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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 33
    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
Family affair

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Southern California
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
Southern California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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4 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 17 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
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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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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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NYC
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Solare was one of the most expensive meals we had in San Diego - but having said this, the place is beautiful, the staff very attentive and the food was delicious. Reservations are probably recommended since this place can get crowded. Pasta is top of the line - truly hand made.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Full review and photos: http://bit.ly/1OjWhXl The origin of tasting menus is quite obscure and there are many different theories going as far back as to the Ancient Greeks and Romans who have been reported to serve multi-course menu consisting of 16-20 dishes. Individual courses might not have been as sophisticated as those of today’s cuisine, but these “tasting menus” already... More 

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Grand Cayman
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126 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

This is one of a kind experience, great set up, wonderful food, good staff. The selections of wine and food is outop of this world. TheY know how to take care of you.

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Additional Information about Solare

Address: 2820 Roosevelt Rd, Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92106-6146
Phone Number: 619-270-9670
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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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
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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?