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Solare

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2820 Roosevelt Rd, Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92106-6146 (Roosevelt Road)
619-270-9670
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food and service, but very noisy

Overall we enjoyed our recent visit but there was definitely room for improvement. The food was good but not outstanding. The service was also good, but we had some issues. When we arrived, there were open tables, but we were asked whether we had reservations. Since we did not, we were offered a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Techkraut
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Oceanside, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Oceanside, California
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Overall we enjoyed our recent visit but there was definitely room for improvement. The food was good but not outstanding. The service was also good, but we had some issues. When we arrived, there were open tables, but we were asked whether we had reservations. Since we did not, we were offered a high top table in the bar area.... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We happened upon Solare during Restaurant Week in San Diego and we glad we did. The special menu was just incredible with foamed parmesan and mushroom, lamb shank osso buco, wild boar pasta, and then fantastic panne cotta to finish. This is a great spot.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

If you are immune to great northern Italian food; friendly, competent San Diego style service; a righteous wine selection and a relaxed, romantic experience, leave this jewel to the rest of us

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Foodies rejoice! There's a new player in town and you won't be disappointed! Located on this strategic peninsula where Europeans first stepped foot in this country, it may mark the spot where California began but this charming bistro marks the location where the finest of Italy's recipes are now taking root! Bellisima! The presentation is outstanding, the service impeccable, and... More 

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san diego
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have been to Solare many times. The food never disappoints us. Everything is amazing. You have to try their pizza! There are always innovative new options. The owners and the chef strive to use fresh, farm to table ingredients. They have Jazz on Thursday nights, and offer great specialty dinners and cooking classes.

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Lake Elsinore, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Recommend a gps to find it its kinda tricky to find On old naval facility which is being converted to retail and office space Found it on fido.com We had just dropped son at airport It is less than 2 miles away Sat on nice front patio Very dog friendly When my wife looked at menu she wanted to come... More 

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Finger Lakes, New York
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155 reviews 155 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

in San Diego for our nephew's wedding and we needed a place with the flexibility to seat between 12-17 people. We ended up with 14. Solare met our needs perfectly. Our family group represents a well traveled, good food appreciating bunch. Always hard to satisfy that many eclectic tastes, but again they did a great job. The menu is quite... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The staff worked hard to make sure everybody in the party was attended to. Coupled with good quality food and pleasant atmosphere you could do a lot worse. Definitely worth a visit.

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Glenview, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Christmas Eve prix fix. Blue Crab fritter on a vegetable patty, four mushroom soup, pork cheeks and honey glazed roast lamb were all beyond amazing. Dessert was this ricotta cake that was pure heaven. Great wine list. Staff were well informed and attentive. Check this out!

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Billings, Montana
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Enjoyed several nice meals in San Diego but Solare was my favorite. Everything was perfect and the service outstanding.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2820 Roosevelt Rd, Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92106-6146
    (Roosevelt Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-270-9670

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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