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Domenic's Italian Ristorante

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12719 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064
(858) 748-9563
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious Food, Worth the $$$

It's a friendly atmosphere restaurant with delicious food and good service. It's totally worth every $$$ & time spent. I had pesto pasta, it's my new favorite food. They serve fresh baked bread, dip with olive oil & balsamic vinegar...mm...mm...heavenly. Been there many times, at least once a month.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Poway, California
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Poway, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It's a friendly atmosphere restaurant with delicious food and good service. It's totally worth every $$$ & time spent. I had pesto pasta, it's my new favorite food. They serve fresh baked bread, dip with olive oil & balsamic vinegar...mm...mm...heavenly. Been there many times, at least once a month.

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San Diego, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Walking in, we were really impressed with the wonderful smells -- and we weren't disappointed. The service was very good -- friendly (without gushiness), efficient, helpful. From the complementary lightly cooked and spiced carrots served with yummy focaccia bread, soup (husband) and salad (me), the entrée and dessert, it was all delicious. My husband had the chicken cacciatore and he... More 

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San Diego, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

this place is great try the carbonara it is a small quiet place but the food is fantastic and not terribly expensive. they also have a very good cannoli

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Haven't dined here in a very long time. The food is still fabulous, but the restaurant needs a facelift. It looks just like it did 15 years ago.

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San Diego
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a family favorite for Italian food. Whether celebrating a special event, or taking a night off from cooking, it is a relaxing and friendly place. Menu choices are wide-ranging and accomodate many taste preferences. Delicious pasta dishes and other favorites of ours are the veal dishes. Eggplant....mmmmmmmmmmm! Watch out for the appetizer breads; it is easy to eat... More 

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Poway, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Very nice selection of Italian dishes with great pasta specials early in the evening. The garlic bread knots are truly outstanding. A reliable place of Italian food.

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San Diego, California
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319 reviews 319 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
412 helpful votes 412 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Located in the heart of Poway on Poway Blvd., Domenic's is easy to find, and offers on-site parking. Owned and operated for years as an unpretentious family restaurant, Domenic's has been and continues serving delicious, well prepared Italian food. Whether pasta dishes or Pizza, each will please the palate with portions being of ample size. A complimentary basket of special... More 

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Grapeview
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

the garlic twist bread is good, the cannelloni chicken was wonderful. Self serve wine at the door. Just about every meal we have had there is good

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

I have been here 3 times and have never tasted better Italian food. The bread is to die for. The main dishes are seasoned well, never bland, portions are large, service is fantastic and fast, love the Italian music playing in the background, and the food is well-priced. I can't step foot in an Olive Garden ever again after experiencing... More 

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Houston
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Saturday at 5pm seating for 4 was available. Restaurant filled up soon thereafter with couples and families. Dishes ordered from menu were delicious, generous portions. A lot of leftovers were taken home. Especially liked were the fish chowder & the saltimbocca romano. Service was very attentive. Waiters came by multiple times to refill our water glasses. Everyone in our party... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12719 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
  • Phone Number: (858) 748-9563

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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