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“Fabulous!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Piatti - La Jolla

Piatti - La Jolla
2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
(858) 454-1589
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Ranked #9 of 1,071 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: La Jolla Shores Drive
San Diego
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fabulous!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Had brunch here after kayaking. Food was great. Atmosphere on the patio very relaxed. Great service. Not to be missed.

Visited May 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“By far the best in town!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This is the only restaurant we ate at more than once all week. It's a little more expensive, which is why didn't eat there even more. This Italian food is the best I've had in a long time...anywhere. We both drooled over our food long after. Service is great, food is amazing. EAT HERE!

Visited May 2013
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Louisville, KY
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“One of our favorites!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

May 15,2013

When I visit our daughter at UCSD we love going to this very special place. Of course we sat outside as the weather is always perfect and if there is a chill in the air there are plenty of heaters.

We started off with the calamari and it was excellent. We were pretty full from eating that and the delicious bread with their special sauce so we skipped the salads. My daughter got the pasta with chicken, asparagus with a wonderful Gorgonzola sauce and again excellent. With our excellent server's suggestion I ordered the special which was the short ribs in pasta, and I can assure you it was one of the best dishes I have eaten anywhere. Absolutely delicious. We topped off our meal with two great desserts.
I can assure you an excellent meal, service and atmosphere at this wonderful restaurant.
Go and enjoy!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Phoenix, Arizona
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Yummy risotto”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Nice little restaurant in La Jolla shores. You have to eat outside to really enjoy this charming spot. We liked the food but found it a little pricy.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Food Good, Service ?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We dined at Piatti last Saturday night for the first time based on the great reviews on tripadvisor. I have to say that the restaurant is in a good setting and the food was very good. I had the seafood linguini dish, my girlfriend had the ravioli dish. Now the bad. We were seated in the bar area which was very loud. I would suggest requesting the patio area for a more romantic atmosphere. Our server began nicely. Seemed fairly knowledgeable about the menu, wine and bread service was prompt. Then he had an accident which caused his next table some issues. From there it was as if we hardly existed.We were not offered fresh parmigiana or ground pepper as all other guests including his other tables. We were never checked on again until we were finished with the main course. He was ready to present the check and we still wanted dessert. We had to ask for a dessert menu. The tarimisu was good as well. Bottom line, food is good, server probably had a bad night, but good service under pressure is a nightly thing at a good restaurant.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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