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Village House Kalina

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8302 Parkway Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-2893
+1 619-461-1100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“stroganoff” (3 reviews)
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Russian, Eastern European, Ukrainian
$$ - $$$
8302 Parkway Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-2893
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Although it is a small place the food is outstanding, Russian. Especially enjoy the soups and the meats. Service is always outstanding and the meal cost is very affordable.

Thank ABF49ER
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Had been wanting to visit this place for couple years and finally went recently. The food was quite excellent and reasonably priced. It came out quickly, and we were very happy with what we got. Really, the only negative was that they were either understaffed...More

Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A little hard to find, but well worth the search! This small restaurant feels like a Russian Dacha with homey decor and mismatched tables. Authentic Russian/Ukrainian comfort food and generous servings, too. No liquor license, but you are welcome to BYB of wine with no...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This is a very small little hole in the wall place right at the intersection of Jackson and Fletcher parkway. Their signage is basically invisible so you have to look carefully to find it. We came here with 5 hungry people and almost filled the...More

Thank tim s
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Miniature space with some USSR-style tourist samovars and other tchotchkes, attentive and friendly service, but lousy food and no vodka. What kind of Russian restaurant can exist without vodka? In their case, it seems to me they are trying to catch monkeys with pop-corn. Cheap...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed October 30, 2016

My sister and niece took me to this great restaurant. I have never had Russian food so it was a pleasure to try some. The place is cute and a little eclectic with homey decorations. It is a very small restaurant, cozy. We enjoyed tea...More

Thank Mootheart
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We recently visited Russia on a cruise, so we thought we'd try Russian food in San Diego to keep that vacation feeling going. After searching on-line and looking at reviews, we decided to try Village House Kalina. Unfortunately, this was one of the most disappointing...More

Thank lwew
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Really excellent selection of Russian food that is prepared well with reasonable prices. The portions were really huge and very tasty.

Thank ABF49ER
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

YUM !! It's hard to find a good Russian restaurant or a Russian restaurant at all. This place was amazing. Some of the best menu items from that part of the world and could not have enjoyed it more. Every item was prepared to perfection,...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Pro-tip: don't show up an hour after they open expecting to get whatever you want off of their menu. We got there a little over an hour after opening. There was nobody else in the dining room, so the sweet girl who was working that...More

Thank Jessica S
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8302 Parkway Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-2893
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-461-1100
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