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Villa Capri

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Italian, Contemporary
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3870 Valley Center Dr., #301, Del Mar, CA 92130
(858) 720-8777
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
No Butter with Bread

we were on vacation from East Coast. Went there Dec 26th-last night. It was busy and approx. 25 minutes wait. The table we got was next to fireplace and was a welcome, since it was a cold night at San Diego. There was water already in our glasses and no wine glass kept on the table. The waiter... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
PPC-Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Reservations
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

we were on vacation from East Coast. Went there Dec 26th-last night. It was busy and approx. 25 minutes wait. The table we got was next to fireplace and was a welcome, since it was a cold night at San Diego. There was water already in our glasses and no wine glass kept on the table. The waiter came and... More 

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Fresno, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I travel to this area on business, and have eaten here many times. The menu is flavorful and has a nice variety, and the location is family run. The staff is knowledgeable and can suggest a nice paring of wines with your meal. They occasionally host events such as winemaker dinners, which are entertaining and enjoyable.

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As the title suggests, we visit this place for the bread pudding. The pasta is average and the portion is on the large size. I would prefer to leave some room for desert, bread pudding, ofcourse. The restaurant is in a neighborhood shopping center with Vons, Ace Hardware, etc. The decor is very traditional and dark with ceiling fan! Service... More 

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La Quinta, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Dined at Villa Capri on an early Sunday evening. We found the restaurant to be delightful. Tucked back in a shopping center next to the Ace Hardware it was more than it appeared to be. The atmosphere was warming and casual with a real Itialian feel. The service was good and the food even better. Many choices at reasonable prices.... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been coming here for over 10 years. Cute local spot with excellent food. Gets better every time I'm there!

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Huntington Beach
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We found this restaurant last year and came back again this year when we were visiting Del Mar. great food and service. Very friendly. Basic Italian food, very good food, good portions, nicely decorated and very good service. Will be back again.

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Manhattan Beach, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I have eaten at this restaurant several times and it is consistently good. Everything on the menu is delicious and I highly recommend eating here.

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Orlando, Florida, Usa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visited Villa Capri on 08/07/2014. Up side . . . My husband had the Penne alla Norcia which was penne with Italian sausage, mushrooms, drizzled with truffle oil in a light cream sauce. I tried the Fusilli al Pesto con Zucchini, corkscrew pasta served with homemade creamy pesto sauce and zucchini topped with sundried tomatoes. Both dishes were delicious.... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were introduced by a friendly staff member, who sat us down and provided us with bread and drinks. The orders were very quick and more free bread was provided once finishing the first batch. The lasagne was fantastic and very good portions, chicken dishes and the cannelloni were also enjoyed by the rest of the family. The atmosphere was... More 

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Pike Road, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My husband and I were in the San Diego area for business about two weeks ago, and several residents we met with for work highly recommended this place for dinner. We were lucky to have listened and wise to follow their advice - delicious food and cozy atmosphere in a family-run Italian bistro. I'm feeling relaxed (and full!) just remembering... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3870 Valley Center Dr., #301, Del Mar, CA 92130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: (858) 720-8777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?