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“World Class but a little pricey.” 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 #7 of 1,072 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: La Jolla Shores Drive
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“World Class but a little pricey.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Always the best found and service in La Jolla Shores. The steaks and sea food are a dream. I would dine here weekly if it were more affordable. My mouth waters just thinking about it. The back patio under the huge tree is wonderful.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
17 helpful votes 17 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 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
19 helpful votes 19 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 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
25 helpful votes 25 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.

Visited May 2013
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