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The Venetian

) #741 of 3,994 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza
3663 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92106
+1 619-223-8197
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
3663 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92106
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! 100% Authentic Point Loma/San Diego TRADITION and "The World's Best Pizza"!!! Try Linguica/Pepperoni and Fresh Sliced Tomatoes or Anchovies with Black Olives. The steamed clams are also incredible. Ask for the founder, Joey, he's great! Don't miss this in spot...

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great neighborhood Italian place. The food was great, our server exceptional. Will be going back to try the pizza. I would highly recommend

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Elegant atmosphere... and delicious cuisine. Reasonably priced. I could go on about the food and wine (worthy of praise) but this time -- I want to compliment the excellent staff above all. Here is why: I was there with friends for a late dinner. At...More

Thank D F
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have been travelling through parts of the US for the last two weeks. On our last night in the US for this trip we really wanted a great pizza. We asked the lovely breakfast staff at the Best Western Island Palms and Robyn (hope...More

Thank Sonya B
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It's a nice restaurant, and thus most dress business casually with a polo or dress. However, there isn't a "dress code" and hence their were some who dressed like bums. Long wait and also heavy prices for pretty good food caused this spot to be...More

Thank cstruyk
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The food is amazing, the service is impeccable. This is a wonderful location for a date night, family gatherings or even a business dinner. The portions are great. I make it a point to eat here every time I am in San Diego.

Thank 1williams78
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I have been going to " The V " for over 30 years, The best pizza in San Diego, and my favorite ...The linguica pizza with onion, But have them grill the meat first well done and double cut the pizza pie...

Thank TheCaptainofDelMar
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The parking was tough but the restaurant was beautiful. The service was excellent. The food was good - we both enjoyed our meals.

Thank MrsK45963
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This little Italian Restaurant has stayed true to their family recipes for over forty years pleasing generations of families. The community of Point Loma comes to enjoy the great food and locals expect to run into someone they know. The Venetian encompasses a great family...More

Thank Jeankeane13
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Came here on Friday for date night with my boyfriend. I had the calamari piccata & he had the clam & scallop linguine with cream sauce. First the service was GREAT! Some of the best service I had in SD. I forget our servers name...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 22
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3663 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92106
    (Chatsworth Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Point Loma
  • Neighbourhood: Point Loma
  • Phone Number: +1 619-223-8197
The Venetian’s award-winning Italian cuisine (including what critics call some of San Diego’s best pizza), relaxed setting and casual atmosphere have earned generations of fans since Vince Giacalone first welcomed customers in 1965. Sons Joey and Frank proudly continue their family traditions, making sausage, soups and sauces from scratch and drawing a devoted, all-ages clientele. Highlights of the menu include bruschetta, seafood pastas, chicken and veal piccata, and thick- or thin-crust pizzas with either traditional or trendy toppings. Located in Point Loma, The Venetian’s friendly service and “Cheers” style vibe make it a favorite destination for date night, happy hour, dinner with friends or family celebrations. Seating includes the lively bar and patio (great for families and larger parties); comfy booths and banquettes; and a private wine cellar that can be reserved for parties of up to 16. Dinner nightly; lunch Monday-Friday; Sunday brunch; full bar.
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