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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 6
    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
Yummy Italian and atmospheric dining room at Liberty Station

Lunch was busy at this festive Italian spot and popular cooking school for a reason: the food was delicious and the fun cozy decor was inviting. I especially liked the semi-private wine room in the middle of the restaurant. The crisp Pere e Gorgonzola salad was light and tasty and the Pizza Verdure... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
CoastalCruiser27
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Encinitas, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Encinitas, California
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147 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Lunch was busy at this festive Italian spot and popular cooking school for a reason: the food was delicious and the fun cozy decor was inviting. I especially liked the semi-private wine room in the middle of the restaurant. The crisp Pere e Gorgonzola salad was light and tasty and the Pizza Verdure loaded with veggies had a true Naples... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We rented the Prana Room, a private room that holds 20 people, for our rehearsal dinner before our wedding, and it was perfect. We were able to create a wonderful customized menu for our special event, and the private space was wonderful for an elegant and intimate event with our closest friends and family. The service was great, and the... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Overall a "foodie " paradise! Well thought out fresh seasonal dishes with all pasta made in house. I had the lasagna made with buffalo which was creative and really just perfect! I highly recommend !

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Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Wow! This place is amazing. Great food, great drinks, excellent service. Felt as though we were the most important guests in the place. Well deserving of their special awards of Restaurant of the Year.

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Had a fabulous meal and a really fun time. We thought the prices were fair considering the high quality of the food and the creativity of the cooking. Loved the squash blossom appetizer, the lamb chop special and the pistachio infused creme brûlée. Hope to get back before we leave San Diego to try the $5 small plates at Happy... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

With a friend who frequents here often, we had a business lunch. Not very crowded and very nice location on an old Navy Base. Had a salad which was very big in size and taste. I enjoyed the quiet and good atmosphere and hope to return sometime for happy hour.

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Corona, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Everyone at our table enjoyed the ambiance and the food was terrific! The restaurant was quiet and you could actually have a conversation with someone at the table which is rare these days. The meatball burger was awesome and the pizza perfect!

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San Diego, California
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Attended the Mille Grazie in celebration of SD Magazine's Best Italian Restaurant, Best Chef and runner-up for Best wine list awards for Solare. The food was amazing the suckling pig was divine!

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Albany, New York
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This was really fun. Yea, it is a bit overpriced, but take in the history of the building too. This is part of the former Navy Training Center.

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Oro Valley, AZ
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We had eaten at Solare's sister restaurant in Pacific Beach and thought this would be similar. I wanted their lasagna but it is the chef's choice and that night we went it was a lamb sugo lasagna. Not my first choice. Then there was the Osso Buco which I love but it was a 22 oz. portion. There was a... More 

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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: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Doing business
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?