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2182 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
+1 858-454-1589
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (90 reviews)
“bread” (67 reviews)
“pappardelle” (26 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2182 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is solid choice for a good meal in La Jolla, not to mention you are a block away from the ocean. If you can ask for a table on the patio, a lot better. A good choice would be the past with seafood or...More

Thank Paco621
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We always have a Christmas Eve dinner with family at Piatti. The food is always amazing and the ambience just as good. They are great about accommodating a large party and children as well.

Thank altakata
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very family friendly atmosphere with excellent service. Menu is varied but not overpowering and the food is delicious.

Thank AniM2000
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Bar is a great place to sit! Great bartenders-Michael, Helena, and Steve. They recognize you, give great service, and insure you'll be back! Middle room is a bit noisy, but patio is lovely. Food is scrumptious-mussels and shrimp parpadelle stand out! It's my "must go...More

Thank Saudie S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Always a good choice for everyone! We love eating on the patio, winter or summer. It is quieter there.

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Piatti is a great Italian restaurant in La Jolla Shores.....great food and fun atmosphere. Feels like your favorite neighborhood family restaurant. Save room for the bread and dipping sauce not to be missed!

Thank mikeduddy
Reviewed 4 February 2017

One of the loveliest meals we've had in years of visiting La Jolla. The house-made ravioli were superb. The veal scallopini? Tender beyond description, coddled in a silky sauce. I don't know what alchemy the chef employs to make spinach so delicious but we all...More

Thank Phineas55
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were craving Italian, so we selected Piati. We arrived for our reservation and were seated promptly. Service was good, and the server took special pleasure with our 3 year old granddaughter. We ordered several different dishes and all were good. I had the Linguini...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Have the Safron Parpadelle with Shrimp - perhaps a side of spinach....but only if you haven't over done it with the incredible bread and balsamic/olive oil prior....best restaurant in the Shores!!!

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 25 January 2017

As a La Jollan by birth, this has been my favorite Italian place since I can remember. The outdoor patio is nice when it is warm and the bar has a good local crowd. The garlic-spread for the bread is excellent, as is the Cavatappi...More

Thank Elyse C
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Response from Elyse C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do- they have a house white that's a chardonnay and a longer wine by the glass list. Don't know what the house red is...
Matt C
28 July 2016|
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Response from Andrea W | Reviewed this property |
The weather always calls for comfortable clothes. Don't have to dress up but casual short will be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 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
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2182 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
    (La Jolla Shores Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-1589
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