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The Old Spaghetti Factory

111 N Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069-2950
+1 760-471-0155
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (25 reviews)
“mizithra” (9 reviews)
“spumoni” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
111 N Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069-2950
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Know before you go. Nice servers. Food was just too bland and overpriced for what you get. It was not terrible, not the worst. Just mediocre.

Thank ahjumaof2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here with our family as it was a 5 min walk from our hotel nearby. The food was quite good, with reasonable prices and good portions. The ice cream desert at the end was a highlight for our kids. The restaurant had a...More

Thank YVRNewlyWeds
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted to grab some food to go before we caught a flight out of San Diego. Lady at the front desk was super helpful in choosing the best options that wouldn’t take too long. She even rushed our order. (We thought we had plenty of...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Really great restaurant for families. Whether dinner for 2 or 18, this restaurant accommodates any size group well. There menu has something for everyone, even picky eaters or special diets. Highly recommend.

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

It is a busy place but we were not tended to very well. Didn't get water filled or plates cleared. We really enjoyed the mizithra spaghetti. The Cosmo's were made well too

Thank Hawaiianbee
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love love love this place . The food is always good service is always good . One of my favorite places to eat .

Thank Calbama
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Love this place always. Never disappoints us. Favorite is the Potpourri meal. Comes with soup or salad, bread & garlic butter & Spumoni or ice cream too. Large portions & attentive wait staff.

Thank CP V
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We stopped in given our hotel was across the street. The menu fortunately had options that were not pasta -- had a BLT Salad, which comes with soup and ice cream, at a reasonable price. The meal was good, and the draft beer cold. Two...More

Thank RAKlein
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Fast service Vegan and they have one item on the senior menu. Lunch has soup and salad unlimited. It is cheap and a place to catch a bite in San Marcos when in town.

Thank KQDeeKQ
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great restaurant Food is always very good. Also great for kids. Very pleasant atmosphere. We go there frequently prices are reasonable

Thank lew246
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, 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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