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Berta's Latin American Restaurant

$$ - $$$Latin, South American,
3928 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2843
+1 619-295-2343
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  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“paella” (5 reviews)
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Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish, Colombian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3928 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2843
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We struggled to find healthy food in Old Town but we happened upon Berta’s. Healthy, fresh, delicious food. Berta herself served us and she was as delightful as the lunch. Highly recommended.

Thank Leesonw
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We asked the concierge where the locals eat and told us to try Old Town. We were lucky enough to wander into Berta's. This place was amazing. It is small and cozy, has comfortable seating and a reasonable beverage list. The service was great. And...More

Thank mimzey118
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We live up the hill from Berta's and have been coming here for 20 years. Berta serves delicious, freshly prepared and authentic food from many Latin American countries. It is a great restaurant in Old Town and has its own parking lot. Small and intimate...More

Thank Labretired
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Food was pretty amazing and a bit different but oh so good. However, with only one waitress, service was a bit slow

Thank Beatriz R
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

As the other reviews stated the food was outstanding! The Latin American cuisine was a nice alternative to the many Mexican restaurants in the area. The service was friendly and quick. Would recommend if you want a small quaint place for dinner that’s moderately priced.

Thank 647carlaw
Reviewed December 29, 2017

If your idea of great south of the border food is a fast food chain, move on. You won't be able to appreciate the food here. This is food that is authentic to Chile and Peru. We started with two appetizers. The Chilean empanado was...More

Thank nursetrek
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We had a lovely dinner on the outdoor patio. Delicious paella, fried plantains and sangria! The dinner was generous enough for us to split, and the service was accommodating.

Thank Suz116
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Old Town Inn across the street and walked over to have dinner. I had an amazing dish "Chilean Pastel de Choclo" which had chicken, beef, corn, raisins, olives, onions and hard boiled eggs. Soooo good. My husband had the fish of...More

Thank Hhogelund
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Tried this place to get a break from the normal offerings in Old Town and we were not disappointed. There were many different options from many different Latin American influences. We had a variety of dishes and they were all very good. Our server explained...More

Thank jlbtg
Reviewed April 9, 2017

My wife and I dined at Berta's on April 8th. We had the Chilean empanada appetizer, which had well-prepared pastry and a moist ground beef filling. The raisins in the filling gave a hint of sweetness. Very tasty! My wife ordered the Chilean Pastel de...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish, Colombian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3928 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2843
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-2343
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