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Mama Cella's Italian Kitchen

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16707 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
+1 858-613-7770
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lasagna” (9 reviews)
“meat sauce” (2 reviews)
“rancho bernardo” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16707 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I stopped here in hope that they served good Italian food. I ordered the Chicken fettuccine Alfredo and I was glad, it had a lot of flavor and a abundant amount of grilled chicken. The waiter stated their specialty was the lasagna. A customer sitting...More

Thank H1315
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Great pizza in Rancho Bernardo! It’s heard to find really good pizza in RB. My parents introduced my husband and I to Mama Cellas. We are pizza lovers so we had to try it. We had the vegetarian pizza and a pizza with the works....More

Thank EmilyBae
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

The only thing that makes their meat lasagne better is their fresh salad and a great glass of Chianti. Mmmmm Service is wonderful

Thank M S
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Great staff/Owners, tasty Italian food and Pizza. Love the house salad with blue cheese dressing. Reservations are recommended as it is a very small local restaurant. Even on week nights!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed January 15, 2018

This little restaurant at the end of a busy strip mall seats maybe 50 people. I had a reservation, but the waitress seated us without asking! Large menu, brief but reasonably priced wine list. Good traditional Italian food. Friendly waitstaff!

Thank MKatBa
Reviewed December 1, 2017

We showed up without reservations from out of town, but they found us a table with a short wait, and very helpful about it. Obviously a local favorite, judging from the crowd. We loved the food. I just had spaghetti with sausage and tomato and...More

Thank BigGuy57
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Mama Cella's in a little hole in the wall restaurant loved and frequented by locals. It can get cramped in the place but that's ok because the food is really, really good. I love both the lasagna and the spaghetti and meatballs. Give this place...More

Thank SDTravelgurl
Reviewed September 21, 2017

We were in San Diego on vacation and this restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel. It was a little hard to find, so we called to get better directions. It is in a strip mall area behind a Carl's Jr. It is a...More

Thank Becky K
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Have eaten here several times and we always very satisfied. We had a five year old with us and he found something he liked. Great family restaurant and staff are very friendly.

Thank Eileentx
Reviewed April 1, 2017

If you like mushrooms a lot, this is a great restaurant for you. I like mushrooms, but they put them in too many things for me. Eggplant parm has mushrooms. I suggest you order it without them.

Thank arlene821
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16707 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-613-7770
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