A Unique, Inviting Restaurant in La Jolla, CA

Mustangs & Burros

Enjoy Exquisite Outdoor Dining in San Diego, CA

An inviting, spacious patio reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda…Low lighting complemented by the warm glow of a large brick fireplace…Patio tables and cushioned booths situated under the starry sky of a clear La Jolla night…This dreamy locale can be your reality at Mustangs & Burros, a unique Rancho-style San Diego restaurant and premier outdoor dining destination.

Your ultimate dining experience doesn’t stop at the enchanting open-air patio. The culinary team at our renowned La Jolla restaurant prides themselves on creating fresh, unique, and innovative selections using locally grown and sustainable ingredients. So, whether you are dining under the stars or by the fireplace in our intimate and cozy indoor dining room, you’ll be feasting on flavorful, regional cuisine, inspired by the season and delighting your senses.

Local patrons enjoy complimentary valet parking at Estancia La Jolla when dining at Mustangs & Burros.




Upcoming Events

Anti-Valentine’s Day Beer Bash | Friday, February 12 | 6:00-9:00PM

Brewmasters from Ballast Point, Green Flash and Butcher’s Brewing come together for a special evening in honor of their one true love: making craft beer. Taste unlimited samples of specialty releases from all three breweries, experience love at first bite with dishes like pulled pork mac & cheese, and make a smokin’ hot selection from the cigar bar. Purchase tickets here.

Couples welcome; guests under 21 are not.


Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner | Sunday, February 14

Warm things up with the one you love during dinner among the twinkling lights, fireplace glow, and Spanish guitar at Mustangs & Burros. An artful four-course menu features tuna tartare, lamb pops, surf & turf and more with your choice of wine pairings for just $90 per person. Make a reservation here.


Live Music: Latin Guitarist Israel Maldonado | Most Sundays | 6:00-9:00PM

View the full live music schedule here.




Unwind with our La Jolla Happy Hour Specials

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Mustangs & Burros’ Happy Hour is a fun and relaxing way to experience flavorful, casual dining in San Diego’s beautiful outdoors. Sip signature cocktails and enjoy local craft beers at one of the best Happy Hours in La Jolla. Enjoy refreshing beverages paired with a delicious assortment of small plates at unbeatable prices, every Monday through Friday.


La Jolla Happy Hour by Mustangs & Burros, Monday – Friday!

Happy Hour Food & Drinks Available from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday- Friday. Specials vary each day of the week.

Hours of Operation:

4:00 pm – 12:00 am Monday- Thursday*
4:00 pm – 1:00 am Friday*
12:00 pm – 1:00 am Saturday*
12:00 pm – 11:00 pm Sunday

(*Hours of operation subject to change. Kitchen closes at 11:00 pm daily.)