RED O Taste of Mexico
Swanky spot for Mexican food & cocktails
Mexican · University City · $$$$
Mexican dishes and cocktails by Rick Bayless are the main attraction at this sprawling upscale option in La Jolla, complete with a resortlike dining room with a live tree planted in the center. A tequila lounge and spacious patio with fire pits keep the place buzzing.
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
location 4340 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122, USA phone +1 858-291-8360 website directions Get Directions
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Google Reviews
This place is pretty awesome, when I was there earlier this week I had the chilean sea bass which is absolutely fantastic....👌👌👌👌 The waitress was amazing, very very fast and very polite. It is a very large space and very well decorated and maintained. They have a pretty extensive menu and an awesome one cast. The tequila list is also pretty comprehensive and their Margaritas are wonderful. Outside of the restaurant the ambiance is also beautiful, it is very relaxing and peaceful. The only negative would be that it is pretty expensive so be prepared to spend the little but you will have a great experience....
PJ Hussey · April 21, 2018
Dinner was awesome! Always spectacular. From the atmosphere to the menu variety, the execution of the dishes to the impeccable attention by the hosts and staff... The lobster tails and shrimp enchiladas were superb! Can't forget about the Don Julio margaritas on point. Definitely will be back Red O
Wilhelmina Stevens · February 24, 2018
Meh, it's ok. It's a very nice place and the rent must be outrageous as the food was a little on the high side for a Mexican restaurant. It was busy and getting a cocktail waitress was often difficult. Towards the end of the evening and since I was driving home, I asked the waitress for a sparkling water with lime and she totally forgot about it. I ended up having to go to the bar myself to get one as the waitress never showed up with my beverage and I didn't even see one on the patio for over 20 minutes. Be sure to try and park on the street or in the mall and take the walking bridge if you can. Otherwise, it's valet or self park with a fee for the lot. The ambiance is nice and it's a great place to have a get together with friends but get their early or call ahead and try to reserve the outdoor patio. It's heated and nicely appointed with couches and casual tables but gets crowded.
Noah Wieder · May 1, 2018