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Parioli Italian Bistro

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647 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2215
858-755-2525
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious, homemade and good service!

My husband and I came for a early dinner on Friday. Our server Benjamin was great and the food was worth many more trips back. Will become our spot quickly ")

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Cjstravels
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

My husband and I came for a early dinner on Friday. Our server Benjamin was great and the food was worth many more trips back. Will become our spot quickly ")

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We have a small get-away place in nearby Del Mar and had eaten at Parioli's once with guests years ago. We had a lovely time back then. This past Valentine's Day, we were hosting special guests and trying to think of just the right place to take them. I will be honest and say that the first three places we... More 

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Tulsa, Okla
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I really enjoyed the ambience and character of the place. Service was solid and food was fine. Since the food was only fine, I wouldn't make an effort to return. I was staying at the Courtyard next door, so I walked over for dinner, since I had no business dinner that night. If you are in Solana Beach, stop in... More 

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Grayslake, IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went to this little restaurant while on vacation. The kids are every bite! They ordered spaghetti with meat sauce and loved it! Asked to go back everyday we were there. Chicken parmesan was also good.

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Arroyo Grande, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We actually never ate here, but walking past it smelled so wonderful, that I wanted you all to know. I will definitely eat here next time I am in the area. Very quaint and romantic looking from the outside!

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FRIDLEY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Wonderful food in an intimate setting. Although friendly and helpful with the menu, our server seemed more intent on visiting with another (regular?) customer than serving us.

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Encinitas, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

In the context of an Italian-restaurant filled North County, I really wouldn't bother. Solana Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, are all close by. We had a very mediocre meal--way overcooked unappetizing vegetables, cold plates, just really nothing that would lead us to return. My chicken looked unappetizing, but was actually OK, like something we would cook at home in a hurry... More 

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San Diego, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

I have seen this place while driving up and down the 101 for a while. Finely had a chance to try this place and now cannot get enough. My expectations were low. Ut any all change very quickly as I entered the restaurants. The staff was friendly and helpful. Each part of our meal was filled with tasty treats. The... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This restaurant has been around for a long time and, yet, it is surprising how many people I know that have not dined here. This has a very local feel, conveniently located, charming interior and ease of parking. The food is traditional Italian and well prepared. There is dining at the intimate bar and the service is friendly and welcoming.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Recommended by the hotel, we ate at Parioli's for a late night meal. We found it to be peaceful and enjoyable. Food was delicious and the service was attentive. We sat outside, which was the perfect place to be on that summer evening.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 647 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: 858-755-2525

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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