Oscar's Mexican Seafood is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

1. Oscar's Mexican Seafood

9.3
703 Turquoise St, San Diego, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Pacific Beach · 89 tips and reviews

Amy S.Amy Sewell: Try the spicy shrimp tacos and the fruit water. All around amazing seafood!!

Tyler M.Tyler Moselle: Taco especial may not be big but it is sure fresh! Love the hot sauce assortment- white sauce is lethal!

Stephanie B.Stephanie Brieloff: Spicy shrimp tacos were my favorite! SO tasty!! Very fresh fish!

Rubicon Deli is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

2. Rubicon Deli

9.3
3819 Mission Blvd (at Salem Ct), San Diego, CA
Deli / Bodega · Mission Beach · 45 tips and reviews

Rocky R.Rocky Russo: Spicy Tuna is The Way to Go

Michael V.Michael Venne: Spicy tuna all the way!

Austin P.Austin P: Achin' 4 Bacon + jalapeño bread + cranberry mustard = flavor orgy in your mouth

Neighborhood is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

3. Neighborhood

9.0
777 G St (at 8th Ave), San Diego, CA
Gastropub · Central San Diego · 196 tips and reviews

Tina L.Tina Lam: The braised beef ribs come with jalapeño mac & cheese...best of both worlds!

Bill S.Bill Sodeman: Try the Jalapeno Mac and Cheese - Spicy! Good cheese sauce.

naveennaveen: everything about this place screams hipster to me, but it only makes me love it that much more, not to mention the food here is awesome! try the jalapeno mac and cheese and their draft beers are good!

Bahn Thai is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

4. Bahn Thai

8.7
4646 Park Blvd #3 (at Adams Ave), San Diego, CA
Thai Restaurant · University Heights · 56 tips and reviews

Michelle L.Michelle Lagos: If you want spicy tell them, they don't skimp on the peppers!!!

Roger M.Roger Ma: Panang curry with sticky rice hits the spot!! Ask for fresh chili peppers if you want it extra spicy!

Michael TMichael T: Try the Pad Ped Pork - Great dish... Cooked at a high temperature as everything was a little charred and I had it extra spicy. 3 tables inside and 3 outside...Well done...

Oscar's Mexican Seafood is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

5. Oscar's Mexican Seafood

9.1
746 Emerald St, San Diego, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Pacific Beach · 34 tips and reviews

Tyler M.Tyler Moselle: The best hole in the wall for seafood tacos & ceviche. Thie handmade hot sauces are crazy addictive- but look above the refrigerated drinks and you'll find an international collection of salsas!

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: So around 9pm..I still had craving for more tacos. thank you SD, I gained like zillion pounds on this trip...but I don't care!! spicy shrimp taco n surf & turf taco!!! >_<//

Alex K.Alex Kasemir: The tacos may be more expensive than other in the area, but the ingredients are fresher and the tacos are stuffed! Surf and turf with spicy shrimp is the bomb

Tajima Ramen House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

6. Tajima Ramen House

9.0
4681 Convoy St (btwn Engineer & Dagget St), San Diego, CA
Noodle House · Kearny Mesa · 105 tips and reviews

Edward L.Edward Locso: Try the Spicy ramen/original flavor/thin cut! Or the pork belly ramen/original flavor/thin cut...both are awesome.

Rose T.Rose T: Spicy Tajima original thin cut kakuni! Delish. Don't let the description throw you.

Andrew d.Andrew del Mundo: Tajima Original is the best broth. I like the Spicy Tajima Original myself.

Supannee House of Thai is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

7. Supannee House of Thai

8.8
2907 Shelter Island Dr #110 (at Scott St), San Diego, CA
Thai Restaurant · Roseville - Fleet Ridge · 28 tips and reviews

G MoneyG Money: Oh so so Spicy ☺

Sarah GordonSarah Gordon: Great food!! Spicy Seafood dish was delicious + the mango curry w chicken and the crab fried rice.. Yum yum best Thai I've been to

Emily K.Emily Kuhn: Pad Thai spicy level 5 with shrimp, also yellow curry with shrimp with a spicy level of 6!

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

8. Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits

9.3
10051 Old Grove Rd (at Businesspark Ave), San Diego, CA
Brewery · Scripps Ranch · 62 tips and reviews

Will K.Will Keizer: Here's a tip...don't ever leave. Every beer style you want is here! Habanero sculpin is outstanding.

