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Cucina Fresca & Sons

6784 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1602
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Ranked #1,855 of 4,068 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Nov 21, 2012
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English first
Palm Springs, California
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137 reviews 137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
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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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182 reviews 182 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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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