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Firenze Trattoria

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste E80, Encinitas, CA 92024-4300 (Manchester / Encinitas Blvd)
+1 760-944-9000
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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522 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We ate on the back terrace at Firenze last night. our server was excellent, and we had tasty, well prepared meals. I like this restaurant very much. I had veal parmigiana, and it was delicious. My martini was well prepared, but I thought its as overpriced at $15.00.

Thank baltoro
Carlsbad, California
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Yes we can! That's the attitude of Firenze Trattoria. From the moment we arrived to the moment we finished up the service was exceptional. We made reservations for 10. Another family member arrived beyond our ten, and the immediately added a chair. A few of our guests had the sun in their eyes, the staff moved us to a better... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice place, we ate inside as there were kids running around the patio area but the restaurant took steps to quiet them down which was nice. Food was excellent, Caesar salad with calamari and shared the seafood risotto, huge portion, half was more than enough. Great flavor, risotto was a little more like plain rice but good. Deserts were fun... More 

Thank RKAustin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

If you love wine and love the restaurant you are set for a perfect evening. My husband and I recently attend the Ferrari-Carano Wine Dinner and were treated to a lovely menu perfectly paired with the wines from Ferrari-Carano. The dinner took place on the patio and the service was excellent the wine wonderful and the food delicious! Make sure... More 

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San Diego, California
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279 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is a fun restaurant with excellent Italian food. We like to sit on the terrace which is quiet and private. The servers are professional and friendly. The portions are ample. My martini was very good. The is easy parking, and the whole atmosphere is relaxed.

Thank baltoro
Carlsbad, CA
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339 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

The look and feel of this place inside or outside dining makes you feel comfortable no matter where you are seated. We chose the bar. Nice TV and good seats and place settings too. Excellent fresh italian crusty bread and breadsticks. I ordered the Cannelloni's stuffed with spinach and veal with a white sauce. Incredible melt in your mouth goodness.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

service was OK, food was excellent; just a little disappointed in a $25 corkage fee. Wanted a wine that was not expensive but not available at Firenze

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

Pros: We sat outside on the patio and even though its in a strip mall like shopping center, there was still a nice atmosphere. We were there on a Thursday evening in May around 6:30 pm. The interior of the restaurant seemed overly dark to me, so I was pleased we could sit outside. The wait staff were all super... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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256 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

Every time I walk into this place my taste buds come alive. Today I sat at the comfortable bar. Place mat, cloth napkins at the ready. A great glass of Zin at a good price. I ordered the Caprese with a spcial addition of fresh sliced proscuitto. They do it perfect with 4 nice slices of gourmet tomatoes, fresh picked... More 

Thank John R
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016

My wife and I ate here with her brother. We all had great meals. Veal saltimbocca, eggplant rollatini, and risotto portifino (risotto and shrimp). All great. My brother-in-law from Chicago said this was the best risotto he's had. We had Tiramisu for dessert and it was very light and reminescent of what we found in Italy. The service was good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste E80, Encinitas, CA 92024-4300
    (Manchester / Encinitas Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-9000
Welcome to Firenze Trattoria. Our authentic Italian restaurant is just around the corner, in beautiful North County, San Diego. However, it feels like you're thousands of miles away in the Hill Country of Italy's Tuscany - we offer one of the most romantic Tuscan restaurant atmospheres out of all San Diego Italian restaurants. Whether you are looking for Italian food in Rancho Santa Fe or a romantic dining occasion in Encinitas, we are primed to serve you!

Join us for unparalleled Italian food nestled on the beautiful border of Encinitas and Rancho Santa Fe. Experience Italian dining Al Fresco in our Tuscan villa inspired patio. Italian food coupled with an elegant atmosphere makes Firenze Trattoria a perfect way to enjoy San Diego's pleasant summer evenings. Or choose the perfect table inside our comfortable dining rooms, both public and private. And don't pass up our well-appointed bar room. A local favorite North County San Diego restaurant gathering spot - here's to celebrating the day with old friends and new ones.

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