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Asti Ristorante

728 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918
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Ranked #385 of 4,078 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European, Italian, Seafood, Pasta
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 5th Avenue Between F and G Street
Description: Asti, located in the heart of San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter, hasbeen providing guests with an exquisite fine-dining experience since 1994.Watch the passersby as you dine out on the patio for a pleasant shadedlunch or while indulging in a candlelight dinner. Come on inside toexperience the warm, elegant ambiance of the dining room. For the convenience of our guests, Asti can also arrange transportation to and from the restaurant.
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We stumbled upon this gem while walking up and down 5th looking for something to eat. It was my husband's birthday and they treated us very well. Our waiter, who has a Porsche, was so accommodating and friendly. The food was AMAZING!! I had the lobster ravioli and as a pregnant woman I can be hard to please, but it... More

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Fresno, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great food great location and always great customer service every time we visit San Diego. A must go to Italian restaurant

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The food is incredible The restaurant charming The waiters were like a SNL skit They refilled water after every sip They checked on you every minute or two they watched you when you ate It was a bit weird. Should have ate on the patio! Delicious food beautifully presented. Great menu and wine selections ! Just tone it down a... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Food was well prepared and customized around one of our group's preferences and allergies. We all loved our meals. Very generous portions

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Naples, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had the good fortune to have a business dinner here late on a Wednesday evening. While the dining room was sparse due to the late hour, the kitchen staff the kitchen and waitstaff were very attentive and had had bread and a great bottle of wine on the table within minutes. The buffalo mozzarella special was outstanding as well... More

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San Marcos, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went here before the Paul McCartney concert at Petco (Sunday night). They were understaffed and overworked. The waiter even admitted they had people not show up for work that evening. Our order of salad we were splitting was served to the wrong table. They were nice enough to bring us another larger serving. The entries were good. The table... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This restauant was recommended to us for our visit to San diego. The setting is pleasant with while table cloths but table a bit unstable and small. Service was prompt an attentive. Warm bread arrived which was lovely. We had the special lobster, prawn and scallop with pasta and pasta with clams. They were fine but not spectacular and the... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

When we walked in the first impression was great. Typical Italian style ristorante. We were greeted by our server and he was very personable at first. Asked us if we needed more time on the wine and I said no. We had decided on a 2012 Justin Cabernet Sauvignon. Perfect. We ordered what we thought was an heirloom tomato salad... More

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Leeds, England
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138 reviews 138 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were looking for a nice meal in San Diego, and having walked by the Asti, we thought that the restaurant looked really nice, and fairly busy so we would give it a try. The service there was very good initially, the waiter happy to recommend dishes or answer any questions we had on the menu. He did seem rather... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Really great place, run by Italians. Our meal was excellent- I had lasagne which came with a fresh flavoured tomato sauce- delicious! Restaurant was packed and lively! Much recommended!

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Additional Information about Asti Ristorante

Address: 728 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918
Phone Number: 619-232-8844
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: European, Italian, Seafood, Pasta

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