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Truluck's Seafood Steak and Crab - La Jolla

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8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122-1085 (La Jolla Village Drive)
8584532583
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking for some good seafood while vacationing in San Diego. I mistakingly thought this was one of the seafood restaurants in downtown La Jolla. Instead it is part of a hotel office complex. At first I was worried as they have many signs about their proper dress code. Coming from the Safari Animal park, we weren't dressed or... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is very nice. It's sedate, yet happening at the bar. The food is excellent. The desserts are big. The chocolate bag dessert is fun to try.

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Beaumont, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked this restaurant from the ratings it received here on Trip Advisor. I made the reservation through the internet which was easy. I received a confirmation of my reservation and then waited. We arrived at my reservation time and we were seated right away. Our waiter, Chick, was great to us and made sure we were taken care of.... More 

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and great service. Stuart was phenomenal and helped guide us towards which options to pick. There wasn't a bad choice on the menu. If you go there you must try the tamari wine sauce, A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!

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Thank AliEstilow1011
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best lobster tails I've had in America! By far!! I've eaten all over the world and all over the US. This is a must do place!!

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Thank Marcie B
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife recommended Trulucks and I am so glad that she did. Everything was spectacular from the warm reception before we were seated, the ambiance and the amazing service that we had from our waiter. The menu was great and the food was excellent. We look forward to enjoying many special occasions and invite our friends and family to this... More 

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Thank katartt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is inevitable that at any collection of friends the question arises about what is the best San Diego restaurant. The inevitable responses range from Mr. A's, Addison, Marine Room and Mille Fleur to more contemporary digs like Market, 1500 Ocean,Juniper & Ivy and Eddie V's. All good choices but for my money (of which you may need much) try... More 

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Thank jeffreyk35
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is out of the ordinary and has the touch of class that makes it a great place for seafood and steak. The bar has great selection of wine and drinks, the food is always great and if you get served on by Ken, the touch of fine southern hospitality is present. Keep it up

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Thank Ricardo T
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated at a table next to a large table full of screaming children. The restaurant had plenty of empty tables. We were told they couldn't move us. We left. Fine, because the live music was too loud, things seemed unorganized and they weren't concerned for the customer.

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Thank Elena C
San Diego, California
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are in La Jolla don't miss an opportunity to relax and enjoy dinner here. Live music at the lounge provides a great ambiance. Fresh well prepared seafood is always great. Tastes like they just pulled the fish out of the water! The staff is friendly and helpful and they don't mind if you linger.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $60
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122-1085
    (La Jolla Village Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 8584532583

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?