great fish tacos, shrimp burritos and varied salsas. We finally returned to San Diego and our first stop was Rubio's and it was just as good as we...More

Thank Evonne G
Reviewed 28 March 2015

I've eaten lunch in this place twice now. I was surprisingly impressed with the healthy options when my initial thought was this place was another fast food. While they are fast, their menu is awesome. I love the fact they have the calorie count in...More

Thank Lourdes G
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This is a good restaurant, very good tacos with fish, tasty sauce and limon. It's very simple, healthy and good , the staff is nice. Very cheap for service and meal and sometimes they have reduction so run there.

1  Thank JaCklyn Rachel B
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Big portions, great taste and a friendly staff. We had the lobster and steak tacos and it was exellant.

3  Thank Christine H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2604 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-6298
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