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Villa Capri

$$ - $$$
Italian, Contemporary
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3870 Valley Centre Dr, #301, Del Mar, CA 92130-3311
+1 858-720-8777
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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San Diego
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My youngest is in Italian class at school and gets extra credit for eating at Italian places. So we are doing a "stay vacation" traveling to local Italian places. This was one of our "stops". We came in for lunch. Immediately greeted by the host. Friendly and courteous service from all employees. Interior is modern, clean and crisp. It made... More 

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San Diego, California
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298 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant, not only because we can walk to it, but because it's very reasonable. Plus, there are specials everyday that you wouldn't expect at an Italian restaurant, like fresh fish! This time I tried the Pesto Gnocchi with pine nuts, and it was delicious. My husband had the pasta with Italian sausage and white sauce. We always... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were in search of an Italian restaurant for dinner during our stay in Del Mar and somehow found our way to Villa Capri. The special dinner for 2 is an unbelievable value. We started with the artichoke hearts appetizer as recommended by our waiter - and it was truly outstanding. The salmon was well prepared although... More 

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New York City, New York
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208 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive from Las Vegas, my sister and I wanted to nice meal after we arrived in Del Mar. We always rely on TA's top ten restaurant lists, and that's where we found Villa Capri. We did the Customer Appreciation Special for two, which gave us one appetizer, two entree, one dessert, and two glasses of wine for... More 

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Thank ChinadollRVC
San Diego, California
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Dinner was great. Very much like food we had in Italy. The menu selection was wonderful. Lots to choose from. Wine selection a little weak. They could improve the list of italian wines.

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San Diego, California
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298 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

After reading mixed reviews on this restaurant, we were a little hesitant to try it. Fortunately, the contributors who spoke highly of this Italian restaurant were right, and the others must've hit it on a really bad night or something! I had the Lasagna, which is made with a bechamel sauce, making it truly delicious without the tomato overload. My... More 

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Davis, California
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

Villa Capri is located in a shopping center in Del Mar, CA. Accessible location, relatively small, average ambience but nicely appointed. The Italian fare was pretty standard with the usual selections and nothing very imaginative. The service was mediocre, the wine list average and the table tightly aggregated. Noisy ambience when partially crowded.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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164 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Villa Capri is apparently a chain, and this was the Del Mar outpost. There is much to like here despite the strip mall location. All the wait staff at least sound authentically Italian, and you have that northeast Italian feel in the menu and service. The wine list is not extensive, and is particularly limited in selections by the glass,... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

They had fixed price lunch specials which proved to be delightful. I had ravioli, lentil soup, additional salad, and rice pudding. I sat right in the enjoyable sun. Very attentive waiter.

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Surprise, Arizona
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

...but well worth searching for. It was a rainy evening and the fireplace was inviting as we walked past. The service was friendly, welcoming and professional. We shared some delicious Gnocchi and Crab Ravioli. They have special pricing on selected wines on Monday and Tuesday that will amaze you. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $22
Cuisine
Italian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3870 Valley Centre Dr, #301, Del Mar, CA 92130-3311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-720-8777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?