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Italiano Cucina & Bar

Hotel Calafia, Mexicali 21230, Mexico
+52 686 568 4382
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
9 Aug 2017
“Interesting and modern place”
2 Apr 2017
“Disappointing and Inconsistent”
Closed Now
Pizza, Italian
$$ - $$$
Hotel Calafia, Mexicali 21230, Mexico
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

The place is small and decorated in a contemporary, minimalist way. It's charming and warm. The dishes were good, but they didn't have what I wanted to order at first (a no-no for a restaurant, always). The relation food-price-taste is direct. Worth another visit.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank nephsam
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

I've been twice at Italiano Cucina. The first time my wife and I ordered the octopus and bone marrow apps and shared a rib eye. The octopus was very good but the ribeye was a little dry and overcooked. We wanted their 'signature' creme brulee...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank lolo_pastouche
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Good enough food but the server kept disappearing. I think this kitchen was seving food to an establishment next door.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank psosito
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The first time in this place I was a guest of some friends and it was a total surprise, because since its located in a hotel, it hadn't received much publicity. Good food, nice ambiance, small, has an outside terrace, A.C.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Pedro O
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Maybe a little pricey for basic pasta dishes which are available at any other Italian restaurant in the area, however they also offer a good variety of craft beers and have a good steak selection as well. I've been here on various occasions, and Italiano...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Beykerz
Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is a great restaurant to attend, very comfortable, food is very good! It is a little away from excellent but it is still good, well served, good service and okay prices. The time i went dessert took very long to get to me, but...More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank Salvador M
Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

I was hungry for lunch and was staying at the hotel directly behind it. The service was prompt and friendly and the food was absolutely phenomenal. I will definitely eat here again tomorrow.

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank GogoGolson
Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing. Not buts at all, which believe me is hard for me to say. The service is Superb. My god, if you like red meat order the rib eye with crusted mushroom it's amazing. If you are a vegetarian or pescetarian order...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Alexa F
Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food here is good, some dishes are tastier tan others, the service is excellent, and the selection of wine is excellent too.. the desserts are one of the best in town.

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank jesusmexicali
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Very tasteful and good service, the food was fresh, made as we ordered, the servers were really helpful and excellent service.

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank yazmin m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Calafia, Mexicali 21230, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Mexicali
  • Phone Number: +52 686 568 4382
  • E-mail
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