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Trattoria Ponte Vecchio

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
2334 Carmel Valley Rd, Ste A, Del Mar, CA 92014-3754
+1 858-259-9063
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2334 Carmel Valley Rd, Ste A, Del Mar, CA 92014-3754
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great overall experience! Wait staff was on pointe, food was hot, fresh and delicious, and drinks were amazing. The bartender, I never learned his name, but he was quite the mixologist. For dinner I had tasty sea bass. Perfectly cooked flaky and not...More

Thank gypsy_0512
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This small local restaurant offers excellent food and ample portions. The food is prepared well and the flavors are quite good. Service is attentive.

Thank baldeagle46
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We were looking for a place for a business dinner this week and I suggested this restaurant. Was so dissapointed when I noticed they were not open on Monday that I actually tried to move the meeting to Tuesday. My wife and I ate here...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had a 11 person group attending a conference and were looking for an interesting place to dine the last evening we were in town. We contacted Rob Zakir, the Owner/Chef of Trattoria Ponte Vecchio and he let us know that although they are typically...More

1  Thank dianelulu
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Our family of 4 had a mostly delicious dinner in this cozy restaurant. The soup was fabulous and our teenagers loved the pizza. However, the service, while prompt, was decidedly unfriendly, The restaurant was mostly empty the night we were there (a Tuesday). Despite this,...More

Thank comotraveler2018
DelMarFoodie, Owner at Trattoria Ponte Vecchio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hello- Sorry for the delayed response. I would like to thank you for dinning with us last week- Happy New Year. We are very sorry that the staff was not as attentive as we usually are. Unfortunately, on New years eve we had a family...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

I should have seen the warning signs right away: several tables with people but nobody eating anything (at 1:20PM); loud Latin music in the air, one lonely waitress running around, Mexican food items on the menu. But I liked the name (Ponte Vecchio is a...More

Thank Oliver S
DelMarFoodie, Owner at Trattoria Ponte Vecchio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hi Oliver- I think you also visited our sister restaurant. But your timing is off. In your review for the other restaurant you mentioned that you got there at 1. But you were at our restaurant at 1:20. Also, our music is set on Italian...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at this cozy, quaint restaurant in a tranquil setting. They have a great selection of Italian dishes and the food was excellent with reasonable prices. Although I wouldn’t call this a family restaurant, they were very accommodating of our baby....More

Thank Seirios
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This was some of the best, hands down, Italian food we have had. And we have been to Northern Italy. The service was great, and the food was second to none. If you are ever near San Diego/Torrey Pines/ Del Mar, this is worth a...More

1  Thank ugadad2017
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This small Italian restaurant provides very well made Italian food at reasonable prices. I've had dinner here several times over the past few months and have never had a bad meal. The service is friendly as well. It's a small place with a small patio...More

1  Thank bccrab
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Authentic Italian food, good service, and reasonable prices add up to a solid choice. The setting is pleasant and lively. Good for couples and for groups.

1  Thank ebdb627
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 am
4:30 pm - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2334 Carmel Valley Rd, Ste A, Del Mar, CA 92014-3754
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-259-9063
  • E-mail
Trattoria Ponte Vecchio is a local hidden gem located in the heart of Torrey Pines beach/reserve and south side of beautiful Del Mar. PV serves authentic Italian food with a touch of New York Style flavor. In addition to the daily specials, you will find some amazing signature chicken, seafood, vegan, Gluten free and vegetarian dishes. Don't forget to look at the Calzone and Pizza section of the menu. Our Pizza is prepared in 800 degree oven imported from Italy. Finish your dinner with a nice glass of port, Italian coffee, homemade tiramisu or cannoli.
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