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Piatti - La Jolla

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2182 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214 (La Jolla Shores Drive)
(858) 454-1589
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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123 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was my second time there after some years and I got the feeling it is not as good as it was. It could have been a bad choice of all of us at the table, a bad night or maybe it is really worse then before. But what really bothered us was the noise. Almost impossible for our group... More 

Thank paulo s
Walnut Creek
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

beautiful and tasty restaurant, but one bathroom, was always locked. "even though we have a 200 seat restaurant, we are grandfathered in to the old commode ". The people in charge of letting this happen should be ashamed of themselves. Stand there long enough and listen to the poor waitstaff yelling, "corner, corner, corner," to navigate the hallway from the... More 

Thank N8375KNleslieb
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service, hot food, reasonably priced, busy - no negatives. One that I would recommend with confidence. Shamone

Thank Richard E
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We live 5 minutes away from this restaurant and have sampled its menu numerous times. It is one of our favorite restaurants in all of San Diego. It's always crowded, but the service is great. My favorites are the lasagna and ravioli with lemon sauce.

Thank Maurile T
La Jolla, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to have dinner or lunch few min walking to the beach great food nice staff parking is little hard but the food is worth it

Thank Lillian N
Los Angeles, CA
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Actually I want to give this place a 3.5 but only able to do whole numbers so there you are. The menu is a bit limited; however, the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. Food was also well prepared. Where they dropped the ball was when my husband was having some medical issues and we disappeared like a persona non grata.... More 

Thank TaxLass
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food is always great at Piatti's. Our group had several entrees including: linguini with salmon, grilled chicken, chicken and sun dried tomatoes, veal shank, and the filet. Several of us had the lentil soup too. All meals were fantastic. Service was right on point as well. Highly recommend!

Thank ngcda911
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time at Piatti and certainly won't be my last! The olive oil/balsamic dip they serve with the fresh bread to start is incredible. It has a touch of spice to it also- so yummy! The waiter was awesome and even suggested one of the lower priced white wines by the glass which was a nice surprise... More 

1 Thank Lisamarcelle
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though part of a small chain of restaurants, the local touch really does the trick. Food is great, pricing is moderate and make sure you make reservations on the weekend for lunch and dinner as it is a local favorite

1 Thank Ricardo T
Los Angeles, California
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161 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A late lunch was served under the trees on the enclosed patio of this family Italian-style restaurant. The servers were friendly, but not officious, helpful and timely. I enjoyed a dish I had never had before: a Wild Mushroom Rotolo. Pasta is rolled out, stuffed and filled with ricotta and spinach, and then rolled into a "Swiss roll" like sausage... More 

1 Thank Lestertheinvestor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
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: (858) 454-1589

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