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Casa De Pico

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5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
+1 619-463-3267
11:00 - 22:00
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Brighton, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Ever since I first ordered the chicken fajitas, 6 months ago, I've been dreaming about them! They are, by far, the best I've ever tasted! Plus, the waitress provided two extra tortillas to take home with my leftovers. This place is hopping, lively, happy, and the strolling musicians played and sang Amor Amor! My sweetheart, who lives in San Diego,... More 

1 Thank Rita B
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

During my stay in the la mesa area we wanted a good Mexican restaurant! Our family told us about this place and no regrets! Thank you for your great service! Food was delicious! And the salsa for the chips was so good couldn't stop eating !

1 Thank binagax
San Diego, California, United States
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The owner Dianne Powers recreated the loved and cherished themes from her old town ties to La Mesa with lots of flavors from So Cal! Mom loved her Fried ice cream! Needless to say we eat here 2 times a month. Staff is well trained and friendly.

Thank Eddie P
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Same wonderful place it was in old town. Only get to every 10 years or so, but have never let me down. Always great!

Thank Arnold P
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Really bad costumer service, we had a problem with our bank card and we needed to cancel one of the dishes we just ordered, the manager didn't want to cancel he said we just waisted the food and the had lost a lot of money for that dish. We finally found another way to pay even do we didn't want... More 

Thank alvaj680
San Diego, California
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A very good spot to eat and to bring family and friends but it's a little more expensive than some of our local taco shops( which I think have better quality Mexican food). As a San Diego local I always like it when I'm having individually made food and not a plate that's been heated up with the beans and... More 

Thank redrobot23
La mesa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Huge menu, very good Mexican food with lots of variety. Lunch specials good value. Happy hour Monday through Friday serves free food

Thank Laurietomstrong
San Diego, California
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

A group of us gathered here for a celebratory lunch. The margaritas were tasty and refreshing. The corn chips were crisp, fresh and plentiful. Our food platters were large and the food delicious. Despite the having many people in our group, lunch was served promptly. With it's colorful and festive decor Casa de Pico were surely brighten your day and... More 

Thank CAPoppy28
Burnsville, North Carolina
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is one of my favorite, "sit down" Mexican restaurants in La mesa. Yes it is trendy, but the food is great, the atmosphere festive, a Mariachi band is usually strolling by singing, and the service is decent. They start you off with some delicious chips and salsa, try to contain yourself because the portions of food they bring you... More 

Thank Mootheart
san Diego
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156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This restaurant is a favorite in La Mesa.The servers were very friendly and the food was plentiful and fast.I found the prices on the high side.The food was typical, not great not bad.The major problem with this place was it was too noisy.I couldnt hear the person seated right next to me.There isnt much they can do about that because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-463-3267
At Casa de Pico in La Mesa, guests can enjoy outdoor patio dining year-round, surrounded by trees, colorful flowers and splashing fountains. Rounding out the Mexican dining experience are the strolling mariachis and famous award-winning giant margaritas.

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