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La Torta Cafe

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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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin
8356 Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-9357
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a dependable source for dine-in and take-out. We usually grab a shrimp quesadilla to take home for two. With the potatoes and salad, there is plenty. Add a soup for variety.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nathan O
Reviewed October 6, 2018

I have eaten at La Torta many times and have never been disappointed. The menu is long with a large variety of almost 40 different types of tortas. I had the el pollo pilbil recently and it was juicy with a flavorful sauce similar to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jan W
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat. Great little torta place. Has every type of torta you can imagine. I had the machaca torta which was delicious. It was to big for me to finish so I took half to go. My hubby had the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Andrea M
Reviewed June 25, 2018

La Torta offers authentic Mexican food in the heart of La mesa. Outside patio is nice for a relaxed atmosphere. Groupon frequently offers a super deal for this place. The food is very tasty and affordable.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank sanDiegoTrippy
Reviewed May 19, 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank randy7496
Reviewed May 3, 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
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.

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2017
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

Date of visit: June 2017
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!!!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bernard D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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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