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Villa Capri

$$ - $$$
Italian, Contemporary
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3870 Valley Centre Dr, #301, Del Mar, CA 92130-3311
+1 858-720-8777
11:00 - 21:30
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

They had fixed price lunch specials which proved to be delightful. I had ravioli, lentil soup, additional salad, and rice pudding. I sat right in the enjoyable sun. Very attentive waiter.

Thank LorettaCD
Surprise, Arizona
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

...but well worth searching for. It was a rainy evening and the fireplace was inviting as we walked past. The service was friendly, welcoming and professional. We shared some delicious Gnocchi and Crab Ravioli. They have special pricing on selected wines on Monday and Tuesday that will amaze you. Enjoy!

Thank Terry M
North Stonington, Connecticut
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This restaurant looked promising, but it was kind of weird. They were very full, especially for a Sunday night. The salads were very good. They serve bread only with olive tapenade, which isn't for everybody - olive oil or butter would have been better. Chicken parm comes with... potatoes... not pasta. I've never seen that before! I ordered spaghetti and... More 

Thank Christa P
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I've eaten here a couple of times and had the same impression both times. Food has been consistently good. My favorite app is the artichokes in garlic and olive oil. Delicious. I usually make my first impression of an Italian restaurant based on the Chicken Parmesan. It was definitely done right at Villa Capri. Pounded thin chicken breast, nice flavorful... More 

Thank NaturePhotog_52
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The atmosphere is very dark yet cozy and would be great for a romantic date or an intimate family dinner. The food was delicious. I had the tortellini with mushrooms and the chocolate cake with warm fudge and ice cream and would definitely have both again. The only thing I didn't care for was our service. Our server was "nice"... More 

Thank Felicia R
Carlsbad, California, United States
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

When in Del Mar, I usually head toward the coast, so I was delightfully surprised to find this charming Italian restaurant in a strip mall. The friend who I lunched with loves this place and has had them cater parties for her. She loves their seafood risotto and so that's what we ate and is pictured here. The service was... More 

Thank 419Kathy
New York City, New York
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Nice menu with much to choose from. Staff is well trained. However it is tiny (Carmel Valley location) and very dark. My firs visit I joked about bringing a flashlight and to my surprise waiter brought me on. I would recommend this place for quick meal or family dinning. Very accommodating. Prices are good, food is good and environment lovely!

Thank elfein
San Diego
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is one of our regular restaurants for their consistently good food, good value and good service. Since we live in the area we almost always have discount coupons which makes this particularly good value. Their prices are reasonable even without a coupon and at lunch they offer 4 different prix fixe menus which are delicious. We like their salmon,... More 

Thank JanRSF
San Diego
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Villa Capri is the "neighborhood Italian Restaurant" for us, so we go there about once a month. There are a handful of other Italian places just a few minutes further away, but we find that Villa Capri is almost always easy to get into, regardless of when we go, and the food is reliably good. Yes, it's in a strip... More 

Thank Scott E
Highland, California
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Dish was dirty. Asked the food server if we could have pasta instead of mashed potatoes and was told we would have to give up our vegetables also to get pasta. One of our party had a scallops & shrimp pasta dish with vodka sauce. It had exactly 2 shrimp and the sauce was just fishy tasting. Despite having a... More 

Thank Pamella K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 22
Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3870 Valley Centre Dr, #301, Del Mar, CA 92130-3311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-720-8777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?