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Haritna Mediterranean Restaurant

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7303 El Cajon Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-7412 (73rd)
Metro Bus 1.
619-462-2722
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Today
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Consistently good

Great neighborhood Mediterranean restaurant. When dining in, the staff is normally on top of things, friendly and courteous. I enjoy that they have theme nights - comedy and jazz stand out and really adds value to La Mesa. Food wise, portions are big, everything seems fresh and prepared to order.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2013
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San Diego, California
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Good for:
  • Casual Dining
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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great neighborhood Mediterranean restaurant. When dining in, the staff is normally on top of things, friendly and courteous. I enjoy that they have theme nights - comedy and jazz stand out and really adds value to La Mesa. Food wise, portions are big, everything seems fresh and prepared to order.

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San Diego, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We went to Haritna's for lunch and I admit I was a little nervous as there was no one in sight and we had never been there. We were unfamiliar with the menu. The waitress was very helpful and explained everything to us and made helpful suggestions. We shared a few appitieser dishes. We all learned quite a bit and... More 

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San Rafael, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you like genuinely personal service, excellent food freshly prepared, and a homey atmosphere, this is a "don't miss" restaurant. On the corner of El Cajon Blvd and 73rd, it's easy to not notice. We went there on a recommendation, and made a special effort to go back to El Cajon so we could eat there again. The food is... More 

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Seattle
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440 reviews 440 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had lunch here. I had an excellent falafel sandwich (the pita was especially excellent. The real star of the was the side ofbaba ganoush -- probably the best ever. This version had been chopped and mashed, but not run through a blender, so isome txture to it, which made a big difference. Really excellent service, too.

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Tucson
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I try to hit Haritna anytime I'm the area. This time I had a 3 day business trip from Lemon Grove all the way up to Escondido and I managed to eat there all three days! Day 1 (Wed): I showed up at 9PM when I was arriving into town and I had a delicious Beef shawerma sandwich and a... More 

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Alpine, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

lets start by saying that I have never ordered off the menu here. For whatever reason we always seem to be in this area on a sunday and on sunday (friday's too) they have a little buffet and its great. The buffet is around $10 and there is a nice selection of food and bread. They have a small patio... More 

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Tucson
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Last Sunday evening I was searching for a place in the La Mesa area to get a bite to eat. With some help from Siri on my iPhone, I found Haritna. Ericka was my server and provided me with excellent service that was beyond my expectations. As recommended by Ericka, I had the Vegetarian platter which had a little of... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

COMMENTS FROM bUZZ LADIES "Great food. Quantity was large." "Everything was excellent." "Eggplant/Zucchini - Excellent" "House specialty - 1/2 chicken excellent. One of my favorite places." "Great food and service. Love this place." "Food well prepared. Excellent presentation of Mediterranean food." bUZZ RATING (1 to 4) Quality of Service 4 Value 4 Overall Taste 4 Likelihood to Return 4 Audra's... More 

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Palm Springs, CA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

We were staying nearby and looking for any halfway decent restaurant when we came across Haritna. It was spartan in decoration and has a lovely outdoor patio. We wanted to sit outside thought it was getting a bit chilly -- they kindly turned on the heaters and it was great. There were also a few people smoking from hookahs but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7303 El Cajon Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-7412
    (73rd)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Bus 1.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: 619-462-2722

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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