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#200 of 3,754 Restaurants in San Diego
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2820 Roosevelt Rd, Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92106-6146 (Roosevelt Road)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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San Diego
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The dinner was average...and the Lasagna was the most expensive I have seen in quite awhile if not ever. They are dog friendly and brought a water bowl for the doggie - big plus. The bread basket arrive 3 times for our group and was completely different each time: Great - Overcooked Cold - Burnt Croutons. I thought that was... More 

Thank SanDiegoSusanC
Alta Loma, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For me, this Italian restaurant has everything. An eclectic atmosphere, a delightfully creative menu, excellent food, and the cherry on top… fabulous gluten free options. We don’t live in the area, but every time we are in San Diego, we visit Solare, and every time, I’m more impressed with this restaurant. The staff is excellent and is very well trained... More 

Thank TravelinCali
Greenville, South Carolina
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 hours having dinner in this beautiful restaurant. The atmosphere was quaint, classy and just fabulous. Food is all fresh and very unique. Be prepared-this is southern Italian cuisine. Not at all like your typical American Italian restaurant, but delicious nonetheless. Our server was excellent and very hands off during our conversation.

Thank KIM S
Colorado Springs
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With another couple, we dined at Solare on a Friday evening. Probably a mistake ... as the place was packed and we were seated near a party of 14, including two toddlers. Consequently, our service was exceedingly slow (and forgetful) and the ambient noise drove us out earlier than planned. That said, the food was delicious, as it always has... More 

Thank RobandMaryAlice
Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

While the food was as good as ever when we want two of us, we had an event there for a conference and the food was subpar. Service is always great and the Moretti Rossa is my beer and harder to find :-)

Thank Hilaire2009
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I don't know what else to say other than I have found my favorite pizza place after only living here for a month.

Thank Andrea S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

As always the staff and owners have provided an excellent menu that will tend to every taste. Service is outstanding and the quality of the food is exceptional. While we were there the owners were sending a portion of proceeds for the earthquake recovery efforts in Italy. The true spirit of giving back.

Thank Rick D
Bakersfield, California
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82 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great food overall--with tasty Italian selections and specials to suit everyone different tastes. Appetizers were especially good, as were main courses. Great location and ambiance.

Thank JBakersfield
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Any menu that serves gnocchi, is always a favorite of mine. I ordered the house-made potato gnocchi, seasoned with fresh cherry tomatoes, chilli, black garlic, basil and almonds. The result, was fantastic. The extra sauce, paired with the freshly baked bread on the table and my stomach was absolutely delighted. I would highly recommend this place, especially for a romantic... More 

Thank Ashley D
San Diego, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since we've been here for dinner. The only question I can ask myself is why did we wait so long? We made reservations for 5:45 and were promptly seated right away. It was busy as there were events happening near by. The hostess came by to great us, bring us our water and took our drink... More 

Thank Jill R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 Roosevelt Rd, Ste 100, San Diego, CA 92106-6146
    (Roosevelt Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-270-9670

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