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Firenze Trattoria

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Pizza, Wine Bar, Italian
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162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste E80, Encinitas, CA 92024-6301 (Manchester / Encinitas Blvd)
+1 760-944-9000
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Quick Bites, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Welcome to Firenze Trattoria. Our authentic Italian restaurant is just...
Welcome to Firenze Trattoria. Our authentic Italian restaurant is just around the corner, in beautiful North County, San Diego. However, it feels like you're thousands of miles away in the Hill Country of Italy's Tuscany - we offer one of the most romantic Tuscan restaurant atmospheres out of all San Diego Italian restaurants. Whether you are looking for Italian food in Rancho Santa Fe or a romantic dining occasion in Encinitas, we are primed to serve you! Join us for unparalleled Italian food nestled on the beautiful border of Encinitas and Rancho Santa Fe. Experience Italian dining Al Fresco in our Tuscan villa inspired patio. Italian food coupled with an elegant atmosphere makes Firenze Trattoria a perfect way to enjoy San Diego's pleasant summer evenings. Or choose the perfect table inside our comfortable dining rooms, both public and private. And don't pass up our well-appointed bar room. A local favorite North County San Diego restaurant gathering spot - here's to celebrating the day with old friends and new ones.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, nice ambiance!

This is our go to local restaurant for great food in a nice quiet atmosphere. We love the Cioppino there. THE BEST we've ever had. Service is good. If you happen to be there when there is live music, that is a bonus! I highly recommend this place for great Italian food! Portions are very generous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Jeanne P
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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124 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is our go to local restaurant for great food in a nice quiet atmosphere. We love the Cioppino there. THE BEST we've ever had. Service is good. If you happen to be there when there is live music, that is a bonus! I highly recommend this place for great Italian food! Portions are very generous so no risk of... More 

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San Diego, California
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food was wonderful. Fresh, really homemade upscale Italian. Very awesome happy hair menu with a perfect selection of wines. The waitress was just the best.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The trattoria is very out dated Resturant with a very old crowd. The Burrata cheese appetizer was bitter. The fettuccini was dry, the pesto was runny, and the shrimp salad was bland, the wine by the glass was very average . The service was good. To make it all the worst, the price was quite high for the area. Overall... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Popped in on a Monday night on a whim. How lucky for us it was half price wine bottle night! We chose to sit in the lounge area as hubby wanted to watch the game on tv. The menu is extensive, the options are limitless, the staff are very accomodating. It was especially nice to try a wine we might... More 

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Encinitas, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My husband chose Firenze for his birthday dinner last month. We sat on the patio with a few friends who were there for the 1st time. We all really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere near the fountain. It was so nice that we almost didn't need the heater. The service team was on point but not overwhelming, which was perfect. We... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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121 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Four of us really enjoyed our meals here. I got a veal dish and my husband got osso bucco which was the special of the evening. Also, someone at our table ordered the lasagna which he said was delicious. The bread basket was very good and included bread sticks. We enjoyed the desserts and our server was outstanding. We ate... More 

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Every time I come to Firenze Trattoria I thoroughly enjoy my experience. Everything seems to be thought out and in place. The food is amazing as well! Their menu has a lot of classic Italian dishes with some new variations, and the specials list is always a treat. I really like how they offer gluten-free pasta for their dishes (it... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We did a very small courthouse wedding (2nd time around) for just us and our kids... but we wanted to end the night with something special - so we opted for dinner at Firenze Trattoria. Although they were busy they got us settled in quickly. All of the staff from the hostess to the servers were amazingly nice. Our kids... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a popular restaurant on Friday and Saturday nights so it is good to make reservations. We made them but still had to wait because the people at our table were lingering over coffee. The staff was great and continually updated us. Once we were seated, our waiter was wonderful, very helpful and pleasant. I ordered the Butternut Squash... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We tend to eat here in spurts, always at the bar. Food is quite good, wines by glass are good value too. Staff remember you.

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Additional Information about Firenze Trattoria

Address: 162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste E80, Encinitas, CA 92024-6301
Phone Number: +1 760-944-9000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Pizza, Wine Bar, Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste E80, Encinitas, CA 92024-6301
    (Manchester / Encinitas Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Wine Bar, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Welcome to Firenze Trattoria. Our authentic Italian restaurant is just around the corner, in beautiful North County, San Diego. However, it feels like you're thousands of miles away in the Hill Country of Italy's Tuscany - we offer one of the most romantic Tuscan restaurant atmospheres out of all San Diego Italian restaurants. Whether you are looking for Italian food in Rancho Santa Fe or a romantic dining occasion in Encinitas, we are primed to serve you! Join us for unparalleled Italian food nestled on the beautiful border of Encinitas and Rancho Santa Fe. Experience Italian dining Al Fresco in our Tuscan villa inspired patio. Italian food coupled with an elegant atmosphere makes Firenze Trattoria a perfect way to enjoy San Diego's pleasant summer evenings. Or choose the perfect table inside our comfortable dining rooms, both public and private. And don't pass up our well-appointed bar room. A local favorite North County San Diego restaurant gathering spot - here's to celebrating the day with old friends and new ones.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?