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The Old Spaghetti Factory

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111 N Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069-2950
+1 760-471-0155
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food very reasonable price. Great for families and party’s. Spaghetti is great. Get the managers special hearty portion if you like spaghetti. Take home what you don't finish.

Thank lew246
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Old Spaghetti Factory has been and will always be one of my favorite go to restaurants; even before I was married. We have been creating fond memories for more than 35 years. The menu, the service, and the positive, happy faces are the best! Thank you Old Spaghetti Factory. We love you!

Thank Duane H
Level Contributor
51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is one of my favorite places to eat. Whether its Lasagne or the Spaghetti (Meat Lovers Treat) you wont be disappointed. From the bread to the salad to main course then Spumoni.......its great!

Thank Paul M
Olhao, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a group of 28 on an evening. Our server was very lovely, food was excellent, and all pre event correspondence was efficient and friendly. I would recommend this venue and I was wellpleased with everything! Well done OSF. And thank you.

Thank carolharp
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

really enjoyed our dinner! Salad, bread, spaghetti and ice cream for $14 each including tax; service was excellant, no wait for our table

Thank soj502
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Level Contributor
60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had been traveling a long time and stopped to eat here before checking into our hotel. We all liked it! THere were 2 adults and 3 kids. My husband and I wished that their menu was more robust, but we both really liked what we had. My kids slurped down their homemade spaghetti. But for my kids, the best... More 

Thank Danielle L
Escondido, California
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Right off the 78 freeway and in a retail center with lots of restaurants to choose, this location of the popular chain does not disappoint. The complete Spaghetti Factory restaurant menu is offered...and the decor is the same as all of their restaurants. Good service...sometimes busy on weekends.

Thank EscoDave
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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186 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I gave an extra star for decor Came for a Rotary Club meeting at lunch.  I could go on and on about the classy stained glass, velvet upholstered chairs, and high vaulted ceilings but decor does not a restaurant make. With the exception of a good spiced cake dessert the food was just above mediocre mass produced "italian" food. The... More 

Thank daenergymon
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting atmosphere...Victorian furniture, stained glass, wooden beams and a trolley car. Staff, especially the manager, were friendly. Meals were ok, nothing we could not have made at home. Pasta was dry, meatball sandwich was mediocre. Interesting experience with atmosphere, we couldn't figure out how it tied to Italian restaurant. We would not go back.

Thank peaceful_jc
Beaumont, Texas
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a typical Spaghetti Factory; nothing special. I sat at the bar and enjoyed talking with the bartender. Not too many choices of wine by the glass. The angel hair pomodoro was okay, but not great.

Thank BusinessTripBuddy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069-2950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 760-471-0155

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