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Via Italia Trattoria

565 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
+1 760-479-9757
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
13 Apr 2016
11 Feb 2016
“This place has a full three or four course menu. It is usually very good”
Open Now
11:15 am - 10:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
565 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

Dine frequently and always enjoyable with a wonderful selection of Italian food. Take advantage of their popular happy hour with a great selection of entrees - you can't go wrong. Dinner reservations suggested - especially on weekends and peak times.

Thank mac33028
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We like the pasta dishes, the wine variety, the salads, and the owner of the place. Most of the time, the pasta is al dente, as it should be, and if anything is not to your liking, the owner will make sure you leave a...More

Thank worldtraveler73_7
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Since we were in Encinitas, we decided to eat at Via Italia. We remembered that some of their pastas were made there and we had never had a bad meal there. We were not disappointed. and to top it all off, they had a great...More

Thank Mary Ann C
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Via Italia is the favorite of both me and my wife. Anytime we feel like great Italian food that is where we go!! So, why is it so hard to describe? The Owner, Paolo Pedrazzani is generous, dynamic, funny and a great story teller BUT...More

Thank G B Nino C
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and service which was relaxed but very efficient! The food was really delicious and our family of five, including one vegan, loved it. The desserts were exceptionally good. Thank you for a memorable evening. (We might have been slightly influenced...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Via Italia is an all round superb eatery. As a family on holiday from the UK we were perusing local eateries to find one which met our fancy. During happy hour the prices seem too good to be profitable but we took advantage of them...More

Thank DouglasTA
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This place used to be amazing but it's really gone downhill over the last 5 years. The service has always been bad but I never faulted them for it because the food was delicious. Was being the operative word. First I should say I am...More

1  Thank Yviebee
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Being a local it is amazing how many restaurants I have not been to. This restaurant is warm and inviting and you are greeted by an actual Italian. They have a creative menu which is refreshing. I suggest the arugula salad with buratta and pistachio...More

Thank PrincessWildhair
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Had Raviolis with amazing tomato sauce. The dish was delicious! I also really like the settings it was relaxing and festive at the same time.

Thank Stit1854
Reviewed 4 March 2015

the bread was really good and the Misa salad. Of the four of us, no one was thrilled with their meal. The atmosphere is so-so. I expected a nicer atmospheric for the price. The waitress was not very engaged and took a long time to...More

1  Thank Karen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 565 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
    (Between D & E Street)
  • Public Transportation: Coaster train Station is right behind the restaurant. If you are coming from San Diego downtown or Oceanside is the best transportation! Check the schedule at http://www.gonctd.com/coaster
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-479-9757
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