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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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St Christophe d'Arthabaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Excellent service: staff knew menu in details and was able to make personal recommandations to each person. Excellent wine recommendation also. Disehes were generous and delicious. Sea food fresh and sizable. desert was decadent. Definitely a place to come back to. Great atmosphere with live music.

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Thank vajulie
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location, the ambience, the staff, and the amazing food make Truluck's the best Happy Hour in San Diego County! The crab stuffed Kobe Beef will take your taste buds to Steak-n-Seafood Heaven.

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Thank Tom K
Yorkshire, England
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fabulous place this is. My husband and I were seated in a super large booth and Matt explained all our choices to us and made some recommendations. The wine choice wasn't to my taste and was promptly replaced with a very smooth Malbec. The lump crab cakes were sublime and a medium crab claw with a super mustard... More 

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Thank Lexidove
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yeah, it's pricey but get great food and great service ain't cheap, that being said, I'd go more often if it was a bit less expensive. Always a great dinner though...

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Thank Gaby L
San Diego, California
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent quality food, very good drinks and nice wait staff, so whats not to like? Lots of folks really like Truluck's, which is great for them, but it can get very noisy with a very crowded bar area. It is somewhat pricey for San Diego, but it is worth the price if you enjoy the food, which we do. If... More 

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Thank Barry L
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, drinks and service are great and the happy hour menu is awesome. We've gone there with friends around the outdoor firepit, and in the bar for cooler nights.

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Thank thegoodales
Encinitas, CA
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220 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not our goal to go to Truluck's, but the restaurant that we had driven down I-5 during rush hour on a Friday evening to go to had closed, thus we had to find another option. As my 3 teens moaned in the back seat about having to hang out with the parents, my husband got a wild hair... More 

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Thank motherHEncinitas
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great good, great service. Reminds me of Ocean Club in Scottsdale. It's dim, has a nice decor, pleasant atmosphere and great wine list.

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Thank fryearoundtheworld
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great servers, frighteningly overpriced but worth almost $400, also spotlight on table means you can see what you are eating which is nice. My party of 5 loved this meal.

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Thank Dean M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st off, I'm big on service & Ken is a shining example of top-notch showmanship. Both educating of options and asking astute questions to ensure his recommendations were spot on. End result...best anniversary dinner ever!!!

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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
Meals
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
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
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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