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Berta's Latin American Restaurant

$$ - $$$Latin, South American,
3928 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2843
+1 619-295-2343
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (8 reviews)
“bandeja paisa” (2 reviews)
“lamb stew” (2 reviews)
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Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish, Colombian
$$ - $$$
3928 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2843
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner on the outdoor patio. Delicious paella, fried plantains and sangria! The dinner was generous enough for us to split, and the service was accommodating.

Thank Suz116
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Old Town Inn across the street and walked over to have dinner. I had an amazing dish "Chilean Pastel de Choclo" which had chicken, beef, corn, raisins, olives, onions and hard boiled eggs. Soooo good. My husband had the fish of...More

Thank Hhogelund
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Tried this place to get a break from the normal offerings in Old Town and we were not disappointed. There were many different options from many different Latin American influences. We had a variety of dishes and they were all very good. Our server explained...More

Thank jlbtg
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife and I dined at Berta's on April 8th. We had the Chilean empanada appetizer, which had well-prepared pastry and a moist ground beef filling. The raisins in the filling gave a hint of sweetness. Very tasty! My wife ordered the Chilean Pastel de...More

1  Thank trvl_jph
Reviewed 25 December 2016

You want to try different dishes of Latin America and South America? Come to Berta's. The menu includes certain dishes for various countries for patrons ((indicated where on the menu) to choose and also include ingredients so what ones will eat. The place may look...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

In Old Town San Diego where Mexican food is the dominant cuisine, this place stands out with an eclectic menu featuring many dishes from South & Central America. Ihad fried plantains with garlic cilantro sauce for an appetizer followed by a lamb dish from Peru....More

Thank S7139VEjimg
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We made reservations for lunch on a Sunday (Thanksgiving weekend). Charming colonial style house in the middle of Old Town San Diego. Finding parking in the area can be problematic when the public parking lots get full. Fortunately, the restaurant has an adjacent parking lot...More

1  Thank fdkmd
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a gem that is easy to miss, nested between a big, loud restaurant/bar and a commercial street in Old Town. But it is well worth finding. It has the most diverse menu of Latin American food I have found in Southern California --...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This was a great meal. If you've ever been to Latin America you'll think you are there. The food is so good. I had the most refreshing fresh lemonade I've ever had. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I agree with some of the other reviewers, in that it's surprising to me that there were not more people at this restaurant. It might be (as in my case), that we got there too early for dinner (around 5pm). The food was EXCELLENT! You...More

Thank TheBrasilian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 15
Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish, Colombian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3928 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2843
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-2343
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