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Ottavios Italian Restaurant

12440 Woodside Ave, Lakeside, CA 92040-3018
+1 619-443-2165
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“focaccia” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
12440 Woodside Ave, Lakeside, CA 92040-3018
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Have had good and bad pizzas here but the other night was the worest pizza I have ever had ever. It wasn't lightly charred it was right out burned. What are they doing? I haven't complained yet but will do so tomorrow.. When my 12...More

1  Thank Charleen J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everything on the menu is Great. If you order Pasta, pizza Soup or Salad It.s all Great. And for dessert it has to be Tarimasu. It'.s the BEST ever. Ny favorites are the Spinach salad with Shrimp abd Panchetta and the Shrimp Pizza. They serve...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

A family owned resteraunt with a great ambiance. We love the owners so personable and friendly! Then there's the food.... tonight we had the el Greco salad half feeds 3 easy it has a lemon vinaigrette dressing sweet red bell pepper the creamiest goat cheese...More

Thank kerrym622015
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Worked hard all day and Ottavios topped it off. Calimarie and Mozzarella to start. Then we enjoyed the lasagna spaghetti creamy Alfredo and Sals special penne pasta Finished with Tiramisu Magnifico!!!

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Ottavios is a great family owned Italian Restaurant. I love the baked Rigatoni they mix the red sauce with a cream sauce & then bake it with lots of cheese. My friend likes the Gluten free pizza and the ranch salad dressing is so good....More

1  Thank Reneetravels2
Reviewed 3 April 2017

All their menu items are worthy of sampling. But, if you like "white pizza" you may find theirs as unorthodox, as I did.

Thank JDSnow
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went there with the girls from my old job, wonderful food. Everything was great, except the girls wanted the lunch buffet and it's only on fridays, we went on Thursday. Otherwise it was excellent

Thank lidofad
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is my go-to restaurant when I'm craving Chicken Marsala. Its the best! You can order off the dinner menu at lunch time, just ask. Sign up for their birthday club and get a buy one, get one free deal.

Thank KatB92020
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Wood fired oven! They serve fresh foccacia from the oven on the table as a welcome with olive oil and balsamic for dipping. The pizzas are Sicilian thin and tasty. I'm nt crazy abotu the minestrone but I love Sal's Rigatoni fra Diavolo. Not for...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

nice intimate Italian restaurant. Great for a date night! Awesome wine selection and great old fashioned pizza oven.

Thank TrojanmanB
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LaMesaDave
25 July 2017|
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Response from Antoinette B | Property representative |
Hi Yes its the same family from El cajon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 20:30
Monday
03:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12440 Woodside Ave, Lakeside, CA 92040-3018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakeside
  • Phone Number: +1 619-443-2165
  • E-mail
Description
We are Family-owned and operated since 1952, Ottavio's Restaurant is a go-to spot for Italian food in Lakeside. Our casual restaurant is famous for mouth-watering pizzas and Our Friday Lunch Buffett. The salads and pastas are also fantastic. We know you will enjoy your visit. See you soon.
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