Jerome C.Jerome Cartagena: As mentioned sculpin is a classic San Diego favorite. Any of the spicy version is serious ;).Try the black eye: (half black marlin + half big eye).Indra canundra is an exotic curry based beer. Try it!

Joey H.Joey Hernandez: the habañero sculpin is amazingly spicy

Mike's Taco Club is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

9. Mike's Taco Club

8.8
5060 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Ocean Beach · 24 tips and reviews

Luis C.Luis Carrasco: Spicy shrimp tacos are very good. Cash only.

Scotty B.Scotty Brunson: Spicy shrimp tacos. Love them right now.

Annmarie P.Annmarie Perez: The seafood tacos at this place are fantastic. Fresh and when they say spicy they mean spicy. The green sauce has an excellent bite to it.

Plumeria is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

10. Plumeria

8.8
4661 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · University Heights · 43 tips and reviews

Wesley K.Wesley Keyser: If you love spicy, they'll actually make the dishes fairly spicy if you order them level 10 spicy!

Gellie G.Gellie Go-Meyer: Delicious tuna Flower Cup, crispy Mock Duck in Spicy wide noodle dish, Mock chicken satay with peanut sauce, Ka Pow and crispy Chicken in Tamarind sauce...OMG so good!

Kelly B.Kelly Bone: The crispy duck drenched in sweet and spicy sauce of Larb Salad is addictive. A squeeze of lime and sticky rice finish the dish.

The Original Sab-E-Lee is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

11. The Original Sab-E-Lee

9.0
6925 Linda Vista Rd Ste B (Btwn Comstock St and Ulric St), San Diego, CA
Thai Restaurant · Linda Vista · 45 tips and reviews

Mona K.Mona Klausing: For a great meal - order the Tom Kah with Chicken or Tofu; Beef Salad; the Spicy Thai Rice with Chicken or Shrimp (all medium) and buy beer from the liquor store next door. Delish!

Melissa F.Melissa Foo: Mango sticky rice is delicious. We ordered "8" on the 1-10 spicy scale and it was wonderful. Good, but an emotional experience.

Donna K.Donna Karanas: The spicy raw beef is my favorite dish. The sauce that comes with the fried tilapia is also delicious!

El Zarape is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

12. El Zarape

9.0
4642 Park Blvd (btwn Adams & Madison Ave), San Diego, CA
Mexican Restaurant · University Heights · 174 tips and reviews

Alison L.Alison Liebrecht: I loove love love the calamari burrito! hey always have some amazing take on different burritos like wasabi shrimp, nopales, vegan/veggie selections that u can get something different each time you go

Matt C.Matt Corrales: I live for the green sauce. Second best hot sauce ever (next to the orange sauce at La Vic in San Jo).

Chad F.Chad Fain: Of like it spicy get anything of the Diablo style burritos ... I usually get the shrimp

Nobu is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

13. Nobu

8.8
207 5th Ave (at Hard Rock Hotel), San Diego, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Gaslamp · 75 tips and reviews

CoreyTess 🐱🐱 T.CoreyTess 🐱🐱 Trujillo: Have: * NoBu Ceviche Tacos * Yellowfin Tuna With Spicy Miso Chips * Yellow Tail Sashimi with Jalapeno Read more.

Miriam D.Miriam De Dios: Any hand roll with jalapeño is delicious!

AudreyAudrey: Try the Spicy Tuna Tartar with Crispy Rice

Harney Sushi is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

14. Harney Sushi

8.7
3964 Harney St (btwn Congress & San Diego Ave), San Diego, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Old Town · 88 tips and reviews

Connie T.Connie T: The Maui Waui Roll and Old Town roll (spicy) are so delicious! plus there were $5 specials on the martinis on Wednesday night ;)

Ms. GreenMs. Green: Amazing sushi!! All the spicy scallop rolls rock!

Fernando M.Fernando Mexía: I asked for some sushi and some special rolls and Jason made a good sushi plate and a really amazing rolls, a little bit spicy with sesame sauce and chili. It is a must.

Puesto is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in San Diego.

15. Puesto

9.0
1026 Wall St (at Girard Ave), La Jolla, CA
Taco Place · Village · 90 tips and reviews

Eric A.Eric A: Taco 1- grilled cheese, grass fed carne asada, potatoes w/ rajas. Taco 2 - shrimp, tinga de jamaica, mango habanero. Taco 3 - grilled cheese, chicken breast al pastor, pineapple!

Eric T.Eric Turchick: pistachio jalapeno hot sauce..enough said.

Alexander A.Alexander Adler: Ask for the spicy secret sauce from the back, its hot!!!