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Lorna's Italian Kitchen

3945 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122
858-452-0661
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English first
San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here twice and it has been fantastic both times!, I would go more but I don't each much and the portions are large, which is a good thing for the price. Food is just great. I really like the chopped salads and the Lasagna was fantastic too.

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La Jolla
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place has been a family run neighborhood Italian restaurant forever. Kind of like a back east place. I return for the generous portions, friendly staff, good prices, and location. Oh, almost forgot. Great food.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had dinner at Lorna's on a friends recommendation. While it is located in a strip mall don't let that fool you. This place is legit authentic Italian food. The service was great as well. A must if you are in the La Jolla area.

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San Diego, California
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have been going to Lornas for many years and have never been disappointed. Aside from delicious food (try the pizza), it is nice to see the same staff year after year. My fav is pizza with an order of pasta with meat sauce on the side. Pizza toppings are fresh and virtually no tomato sauce helps to really bring... More 

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Maricopa, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The food and desserts was amazing. A little restaurant with great service. The price was great. YUMM

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Nashville, TN
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Came here for lunch and it did not disappoint. Excellent food and arrived quickly, service was adequate, although she seemed to have too many table for one waitress, however she handled it very well. Would certainly return again.

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I ordered the golden triangle pizza, but changed the sauce to Alfredo. It was very, very good! A family member ordered lasagna, which was also a great dish. You can't go wrong here!! Salads are also very good. They handmade their desserts, unfortunately we were too stuffed to get any. 😞 This place is a must try if you come... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

When I moved to the University City area several people told me to check out Lorna's because people drive in from all over the county to eat there. Well, initially, I couldn't. Not being able to eat gluten, which seems to be 90% of Italian cooking, I knew I wouldn't have many options. I avoided the place. Then one day... More 

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Tucson
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17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Lorna's is a neighborhood restaurant in the University City area of San Diego. When I lived in San Diego 10 years ago, it was one of my favorite places for good, hearty Italian food at a reasonable price. A recent visit was disappointing. On a chilly day in May, the air conditioning was going full bore. It was freezing inside.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This is a review going back a few years: I moved out of San Diego nearly four years ago, although I went back a few times after leaving. And oh how I miss Lorna's. This place was great for dates, dinners with parents, or before movies. I wish I had a place like this in northern California. I remember living... More 

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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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