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Cucina Fresca & Sons

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6784 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1602
+1 619-668-0779
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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La Mesa, California
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We have eaten here several times and enjoyed the experience. The food has always been first rate. They have a nice variety of microbrews, allowing me a chance to sample new beers. The price is a little higher than we usually spend, we like it when they have 2 for 1 coupons. Try it out, you won't be disappointed.

Thank John K
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

the food here is out of this world, I have eaten many meals in Italy and this place is the real deal. It is a little, family-run hole in the wall, hidden in a modest strip mall, not only great food, but an impressive collection of craft beer. There is a bar as well as a seating area, suitable for... More 

Thank Jill G
Palm Springs, California
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193 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2012

My dad loves this place. So do I. The used to be located in Ocean Beach and had to move in town due to rising rents. The place may have moved but the food is still good. The family run restaurant makes great food. From specialty pizzas to chicken picatta. The cooking is really good italian food done well. They... More 

Thank Marcasso
Princeton, New Jersey
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170 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2012

If you didn't know any better, you might think that Cucina Fresca is something other than a restaurant. But it's location hides its true nature, that of an excellent Italian restaurant experience. I stopped in to eat, not realizing that Monday they are normally closed but was still seated for a meal. The family-run nature of this business is true... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2011

While visiting in San Diego we stopped at this restaurant by chance. It was just a casual little place & I didn't have high expectations. We were warmly greeted by one of the sons. The menu was impressive. Two in my family are vegetarian so we were happy to hear that the minestrone soup was completely vegetarian. I had the... More 

Thank JohnFamily3000
Austin, Texas
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346 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2010

Cucina Fresca & Sons is a family affair, with one brother cooking, another serving, Papa supervising, and Mama taking care of them. Their friendly charm is eclipsed by the quality of the food. I had a chicken in a Madeira sauce that was the quintessence of the dish - even the mushrooms were bursting with flavor. My husband's chicken on... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6784 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-668-0779

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