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Bernini's Bistro

7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
+1 858-454-5013
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“walnut salad” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“farfalle” (5 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
European, Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Came here with my wife for breakfast before leaving La Jolla. This place is a nice off the beaten path place away from the main huddle and bustle of the tourists. The service was great and the servers were very friendly and attentive. Breakfast was...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Came here for a meal and were given a warm welcome as we were shown to our table. A very confident waiter by the name of Sam introduced himself before going through the selection of specials on offer and then taking a drinks order. Whilst...More

Thank Cullen316
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stopped here to grab a bite after we were at La Jolla Cove. The food was amazing and the presentation was perfect. A bit expensive but worth every dollar!

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The salad was great, but the pepperoni pizza was soggy and flavorless. We have eaten here years ago, and we liked the pasta, which we hope is still good.

Thank Ronald T
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

A thoroughly ordinary, bland meal. Staff were courteous but the food was plain, ho-hum. The house specialty lasagne had just a plain tomato sauce, no herbs, little flavor. Pizzas were simple but very light on herbs. No pepper grinder to be seen. We won't be...More

Thank AJB_Ottawa
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I called in here for a late lunch. Wanted something light so settled on soup and sandwich. The food was very good and just right size serving, fresh and tasty. Service was very good. Outside seating in nice garden setting.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

I ate here just now. I ordered a Marguerite pizza. And a good glass of Merlot Pepperwood. The pizza was thin, crunchy and excellent with some fresh basil on top. A thé wine was a good companion.

1  Thank Rob K
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Have had great meals here with both small and large parties. Always fresh ingredients well-prepared, tasty and never disappointing. Good food, whether pizzas or multi-course meals, and with good wine selections. Very friendly wait staff.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We stopped in for lunch before a movie and it was perfect. I had the greek chicken wrap and my wife had the chilaquiles, both were great. Its seems like new management or ownership, we will definitely be back

Thank TheLindes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Three of our party had fish entrees and one had a chicken pasta. They were all OK. The highlights for us were their salads. The portions were very generous, even if you ordered the half/smaller size salad. I very much enjoyed the Farmers Vegetables salad....More

Thank alviemsw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-5013
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