Quality Suites San Diego Otay Mesa
2351 Otay Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92154-7614
Phone: (619) 661-1966
Fax: (619) 661-1776
For more than 20 years, Via Lago Trattoria—part of the Busalacchi restaurant family—has sought to make dining-out a family experience. For lunch, guests can enjoy Margherita or Salmone pizza, as well as the more traditional pepperoni pizza. Or guests can order spaghetti, lasagna, or various other pastas. For dinner, Via Lago Trattoria serves many of the same dishes, as well as pastas like Lobster Ravioli and Melanzane Parmagiana, as well as various chicken and meat dishes. At Via Lago Trattoria, the bar is always open; and from 3p to 6:30p, they serve assorted olives, Portobello fries, fish tacos, pizzettes, and various other bites. For those guests who would like to give the gift of a fine-dining experience, Via Lago Trattoria offers gift cards. - Erick Pettersen
A fine dining that is known for their gourmet pastas and wood-fired pizzas, as well as their extensive menu of California Italian cuisine.
Bring your appetite! The food is tasty and the portions are large. This informal restaurant, located in southern San Diego County, serves well known Italian favorites in pasta and pizza. Try some of the specialty pies, such as Barbequed Chicken Pizza or Grilled Vegetable Pizza. Favorite pastas include Chicken Fettuccine or Angelhair Pasta, served with tomatoes and goat cheese. Looking for an entree other than pizza and pasta? The menu offers salads, rotisserie chicken and even chili burgers.
For the prices of their dishes, one might think Jalisco Café is a competitor in San Diego's unofficial food war, "Battle of the Bertos," but their quaint dining room, encased within a room of mirrors, will ensure guests that they will get much more for their money than what Albertos, Jilbertos, Robertos, or any other Bertos offers. The menu at Jalisco Café consists of many Mexican favorites, along with Jamon Con Jeuvos (charbroiled ham and three eggs, served with beans and tortillas), Machaca burrito, jack cheese/green chille enchiladas, and many other great dishes. Also offered is a children's and a senior's menu, as well as free birthday dinners for those who bring their I.D. and three guests. - Erick Pettersen
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature bread sticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu such as their cakes, custards and ice creams are sure to win you over.
If your San Diego area travels take you to South County, this is the place for a great American breakfast. The homemade pancakes come in a variety of flavors and types, but one don't-miss item is the Steak and Eggs. The juicy, well-prepared, ample piece of excellent beef is served with home-fried potatoes and eggs with pancakes on the side. Big portions make this spot popular with local workers and businesspeople. More than one big deal has been closed here over a plate of pancakes.
A well known seafood restaurant that offers a wide array of seafood dishes, including lobster, crab legs, seafood pastas, and "build-your-own" plates.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
You'll know from the bright exteriors and long lines that you've reached Tacos El Gordo. Busy at any hour of the day, it's a popular spot teeming with locals and regulars at any given time. Whether you're looking to get a bite to eat for lunch or an after-hours spot when you've got the late night munchies, Tacos El Gordo is a great place to check out. The restaurant is self service, and you select your choice from the painted menu as you stand in queue. Generous portions, affordable pricing and tasty tacos have people coming back for more. Try the spicy Chorizo, or the popular Carne Asada for a typical experience. Come here for the food but forget about things like ambiance and decor. Vegetarians may find it a bit tough, the place largely caters to meat eaters.
"Your Italian connection in the South Bay," this casual dining restaurant features a menu that includes wonderful pasta dishes, antipastas, paninis, pizzas and wonderful Italian specialty dishes. They are open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner, and open on Sunday for dinner only.
This 40-year-old South Bay eatery is a perfect place to start the day with coffee and a smile from the friendly staff. Breakfast offers a wide variety of pancakes. There are buttermilk, crepe-like Manhattan pancakes (made with eggs and filled with sour cream) and 20 other types. For those seeking protein in the early morning hours, the restaurant serves an extensive selection of egg dishes and omelets. Sandwiches are added to the menu at lunchtime.
Black Angus Steakhouse is known for their perfectly aged Black Angus steaks that are hand cut daily and grilled over an open flame. The aroma of tender meat cooking wafts through when you enter this Chula Vista chain, whetting your appetite for the meat fiesta. They also offer other specialties of delicious seafood, succulent Baby Back Ribs that just falls off the bone, slow roasted Prime Rib, Loaded Potato Skins, Grilled Shrimp, Bacon and Bleu Butter Ribeye and four chocolate flourless torte. Their famous Bullseye bar is a casual sports bar where you can relish the wonderful drinks and watch your favorite game. A family favorite for many, Black Angus Steakhouse is affordable and offers delectable food.