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Piatti - La Jolla

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2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037 (La Jolla Shores Drive)
(858) 454-1589
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 215
    Excellent
  • 115
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
May be a Small Chain but still a Neighborhood Gem

We love this restaurant! In fact, it is probably our favorite 'go-to' restaurant whether is is just the two of us or if we take out of town guests. The food is delicious (warning: the bread and 'dipping oil' are dangerously delicious! You may eat too much before your meal is delivered!). We don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
JennInSD
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San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We love this restaurant! In fact, it is probably our favorite 'go-to' restaurant whether is is just the two of us or if we take out of town guests. The food is delicious (warning: the bread and 'dipping oil' are dangerously delicious! You may eat too much before your meal is delivered!). We don't typically order the same meal every... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Wonderful lunch with friends in the garden Very good service and great food Balmy place to eat on a hot day under the trees

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

We sat on the outside patio and it was very clean, with a great ambiance. It was a bit crowded though.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Excellent food and staff! While traveling on business, I was dining alone and the staff was very hospitable and engaged in conversation with me all the evening. My severer even gave me some other dining suggestions for the rest of visit. On my frequent trips to San Diego this will be my "go to" restaurant.

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Love the food and the service is great! I always take friends and family when they come to town. Great wine choices too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This restaurant is consistently good and favored by locals. About 3 blocks from the beach, in the La Jolla Shores commercial area, it is one of several restaurants I recommend. They offer recently added seating along the sidewalk, an enclosed patio area under an historic tree, and inside seating. Parking in this area, especially in summer and weekends can be... More 

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new york, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

What a nice evening we had here! Food and service was impeccable. Place is very low key, in a small beach town. Gets great reviews and they are well deserved. Only $15 corkage, a good deal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had a good dining experience overall. The servings are generous. The olive oil/garlic dip that came with the fresh bread was wonderful.

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great location near the beach. We had a large private party in the outdoor patio. Private. Excellent food. Often very crowded - make reservations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Six of us ate last night at this La Jolla fixture,w which is busy particularly in the summer.My wife and I split a salad and a pizza. Our food was very tasty as was my martini before dinner.The service was excellent.This restaurant is very consistent. My favorite dish is pasta with sea food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
    (La Jolla Shores Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: (858) 454-1589

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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