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Antica Trattoria

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5654 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-1929
+1 619-463-9919
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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La Mesa, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Next best thing to eating in a great restaurant in Italy. The food is always great, service outstanding and flavor unbeatable.

Thank iotstac1
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Recently, I went to the restaurant for a post memorial service for a dear neighbor. The staff was so accommodating and sensitive to our group's needs. Everyone was made welcome. The buffet was ample and tasty as always. Truly an Italian treat!

Thank jenart44
Scottsdale, Arizona
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151 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I first dined here August last year. I enjoyed it so much that when I visited the city again, I had to go there. Delicious bolognese pasta!

Thank LenaTravelstheWorld
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Warm, cozy restaurant. Service needed improvement. In a shopping center rather surprised me ,but was quite nice!

Thank gsueram2016
La Mesa, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We've been to Antica Trattoria many times and have always found the food and service to be very good. When you walk in the doors, the atmosphere transforms you to a place absolutely different from the outside strip mall. We have brought friends here and they're always impressed also. If you haven't been here, give it a try and mangia!

Thank ltrinca
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

For those of us who live east of the I-805 in San Diego it is a treasure to find a good dining spot. This is neighborhood Italian restaurant in a small shopping center that has consistent cooking from seafood to pasta variations. We also appreciate their willingness to let us order "to go" food, if it isn't too busy, which... More 

Thank James T
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The food is amazing. Classic dishes of high quality dishes. The lasagne is my favorite. They are presented nicely. The place is very small and the tables are close together but it has a home feeling. Will be back

Thank Lisa F
Murrieta, Ca
Level Contributor
1 review
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I've been wanting to go to this place for awhile. When I saw it on Groupon, I immediately bought the special. The food was amazing as was the staff. This has easily become our new favorite place to eat.

Thank kuntrybumzz
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We knew this restaurant was in our neighborhood and went a very long time ago. We decided to go again and support our local establishments. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was very pleasant, like an Italian Trattoria. The food was delicious and service was very helpful and friendly. We will definitely be going back.

Thank Aussum
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We made reservations and were seated at the appropriate time. The wait staff was very knowledgeable, personable and efficient. Our wine and appetizers order was taken and both were terrific. We used a groupon and were extremely pleased with all aspects of this local gem. We will definitely be back for an encore.

Thank Claudia M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5654 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-1929
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-463-9919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?