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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” (23 reviews)
“la torta” (15 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (6 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
8356 Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942-9357
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

La torta is by far the best authentic Mexican restaurant in town. My family has been coming here for years. The food is amazing!!! the staff is so friendly and the owner is always around with a friendly smile to make sure your meal is...More

Thank mommypenguino
Reviewed July 7, 2017

My family and I stopped here for lunch on our way out of town last weekend. Cute place. Comfortable outdoor seating. Delicious food. Good prices. Fast and friendly service. Would recommend this to everyone. We loved it! If we lived closer, we'd frequent here often.

Thank Khadijah1976
Reviewed June 22, 2017

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
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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
Families with children, Kids
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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