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Piatti - La Jolla

2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
(858) 454-1589
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Ranked #5 of 1,263 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: La Jolla Shores Drive
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English first
San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Large menu, great food, exceptional appetizers, and catered to couples, families, and business groups.

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is delicious, but the ambiance at the bar is "very local" and fun for visiting with strangers. The bartenders are great, helpful, and fun! And oh, anything you order will be good, but if you're a "spinach freak" like I am, you can add a side of the green stuff to your pasta order - yumm!

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Piatti is on my list of favorite eats in La Jolla. The Italian food here is fresh and delicious. A wonderful wine selection as well. Great for groups, occasions and a lovely date night!

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Bangkok
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food at Piatti. It was fresh tasting and also very flavorful. We had saffron pasta with prawns, wood oven roasted half chicken, friend calamari & prawn and salad. Every dish was very good. It was a charming place with nice character. Would definitely of back.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Whenever we get together for a celebration with the extended family we go to Piatti's. The food is always wonderful. The parking is atrocious though.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went there twice, mid evening for a great dinner. Service is great, food is great. You can sit inside, at their patio in the back (which was our preference) or at the front patio.

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San Diego, California, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Piatti's is a favorite "go-to" for many La Jollans. The atmosphere is warm, cozy, and very family friendly. Although, it can be loud at times. The menu is creative and always consistent. Service is generally good, but can be hit or miss if they are very busy. You won't be disappointed.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Piatti's has been part of the La Jolla restaurant scene for many years and with good reason. The locals support it because it's excellent and the tourists love it because it is 2 blocks from the ocean. They take reservations with seating both indoors or on their large patio where you can sit beneath a giant banyan tree. The service... More

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Estero, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I had read the online reviews of Piatti and so booked a table for my husband and I for a birthday celebration as we were visiting from Florida. We couldn't have been more pleased! From the charming outdoor patio, to the delicious food, to the excellent service, it exceeded our expectations on every level. Jessica, our server, went above and... More

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Mexicali
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have been going to Piatti for a long time, and the quality of food is always good. The pasta is always fresh. It is a very nice neighborhood restaurant.

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