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Cucina Fresca & Sons

6784 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1602
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English first
San Diego, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

the food here is out of this world, I have eaten many meals in Italy and this place is the real deal. It is a little, family-run hole in the wall, hidden in a modest strip mall, not only great food, but an impressive collection of craft beer. There is a bar as well as a seating area, suitable for... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

My dad loves this place. So do I. The used to be located in Ocean Beach and had to move in town due to rising rents. The place may have moved but the food is still good. The family run restaurant makes great food. From specialty pizzas to chicken picatta. The cooking is really good italian food done well. They... More 

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San Diego, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

If you didn't know any better, you might think that Cucina Fresca is something other than a restaurant. But it's location hides its true nature, that of an excellent Italian restaurant experience. I stopped in to eat, not realizing that Monday they are normally closed but was still seated for a meal. The family-run nature of this business is true... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

While visiting in San Diego we stopped at this restaurant by chance. It was just a casual little place & I didn't have high expectations. We were warmly greeted by one of the sons. The menu was impressive. Two in my family are vegetarian so we were happy to hear that the minestrone soup was completely vegetarian. I had the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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199 reviews 199 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2010

Cucina Fresca & Sons is a family affair, with one brother cooking, another serving, Papa supervising, and Mama taking care of them. Their friendly charm is eclipsed by the quality of the food. I had a chicken in a Madeira sauce that was the quintessence of the dish - even the mushrooms were bursting with flavor. My husband's chicken on... More 

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Additional Information about Cucina Fresca & Sons

Address: 6784 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1602
Phone Number: 619-668-0779
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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