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Old Spaghetti Factory

275 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
+1 619-233-4323
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (67 reviews)
“spumoni” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
275 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
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1 - 10 of 694 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

the food was very bland, the caesar salad was mixed salad not romaine the service was spot on, place was not too crowded, was in a very safe location near the NBL field, the price was not bad.

Thank biggbaby12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If I could give this place zero, then I would. We visited this evening, mainly because they had a gluten free menu. We were seated and our server Peter introduced himself. When he started to discuss our food, I said that I needed to speak...More

Thank madgenoir
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food and atmosphere were great. Service was slow and subpar. A lot of tables sitting there needing to be bussed.

Thank karendY7812DQ
Reviewed 3 days ago

No surprises! For a restaurant, this is a big plus. Pasta are excellent, the salads and soups are good, and the "basic" 3 course meal includes a stunning spumoni ice cream. The price is very reasonable, service is flawless: we went twice during a short...More

Thank Michel M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fresh bread and vanilla ice cream or spumoni come with the meal. Entrees are generous and tasty. Daughter always has the mizithra and brown butter spaghetti. I love the manager's favorite with a choice of two sauces over spaghetti...my choice is always mizithra and mushroom...More

Thank Monyee K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here after a Padres game. Even though it's a chain restaurant there isn't one any where near us so we decided to try it. The service and decor where fantastic. The food was really good for the price and location. 3 course meal for...More

Thank jlbtg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great variety of wonderful Italian dishes! They also have an unlimited soup and salad with bread lunch special. Fabulous place, definitely stop there!

Thank tinagd2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, a lot of food for the price, but that's about it. The food itself is terrible, from the salad (tasted like it was defrosted) with the outrageously nasty dressing to the bland pasta, everything was just disgusting. Wouldn't eat here for free....More

Thank Farid H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this place by coincidence. I was attracted to its design in the first place. So, I went inside and I got myself a table in the second floor. The service was great and quick. The waiter was so nice (I wish I...More

Thank Mona_Elswah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner in Gaslamp Quarter. Must say decor and atmosphere was great! We like the bar area which was very spacious and roomy, couch type seating. Food was "run of the mill" and nothing special. Believe me I am easily satisfied as I don't...More

Thank Loretta3572
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Roadygirl
Do you take reservations? I need reservations for this Sat. the 21st. 6 people, 5:00.
20 January 2017|
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Response from DRO O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, call in advance for reservations you will save a lot of time...DRO
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Tinab0721
Is there parking available?
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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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