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La Torta Cafe

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8356 Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-9357
+1 619-741-6230
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tortas” (19 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (6 reviews)
“torte” (32 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
8356 Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-9357
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we came here and my wife had a chicken torta and she loved it and i had a carne asada salad and it was exceptional

Thank randy7496
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm traveling with my golf buddies here in El Cajon. Looked for a top rated Mexican restaurant close by and La Torta popped up. I'll admit we weren't sure coming into the place but the staff were super friendly. Upon a recommendation by a customer...More

Thank peter f
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

On a Saturday evening when I want to stay home and watch movies but I want good food this is my go to. The portions are excellent. I will often get lunch and dinner from one order. And they have something for everyone.

Thank Deirdre R
Reviewed February 18, 2018

They know the secret ! I do not know how they do it - but you want to come back here every time you are going to the beach to have their " to go" with bottle of local wive and 2 kayaks in my...More

1  Thank AnnaNikoleCA
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Hmmm, we have been here many times in the past few years and DO like coming here, but it seems the prices are going up and the quantity of the filling in the tortas is decreasing. But it's a nice little place to come relax...More

1  Thank dmerghart1
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We eat here almost every other week. Simply the best Mexican food around! The staff is outstanding....all of them. Very popular, get there early. Dining inside and out but oh the food!!!

Thank Bernard D
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Just off the main street in La Mesa Village. Outdoor and indoor dining, Varied menu, huge portions. Their chicken tortilla soup is excellent. Very welcoming staff. Coupon on Groupon.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We love ordering their tortas of various selections of meats and ingredients - they are so big, my husband and I usually share one order with their fries or we order two and take one home for the next day - reheated is great too....More

Thank sonora95
Reviewed July 11, 2017

My wife and I went to La Torta Cafe in La Mesa again yesterday and had another great meal. My wife had the Milanesa Special Torta with Breaded seasoned steak with ham, cheddar cheese, avocado and "the works" for $10.95. She said it was very...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Not only are the portions huge, but the food is always tasty - especially the house-made chips! Keep up the great work and we'll keep coming back.

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8356 Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-9357
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-741-6230
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