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Taste of Italy

€€ - €€€Italian
2512 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-4363
+1 619-660-6300
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jul 2017
“Great service and food”
4 Mar 2017
“Great dining experience!”
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2512 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-4363
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Our waiter, Waad, gave us the best service! Everything came out exceptionally fast and he checked on us frequently. I ordered the Penne carbonara and it is some of the best I have had. My husband ordered an Italian pizza and he loved it. This...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I live locally and we eat here a few times a month. The cocktails are excellent, salad always fresh, pizzas are some of the best we have eaten, and my husband is Italian, so we eat a lot of good pizza. Also...More

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch. Trip Advisor said it was closed today. It was open and we were the only customers. Terrific meals and great waiter.

Thank Russell W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The owners of this family-run restaurant have their priorities right. After receiving an ad featuring a pasta special I called to ask if they could have it ready for pickup in 15 minutes. Although this is a sit-down restaurant they accept phone orders for takeout....More

Thank Stensafriend
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Took my 86 year old father here for his birthday. We have driven by this restaurant for years without ever trying it. We were surprised. Nikky was our server. She was outstanding. This is not a hooka bar. Never say any of that here. All...More

Thank markmayachan
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Have not dined here for a long time because of former bad experiences. No longer true. Our dinner was superb. Gluten free penne pasta with choice of sauce, perfectly cooked salmon side, fresh artisan green salad, tender NY steak cooked to perfection, and crispy shell...More

Thank florencev588
Reviewed 27 January 2015

The food was better than average, but you have to be prepared for the hooka lounge in the outside cafe area.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 26 June 2013

If ever you want to be sure you are getting authentic food, the people who are running the place should be from the appropriate country. For example, if you want good Japanese food, you want Japanese people running it and cooking the food - same...More

Thank hotranga
Reviewed 20 December 2012

This place is at a good location with lots of parking, and we were so excited to try the food. We had to wait to be seated despite tables being available. After being seated, we waited 10 minutes for a server. This was at 2pm...More

Thank Williwillinui
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Taste of Italy is right, barely a taste. The food may be plentiful, but the flavor eludes me every time. Lasagna and other pastas are palatable, but nothing special. Pizzas are a fairly safe choice. Nothing to write home about. The atmosphere is appealing, and...More

Thank patient111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2512 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-4363
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-660-6300
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