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Pomodoro Ristorante Italiano

#146 of 3,737 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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2833 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, CA 92106-2704
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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ElCajon, United States
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic classic Italian cuisine at its finest in a setting so unassuming and romantic it will take you on a journey straight to the old world where the accents are as rich as the food and the experience is as soft as the candlelight as as gentle as the warm evening air.

Thank Tom C
Honolulu, Hawaii
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant through a review app as we were staying in the Hilton near the airport. Super close...maybe a 7-9 minute drive. Seemed very authentic, the hostess and the servers spoke wi an Italian accent. I had the orreciette pugliese and it was phenomenal! Super light but flavorful sauce and the pasta had a perfect mouthfeel!!! The sausage... More 

Thank Mary W
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner on a warm evening & were asked if we had a reservation. They seated us & the couple after without reservations so it seemed a little pretentious to ask this. We were seated on a covered patio. The sun was strong. The fruit flies bothered us throughout the meal. I ordered a special, Rigatoni with... More 

Thank Gail J
Long Beach, California
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here last night and had one of the best Italian meals I have ever had. Very delicious meals. I had the Black Linguine, which was a seafood dish with shrimp, scallops and other seafood in a tomato cream sauce that was absolutely delicious. My date had Eggplant Parmesan that was the best I have ever tasted. The service... More 

Thank Munnsters
Salt Lake City, Utah
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Welcome cozy and large menu. Everyone working had Italian accent and charm. Hard to choose from so many menu options. Nice fire pit outside was a little warm inside. Large wine selection. And bread at table with marina.

Thank Ann S
Indian Wells, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Reminds us so much for cozy Italian restaurants that we frequently visit on our trips to Italy. Very authentic food, with wonderful service.

Thank Pete P
San Diego, California
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

One of the finest Italian places in Point Loma and San Diego... Everything was spot on, even the Italian waiters made us feel like we were on the coast of Italy...Don't miss, and order the Osso Bucco...WOW !!!

Thank thecaptainofdelmar
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I got there and there was no one in the front area to recieve us. We had to sit ourselves down and find where they kept their menu.. After waiting ten to fifteen minutes, someone finally came to take our order. The food wasnt that good either. This was our forst experience being there and I would... More 

Thank heidiRedsr
Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited here twice so far on our vacation. The atmosphere is so nice, small, quaint and authentic. Great service and excellent food. It did not disappoint. They were also very friendly to our two little girls and gave us a over all great experience.

Thank kari2552
Colleyville, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I was referred to this fabulous Italian restaurant by a great friend of mine. We went in to find a great family feeling in this restaurant where we were greeted and seated right away. Lucky we did not have to wait, however after our experience that night I would not hesitate to wait to dine here again. Giuseppe was our... More 

Thank Mhorton11

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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
$11 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2833 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, CA 92106-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-523-1301

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