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Osteria Panevino

722 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918 (Downtown)
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Ranked #472 of 4,093 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $35
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: On 5th between F & G
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Leominster, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

we had a large group for a reunion of friends. The service was prompt and all the food was served well. Portions were very big and everone was satisfied with the overall performance of the food and service.

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Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The restaurant looks somewhat unpretentious from the exterior, but don’t judge by initial appearances! I came here with some colleagues who were attending a conference at the Convention Center, and we were very impressed by the choice of menu and the promptness and friendliness of service. There was a good choice of vegetarian items on the menu – but you... More 

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of a friend of a friend. There are soooo many restaurants in the Gaslamp District to choose from. So glad we went here. The service was impeccable and the italian food was some of the best we've ever had. I would highly recommend it!

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San Diego, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I wasn't going to rate this place here on Trip Advisor, but the response from the management regarding my review elsewhere upset me so much I felt the need to post my review here as well. Here is my review and the response. MY REVIEW "This restaurant was a disappointment for us. We felt like we walked into a tourist... More 

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St. Paul, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We love San Diego, and all of the wonderful restaurants they have to offer, and we particularly loved Panevino. The lasagna was some of the best we've ever eaten in a restaurant, covered with wonderful cheeses and a great sauce. Since I normally make homemade lasagna, with sauce that had cooked all day, this is high praise. Their bruscetta appetizer... More 

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Worthington, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our waiter was a true showman and did a tremendous job. Was prompt serving our drinks and suggested appetizers that were delicious. The salads and entrees were all excellent. The prices were on the high side, but food quality and quantity lived up to expectations. If you like good Italian food, this is worth a visit.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We waited over 1 hour for a piece of Sea Bass----we cancelled our order after eating our shrimp cocktail and our lobster salad...the waitress apologized and removed a $6 beer off our tab... we won't be back...

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Not the best Italian food I have ever had, but good. It was recommend to us by the hotel so we made reservations and headed out there. Atmosphere was great as it is in the gas light district. Sat out on the side walk and people watched. We had the homemade lamb ravioli and the creme brûlée for dessert. It... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

we chose this restaurant walking through Gaslamp quarter looking for a pizza. We sat outside and had a woman on the sidewalk chain smoking so that was a disappointment and not the restaurants fault. The service was excellent but the pizza was average at best the crust was too tough to cut with a knife, however it was soggy in... More 

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Top Contributor
210 reviews 210 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were walking through the Gaslamp area looking for just the right place. We had passed many places when we walked past Osteria. The young man at the front invited us in so politely which is what brought us in. The service was over and above friendly, the food came out quickly and was quite good. I had a salad... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria Panevino

Address: 722 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918
Phone Number: 619-595-7959
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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