Rockin Baja Lobster Old Town

4.4
1309 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Rockin' Baja is a full service and fun Mexican-Seafood restaurant that offers uniquely prepared Baja style seafood presented in rustic steel buckets. We created a diverse menu filled with exceptionally great, finger lickin’ good fun food delivered fresh to your table daily. Kick back, drink an ice cold beer or margarita, enjoy a shot of tequila and experience all the good times that are Rockin’ Baja.
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AprilK
Sacramento
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lobster overload and I couldn’t be happier!

Also, the Chamango Margarita is worth every $$

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OliviaC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited Rockin Baja Lobster from New York to celebrate my husband's birthday. Our server, Mary, was fantastic. Margaritas were amazing, seafood was fresh and tacos were authentic. You'll get hooked on their fresh chips and salsa. We'll definitely come back on our next San Diego visit.

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MichelleT
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made reservation and was seated within 5 minutes. Server was fun and attentive and food as always was excellent

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StevenE
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Lobster Tacos are very good, and we had the Tres Amigos for a sampling and it was awesome!

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Tedd
San Diego
23 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

popular place, even on a Monday night. varied menu, reasonable prices but be sure to ask about "market price", staff was busy but generally attentive

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Waitstaff was very nice, food was pretty good. Overall fine experience. Had to wait a few mins for our table be we made some last min changes to our reservation. They accommodated us great!

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Zitro
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a great experience. First time ever coming here and the food was great. The service was phenomenal. The atmosphere was just on point for the type of place.

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vipBwoodguy
San Francisco
56 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and fun atmosphere!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
22 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated special gathering. Our server, Raul, was phenomenal. Food was delicious. We’ll be back again soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seated on time food was great service was great

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HELLYA
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our dinner last night! The poke was amazing. We got the original Baja bucket and it did not disappoint. Our waiter Brandon was amazing and deserves a raise for his outstanding service. We will be back! Highly recommend this place. Food, service and vibes were on point.

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WilliamT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always loved our family trips to
Puerto Nuevo and Baja for lobster and seafood in the 60’s and 70’s.
Rockin Baja Lobster captures that special time with great lobster, shrimp, steak and chicken buckets. Prices not quite like when mom and dad paid. With a great meal and experience price is ok. We will be back.
Wendy and Bill Tipton

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing and the atmosphereand service is exceptional. I will definitely be back.

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vipMichelel
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was AMAZING! I didn't expect it to be so TASTY! We are so excited to return. It was our first time. We had a most expensive bucket. The seasoning was perfect. If I could say something wrong, probably the chicken was a little dry but still so yummy!

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SamM
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Food was great and waitress was good. They had plastic shades pulled down to create a wall and our table was right next to the fake wall. We could hear everything the servers were talking about on the other side and probably should not have heard most of it! Told the manager it was happening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Overall, a decent meal for my mom’s birthday. Extremely disappointed with the overpriced $80 crab bucket having very sharp points on the crab legs and no pre-cut areas to help get the meat out. (I cut my finger on one) They only have crab crackers and no utensils to slice the shell or tiny forks like other seafood restaurants do. (the staff specifically told me they don’t have these items)

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Lunch with my granddaughter

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KenyaM
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great! It came fairly quickly and the service was excellent as well!

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Jhec
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reasonable Good Foods! L❤ve them all! 😊

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The live music was WAY too loud. You couldn’t talk to people at your own table without yelling.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed a great family dinner and had a great time listening to the music and the ambiance and service was great. Definitely we’ll be back

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JayY
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Excellent food and atmosphere. Service a little lacking however this will not deter us from going back. Drinks were slow getting to the table.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely beautiful experience!! Will definitely visit again!

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ReginaldB
San Diego
11 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Service and Loved the food

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vipDonnellD
Caribbean
8 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A must..Get the Most expensive Bucket the Big Sombrero...with it!!

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ElenaW
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had bucket of shrimp and Fajitas de Baja and both dishes were fabulous. Lots of food and the service was excellent!

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TeresaB
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We had reservations for my daughters high school graduation dinner at 6:30 pm. We were seated 10 minutes early and greeted enthusiastically by Christina, our waitress. She was very sweet and funny. The restaurant was extremely busy and very loud. We were seated all the way in the very, very back on what looked like folding tables. There was a large party next to us who was extremely loud. Which was fine but made it hard to hear each other. Itwas so busy which is really great, but it made it hard for our waitress to get back to us often. The food came out quickly and my daughter absolutely loved her Sea of Cortez bucket. My husband and I had the Golden Sombrero bucket. It was all very good. I don’t think we’ll be back though because it was so loud and crowded it made it hard to enjoy. I’m glad the restaurant is doing well especially after Covid and how businesses were affected but it was a little more touristy than we had hoped. No ones fault. It is Old Town after all.

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vipMsNessa
Central Coast
37 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Outstanding customer service by Christina. She was the best! Very professional, great personality and got all the orders correct. I have a party of 10. She was outstanding! Kudos to Christina.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Waiter never came to check in us once the food was served. No water refills. We wanted butter and had to ask the bus boy for it. We had a big party of 8 and spent six hundred plus dollars and when we asked to sing happy birthday they made us pay for a dessert in order to do it. The kicker is she took the time to write all over the receipt and let us know the tip wasn’t included. Wish she would of took the time to bring us water instead.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate there with our kids and the food was very good. We ordered shrimp and lobster tacos and both were full of flavor. The intro to Baja bucket was a little smaller than we expected but everything tasted very fresh. All of the food was cooked to perfection and the waiter we had was very friendly. I will definitely be returning when we visit San Diego again.

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vipTHoff
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Loved the seafood. 🦀 🦐 🦞 Came with all you can eat rice, beans and torts. Great patio area with a waterfall.

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NastassiaB
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed the food and our waitresses! Everything was great

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AnaM
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing overall! The service was excellent and the food was perfect! We will be going again!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Father’s Day celebration

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TiffanyC
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This restaurant is awesome! But if you’re in the mood for drinks this is not the best place for alcoholic beverages, watered down and overpriced. The on the other hand is delicious 😋

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Trini
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location for families! Parking is limited but can be found. Reservations are a definite plus to make in advance. Would recommend to anyone!

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RandyG
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience4

We took our Granddaughter, who was out from Indians celebrating her 27th birthday. Having ate there numerous times before we were very disappointed that it took three try’s at getting the kitchen to get her order right. After all the problems they still charged for her meal.

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MattR
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the best service we had our whole trip!

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jeffreyJ
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great choice for a late lunch! Service was outstanding food was great, best chicken Cesar ever!! Highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious!! Split a burrito.

FAQs

Rockin Baja Lobster Old Town does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Rockin Baja Lobster Old Town also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (619) 260-0305.

Rockin Baja Lobster Old Town is rated 4.4 stars by 1309 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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