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Coco Maya, San Diego, CA

Coco Maya

4.2
4.2
102 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary Latin
Coco Maya is inspired by exploring the history of the Islands and Latin American regions of the Caribbean Ocean.

The dishes are a contemporary link from the past to the present using local produce and Seafood guided by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch. European influence in flavor and cooking techniques are echoed throughout the menu with the core of the kitchen coming from the Coal Fired Josper Oven. Hints of the Ocean, smoke, and char will reverberate through all the dishes.

A daily Brunch Menu is centered around composed Latin American and Caribbean breakfast dishes with rotating pastries and a unique Sandwich called Bokit (a stuffed fry bread from the French Islands of Guadeloupe).

Snacks vary from a simple play on Chex Mix to a fun tableside version of a Raclette queso fundido.

Dinner transitions into a more select atmosphere with the food offering a variety of plant-based small plates and large format proteins cooked over coals

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 66 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Latin, Caribbean

  • Hours of operation

    Mon, Fri, Sat 10:00 am–12:00 am Tue–Thu 11:30 am–10:30 pm Sun 10:00 am–10:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (619) 848-7414

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Owned/operated by

    Asian and Pacific Islander, Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ+, Women

  • Private party facilities

    We have private event dining spaces with televisions for presentations and sound plug ins

Offers

  • TACO TUESDAY

    Multiple dates available
    Tue - 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    $3 TACOS , $7 MARGARITAS, $5 SHOTS IN LITTLE ITALYS HOTTEST ROOFTOP RESTAURANT.

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What 102 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 3.9Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

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  • San Diego

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

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  1. Gris

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    The food and drinks were delicious! Had a reservation but they were backed up and late on providing our table, but overall the staff were friendly and did their best to provide us a good service.
  2. Chuck

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Breakfast with family was really nice. Service level is 5 star from the time you enter the door. The atmosphere is upscale but friendly for sure. Food is really good with moderate prices. If you are looking for really good Breakfast place, Coco Maya is a must try. Your won't be disappointed.
  3. GregL

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    The Caribbean inspired decor is something unique for little Italy. Cool rooftop seating area and spacious bar. We went for happy hour and the drinks specials were a good value. Our service was decent however when our server had to close us out for a shift change it was more than an hour before someone else came to check on our table. I would still recommend Coco Maya
  4. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took my sister on a brunch date and had the Bad Hunny for drinks and shared plates. The ceviche was so good and fresh!
  5. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall2food4service2ambience2
    Bathroom was a mess and was not cleaned up, had to let staff know about it. You could smell the bathroom mess from before entering the bathroom area. Was also charged for churros that I never received and they still have not reimbursed me for that. Was also over looked as I was a table of 3 and seemed they were more concerned with the other larger party there which I understand but we had to call upon the waiter multiple times to get seated, water, menus, refills and for the check.
  6. Taylor

    Central Coast

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2023

    overall3food5service1ambience5
    You come here for the delicious food (the Bokit was the best breakfast sandwich I’ve every had) & the ‘instagramable’ memories. The place is beautiful & well maintained, plus make for some fun Instagram pictures. The customer service was not good at all. I’d still go back for the food, but our waiter was very unfriendly.
  7. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ari was amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  8. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The entire restaurant is beautiful! Love the decor! Drinks and food are amazing too! Went for a girls dinner and it was the perfect vibe!
  9. EsqEats

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cool and chic spot good drinks and nice outdoor space
  10. KatC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 12, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    A lot of reviews I read on the website were really bad so I was so scared I was going to have the same experience. Luckily it did not take long for us to get seated. It did take a while did the food and drinks to come but not that long to the point where we felt they were lagging on it. We had brunch and it was delicious- thankfully we got a nice server and it was noisy but not annoyingly loud. Did take awhile though for them to come back around to our table just to order more or get the check. Our reservation was in the morning 1hr after opening time and it was already packed and super busy- I’d probably avoid lunch or dinner at this place if you still want good service. They didn’t have prices on their menu online or outside- it is pricyyyy especially for the drinks- they’re definitely selling for the aesthetic. Even with a small party expect to spend over 200 bucks. Good experience overall will definitely come again maybe during opening time next time
  11. Bryce

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 12, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, drinks, vibes and service. Would recommend for a fun night out.
  12. AnnoyedPatron

    San Diego

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 11, 2023

    overall3food5service2ambience5
    Coco maya is an amazing place to grab some drinks and food. But this last time we were greeted with a server named Lindsey. She made us feel very unwelcomed. My party and I observed her with other tables and she was very friendly and attentive. But for some reason with our table she was short and rude. I hate to even mention this but we were the only people of color in the restaurant at the time so it made us feel as if we didn't belong. We spent good money and did not tip her. Hopefully she learns she treat everyone equally.
  13. BrettE

