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DiLeone's Italian Restaurant

1480 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3721
+1 619-579-0049
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
19 Jan 2017
2 Aug 2016
“One of our favorite family dinners”
Closes in 28 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
1480 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3721
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

What can I say, everything they do is good. The pizzas are phenomenal. My favorite pasta dish is Pesto Alfredo. Sooooo good.

Thank Betz G
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have been eating here for years. The lasagna is one of my all time favorite meals. The family special that includes salad, entrees and pizza works out very well for our family. nice quiet (but not too quiet) environment is perfect for family bonding...More

Thank William N
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a great little family restaurant it has a homey feel that is backed up by really good food and service by a friendly staff

Thank bzbaeren
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Bottom Line: Large menu, and great tasting food. Service was excellent (thank you Jeannie :) We are finding more and more reasons not to travel to downtown SD. No offense, just that it's a 40+ min. drive and parking and traffic are a bit too...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Neighborhood Mom and Pop that has authentic and tasty Italian fare. Well priced and large portions. I have visited many times and enjoyed each meal there. Really good for business lunch meetings too.

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I love, love DiLeone's! Many, many years ago, it resided in the same neighborhood but lost the lease. It returned to the area years later and it DID not disappoint! Papa and Mama Siragusa at the helm and in the kitchen prepared fresh sauces and...More

Thank Karen-Kasey R
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I like a coming here. Nice family run Italian restaurant. The lunch specials can't be beat. Yesterday I had the tortellini cup of soup & eggplant with a side of spaghetti the sauce is a very nice. They play very nice italian songs that we...More

Thank WoHop132
Reviewed 7 May 2015

This was a seat of the pants last minute pick and it was perfect. "Just Right" is a good way to describe DiLeone's. The place was quite, great for talking with an old friend, the waitress was very helpful on what to select. The Antipasto...More

Thank Titus N
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Love going to this Restarunt . It is very cozy and comfortable, feels Italian. I drop by once or twice a month. usually for late lunch. At that time it is not crowded and I can sit and talk with a friend or read a...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

The staff is friendly. The food is ok but it's not what a real Italian food should be. Pizzas are large portion and good but again not Italian. If you want good American/Italian food, give this place a try. But don't expect it to be...More

Thank Sally M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1480 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3721
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-579-0049
  • E-mail