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Antica Trattoria

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5654 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942-1929
619-463-9919
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Today
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An out of the way "storefront" establishment but worth the visit, awesome food! My only regret is not being able to sample everything I saw pass by. Wow!

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Thank cheaptravelhunter
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are locals who love this place. I'm a local who doesn't. Pretentious servers with exaggerated accents (that can slip to west coast English when they argue among themselves). I have tried their conventional every day standards and their more exotic dishes. Not great. High prices. Owner / manager often sits outside near the door smoking and shouting on his... More 

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Thank David L
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted by the food, service, and atmosphere. We shared a bottle of Chianti with homemade spinach gnocchi and seafood linguine. It was the best gnocchi I'd ever had! Found another great restaurant on Trip Advisor.

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Thank Lynn d
La Mesa, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food with superior service. The menu is great with many daily specials. The wine list is the best.

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Thank Nanniex5
La Mesa, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Antica Trattoria is a small place but has that small Italian feel. They serve fantastic authentic dishes, the waiters are friendly and knowledgeable and the atmosphere reminds me of Italy.

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Thank Linda K
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed several meals at this wonderful restaurant and have never been disappointed! The service and the food are exceptional! It doesn't look like much from the outside, but it's a gem once through the front door!

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Thank Joanne021962
La Mesa, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love that they have Groupons once in awhile. Excellent food but a little pricey (therefore the groupon). Chef from Italy and his cuisine is top notch. He comes out of the kitchen to greet and talk with his guests. Great ambiance and décor.

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Thank fraz12016
Franklin, Tennessee
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was 5 of us visiting from out of town. Based on a recommendation from a local we ate at this resturant. We all had a different dish and everyone raved on their food. Highly recommend you enjoy this resturant. We also received 50% off a bottle of wine as it was Tuesday. If you are in San Diego plan... More 

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Thank RonP51
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We've been going here almost since it opened and to date we have never been disappointed. Service and food are always top notch and if you happen to be having a birthday be sure to let them know. They have a gentleman from Napoli, who will sing happy birthday opera style in Italian...

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Thank TahoeJoe1954
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The pasta selections were excellent and they have a good wine list, both by the glass and bottle. This is far above the normal pizza/pasta restaurant in a strip mall.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, 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: 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?