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Casa De Pico

5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
+1 619-463-3267
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After being turned away from another restaurant that had closed early, we came upon Casa de Pico at the Grossmont Center mall. Parking wasn't fun, though that was probably the fault of the stormy weather at the time. Once inside, we were glad to see...More

Thank MrSmith019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and food is good but not the best in town. Festive atmosphere and average prices and portions. Good sit down restaurant close to home.

Thank Babs1328
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mexican food...festive atmosphere...moderate prices...fun family celebration place close to home!

Thank mybuddydoug
Lino R, Manager at Casa De Pico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the great comment. ? please come back to see us again soon sincerely Lino Rodarte The casa de pico General Manager !

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

It’s just ok. The service is slow and the food is average. People go there, because it’s a San Fuego classic and the atmosphere is fun, but if you want good Mexican food, I’d go someplace else.

Thank jeaniej2014
Reviewed 26 December 2017

My mother had a hankering for a chile relleno and since we were in La Mesa and knew that another fast food Mexican place did not serve chile relleno, we decided to go to this sit down restaurant in Grossmont Center. The atmosphere is festive...More

Thank yuniced
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This food was amazing and the waiters very attentive. Would definitely come back here. The fresh made corn and flower tortillas were to die for. The bar drinks were stronger than we were used to but well worth the money. The portions were huge. The...More

Thank amandagq
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Our family recently dined at Casa de Pico in celebration of my son's birthday. We eat here a couple times a year and the food and service is always top notch. When it gets really busy it's kind of loud but that is the only...More

Thank ccrowe3
Lino R, Manager at Casa De Pico, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

HI good morning my name is Lino Rodarte. the casa de pico general manager . I wanted to Thank you for the very nice review about our food and service we hope to see you soon again !!

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Casa De Pico has a long history in San Diego where they started in Old Town and moved to La Mesa. Nice outdoor dining and spacious indoor dining. Large Bar for meeting with friends. Great place to bring kids. Service is always great. Mexican food...More

Thank Marsha A
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Four of us had lunch there. This was the third time that I had business lunch there. It is suitable, as it is quite and you can seat outside or inside. The service is fast and friendly most of the portions are big and tasty....More

Thank DavidZadok
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for at least 10 years and it's probably the one of the better Mexican restaurants in San Diego County thank you Diane Powers she has a great restaurant, if you come to San Diego you need to come to La La...More

Thank Dudeman462000
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Eyvonne W
16 January 2018|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
If you are considering a party at Casa De Pico it is a great choice. We have had many large family parties there. You can make reservations and ask for the garden room. It can seat about 50 people. The food is great and... More
Eyvonne W
16 January 2018|
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Response from donmF7907YJ | Reviewed this property |
It has nice atmosphere and good (but pricey) food. The patio is particularly nice. If you like Mexican food, you might also check out Hacienda Casa Blanca in El Cajon. They specialize in parties and large groups, and the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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