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Antica Trattoria

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5654 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-1929
+1 619-463-9919
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Today
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Warm, cozy restaurant. Service needed improvement. In a shopping center rather surprised me ,but was quite nice!

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Thank gsueram2016
La Mesa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been to Antica Trattoria many times and have always found the food and service to be very good. When you walk in the doors, the atmosphere transforms you to a place absolutely different from the outside strip mall. We have brought friends here and they're always impressed also. If you haven't been here, give it a try and mangia!

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Thank ltrinca
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For those of us who live east of the I-805 in San Diego it is a treasure to find a good dining spot. This is neighborhood Italian restaurant in a small shopping center that has consistent cooking from seafood to pasta variations. We also appreciate their willingness to let us order "to go" food, if it isn't too busy, which... More 

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Thank James T
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing. Classic dishes of high quality dishes. The lasagne is my favorite. They are presented nicely. The place is very small and the tables are close together but it has a home feeling. Will be back

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Thank Lisa F
Murrieta, Ca
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been wanting to go to this place for awhile. When I saw it on Groupon, I immediately bought the special. The food was amazing as was the staff. This has easily become our new favorite place to eat.

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Thank kuntrybumzz
California
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We knew this restaurant was in our neighborhood and went a very long time ago. We decided to go again and support our local establishments. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was very pleasant, like an Italian Trattoria. The food was delicious and service was very helpful and friendly. We will definitely be going back.

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Thank Aussum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made reservations and were seated at the appropriate time. The wait staff was very knowledgeable, personable and efficient. Our wine and appetizers order was taken and both were terrific. We used a groupon and were extremely pleased with all aspects of this local gem. We will definitely be back for an encore.

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Thank Claudia M
La Mesa, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love, Love this place. The food is to die for. If you go on a weekend be sure to make reservations. Small restaurant, the owner is the cook and OMG I have never had anything bad there. If you haven't gone you must.

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Thank Cabral1964
Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

What a gem of an eatery! Scrumptious food; excellent service; delicious wine. The Bruschetta was the best!!!

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Thank Rita B
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Just over the San Diego line in LaMesa is this lovely trattoria. The wine is well selected and there is a decent choice by the glass. We sat at the bar as we had planned in just getting an appetiser or two to share. I had a very pleasant Pinot Noir, smooth and not overly dry, whilst my companion enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5654 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-1929
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-463-9919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?