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2182 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
+1 858-454-1589
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (94 reviews)
“bread” (72 reviews)
“cavatappi” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2182 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made last-minute reservations at Piatti and even though the restaurant was seemingly always full, we were seated rapidly and taken care of nicely. The menu has a full variety of Italian dishes and each member of our party of 8 was very satisfied with...More

Thank Levi4G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our research on TA paid dividends when we booked lunch at this amazing seaside restaurant in La Jolla. We sat outside as the weather was so warm and thoroughly enjoyed the comfortable setting, serving ladies, delicious food and fair price - what was not to...More

Thank NobbyWorcestershire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Piatti never disappoints and the price is fair.it's noisy and fast-paced so if you have young kids or want it quiet this is not the place for you on a Saturday night. The shrimp pappardelle and the ravioli are excellent. The bread and the oil...More

Thank boobot1
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Great food and quick service. Nice to stop in for a bite after a day of snorkeling! Delicious food that fills you up!

Thank Katherine F
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Even though the server made a mistake when taking the notes of what we were going to order, she was the nicest person ever. The wait was worth the plate. I had a pasta with porcini sauce and it was extraordinary. I really recommend this...More

Thank joaquinr357
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We sat outside and needed time to catch up. Our waiter was extremely patient, checking on us but never rushing us. He let us linger over our drinks, talking and catching up before we were ready to order lunch. Food was terrific. Everything you want...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We turned up after a 6mile beach walk to get here. Excellent service. Good wine list by bottle and glass. Good muscles & we all went the seafood linguine which was excellent. Deserts also very good so leave space.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had the veal and linguine -it was superb - just like in Italy - the vine was good and the service excellent.

Thank Passenger431220
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I followed the recommendations from TripAdvisor and could not have made a better choice. I was hungry and had a short time for my next event. There I was and everything went smoothly and perfect. No rush, all in time with a smile and a...More

1  Thank 396alessandraf
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, super chilled. The servers are so welcoming and helpful. Their wine and pasta are perfection. Make sure you have the creamy mozzarella starter - it’s to die for!

Thank becky261
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Response from Cheersfornow | Reviewed this property |
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Yes they do- they have a house white that's a chardonnay and a longer wine by the glass list. Don't know what the house red is...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2182 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
    (La Jolla Shores Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-1589
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