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Piatti - La Jolla

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2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214 (La Jolla Shores Drive)
+1 858-454-1589
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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La Jolla, California
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The food is one of the best Italian Restaurants in San Diego. It has both inside and outside dining. The servers are both friendly and attentive.

1 Thank Derrick H
New Braunfels, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The service was prompt, friendly, efficient and professional. All of out food choices were excellent. The cauliflower cakes and the hot spiced olives appetizers were a nice twist. Everything well prepared. This is a winner. I know. I was 25 years in the trade. These folks are good at what they do!

1 Thank hbear4593
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232 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

One of our colleagues had never seen the Pacific Ocean so we came to the beach for a brief walk and dinner. We were so very happy to find Piatti. We were grqaciously seated even though we had no reservations. All of us dug into the wonderful bread. The waiter made some helpful suggestions. For instance, two of us had... More 

1 Thank flamouth3
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We sat outside on front patio with a people watcher view. Inside was a bit warm and noisy. Food was terrific and very reasonably priced for the quality. We found a parking spot I the street - no problem. One of the best Italian meals we've had...a big deal being from Jersey!

Thank Matt C
San Diego, California
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Busy, delicious Italian, Reservations a must! the outdoor patio with the big tree in the center is perfect for dinning. Winter they have heat lamps and lap robes, summer it is simply a lovely spot to dine. Homemade pasta, happening bar, delicious bread, great service. I wish they served more local fish, or just more fish dishes would be nice.... More 

Thank SDTraveler515
La Jolla, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Helps to make a reservation, especially during the summer rush. Food is outstanding and service is great.

Thank akephd
San Diego
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The atmosphere,inside and out, is great. The patio is a WOW! Food and service are both excellent and not too expensive. Only draw back is difficult parking.

Thank EttieD
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our server was fantastic and very informative. We had their Pizza which was perfect. For desert we had the Tiramisu which was excellent. We also had the Gelato which was the best we have had since Italy. This is a very popular restaurant so arrive early or best have a reservation. It is worth the trip just to eat here.

Thank Nicholas R
La Jolla, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Piatti's is a fine dining Italian restaurant in la Jolla, a lovely part of San Diego, CA, The menu is varied; the food is excellent and the taste is different in many ways from the norm. Try to sit outside under the magnificent large tree. You will feel as if you are in Rome or Milan. When you are in... More 

Thank Joseph W
Phoenix, Arizona
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our favorite restaurant in La Jolla! Great service and amazing food. Best lasagna we have ever had and their famous Piatti' dipping sauce with the bread is so wonderful

Thank Tom S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?