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Truluck's Seafood Steak and Crab - La Jolla

8990 University Center Lane, San Diego, CA 92122
8584532583
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Ranked #2 of 4,044 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $60
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: La Jolla Village Drive
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This has got to be one of the best restaurant I have ever eaten at and was the perfect place to celebrate my boyfriend and my 5 year anniversary. To start, the service is superb. We were greeted warmly and immediately sat even though we were about 20 min late to our reservation. Our waiter was promptly at the table... More

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This was a true "dining experience". While it was loud waiting in the bar for our table, the noise all but disappeared once we were seated. Our servers, Chick and Matt, were a great team, and made us feel like we were the only table they were serving. Our appetizer, a dozen oysters, served on a bed of ice, with... More

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Valencia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The first time I ate at Trulucks was in Dallas Texas. I was with my wife for a convention and it was so good we went back a 2nd night. I thought I had to go back to Joe's in Miami to find Florida stone crab. We'll I was wrong. My wife and I just had stone crab and some... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

my husband took me here for our anniversary and we absolutely loved it! The ambiance was perfect with low light and candles. The service was top knotch, we really felt doted on. We both ordered steak and it cooked perfectly and so tender that it just melted in your mouth. 100% recommend! they also brought us out a complimentary Anniversary... More

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london
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

A great mix on our table of seafoods and meats, all were cooked to perfection. A great atmosphere, great service and setting. Forget the fact it's part of a very small chain, this is fresh ,quality food and service.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Their happy hour is the best in San Diego county hands down! Cheap and absolutely delicious! I'm absolutely sold and will be back shortly!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were looking for great seafood, and after reading a bunch of reviews on Trip Advisor we decided to spend our first night in San Diego at Truluck's and I am delighted we did. we had a great waiter, David, who walked us through the menu and made some suggestions. We ordered the Tuna Tartare Tower, which consisted of tuna,... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The service is exceptional, the food is delicious, the booths are private, and the entertainment delightful. What more can you ask for? Definitely THE Best in San Diego!

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I were in San Diego for a conference. It just happened to coincide with our anniversary so we picked Truluck's for dinner Friday night. I ordered the Rib eye and my wife ordered the Sea bass dish. We also ordered a bowl of the lobster bisque to split. The lobster bisque was incredible. I would love to... More

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Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We picked this based on the reviews and were extremely agreeable with many of the reviews. We started off with the chilled seafood platter and it was delish, loved the crab claw! My wife had the surf and turf and agreed the lobster tail was the best we had ever eaten. I had the tuna and it was perfect with... More

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Additional Information about Truluck's Seafood Steak and Crab - La Jolla

Address: 8990 University Center Lane, San Diego, CA 92122
Phone Number: 8584532583
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 60
Cuisine: Seafood

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