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Petrini's Italian Restaurant

610 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101-3300
+1 619-595-0322
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (13 reviews)
“ziti” (4 reviews)
“garlic bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
610 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101-3300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time over there with my family food was great the sangria was exactly how it should be , the minestrone soup and the lasagna was like in Italy , My children loved the pizza . I will be back soon for...More

Thank erankeinan
Reviewed 4 days ago

A party of 6, eating outside in the patio on a summer evening, perfect. Wonderful food & service. Prices are reasonable.

Thank MissBoe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place with good service. Food made fresh there and served hot. If you go on Saturdays you can park in their building for 5.00 dollars all day. Not far from Little Italy.The lunch sizes are just enough for one person. Would go back soon.

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Stopped here for dinner and the pasta dishes were amazing, service was friendly and quick and it was reaonable price wise. Would recommend..beware it closes at 9pm!!

Thank topgolfer2016
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Great outdoor nook for drinks and dinner. Easy walk from local hotels. I'll come back.

Thank Brecero
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My second time here while traveling on business and it's a great find! An easy walk from the waterfront/ cruise boat terminal area. Excellent cuisine and friendly service. Fun place for appetizers and drinks as well as a full Italian meal. Italian sausage is made...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stumbled upon Petrini's looking for a parking space downtown (parking structure is just around corner from restaurant). Quiet, eat inside or outside, menu totally a wide selection of Italian food. Excellent cook and servers. Hard to make choice due to wide variety, but we...More

1  Thank ralphwilhelm1
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My wife and I had dinner at Petrinis. We both ordered pizza which was great. I had a beer and my wife a glass of champagne at a very reasonable cost. This upscale eatery is at the edge of little Italy. It is a family...More

Thank Walter R
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I was given the choice of inside or outside seating. I chose outside so I could see the bay down the street and watch the sky change colors. I chose the Baked Tilapia and it was very good. What was disappointing was the lack of...More

Thank runandbike
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This restaurant is always on our list when we visit San Diego. Hearty Italian fare served up with a smile. Don't hesitate to eat here; breakfast is also delicious!

Thank S G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101-3300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-595-0322
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Petrini's is a small family owned Italian restaurant. My family has been in the business since 1958. We serve tried true recipes from my family. We make everything homemade in the restaurant . We specialize in our housemade sausage and sauces. As my Nono use to say "La Famiglia Mangia". (the family eats)
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