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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 - 9:00 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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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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
great place to eat!

A little gem that doesn't look much from the outside, but once inside, the service is great and the food even better. Fantastic menu, great value for what you get. Couldn't have asked for a better place to have lunch. Do yourself a favour and put this place on your list of places to dine in SoCal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Geoff C
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Juba, South Sudan
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English first
Juba, South Sudan
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

A little gem that doesn't look much from the outside, but once inside, the service is great and the food even better. Fantastic menu, great value for what you get. Couldn't have asked for a better place to have lunch. Do yourself a favour and put this place on your list of places to dine in SoCal.

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Poway, California
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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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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Domenic's Italian Ristorante

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

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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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