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Mama Testa's is Moving; Will Shutter Hillcrest Taqueria on Saturday

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The tipline told us that Mama Testa Taqueria will be closing its doors in Hillcrest this Saturday, October 11.

The colorfully-decorated eatery, whose menu features soft, crunchy and steamed tacos as well as homemade soups, has been open on University Avenue since 2004.

Owner Cesar Gonzalez, who was featured in a 2009 episode of the Food Network's "Throwdown with Bobby Flay", is reportedly planning to move the taco shop to a different neighborhood. During this final week in Hillcrest, Mama Testa's has been running different deals daily, from $2 beers to 30% off tacos.

Though official word hasn't been released, we're hearing the new location is in Mira Mesa and that they will reopen in two to three months.

Mama Testa Taqueria
1417 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 298-8226