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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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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This food was amazing and the waiters very attentive. Would definitely come back here. The fresh made corn and flower tortillas were to die for. The bar drinks were stronger than we were used to but well worth the money. The portions were huge. The...More

Thank amandagq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family recently dined at Casa de Pico in celebration of my son's birthday. We eat here a couple times a year and the food and service is always top notch. When it gets really busy it's kind of loud but that is the only...More

Thank ccrowe3
Lino R, Manager at Casa De Pico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI good morning my name is Lino Rodarte. the casa de pico general manager . I wanted to Thank you for the very nice review about our food and service we hope to see you soon again !!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Casa De Pico has a long history in San Diego where they started in Old Town and moved to La Mesa. Nice outdoor dining and spacious indoor dining. Large Bar for meeting with friends. Great place to bring kids. Service is always great. Mexican food...More

Thank Marsha A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had lunch there. This was the third time that I had business lunch there. It is suitable, as it is quite and you can seat outside or inside. The service is fast and friendly most of the portions are big and tasty....More

Thank DavidZadok
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for at least 10 years and it's probably the one of the better Mexican restaurants in San Diego County thank you Diane Powers she has a great restaurant, if you come to San Diego you need to come to La La...More

Thank Dudeman462000
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We have eaten here for 30 years. They were originally in Old Town. The cheese crisp special with chicken or beef is outstanding. I recommend the ceviche. Most nights live strolling music. We've tried almost every item on the menu and have never been disappointed.

Thank David T
Reviewed 30 October 2017

First off, I'll freely admit the food is top notch. Great flavors, generous portions and attractive presentations. where this restaurant fails for me is in the service and the prices. Originally, Casa De Pico was located at the Bazaar Del Mundo on Old Town San...More

Thank donmF7907YJ
Lino R, Manager at Casa De Pico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

HI good morning. first my apologies for the confusion on the order please ? call me at 619-463-3267 my name Lino rodarte the casa de pico general manager Thank you and again please accept my apologies

Reviewed 18 October 2017

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 October 2017 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 2 October 2017 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
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1 December 2017|
Response from dtwiss | Reviewed this property |
gdlopez73, I don't have an answer for that question. I was there with two friends about three months ago, and one of them asked exactly that question. The server didn't know, and said she'd come back with the answer - and... More
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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, Local cuisine, 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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