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1010 El Paseo de Saratoga, San Jose, CA 95130-1630
+1 408-370-3739
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good79%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish tacos” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Fast food, Seafood, Healthy
1010 El Paseo de Saratoga, San Jose, CA 95130-1630
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Second visit before reviewing - consistently good fish and shrimp tacos and guacamole with chips. They can be a little short staffed so don’t expect to get in and out quickly.

Thank MrHCooksForYou
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Food is great. Fish tacos and shrimp burritos are amazing. They would get 5 stars but the service is like molasses running down a hill on a cold day. Every week they have taco Tuesday and every week you will stand in line for 30...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

been eat at the mall . for parking you need get there by 430 pm to park . i had the cod fish barreto and 3 sauces they make . none are hot which is great they do not say any thing to ladies and...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I had the Coastal Trio, three tacos decked out with cabbage, and their normal topping. Beautiful presentation on real plates. Excellent flavor and not too long of a wait. I recommend this dish if you are really hungry. Growing up in CA, we never ate...More

Thank CA_Native_in_KS
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Taco Bell is what we know of Mexican food. Rubio's opened our eyes to seafood options. We shared a shrimp burrito that was filled with shrimp, rice and potatoes. It was delicious. Others in our party enjoyed chicken tacos, nachos and quesadilla. There were plenty...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I went in for a side of Spanish rice. The portion size and price is great. The service at this location is awesome and the place is clean. One of the best Rubio location's.

1  Thank ducka62
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Rubio's has renamed itself Rubio's Coastal Cafe and refreshed its decor and seating since I last reviewed it. The food remains the same high quality. Two lemonades have been added to the Coke products. The dark booths have been replaced by tables. The smaller tables...More

Thank NapiliR
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Portions are not large despite a fairly high price for an "order at the counter" kinda place. That being said, they do what they do better than anyone else we know of that features beer-battered fish. I do have to say that they aren't the...More

Thank groovology
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I don't live in California but I read about Rubios in an online article. It claimed that it had potential to surpass Chipotle. That's a very tall claim. Not that there is not better Mexican food than Chipotle but very few restaurants total can match...More

Thank urban_kowboy
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Interesting fast Mexican food. My lunch group eats here frequently. Good choices of chicken, fish, and steak tacos and burritos. Everything from a single small taco to a plate with beans and chips. Good children's menu. Fountain products are Coke, and brewed iced tea and...More

Thank NapiliR
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 El Paseo de Saratoga, San Jose, CA 95130-1630
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-370-3739
The first restaurant was opened in 1983 in San Diego by Ralph Rubio and his father, Ray, who started the fish taco phenomenon that spread across the nation. Today, Rubio’s menu has grown from The Original Fish Taco® to include additional chef-crafted seafood recipes that feature shrimp, wild salmon and ono. In addition to sustainable seafood, Rubio’s offers chargrilled chicken and steak, fresh made guacamole and salsas and sauces that are prepared daily.
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