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Cafe Milano

711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
+1 858-454-3806
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Cafe Milano. The staff were very attentive, the food generous and of good quality. Wine list is approachable, very fairly priced. Only complaint is that the food could use a little less salt, otherwise very good all around.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I am pretty sure I already reviewed this restaurant and my review was very positive. We ate there several times in the past and were never disappointed. Our latest experience was not as good at all. We ordered Lasagna Bolognese that is supposed to have...More

Thank Paul J
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This restaurant was nothing short of superb! Family owned, friendly atmosphere, and the food was outstanding. Alfredo was so attentive to our needs, yet not invasive. Did I say the food was outstanding? Save room for the limoncel truffle. You can't leave La Jolla without...More

Thank 4019jrb
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Complete accident that we found this place and boy are we happy that we did! My three kids and I, after a long day at Belmont Park, were greeted warmly at the door and seated by a window. Our server was gracious and welcoming--felt like...More

Thank LB_Rabbit
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Everything was "good" and not "great" . Six of us went for dinner on a Monday evening . We were there only customers which was a bit weird .I had osso buco . We started with shared appys ; calamari and a caprese salad ....More

Thank rdmiller_pcj
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Our family group was in La Jolla for the week and went for dinner the first night to Cafe Milano on Pearl St. It was perfect right from the walk in the door. Friendly greeting and a feeling of special attention. We were a group...More

1  Thank drdfsdaz
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

It was our last night in LaJolla and we had been using Yelp to find local restaurants. We were not impressed with any of the restaurants suggested by Yelp. We were walking around LaJolla deciding where to eat when we stumbled upon Cafe Milano. The...More

Thank baddiamond
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Had dinner here with our family of four. Easy location to spot with the classic Fiat sitting outside. Fantastic service - greeted by the owner, then served by a friendly, attentive, professional waiter. Food was spot on for both the adults and our finicky kids....More

Thank 828mark1961
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The food was spot on and the prices where not bad. Authentic as it gets in the States. Great people run it and the service is the best.

1  Thank W302
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about the food and service here. It's a small and plain storefront, but once inside you can feel the Italian authenticity. They make their own noodles and their tomato sauce is so fresh and delicious. We ordered chicken fettuccine alfredo and...More

1  Thank GoGoWhoa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-3806
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