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Pomodoro Ristorante Italiano

#116 of 3,847 Restaurants in San Diego
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2833 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, CA 92106-2704
+1 619-523-1301
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this retaurant because of the proximity to the hotel. We did need to wait a full 2 minutes for the hostess to get off the phone but the bartender came by and sat us. The food was good - the protein selections are limited but the pizza was good. The seating is tight it was crowded. The service... More 

Thank MrsK45963
Seattle, Washington
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148 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fine find! We were greeted by people speaking Italian and friendly. The ambience is friendly happy people- no TV, no music - with basic effective tables. The food was wonderful - I had black linguine with seafood - just great. If I hadn't been so tired, it would have one of the best meals ever.

Thank Eric D
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed the food is authentic Italian and yummy .they have gourmet coffee and my friends love the chianti .salad and pasta their goes my girlish figure

Thank john m
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second time here - this time "pink sauce" and spaghetti which was wonderful. Good wine selection. Nice people. Great menu.

Thank barb3636
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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115 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ohmigodddddddd ---- the things I can say about this place - but what can I say that hasn't already been said by the other 600+ people who have dined and loved it here?! First, parking was a bit of an issue, but not a huge one. It's all street parking so you have to drive around a bit but there... More 

Thank Alison M
Byron Center, Michigan
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

What a great find! This family run restaurant was just what we needed after a day of sightseeing. The staff was attentive, keeping a watchful eye to make sure their customers were well taken care of. I have never had such wonderful spaghetti and meatballs- such a generous serving, too! My husband really enjoyed his lasagna also.

Thank Mary V
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

my wife and I went without reservations and arrived just before the place really filled up. It appears to be popular with good reason! Food was really quite good, seafood was fresh and not over cooked!

Thank Enerfood
Hasselt, Belgium
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Very good pasta, cosy place and very nice people. We ordered a carbonara & the penne arrabiata. Just great taste ❤️ Also the desert & coffee are excellent!!!

Thank s0fie35
Anchorage, Alaska
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Mmmmm what can I tell you the food is amazing. I was in San Diego visiting friends for a few days and this was one of a few of the restaurants we had dinner. The artichoke heart from their appetizer menus are delicious. My spaghetti and meatballs were absolutely wonderful and plentiful with a to go box for home. I... More 

Thank Elizabeth A
San Diego, United States
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Went to Pomodoro last night. First time there and I was blown away. This was as good as anything I've had in Italy. Reality is, the employees are obviously all Italian and it shows up in the food and the attitude. Atmosphere is a bit loud but truly worth it. Food is incredible and I was totally impressed. The Osso... More 

Thank Mickey B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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: +1 619-523-1301

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