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Casa De Pico

5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
+1 619-463-3267
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Tasty food especially their corn tortillas! I wish they had an option on salsas for us lightweights but overall it hit the spot for my taste buds. Our waiter was nice but it was busy enough that we didn't see him too often and when...More

Thank b4sence2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For years we had to drive all the way from East County to Old Town to eat at this place, one of our favorite Mexican food restaurants. But now that they are 5 minutes away, we take our guests and ourselves there regularly! The service...More

Thank Diana V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many good Mexican restaurants in San Diego, however, none except Casa De Pico and Casa Guadalajara serve a Special Cheese Crisp! This dish originated back in the 60’s and has made its way to various restaurants but currently is only served at these...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We visited this restaurant while visiting friends of ours who live in San Diego, one of whom is originally Mexican. We went here for a late lunch, and wow, were we impressed! This is some of the finest Mexican food we have had, and again,...More

Thank Douglas D
Lino R, Manager at Casa De Pico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you . very much for the very good review about our food. we hope to see you soon again !!

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I only came here because some friends from out of town insisted on coming here. The service is very good, but that can't be said about the food. First things first, ...I eat Mexican food in Mexico a lot! I enjoy Tecate and to a...More

Thank dtwiss
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Sat outside on one of their two outside seating areas. Chips and salsa showed up immediately! Great menu with lunch specials. I had the Taco Loco and it was AMAZING and giant! Large portion sizes in everything we saw. Service was super fast and they...More

Thank Kristie D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Mexican food here is top notch. Usually service is attentive, but on my last visit, our group of 7 were seated at a patio table, (we requested patio) which was dirty. Requesting someone to clean table, we had to wait several minutes before someone...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

They were very accomodating ot our large party, with a baby. The margaritas were amazing, chips and salsa fresh, and tacos very delicious. Great spot for authentic dinner.

Thank Priscila G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

we loved this restaurant back in the day when it was in Old Town. this location (where they've been for years now) lacks the charm of the old place; but the food is just as good as it always was.

Thank markoestreicher
Lino R, Manager at Casa De Pico, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

HI good morning. I wanted to Thank you for the very nice comment about our restaurant . we hope to see you soon again !!happy Saturday :-]

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here last night with my husband sat at the bar they bring chips and salsa and the chips were gross and tasted old and burnt. We thought we would just try a appetizer got a chicken quesadilla and that also wasn't good. Tasted like...More

Thank Sarah J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-463-3267
At Casa de Pico in La Mesa, guests can enjoy outdoor patio dining year-round, surrounded by trees, colorful flowers and splashing fountains. Rounding out the Mexican dining experience are the strolling mariachis and famous award-winning giant margaritas.
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