    New England

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing! Service was great. We loved our waiter
  14. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing drinks, food and service!
  15. OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good food and drinks. They seemed busy and under staffed. It was pretty noisy and hard to have a conversation, but good people watching and nice interior design.
  16. JenS

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Party of 8 on Presidents Day. Easy to make rsvp. They didn't automatically charge 20% gratuity like most places do for a party of this size. Everything we ordered was superb! Service was exceptional, Shawn was our waiter (he was new) and he made excellent recommendations on drinks and food selection. We opt'd for the "Taste of Coco Maya" that included 24 oz bone in rib-eye, whole fish, jerk octopus, caribe Caesar salad, coconut shrimp and coconut rice for $200. It was more than enough for us! We also ordered Jerk Chicken and Gnocci, Fried on Shrooms, and side of potato tostones. Definitely recommend!
  17. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2023

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    Food was Luke warm and service was slow. Not Caribbean food at all. The jerk chicken is not jerk chicken at all. Would not go back.
  18. HipMama

    Portland

    14 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Super pretentious service. We arrived to a completely empty restaurant and the hostess told us there was a 90 min limit on the table. Absolutely laughable. The place was so dead that we hoped the food would carry it through. Unfortunately the menu had limited options so that didn’t happed. Perhaps if they focused on service, food and experience instead of wanting their instagram wall to make up for everything that was lacking, they’d actually have customers.
  19. Love2eat

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2023

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    Brunch food was underwhelming, my chilaquiles were very dry for my preference. But the vibe and the energy made up for it. Wonderfull staff, beautiful entertainment. They had dancers and live DJ. Mimosa bar was great. Overall great time and atmosphere.
  20. Moonpatricia

    San Diego

    35 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We attempted to go there for my birthday. The service was SO bad we left before even having anything. The downstairs hostess is super nice e polite. Once we went update everything changed very quickly. The upstairs hostess wasn’t just bad, she was plain rude. Took us to the outdoor area threw the menus at a small table and left. Didn’t say anything! The table was too small, for drinks only, definitely not for 3 people to have a meal. It was uncomfortably cold, when we said we were leaving, as I most certainly didn’t want to feel uncomfortably cold and be treated like they were doing me a favor, on my birthday, they said they would move us inside . That never happened. The manager was very unprepared. Definitely a beautiful place, for people who like to see and be seen and don’t care for the quality of the service. I can’t say anything about the food or the drinks, but the service was absolutely awful!
  21. OpenTable Diner

    Palm Springs

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We came here for a bachelorette party and the vibes were immaculate thanks to the amazing staff! From Ian the host, Prina our waitress and Tash the owner/ manager - everyone was so sweet and accommodating and made our time sooo fun!
  22. OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    My guess and I walked out after we ask for our waiter to bring us water twice. Never was greeted from any of the wait staff for the first 15 minutes when we sat down.
  23. MarkL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent foot and service. A little too noisy for me.
  24. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2023

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    First let me say the food was delicious. However, the serving size was ridiculously small. Especially for the price. Still, the place was cute and the drinks were mixed well.
  25. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal, drinks and overall experience! Definitely will be back!
  26. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2023

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Place is great for drinks. Very strong and beautiful drinks. I would like to come back for dinner to decide whether I like the food or not. But def come back for drinks! 🫶🏽🫶🏽
  27. MitziC

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    I had reservations at 1:00pm. Upon arrival I was notified that the restaurant had over booked. My friends and I were seated at 1:40pm. The girl taking our order was not friendly at all. She was rushed to take our order. When our food was served 3 of the 6 plates were given to us. With no utensils and no time to ask for them because of how rushed they were. Ten minutes later all the plates were given to us. Again no utensils. Our food was sitting for now 20 minutes and no server to attend us. One of the entrees were incorrectly served. My friend had asked for the berry toast was given smores (chocolate and graham crackers). The order was put in correctly into the kitchen for some reason they brought her out the wrong one. Overall terrible experience for what we paid for it made all of us even more upset.
  28. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2023

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    Nice place but service is very slow and overall very overpriced. $400 for breakfast?? slow service, plain food and small portions. Wont be returning.
  29. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service. Love the vibe and the music. Great place to have brunch with friends. Recommend the very berry french toast and guava mimosa
  30. Angelicad

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall3food2service2ambience4
    Service slow no follow up. Food was below par. Expected more. Serving 5 pieces of shrimp on a plate is not a entree or meal. It's an appetizer at best.
  31. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Celebrated a birthday here and it was so fun. The mimosa flight is so cute and worth the price. The food was very tasty. The decor and location is beautiful. I can’t wait to come again.
  32. RezaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome dining experience, as always. Great ambiance and food.
  33. BrRo

