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Dec 6, 2013 11:53 PM

Late Night in La Mesa

This is a shot in the dark, but does anyone know any 24 hr places in La Mesa preferably close to Grossmont Hosp?

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  1. Sorry, DD. Only fast food (McDonalds Drive thru on Lake Murray and I think the Carls, Jr on Fletcher Parkway). I hope your mom is OK.

    1. Charcoal House is open till 2am on weekends..down the street from the hospital.
      Denny's on 70th where DZ Akins..another one off the I-8 in EC, couple of exits from Fuerte.

      Hope everything is ok.

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      1. Tito's Tacos at Baltimore and Fletcher is open late on weekends, maybe 24 hours. 'Bertos on Jackson near Fletcher is 24 hour (not sure if 'Bertos becomes drive-thru only). Sun Tacos on Jackson up near La Mesa Blvd may also be 24 hour drive-thru.

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        1. re: JRSD

          I have eaten at the Tito's at 28th and +1 on Tito's from me.

          1. re: JRSD

            Totally forgot about Titos. Thx for the reminder

            1. re: DiningDiva

              If you want a salt bomb go for the El Sancho - shrimp, bacon and white sauce.

              1. re: JRSD

                Wow! I like their 3-rolled tacos for $2.99. They aren't buried under too much guac and shredded cheese and the portion is just the right size to eat as a snack and not get filled up.

                I'll have to try the El Sancho some time

            2. re: JRSD

              Tito's Tacos???! Are they the same Tito's as up in WLA? They were always super busy, but I am not sure I would go at all out of my way to eat there. That is of course, they are the same Tito.

              1. re: littlestevie

                Don't think it's the same one -

                And it is very close to Grossmont Hospital, which was what I had requested :-). It is open 24 hours and I wish I had remembered that last Friday night, it would have hit the spot when I needed it.

                1. re: DiningDiva

                  Yes it does appear that they are different, thankfully. The one in WLA I could only recommend it to a wasted 18yo college student.

            3. DD, caught Cathy's remark about your mom.

              Chow related remark - hope she is being served some decent food.

              All the best to you, GJ

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              1. re: Gypsy Jan

                Thanks. Just came from the hospital and saw her lunch try. Weird combo, but surprisingly edible. Certainly not 5-star dining, but way, way better when I was there for an appendectomy.

                1. re: DiningDiva

                  Hope all is okay with your mom. My daughter was in there the beginning of November for a week, but only got food the last two days she was there. They've definitely improved the food!

                  Pho Super Bowl on Jackson and Parkway is open until 10pm during the week. Decent pho and good weather for it.