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The Old Spaghetti Factory

275 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
+1 619-233-4323
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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275 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only ordered take-out so can't rate restaurant service but take out was great service. Ordered quickly, got an update about 10 minutes after ordering. They double checked my order in front of me. The food was really good ( chicken parm & shrimp spaghetti). Good...More

Thank Debra-n-Doug
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I knew this would be a hit after our long day at the zoo. You get so much food for the value and it’s all delicious! We ordered 2 appetizers - the calamari and the cheese bread. We all ordered the spaghetti and we all...More

Thank NMICustomer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I went here because she was craving pasta. Loved the atmosphere of the building and decor. So cute! I ordered lasagna. She ordered the spinach ravioli. With the meal you get your entree, soup or salad and ice cream for dessert. Can’t...More

Thank madbelma
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant for lunch and we were very satisfied. This is a mid-range restaurant. The food is very good and the value is excellent.

Thank Cush
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to get a good meal for less than most in the area! Food is wonderful And comes with salad, bread and dessert! Chicken parmigiana $15.25 , Pasta and Meatballs $14.99! Drinks begin at $3.00 and go up. Seating is plentiful, the restaurant...More

Thank Phyliss B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic freshly cooked pasta meal at the factory - 3 courses for under $13 ! The pasta was tasty and the chicken and sauce equally good - the ambience was relaxed and professionals and waiting staff were excellent - would highly recommend a visit !

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant for lunch a couple of days ago and went back again today. Has to be one of the best value high quality restaurants in San Diego Highly recommend

Thank jillyw53
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I would highly recommend stopping by The Old Spaghetti Factory for a meal, if you are in the San Diego area. The food was delicious, and they certainly have large portions. I tried their stuffed pasta, which consisted of spinach tortellini with alfredo sauce and...More

Thank bhoff5
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Easy to find and walk to from the Trolley. For lunch the place was busy but not packed and the wait was 15 minutes. The decor beautifully compliments the eccletique style of the historic modern building. They have a lunch menu with a variety of...More

Thank PeonyRoze
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I grew up going to the Old Spaghetti Factory. It was always a special time to go for my family and the food, atmosphere and service were always wonderful. I have since moved away, the restaurant had moved, but my sister and I went because...More

Thank Mootheart
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19 January 2017|
Response from DRO O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, call in advance for reservations you will save a lot of time...DRO
4 December 2015|
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Response from DaveNTempe |
Take the nearby Light Rail train & it's a relatively easy walk. Try parking at the Old Town Tranisit Lot for Free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-4323
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