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Mama Testa Taqueria - CLOSED

1417 University Ave, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92103-3477
+1 619-298-8226
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
10 Nov 2015
“Reopened in Mira Mesa!!”
13 Apr 2015
“High quality Mexican food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1417 University Ave, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92103-3477
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 10 November 2015

Mama Testa has reopened on Mira Mesa Blvd and Black Mt Road, and we are very happy about it! Lots of choices of mean and vegetarian tacos, salads, and bowls, all fresh and perfectly seasoned. We are not a family who loves Americanized Mexican food,...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This is my go to place to bring friends in SD. It's close-ish to the airport and really good food! Every time I have a visitor who doesn't know good Mexican food, or Mexican food at all, I bring them here. We always leave very...More

1  Thank ccccotteyphotos
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Bobby Flay came here. He knows where to eat certain cusine. This places speciality is their fish tacos. Had fish tacos from a couple of different places. This place was my favorite of the group. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. Cool little place...More

Thank Boxer35
Reviewed 31 January 2015

We really wanted to try this place because the restaurant was featured at Food Network’s Bobby Flay’s show. We checked the location online and even went to Tripadvisor for customers’ reviews. The day we visited the place, it was raining unusually heavy in San Diego...More

Thank Maxon2511
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Came here because, like most people saw, Bobby Flay did a throw down or something. We sat outside. The fish tacos were very good. The fish tasted amazing and there was nothing to complain about. The service was excellent--very helpful and friendly. I'd go back...More

Thank ajworkman
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Highlights - salsa bar (no extra fees) nice selection - great Guacamole - food came out fast - toy wrestling ring on napkin holder was great for occupying my 3 year old. -large menu selection All in all it was a nice meal and the...More

Thank Saskatchewanstacey
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I always stay near Balboa Park when I visit San Diego and I often eat in North Park and Hillcrest. Tried Mama Testa's this time and was very pleased! Pros: I had the taco combo plate with steak, carnitas, and chicken. The steak was the...More

Thank RottHound
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

We wanted to try a place with some local flavor and we liked this place I had the catfish tacos and they were great. Salsa bar is nice touch. The neighborhood is a little sketchy but colorfull if you get my drift. Dare to be...More

Thank hansolo5000
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Cool little mexican restaurant. The Fish Tacos are what they are known for and they do not disappoint. The salsa bar has quite a kick to it. The mango salsa was both sweet and hot; it was great.

Thank johnnycockalotta
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We visited Mamas Testa's after reading that they beat Bobby Flay in a Throwdown. Having eaten at one of Bobby's restaurants, we knew this place HAD to be delicious. It definitely did not disappoint!! You get to start with tortilla chips and salsa. But they...More

2  Thank Mare524
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 University Ave, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92103-3477
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-8226
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