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Spirito's Italian Diner

2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
+1 760-720-7111
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ravioli” (23 reviews)
“cannoli” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (53 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

You can dine in but it's pretty small. Big portions and very tasty. Be sure to check out the daily specials.

Thank copejenney
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We saw this Italian diner feature on tv and decided we would give it a try since the owner is from NJ, as are we, and we appreciate good Italian food available there. The pizza is the very best on the west coast if you...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It's a proverbial "hole in the wall" of strip mall with great authentic Italian food. Listen, I don't even like Chicken Parmesan, but I LOVE theirs with angel hair. (My BF ordered it and I practically ate all of his so I am officially a...More

Thank onthelooselive
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Like many others, we were led to try this hole-in-the-wall restaurant by seeing it featured several years ago on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives; it was really worth the stop. Upon entering the restaurant, we were warmly greeted by several people. The smell of the food...More

Thank rehclass
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Having food this since in was on Triple D, I had to try it. Had the ravioli with meat sauce and was not disappointed. It was everything that is was pumped up to be. They warn you to eat ravioli early in the week as...More

Thank Pastorkevin71
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We've relied on Spirito's - pronounced spirit - ohs, not spur-eat-ohs, for years. Great pasta dishes and the best pizza around served with exceptional red "gravy". Yes, the linguini with clams is made with canned clams, but that's forgivable given the overall quality of food;...More

Thank john d
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The pizza was way better then anything back home! ( Calgary,Canada) However the Cannoli was AMAZING and so was the Caesar salad! Next time we wont order and pick up we will go in and eat!

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

One of my friends suggested having lunch at Spiritos. I had been there once before with my spouse, for dinner, and neither of us were very impressed. Well, I decided to give it another try and order something different. We walked up to the counter...More

1  Thank dml718
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Generous portions; lasagne had fresh ricotta, chopped salad enough for two! Bread seemed homemade. Lots of regulars in and out for takeout too. Don't let the setting discourage you. Great find

Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We thought the pizza was delicious and the medium size fed us with two slices left over! The food at neighboring tables looked good, too. Casual and friendly atmosphere .

Thank 19Corinne71
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-720-7111
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