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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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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“torta” (34 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
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9:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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LOCATION
8356 Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-9357
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Reviewed yesterday

Food is always fresh and very flavorful. Nice selection on the menu. Good service, reasonably priced. We eat lunch here on a regular basis. Nice little patio dinning too.

Thank SDborngal
Reviewed 2 days ago

La Torta is a small, charming restaurant in downtown La Mesa, CA, specializing in Mexican food. They offer outside as well as inside dining, and the patio is great on a pleasant day. All of their food is good, but the carnitas are outstanding! Customers...More

Thank 96puglover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for great Mexican food, this is the place. Huge portions, great food. Highly recommend the #7 Machaca Torta - shredded beef, cheddar cheese, avocado, "the works" and fries. This torta is big enough to split with a friend. The shredded beef is...More

Thank Snarf47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been there for a while so decided to try it out again. Wife got the California burrito & I got the Milanesa special torta. They were big and good tasting. Chip weren't much. Salsa was very good with a nice variety of spiciness. Had...More

Thank John K
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I have been going here for years and missed it when I moved out of state, It was the first place I hit up again when I got back. Got the Shrimp and Sun-Dried Tomato one and it was just as good as I remember...More

1  Thank A B
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Authentic, local, small and friendly. This place hit all the marks. I had the Cubano torta, my wife had shrimp tacos, and the kids had tortilla soup. All were amazing.

Thank Greg d
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Small restaurant in La Mesa, kinda off the main traffic. Avocado torta is the best!!!! I swear they have the best hot carrots anywhere. Sometimes we just stop in and buy those they are that good. Won't disappoint!!!

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a delicious little local spot and they're known for their torta however I love to order their quesadillas which are amazing as well as their tortilla soup which I swear has a half of an avocado on top and it's just absolutely...More

Thank redrobot23
Reviewed September 14, 2016

La Torta is a family favorite. The Torta's are so packed with good fresh meat and veggies, it takes a large mouth to get around it. I usually order the House Salad with grilled shrimp and it is perfect. It comes in a large bowl...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed September 5, 2016

This place has wonderful food, and a wonderful venue, tucked into a little shay pocket in "downtown" La Mesa, it's nice to just sit outside with a cerveza and enjoy a delicious meal. Many kinds of tortas, big servings, plenty to share for most normal...More

Thank Grandpa328
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
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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