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Casa De Pico

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5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
+1 619-463-3267
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, CA
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212 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I hadn't been to Casa de Pico since they moved from Old Town to the Grossmont Shopping Center (which I understand was 10 years ago now). It was really great to have Mexican food there again. The restaurant is much bigger than the old venue and it's decorated beautifully with all kinds of Mexican art work (which I happen to... More 

1 Thank maringfro
El Cajon, California
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441 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I met some friends of ours at Casa De Pico Mexican Restaurant in La Mesa on Cinco De Mayo, to enjoy the Mexican celebration. Lino the Manager of the Casa De Pico restaurant was so nice to get us a table right away, as the restaurant was very crowded. Casa De Pico had a lot of live... More 

1 Thank grandslamhomer
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal that I had was hot and fresh. The tortillas were handmade, as well as the salsa. When we asked for a little spicier hot sauce for our tortilla chips, the waiter went and got some fresh made salsa for our request. The waiter was very accommodating and friendly.

1 Thank MargaretSchoonover
Des Moines, Iowa
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140 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

authentic Mexican food with a great atmosphere! I ate out on the patio that had several over sized umbrellas to keep all the tables in the shade.

1 Thank blanchardbw
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place is definitely our favorite Mexican restaurant in LaMesa. We always have something different. The rolled tacos are a kids favorite. My son loves the burritos. My husband can't get enough of the pollofunido. And I love it all. The drinks, chips and salsa, and the food. Never ever disappointed. My absolute favorite part about our visit is the... More 

1 Thank Memesadame
Riverside, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We've eaten here with family members several times. The service and food have never been a disappointment. We will come back again and again.

1 Thank Jack H
La Mesa, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I just cannot stop eating. My tummy is so full and still, everything looks so good. It even smells like good food.

1 Thank pat71896
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have been there twice now and have enjoyed ourselves both times. We are huge fans of the Fish-Bowl Margaritas and the Chips & Salsa. The atmosphere is nice and the place smells amazing. So awesome that they have a sweet lady up at the front making fresh tortillas!! :)

1 Thank A B
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Seven of us on a Sunday arrived right at opening to get a table in this lovely restaurant. A favorite of our hosts we ordered the best marguerita's I've had and lovely food. If you like to hear your friends go early, and if it is lovely weather ask to sit on the umbrella-shaded patio. Service is exceptionally professional and... More 

1 Thank jcbexleyoh
Federal Way, Washington
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Casa De Pico is unsurpassed. What a surprise for us! Pork carnitas are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and totally scrumptious. The hostess also recommended her favorite dish, cheese crisp. Have to share a photo with you to help you understand how fresh and yummy choice is. We had hand made corn tortillas and sangria too...and our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?