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Lorna's Italian Kitchen

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3945 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122
858-452-0661
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

When I lived in San Diego this was my family's favourite place to go. It was close to our house and it was amazing food! The service is good and the portions are never too small! I really recommend this place for travellers looking for a casual but good Italian restaurant!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Pablokebablo
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Kingston, Canada
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  • Families with children
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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

When I lived in San Diego this was my family's favourite place to go. It was close to our house and it was amazing food! The service is good and the portions are never too small! I really recommend this place for travellers looking for a casual but good Italian restaurant!!!

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CloudX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The food here is outstanding! I'm almost hesitant to write this review, since it's the best kept secret in town. Every single thing I've tried on this menu tastes like it comes from a Michelin Star quality restaurant. The items I recommend are the Arancini, Eggplant Parmigiana, and the Lasagna Florentine.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lorna's is a friendly family restaurant for all ages. My friend and I went there last night and enjoyed salad and a delish pizza with all the trimmings. Moderate cost. Dont be turned off by the nondescript strip mall it is in; the advantage is an ice cream shop next door !

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Onalaska, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were treating with thoughtful and caring service for 17 people as we celebrated my Birthday. We were ages 8-80 and they were happy to serve us with patience and respect. It was a truly delightful experience. The food was excellent! All had an enjoyable evening.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went there sole cause our mother's name is Lorna. We took a family trip to San Diego area for her 80th most from the Wisconsin area. We had 17 people call 2 hours in advance and they were able to get us in on a busy night. We were treated and sat immediately at our reservation time. Orin was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Had several dishes and each were very tasty! Enjoyed the bread basket prior to the meal as well. Great for a family to order a few dishes all will enjoy and serve family style!

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Tijuana,BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice family style restaurant in a shopping center, but food is very good and prices are reasonable. Portions of all dishes were good.

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Port Ludlow, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

When we lived in the area (13 yrs ago) we visited Lornas often. Having a chance to return over the weekend, we were happy to find Lornas as good as ever. Enjoyed the Cesar salad, fresh bread and a glass of Chianti before dinner, and loved the combination of Italian sausage & Peppers with Angel Hair pasta as my entree.... More 

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife had to use the urgent care clinic in a strip mall during our recent vacation in San Diego. While we waited for her to be seen and treated, we saw a place called Lorna's across the parking lot. It appeared to be busy on a Wednesday at lunch so that was a good sign. We decided to try... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I ate here several years ago and not sure why I have not come back. Perhaps because the eating area is small but the food is soooo good! We had the veal piccata and meat lasagna, both amazing. The bread basket was yummy, service was good, price was right and we will be back to try more very soon. A... More 

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Additional Information about Lorna's Italian Kitchen

Address: 3945 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122
Phone Number: 858-452-0661
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3945 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 858-452-0661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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