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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 4,119 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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springfield, mo
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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We went to Truluck for the crab. We were not disappointed. We sat at the bar for about an hour before dinner to enjoy happy hour. We really enjoyed the piano player. The bartenders were great. Dinner was amazing. We loved our meal and our waiter was fantastic. The whole experience was wonderful.

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San Diego, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

If you are looking for an awesome evening..Turluck's is the place to go. They not only have a very extensive seafood & wine menu, the service is fantastic! If you have someone in your party celebrating a bithday they go out of there way to make sure the person is made to feel very SPECIAL...The dessert is made just for... More 

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TXAggieLady
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151 reviews 151 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is our 10th visit to celebrate our anniversary in CA during the winter. We had Andrrew as our waiter and he was wonderful. Love the all you can eat stone crab claws. I believe this to be the best seafood restaurant chain in the USA bar none. I love this location better than dallas or ft Lauderdale mainly due... More 

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Brussels
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

You don't know if you are dining at Morton's, Ruth's, Capitol Grill or any other comparable places! Nothing to differentiate them from the others! Zero "nice" creativity (some weird ones like the Rockefeller Oysters prepared with Sambucca!!!!), average quality of the seafood with almost no taste. Very disappointing!

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San Diego, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We where a group of 10 people, with several dietary restrictions and allergies, the restaurant was very accomodating to our needs,even if for the evening was a fix menu. The food was amazing, and the service absolutely first class, we had constantly to servers carrying to our needs.The atmosphere was delightful, and we enjoyed a great evening. The price was... More 

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San Diego, California
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216 reviews 216 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I enjoyed my meal last night at Truluck's restaurant in La Jolla. The booths leave you feeling your eating in a private dining room.Our server was excellent. My wife and I had steaks that were cooked to our taste. I had a cup of lobster bisque that was excellent. The seafood menu was disappointing to me. There weren't as many... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary here. Perfectly prepared filet steak, excellent king crab legs, perfectly prepared asparagus, very tasty crab cake with much more crab than cake -- all the food was exceptional. Restaurant presented us a chocolate bread pudding topped with flaming cherries and "Happy Anniversary" written in chocolate across the plate. Fantastic service from Molly and all... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Fantastic place with romantic setting. The crab cake, lobster bisque and Mac n cheese are the must. Don't sit near the kitchen door though. Staff are very attentive.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Whenever I can get to San Diego, Truluck's is at the top of my dining list. Excellent service, great atmosphere and one of the best scallop dishes I have ever tasted! Everything, and I mean everything, was absolutely fantastic! Here's to great chef's and great service!

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Perris, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

It was a very nice surprise for my birthday, my husband arranged to be this beautiful flowers at the table, and the food and ambience it was just perfect.

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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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