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Cafe Coyote

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2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
+1 619-291-4695
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sometimes there's a reason one restaurant in particular has the longest lines, take note of this!!! Coyote Cafe is a beautiful place with indoor/outdoor seating and ladies making fresh tortillas for everyone to see. I had a great margarita and rolled beef tacos which are a San Diego original. Their portions are huge and the servers are friendly and funny... More 

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Los Angeles
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Came here for dinner while on a business trip with team. The food was great but it was Nov 1, "Dia de los Muertos" and we wanted to seat near the sidewalk, in the 1st floor terrace or 2nd floor porch area. So, after some begging and asking, we waited a bit longer and were seated where we wanted to.... More 

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Oxnard Beach, Ca
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the fajitas combo ! Beef and chicken ! Nothing special ! Food was average in my opinion ! Being of Hispanic decent I tend to be a lot more critical ! Our server was named Ysenia ! Was johnny on the spot ! Was very impressed with her attencion !

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to eat at Cafe Coyote for lunch on Saturday with no reservation. We were able to find receive a table outside with only a 15 minute wait. Very large restaurant with many table options. We loved the food, atmosphere, service, and enjoyed listening to the Mexican music be played on guitars with singing. Food servings are large. We... More 

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Post Falls
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, the food was great and so was the service! They were extremely busy on this Sunday evening, but we only waited about 10 minutes to be seated. Our server was fabulous! He was very attentive and treated us really well. Great Mexican food too! Thanks Cafe Coyote for a wonderful evening for our friends and myself!!

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Denair, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I loved the food and atmosphere so much that we came here twice on our weekend getaway. We went once for dinner and then again the next day for lunch. I am craving the homemade tortillas as I sit here and write this review. Everything we ordered was delicious and the service was great! I had a... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend making a reservation. We had done so, and upon arriving, there was a long line of customers waiting to get in, The facility is rather large. It is a two story building with two separate sections. It is very loud in the dining areas. It was hard hearing the person speaking across from you. The service was good... More 

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
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114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in San Diego Old Town. It is a big restaurant, with tables close to the street and more private rooms at the back. It has underground parking. Big Margaritas were very good. Staff was friendly and food arrived shortly. They have several choices of hot sauces, I tried the habanero sauce, that was very spicy. They... More 

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El Cajon, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Coyote not only offers the best Mexican dishes, the lively atmosphere and the colorful ambience of the place wraps the whole experience of San Diego's Old Town into one fun package. The tequila bar is unique, the food is great and the included shops can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. It's a busy place but we were... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is here on business so when he had free time we went to Old Town. The restaurant was packed but they found a seat for us immediately. Food and service was great!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 17
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2461 San Diego Ave, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92110-2877
  • 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?