    San Diego

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Our server was fantastic. The food was good. Even without the DJ the acoustics weren’t great, super loud but a beautiful restaurant.
  34. Grace

    San Diego

    43 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Food was tasty…had the octopus and filet. Just a note that the jerk items are spicy. Drinks were creative but not all tasty. Ambiance is nice but the open air in the winter doesn’t work. SD gets cold when the sun goes down. Had to wear my jacket the whole time and my hands were still cold. Need many more heat lamps. Will be nice when spring comes. High tables are a very small dining space and the stools are hard and don’t have backs which doesn’t make for a comfortable experience. Service was good.
  35. YahvehC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    Pretty ambiance and decent food- nothing grand. Most disappointing part was waiting almost 40 mins for our table- with reservation! Made reservation for 715 pm and did not get seated until 740ish!
  36. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall2food2service5ambience2
    First off shout out to our waitress Lindsey. She seemed quite seasoned, efficient, and really, just very pleasant. The four of us arrived for our reservation on time, the hostess seated us immediately, and at a pretty nice table. The decor is really not much to write home about in my opinion. Very south beach, but sort of thrown together looking. Pink neon and palm trees everywhere. Cocktails were decent, but loaded with ice, portions were small, but fairly tasty. The downside was that one of our entrées never arrived. That, coupled with our small portion size made it so that our party ended up at a taco shop later that night. We were still pretty hungry after dinner. As if one of our meals not arriving wasn’t enough, when we went to the bathroom, there was a man in the hallway who was very high on drugs. It ended up being that the man had overdose on ketamine. The management team apparently had to all leave the floor in order to deal with this crisis, which backed up some of the wait staff issues as well. According to some of the wait staff this is not the first time does it happened. Paramedics had to be called. I wouldn’t go back necessarily. It would’ve been really disappointing if this was for a special occasion rather than a very casual get together with a couple of friends.
  37. Melissa

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful decor! Service is amazing! Our waiter Joe was outstanding! And we definitely enjoyed our drinks!! We came when they offered their seasonal holiday drinks and they were delicious!! Will be coming back for more! This time we didn’t order any food but the menu looked great!
  38. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday lunch for my hubby with his girls
  39. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We made reservations for the New Years experience. Truly the worst NYE experience. Clearly the staff was not prepared for this type of service. 1. Staff were frantic with little to no communication among themselves. 2. When we got to our table, we waited for a long time to get our drinks. It was quicker for myself to go straight to the bar to get what we needed and bring back to our table. 3. Even then being at the bar, the bar tender that serviced me was great. However, I see other bar tenders on the phone taking pictures, causally standing talking (one flirting) to the guests. The crowd around me were getting frustrated on how slow the service was. 4. When it was time to leave. One of the staff shouted “get the f*ck out* truly disrespectful. Even when I needed to use the restroom. Treated with the most disrespect. Their brunch day services is wonderful. However their new years service was disappointing, unprofessional, and disgusting.
  40. ilovetoeat

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Coco maya was extremely disappointing. They didn’t honor our open table reservations. They went from telling us they confirmed our reservation to saying they have it but a small 10-20 min wait to then saying will have one shortly to just never having one for us. We were a large party and the place isn’t super big so they just couldn’t accommodate us. I would say do not trust open table reservations with this place. Don’t book on more popular days for dinner (they had standing space and seemed to prioritize drinks). Don’t go here for large parties either unless maybe you confirm with Mauricio, one of the guys in charge. It seemed there were some that booked with him and got their tables before us which was very unfair. They seemed overwhelmed or just didn’t know what to do since all the tables were full and kept telling groups to stand by the bar but then never checking in on us for updates on dinner reservations. The shift manager never came out either until an hour later from our reservation we were getting impatient and asked for assistance but she couldn’t help us or offer any solutions. I understand if you’re busy but don’t give false information about being able to seat us shortly if you couldn’t because we could’ve just found somewhere else to go if you’re overbooked. Don’t tell us to drink at the bar on an empty stomach. If people aren’t leaving their tables have someone in charge come out to move people around. If people are hungry offer them food at the bar. There was just no leadership to handle difficult situations at this place appropriately.

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Coco Maya is rated 4.2 stars by 102 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 66 times today

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1660 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Little Italy

  • Hours of operation

    Mon, Fri, Sat 10:00 am–12:00 am Tue–Thu 11:30 am–10:30 pm Sun 10:00 am–10:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Latin, Caribbean

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    Asian and Pacific Islander, Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ+, Women

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

  • Phone number

    (619) 848-7414

  • Private party facilities

    We have private event dining spaces with televisions for presentations and sound plug ins

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