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Jack & Giulio's

2391 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110 (Old Town)
(619) 294-2074
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Ranked #644 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $30 - $35
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Old Town
Cross street: Arista
Transit: Centrally located in Old Town within walking distance from Trolley Station.
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67% Recommend
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English first
Capistrano Beach, CA
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Really good food, great staff but it is Italian in Old Town San Diego which means it is almost required that you go out for Mexican food. You will walk by a dozen of them on your way to Jack & Giulio's but they are exceedingly gringo and noisy whereas this place is rather quiet. They are justly known for... More

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Porter Ranch, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

After a long wonderfully exhausting day at the San Diego Zoo we needed a nice quiet place to unwind and decided an Italian dinner was the order of the day. Jack & Giulio's was just down the street from our hotel so we stopped by to open the place at 5:00 pm. Our waiter was a bit surprised to see... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

San Diego's Old Town District is known for its historical buildings, souvenir shops, and numerous cantinas serving Mexican food to large crowds, especially on weekends. Jack & Giulio's, a quiet and private Italian restaurant, seems a bit out of place in the neighborhood's somewhat honky-tonk atmosphere. We had spent an afternoon at the Balboa Park museums, and were looking for... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The food here was lovely although the service was a little slower than we like, but to be fair we do have a toddler so like to get in and get eating faster than those without kids. Overall a nice dining experience

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

we found this place just walking by and we are glad we walked in. very professional charming service welcomed and seated us. we had a salad as an entry which would have been enough already with freshly grated parmesano, wonderful. as mains we had the lasagna ala casa, a big serving, delicious with the best tomato sauce I can remember... More

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San Diego, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My wife and I enjoy fine dining here for special occasions, and needless to say this is among our personal favorites for romantic dining. The food is great, I can't say that I have enjoyed every single dish they serve, however, everything I’ve tried has been superb. We first came here last Father's Day Evening and they were serving as... More

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The Scampi de Giulio is the signature dish here. Large, Mexican brown shrimp with lots of mushrooms. SO GOOD! Try the gorgonzola dressing on the bread-yum!

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Kelowna, Canada
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151 reviews 151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We're excited to go to a traditional Italian restaurant host was helpful squeezed us in with no reservations.Our waitress was horrible I'm pretty sure she forgot our bread because I seen that other tables had bread when we asked for stuff they did not have she did not make other suggestions she just said no. I asked for a margarita... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Had a great meal at Jack & Giulio's on a recent visit to San Diego. We eat quite a bit of pasta at home, and therefore I don't eat much pasta at restaurants as I'm frequently disappointed. This was excellent!

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Denver, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We had a very nice dinner here after a day spent touring San Diego. the minestrone was almost as good as my Mom's, and the chopped salad was tasty, and a generous enough portion to share. Pasta was delicious, as was the tiramisu. Both food and drink prices were reasonable, and service was good.....highly recommend!

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