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“Great family restaurant ”

Pernicano's Family Restaurant
Ranked #1,486 of 5,243 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Pizza
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great family restaurant! Nice and friendly service, great with kids! Loved the live music, there was a man playing piano. Good pizza! Have visited more than one time

Thank Malin N
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

In all fairness this review is for the 9932 Mercy Road, 92129 location that is not listed on Trip Advisor.

Knowing that this has been around for a while we decided to give it a try. We hate chains and like supporting independents. Even with three locations.
The server was friendly but unfortunately not trained very well by the management. She never mentioned the specials, I only saw them on an A frame outside as we were leaving. Would have ordered one. Also we had 2/3 service. IE there were 3 in our party, we got two salads, waited 5 minutes for the next one. Same with the entrees.
The food was just so-so and definitely overpriced. It is not authentic Italian, in fairness they associate themselves with Sicilia, with feta cheese and American style Margherita pizza, no mozzarela fresca. The Pepper Chicken looked great but was bland and the breast meat too dry, saved in the past with a cup of gravy. The wine list is very poorly crafted but we brought our own.
They do have Zeppoli however....

Thank ciaoallan
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Visit with the whole family and had a group of eight that fully enjoyed our dinner. All the dishes from pizza to a variety of pasta were enjoyed and the service from Kate was attentive . A wonderful dinner with family.

Thank Harry D
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

Pernicano's is a classic throwback Italian eatery. We had three really good pizzas, a tasty large antipasto salad that easily fed 6, and a carafe of Chianti. The charming owner, Mr. P. provided entertainment on the grand piano and the marimba.
It's not fancy, but the service was quick and friendly.

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Thank flutter1
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

This restaurant group has been around forever... from Hillcrest to Scripps Ranch to Rancho Penasquitos and PB/La Jolla areas... we ate at the Rancho Penasquitos location... easy freeway access and good menu with reasonable prices.

Thank SDLHK
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