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Jack & Giulio's

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2391 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110 (Arista)
Centrally located in Old Town within walking distance from Trolley Station.
(619) 294-2074
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 5
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Old Town Italian

We had hit up the taco places in Old Town so found this restaurant and it smelled so good as we passed we decided to try it. The food was very good, simple, well prepared and fresh. We sat in the courtyard and there was live music, which was nice to eat to. The service was okay, our waiter seemed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
mom22militarymen
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Baltimore, Maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Winnetka, Illinois, USA
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Greeted with a smile and seated in the cute courtyard on a lovely late afternoon... unfortunately its downhill from there. The man who took our drink orders was grumpy. A different man brought our drinks and introduced himself as our waiter... ok... Drink arrived with lipstick on the glass, not mine. We waited for our server to return but Mr... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had hit up the taco places in Old Town so found this restaurant and it smelled so good as we passed we decided to try it. The food was very good, simple, well prepared and fresh. We sat in the courtyard and there was live music, which was nice to eat to. The service was okay, our waiter seemed... More 

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Kentucky
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Jack & Giulio's offers Top Notch Food at Very Attractive Prices in Old Town, San Diego!! A short block walk away from the hub of the Old Town action, this is a great place for a quality meal and wine!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We stayed in Old Town for just one night and needed a place near our hotel. You can't beat Jack and Giulios for taste and service! The atmosphere was brilliant and is exactly how I imagine restaurants in Italy. The wait staff was extremely attentive and helpful. The food was served with pride (as it should have been) and was... More 

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Graham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There were 7 of us and we did not have a reservation, but they waiter busted his pic to set-up tables to accommodate us without any negative comments. In fact, he really made the night. His recommendations were spot on and the food was excellent. This is the only Italian restaurant in Old Town, amidst soo many Mexican Food places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We have not had food this good since Little Italy in New York. Our kids were able to get kids portion of the pastas and we left full with a great fine dining experience. The staff was friendly and helpful with the menu as well.

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Bonita, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Been going to Jack & Giulio's for 40 years now. One of us must order the Shrimp Scampi and we usually order one of the other dishes and share them. The Scampi is well known locally and the best I've ever had. Breaded, baked, and served with mushrooms and a champagne sauce it is still to die for. The other... More 

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Canyon Lake, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The food was amazing and the owner is in back cooking, so you know it's good. Friendly staff! Can't wait to come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The pasta is made fresh, which really made the dish. The service was top notch, friendly and knowledgeable of the area as well. You can dine inside or out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I've eaten here a couple of times on business trips to San Diego. Great location in old town. An easy walk from my hotel. They have a really nice patio and have even had live music on an earlier visit. Inside is small but comfortable. No cheesy faux Italian decor. Service has been very good each time. Friendly, quick and... More 

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Additional Information about Jack & Giulio's

Address: 2391 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone Number: (619) 294-2074
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 35
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2391 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
    (Arista)
  • Public Transportation: Centrally located in Old Town within walking distance from Trolley Station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: (619) 294-2074

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?