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Trattoria I Trulli

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) #11 of 214 Restaurants in Encinitas $$ - $$$, Italian, Gluten Free Options
830 South Coast, Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 760-943-6800
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“cioppino” (9 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
830 South Coast, Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in here an hour before closing with family. Actually was looking for a seafood establishment that was closed. Well all of us had excellent food. Wish I would have known of this place . I would have went there again before I left Cali

Thank Bracciolla
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We came here with our elderly parents. It is not walker friendly and the young servers were not helpful at all at accommodating the placement of our walkers. Luckily it was not busy at lunch, so we could put them outside. Our server must not...More

Thank Kwanyen
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Service is brusque to the point of being rude. The food portions are generous but tend to be over cooked and edged with flavors that don't belong. Finally, the tables are way too close together. For that one reason alone we would not return. We've...More

Thank Wild_Radek
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Huge menu with excellent choices mostly under $20. Very reasonable and complete wine list with wines from around the California area and the globe. Very professional staff and Service. Don't miss if you like Italian food.

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed December 29, 2016

I went to Trulli on a busy and rainy evening. I was with a much older family member and just after we walked in, two seats at the bar miraculously appeared for us to have dinner. There were a few winks and two women who...More

Thank okigirl1
Reviewed December 21, 2016

We had dinner at this trattoria. I had cioppino,.... delicious, fresh seafood. My niece had salmon risotto, Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. Would definitely be back.

Thank cucumber1
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Took a group of co-workers out to lunch. We all had different things, and everyone seemed to enjoy their food. The lunch specials all come with a green salad dressed with some fabulous vinegarette. People ordered everything from a portabella mushroom salad, to Zappa di...More

Thank BK122
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We eat here several times a year. The menu is varied; the dishes very well prepared. Favorites include the lobster ravioli, wild mushroom and polenta in a gorgonzola sauce, salmon in many forms, and several more traditional dishes. The wine list is quite good. The...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Everytime I go there theirs one dish I cannot stop ordering, its the Linguini with clams and red sauce never been disappointed, also the desert are great, the waiters are also great most of them are Italians. You will not be disappointed and a great...More

Thank 09RayRay37
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Visited on a recommendation and was highly pleased. The service was spot on, as was the food. We had the Lobster ravioli and spaghetti al checco. Both were cooked perfectly and very tasty.

Thank Alan G
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Robert K
do you have gluten-free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 South Coast, Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
    (Between G & H Street)
  • Public Transportation: Encinitas Coaster stop 3 blocks North and 1 block East of our location
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-6800
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Cozy and quaint setting that will bring you back to Italia! A true trattoria one would find roadside in Tuscany. Our cuisine is traditional authentic Italian. With many classical dishes including homemade lasagne, our classic ricotta & spinach ravioli and gnocchi made in house daily. Bread fresh from the oven every morning compliments our garlicky Sicilian tomato pesto dipping sauce. A rock star wine list with more than 100 bottles offered at every price point and more than 20 wines by the glass to choose from. Daily specials are more contemporary Italian with a range of game meats including rabbit, venison, quail and bison using produce and recipes of the season. Gluten-free & whole grain pastas are available as well as a wide variety of vegetarian items to choose from.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and high quality products for an enchanting experience for all of our guests. Raise your glass and fill your soul with heart and goodness ~ cheers!