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La Mesa Bistro and Bakery

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8697 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-9565
619-589-0806
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 9
    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good but hot...

The food is very good at the Bistro. Comes out fast also. Unfortunately, no air conditioning so not much fun on hot days. Still would recommend the food and service under any conditions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Warren W
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Bend, Oregon
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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The food is very good at the Bistro. Comes out fast also. Unfortunately, no air conditioning so not much fun on hot days. Still would recommend the food and service under any conditions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Visited for breakfast & lunch. Pastrami sandwich was good although the pastrami could have been sliced thinner, great fries served with it. Orange/berry pancakes were wonderful! Busy place & I see why! Extensive menu, excellent value. Nice place for healthy eating.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Order at the counter and they bring your food to your table. Lots of coffee choices. I ordered the big breakfast. Eggs a little overdone by acceptable. Lots of potatoes. Sausage patties were nice. We are outside. A bit cool but enjoyable. I would revisit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wonderful food for breakfast or lunch. The Eggs Benedict are the best in town. Try the California Benedict - eggs and Benedict sauce on top of avocado. And you can sit outside with your dog!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you're headed out to East County for some hiking, falconry, Julian apple pie, desert fun - or whatever, this is a great little breakfast joint to stop in and fuel up. The food is good, the helping sizes are great, and the coffee selection is fantastic. We will be return guests, guaranteed!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The menu for this lovely restaurant is quite extensive and offers choices for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. The portions are very large and can easily be shared. The breakfast potatoes are superb. The food comes very quickly and service is very efficient. Every thing is very tasty. Easy parking. Easy location to find. And it is three doors from... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was my third time here, and the results were consistent. The line to order does seem to move very slowly and I'm not sure why. Perhaps because of the time it takes to choose all of the sides options. Also, the menu on the boards outside and on the wall can be confusing-just too many options and not well... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a branch off of Swami's. They are open 5-3. No dinner service. Great coffee selection. You order and pay and then they bring it to you. The acai and pitaya bowls are some of the best! Huge amounts of food. Sometimes the line is really long and slow and it gets very crowded at the door. We all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We love this place. Their food is great & there's lots of it. Coffees are great. The staff is wonderful. A few years ago, I had some dietary restrictions and they eagerly accommodated me. Since then, they always ask about my health each visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I have ordered a number of items here. All fresh, all tasty. The burger I had today was the best. Crisp fries, huge burger with cheese that actually tasted like cheese. A home run.

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Additional Information about La Mesa Bistro and Bakery

Address: 8697 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-9565
Phone Number: 619-589-0806
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8697 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-9565
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: 619-589-0806

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?