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Busalacchi's A Modo Mio

3707 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4221
+1 619-298-0119
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“caesar salads” (3 reviews)
“vitello” (2 reviews)
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3707 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4221
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Reviewed February 5, 2016

All of the wait staff were great. My mixed drink was just right. People were on the patio but I chose to eat in their dining room. The Caesar salad was perfect with just enough anchovy and the ravioli was great too. They are open...More

Thank flyboy1320
Reviewed January 31, 2016

We always try a different restaurant during San Diego Restaurant week. Busalacchi's A Modo Mio was our pick this past week. Food was just out of this world. I had their Rigatoni Palermitana. Best I have ever had. Everyone at the table really enjoyed their...More

Thank dunkertons
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a groupon for this place along with a nice sized amount of a gift card that we received for the holidays and decided to try it out for a date night out. Looked at the menu prior and to our disappointment the beers...More

Thank kristig1
Reviewed November 13, 2015

We had a very nice dinner. Staff was polite and attentive, food was good with decent portions. Atmosphere was nice. They have outdoor music some nights (not the night we were there). Over all very pleasant

Thank Scott H
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

The food ordered tonight was very good as was the service. Unfortunately, we picked a night when the restaurant was doing an art class so it was a bit loud to try and have a conversation.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed November 7, 2015

My wife and I visited the new Busalacchi's A Modo Mio restuarant on 5th Ave. in San Diego tonight, and had a very nice experience. The new Busalacchi's is just a few blocks away from the old restaurant they used to have for years. This...More

Thank David M
Reviewed October 4, 2015

They have a very nicely done outdoor terrace seating area including a "fire" bar. The outside decor makes it feel like a resort in the middle of the city. I had the pesto crepes with crab with a glass Chardonnay. I still swoon over how...More

Thank Lydia G
Reviewed September 6, 2015

I have come to realize that this restaurant is excellent. The prices are more than reasonable, and the food is always good. last night I had halibut with a side of pasta.Our friends had short ribs and a sausage pasta. We had calamari first. Everything...More

Thank baltoro
Reviewed September 4, 2015

We have been to other Busalacchi's properties over the years. This is their new one in Hillcrest. It's a little more modern than the previous property. The food is very good. Both my wife & I thoroughly enjoyed the food. We will return in the...More

Thank SteveTignor
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Had a wonderful evening here. The food was great & the live music added a nice touch to the ambiance. I'll definitely return when I'm in the area again.

Thank SarahFisher57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3707 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4221
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop within 2 blocks. Taxi stand 2 blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-0119
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