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The Old Spaghetti Factory
Italian Restaurant$$
Today 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–10PM
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This Sunday, Aug. 2nd is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! To celebrate we’re bringing back our delicious Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich. Enjoy our tasty Vanilla or Spumoni Ice Cream, sandwiched between two freshly baked Chocolate Chip Cookies! It's a special treat we're serving up this Saturday and Sunday only! (prices & availability may vary)
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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you to all of the educators that work with students young and old. We appreciate your daily efforts in the lives of students.
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Do you have a delicious recipe using our signature Mizithra Cheese? Now you can view, post, and share Mizithra recipes all on our new website:

Mizithra, a cheese so legendary it needed it's own webpage!
The Old Spaghetti Factory's Mizithra Cheese blend is a toothsome treat for any cheese lover. The recipe for our distinctive blend has remained unchanged since our opening in 1969, making spaghetti with Mizithra Cheese and Browned Butter our most popular dish.
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Mizithra Cheese has been our signature menu item for over 46 years and today it’s a cheese so famous that it needs its own website. That's right... we've launched MIZITHRA.COM!

Learn the history, the menu items, and where to find our famous Mizithra Cheese at a grocery store near you. Don't Eat It! Read it!
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Today isn't any ordinary Monday... Today is National Meatball Day! What better way to celebrate than by adding a delicious handmade Sicilian Meatball to any dish!
We hope you make your Monday a "Meatball Monday!" Happy National Meatball Day!
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Happy Thanksgiving Week! The holiday season is upon us and we're excited to be serving up a savory dish just in time for the holidays. It's our Seasonal Gourmet Ravioli!

It's a delicious four cheese ravioli stuffed with bacon and onions, topped with Butternut Squash, Italian Sausage, and Mizithra Cheese with Browned Butter.

Yes, it's as good as it sounds and it comes as part of our complete 3-Course meal!

Cheers to the Holidays!
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Boo!!! We wish you a safe, happy, and delicious Halloween! Cheers!
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Happy 4th of July! Here's to a fun, festive, and Cotton Candy Limeade filled day! Cheers!
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During this crazy month of basketball action we have a special catering offer for our Factory Insiders that lasts all tournament long!

Factory Insiders be sure to check your notifications area to claim your offer! To become a Factory Insider today go to
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Come enjoy our new special for March, Garlic Shrimp Capellini.
It's a delicious scampi style dish with large tender shrimp served over angel hair pasta with butter, fresh shallots, fresh garlic, Romano cheese and parsley.
It's full of flavor and comes as a complete 3-Course Meal!
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We're excited to serve up our first food special of 2015! A classic dish with an OSF twist: GOURMET SWEDISH MEATBALLS.

It's three of our handmade meatballs with a creamy garlic sauce, fresh Oyster, Crimini, and Shiitake mushrooms on Cavatappi noodles.

Our version of this traditional favorite is available for a limited time so come enjoy!

Oh and of course it comes as part of a complete 3-Course Meal!

(prices and availability may vary)
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Fall is in full swing so be sure to come try our savory Spaghetti Squash special! It's a generous portion of fresh Spaghetti Squash topped with spicy marinara, and melted Mozzarella cheese.

It's a delicious dish you're sure to enjoy!
(for a limited time, prices and availability may vary)
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275 Fifth Ave San Diego, CA 92101
275 Fifth AvenueUSCaliforniaSan Diego92101
$$Italian Restaurant, Takeout Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Takeout Restaurant
Gluten-Free Restaurant
Family Restaurant
Banquet Hall
Today 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–10PM
Wednesday 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–10PMThursday 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–10PMFriday 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–11PMSaturday 12–11PMSunday 12–10PMMonday 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–10PMTuesday 11:30AM–2PM, 4:30–10PM
The Old Spaghetti Factory is a family owned and operated restaurant founded in Portland, Oregon in 1969 by Guss and Sally Dussin.
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Family-friendly chain eatery featuring traditional Italian entrees amid turn-of-the-century decor.- Google
"Good service and best chicken caesar salad ever."
"Loved the spinach and cheese ravioli!"
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Curtis Noble
2 weeks ago
I love this place. Their meat sauce is great. And they have takeout if you just want to get something to take back to your room at the Omni or Hard Rock hotels which are both just adjacent to the Old Spaghetti Factory.
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Paul Schwartz
2 months ago
Always great! Anywhere we go we try to find an Old Spaghetti Factory. Staff was fantastic. The food is awesome and a great value. Thank you-
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a month ago
My wife and I went here recently for our anniversary dinner. When we got there, the setting was perfect, we got to be seating in a very romantic little table. Food was fantastic! we ordered a chicken Cesar and the shrimp capellini. Then for desert we ordered a vanilla milk shake. This milk shake was the best either of us had ever had! We were really surprised how great the experience was all around including amazing service! Then two weeks later when we were in the area, we had to go again. This time we brought our kids and grandma. My wife and I ordered the same exact thing and had another phenomenal experience with the food, milkshake, service (I think the server was Caitlyn), and environment. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone. I think its my new favorite place to go if I'm in the area!
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Dave Kenney
a month ago
Good food and service even with a large party. The atmosphere was also nice and quiet. I came for a birthday party and had the three course special with meat lovers pasta, soup, and ice cream.
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Breanne Blacklaw
3 weeks ago
This place is definitely worth a stop! I have a gluten free allergy and the staff made sure my food was safely prepared. My pasta was labeled with a flag that said gluten free. My husband ordered the minestrone soup and garlic mizithra pasta and both were very good! Service was excellent, Slim was our waiter. The atmosphere is romantic as well! Perfect date night dinner! Will come back again!
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Douglas McEwing
2 months ago
This place doesn't even deserve one star. Although the server was good everything else was not. Our food came out way too quick to have been made to order. Turns out they precook their food and allow it to sit, drying out. The lady that came to the table informed me that they do have a policy to cook food and allow it to sit sometime up to 20 mins. Bad policy. Save yourself, go get a box of mac and cheese, you will be way better off. Worst place I visited while on vacation in San Diego.
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Shannon Blotzer
a month ago
This is my first time in San Diego. The food here was amazing and at a great price! Love the architecture and atmosphere! Loved the spinach and cheese ravioli! We will be back for seconds!
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Richie vazquez
2 months ago
The Old Spaghetti Factory has been our favorite family restaurant for about 25 years. We were on vacation from Nevada to San Diego and the OSF in the Gaslamp District did not disappoint. We ate there 3 times during our 5 night stay. Our server BERTA was amazing. She remembered our orders from the previous visits and her service was impeccable. The Tenderloin Medallions and Mizithra butter pasta was incredible. It was the first time I had that and I ate it all 3 nights. We will recommend OSF to everyone we know and if you're ever in San Diego, ask for BERTA. Great job once again OSF!!!
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