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854 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-5806
+1 619-442-9889
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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854 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-5806
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Superb Italian the way I remember from New York. Delicious Chicken parmigiana with spaghetti and very tasty sauce. Good family pizza or special dinner place. Nice decor comfortable, quiet and easy to relax. Good friendly service. Orange wheat craft beer on tap. Good prices pleasantly...More

1  Thank Bryce K
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Best Pizza and service in town!!!!! Homemade sauce, soup, dough and desserts! It feels like home when you walk in the door. A hidden spot!

Thank vbanana
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I've been going to Marechiaro's since the 60's when they were by Grossmont High School. They moved to two separate locations in El Cajon. One on 2nd street and the other on Old Hwy 80 near Lake Jennings Road. They're both exceptional. I've never had...More

Thank LLYNNandJJ
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I have eaten here several times and stopped by today with a couple of friends before heading out and doing some hiking. You can be guaranteed that your lunch will be very good, and very filling! I elected for the meatball sandwich today, the dining...More

Thank 10ringtraveler
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Always great food, never fail you'll walk away happy. The staff is awesome as well. Great family atmosphere.

Thank Lesa G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife LOVES the Turkey Sandwich, she says it is to Die For, she is addicted to it... I have had the Hot Italian Sausage Sandwich and it also is great. I would recommend it to anyone wanted a sandwich that is a little different....More

Thank PCPA855
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I came here often when I was in college - now I'm retired. The food is still very good. I've tried the spaghetti, the lasagna and the ravioli. The sauce is tasty but somewhat strong and a bit salty so I just left a little...More

Thank halfretired
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent neighborhood restaurant. Best pizzas in the East County if not all of San Diego. Plenty of parking behind the restaurant.

Thank Orville L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I stumbled on this place on accident. I was going somewhere else and I saw the sign. It's tucked in a little corner of what looks to be a tiny shopping center. Don't let the area fool you! This place is the real deal. The...More

Thank ibhayhay
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My wife and I have been eating here for about 10 years. The fact that we keep going back says "We love it" Pizza is my favorite, bat everything I have had here has been excellent.

Thank Lonolono
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 854 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-5806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-442-9889
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