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Mama Teresa's Ristorante Italiano - CLOSED

13670 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064
+1 858-513-3667
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (8 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
13670 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064
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11 - 20 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 12 January 2016

Reviews for this restaurant keep delivering the word "authentic," and for good reason. The food is real Italian homestyle cooking with a pro quality level. The staff are Italian, from the chef to the wait staff to the guy who brings your water. They make...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 10 December 2015

After hunting all over Poway Road, we found Mama Teresa's tucked into the side of a strip mall. The food is hearty and home-style, with the restaurant making its own pasta. The service was more like what one would expect at home than in a...More

Thank Ghost
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We tried this place out after hearing about it over and over again from friends. I'm skeptical about anyone who says there is real Italian food out here. But I have to say it was excellent. The Family is straight from Italy and they have...More

Thank Ryano724
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Three of us were in Poway on business and decide to try this place after work. I had read the reviews and it looked like a place to get authentic Italian food. We were not disappointed! Food tasted just like the dishes I've eaten in...More

Thank safetyman57
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Small restaurant but comfortable setting. Owners are very enthusiastic about their offerings. Pasta variety is excellent. Everything we tried was outstanding. My only complaint is the bread.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This local restaurant is run by an Italian Family that recently came to America. They have run restaurants in Italy and the quality of the food and the cooking shows it. Try the Lasagna - it is fabulous. It is family run and at times...More

Thank SDTDM
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This is a heaven on earth ristorante, mainly Italian dishes , but you can find excellent breakfast items on their menu, I loved their bakery products, cappuccino, espresso real Italian feel . Price range from average to expensive pending your menu choice

Thank Jchatila
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We ate at many places during our recent visit to the San Diego area, but this was the highlight. The food quality is excellent, authentic Italian fare. The hit of the dinner was the beef ravioli with meat sauce, which was wonderful and rich. I...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We recently enjoyed dinner with friends at Mama Teresa's. Our friends live in Poway and we always stop here for dinner whenever we are in the area. The food is always very good - very authentic with nice sized portions and presented in a very...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Mama Teresa's cooking is what I would leave home for. This is the best prepared Italian that we have had. The sauces are the best we have had; not sweet but just the way my mother prepared from our home grown tomatoes. Portions are generous....More

Thank catshephearder
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13670 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
  • Phone Number: +1 858-513-3667