King & Queen Cantina - San Diego

4.5
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610 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
King & Queen Cantina is a Modern Mexican Cuisine with a special twist. The food & drink will blow your mind. Something different and unique.

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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great margaritas

OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, waiter was very polite

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Absolutely horrible. Food was brought out freezing cold. Music was way too loud. Couldn’t pay fast enough to get out of there. Will not be returning.

PH
San Diego
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our server was outstanding! Noise level made it hard to have a conversation. Food and drinks were unique and delicious.

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice ambience.... they do have a 2nd floor with balcony area

RM
Seattle
12 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting for a conference, attracted by the strong reviews. An eclectic mix of traditional and inspired fusion dishes. Among us Korean tacos, tuna tostada and traditional carne asada—three happy diners. Only downside, their ginger beer lacked punch. Plan to return with others tomorrow.

AC
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience

YO
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great spot, our service was fantastic. I would definitely recommend this place to my family and friends

OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. Our server made the night very enjoyable

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food at a very reasonable price.

RM
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The music was a bit loud . We loved the atmosphere, our server Leo was great.

LC
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience3

I made a reservation over a week in advance for a small party for outdoor seating. The hostess mistakenly gave the wrong party my table, instead of being apologetic the hostess was rude to our entire group and basically stated that my reservation was not the most important one. She stated that if I wanted to sit outside we would “have to wait for awhile”. We were then sat inside, even though we very specifically requested outdoor seating for our event. The food was very tasty, the drinks were great, and our server Alfonso was awesome and very attentive. However because of the hostess’ rude treatment to myself and my group, the lack of consideration when she made a mistake, and zero attempt to compensate for their mistake I would not recommend this restaurant. We were not offered to move to a table outside nor given an apology verbal or with a simple kind gesture. Very disappointed.

OT
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Avocado toast at brunch was amazing!!! Nice area to enjoy a Saturday morning and into afternoon.

M
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Juan is the best. He provides excellent customer service goes above and beyond to make our time there is a great experience. If you ever go there ask for Juan. You will not be disappointed just a positive person with positive energy!

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and we had a really attentive waitress.

H
San Diego
34 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Everything here was great (taste of food, friendliness, service, atmosphere, variety, uniqueness)...but our service was WAY too fast! We felt SERIOUSLY rushed. Runners were bringing dishes when there was not an inch of room on our table and removing plates when we were still eating from them. Everyone was friendly and (obviously) on top of the team approach of servicing every table...just a tad TOO much. We are going to try it again and hope it was a fluke because everything else was great. We mentioned it to our waitress when paying the bill and she did say they get that feedback. She said the management doesn't listen to her and that I should write a Yelp review because that's what they pay attention to... hopefully they read this. No one wants to feel rushed during a night out.

J
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines dinner with friends who had never dined there before. Our waiter was fantastic, the carnitas were AMAZING.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks were delicious and service was great

JS
San Diego
46 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

First time here. Super snotty unhelpful outside hostess. Thankfully, the service got better once we got seated. The food and drinks were awesome!

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grilled octopus, soyrizo nachos and tacos we're delicious. The shishito peppers were amazing!

BI
Nashville
23 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food, lively ambiance. My waitress was very attentive, courteous, and made the experience really good. Besides, you can't go wrong with bottomless mimosas, am I right!? Lol!

LL
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Waited well over 30 minutes beyond our reserved time. I even showed up 25 minutes early- so I wanted nearly an hour for a table for two. Front staff was not friendly. Waiter was okay. Food was okay. Music and drinks were fantastic.

S
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about this restaurant is fabulous, except for the noise level. It is off the charts loud and conversation is often difficult. Music is super loud - maybe turn it down a bit?? Otherwise, phenomenal restaurant!

MM
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall1food5service4ambience5

Open table
Must have had a glitch in the system we made a rsvp for 5.
When we got there they only had us down for a party of two so we had to wait over a 30 minutes for a table

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of my favorite places in San Diego. The food is amazing and the staff is super friendly. Happy hour prices are hard to beat and you don’t have to wait long for the food to come out

e
Dusseldorf Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Mexican food, we had some tacos and a burrito. Service is very friendly and attentive. We definitely recommend this place and would go again!

OT
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good place. Good food.

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Friends Bday, I reserved a table about 6 hours in advance to be seated Inside. I get there and check in and they sit us outside. I spoke to the waiter about this issue and they told me well, your going to have to wait again longer. So what was the point of me rsvp for a table of my choice that the booking said would be available. Just for them to do the complete opposite... definitely my LAST time going there.

y
San Diego
23 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, drinks, and service were amazing!!