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Asti Ristorante

728 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918
619-232-8844
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Ranked #380 of 4,118 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
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
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Food pretty good, wine list overpriced, location is in the Gasslamp area, and they fish youin the street, and treat you like a tourist, knowing you are not showing up anymore.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Immediately drawn here as I was walking by. Had a light lunch of Fish carpaccio which was delicious. Rapid service. Good wine list. Pleasant eating on the terrace. Worth a visit.

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I was here on January 12th. The food was good. I got the crab and shrimp pasta. My boyfriend got a lobster & scallops pasta off a specialty menu. I've had better Italian but it was delicious. The owner or manager was there and served us the majority of the time. The was very informative, extremely pleasant, and very nice.... More 

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Adelaide
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, excellent service, good wine list. A must visit if you're in the San Diego Gaslamp district.

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Was in the mood for pasta, and Asti seemed to have a great menu for it. Almost went to the restaurant next door, but stepped down to take a look at their menu and realized that they had more pasta options. Lucky for us, they had a lobster pasta dish special for the night. It included, lobster, scallops and shrimp... More 

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San Diego, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Dined here Xmas evening and was happy thery were serving their regular menu with a few specials. Most other places had the fixed menu offerings with elevated prices My hubby had the lobster ravioli and it was very good. I ordered one of the specials which was a seafood fettucini in pesto sauce with a half lobster tail. The other... More 

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Corona, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had Christmas dinner at this restaurant. The restaurant is small but the service and food were quite good. I had the Mahi Mahi special and it was excellent. My husband had the Classic Spaghetti and loved it!

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California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Looking for a place to eat on Christmas is always a challenge if you opt out of Chinese. Using "Open Table" and "Trip Advisor" I found this place and booked a table online. Table was ready when we got there. The menu was extensive allowing everyone in our party to find a dish for their palate. Everything arrived hot,presented nicely... More 

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Murrieta, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Visited Asti for Christmas Eve. There is nothing not to like about this place. Menu is large and varied and prices are very fair. The food is outstanding and the service is over the top without being intrusive. Most of the waiters have been there 10 plus years and that says it all about this place. The crab cake appetizer... More 

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Spooner, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Having recently returned from a trip to the Amalfi coast, I was longing for a more authentic Italian meal. I didn't get my hopes up too far, but reality surpassed expectations. The wine selection was very good and I think reasonable for the location. Service was prompt and friendly. Having said that, we dined during a Chargers game and there... More 

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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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