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Sapori

120 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1409
619-319-5696
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Ranked #11 of 82 restaurants in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This was my third visit to Sapori, which I discovered a few years ago during a solo visit to San Diego. Each of the three times I have been here, the service has been exceptionally attentive, with all of the waiters working together to provide us with prompt, courteous service. They always seem to have great recommendations when it comes... More

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Ajo, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Based on reviews, I was looking forward to treating myself to a nice Italian meal. However, the calamari was overbreaded and not seasoned well (hard to really taste any actual calamari). The linguine with shrimp ($16) was served in a small bowl, and was so bland as to almost pass as school cafeteria fare. (No hint of olive oil, garlic,... More

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San Diego, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Just a few blocks away from the busy ferry landing on the bay side of Coronado, you can find this great and very reasonable restaurant. Their menu (while a little limited) offered selections for everyone in the family and was augmented by a fix price (3) course menu (which was very reasonable). The owner was very accommodating and was willing... More

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san diego, ca
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a small restaurant located between 1st and 2nd streets on Orange Ave. (the main street in Coronado). What a charming, wonderful restaurant with great food at good prices. We had the fixed price dinner special and it was great! Prices for menu items seemed very reasonable. Not a large menu - but a great selection of things to... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Sapori is a restaurant beautifully decorated with friendly staff and delicious food in a nice area. Even though they have a small menu the server offer to make whatever we wanted; "I have ingredients" were his words with an Italian accent, and so we order away. Chicken Milanese and chicken alfredo were made by request and both were of superb.... More

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Sarasota, FL
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118 reviews 118 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This restaurant is several blocks from the busy Ferry Landing area of restaurants and shops. The short walk is worth it. I had the $6 lunch special and it was excellent. Where can you find a tasty lunch for $6 in Southern California ? My dining companion was very pleased as well. Great service. This restaurant is a gem.

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San Francisco, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We returned to this delightful Italian restaurant on a recent trip to Coronado, after a year from our last visit, and were unchanged in our opinion. It is a great restaurant! The singing waiter is no longer there but the excellent food and wine selections still are. We were with friends and shared two appetizers. The first was zucchini blossoms... More

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Coronado CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a gem. You are never rushed, and the food is wonderful. You feel as if you are in Italy. If you are the impatient type, pass it by. It is to be enjoyed in a relaxed manner!

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Coronado, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Coronado is a typical touristy-beach town, especially in the summer, but we do have our wonderful "hidden" restaurant gems. Sapori in the 100 block of Orange is my favorite "go-to" restaurant when I want a delicious dinner, reasonably priced wine, and most of all, a cozy, welcoming environment away from the "madding crowds". It's a small restaurant with outdoor seating... More

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San Diego, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

A delightful dinner in the modernistic setting of Sapori was a wonderful respite to a busy week. We started with excellent Italian wine, fairly priced, and then dove into a plate of Frito Misto with shrimp and calamari lightly battered and perfectly prepared accompanied by arugula to cleanse your taste buds and add its peppery flavors. Then it was on... More

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