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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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MENU OPTION 1‎‎
44.00 per person
Bruschetta Di Asti
Toasted bread topped with chopped tomatoes, basil, feta cheese and extra virgin olive oil
Choice of:
Classic Caesar
Whole hearts of romaine, homemade herb croutons and shaved parmesan cheese with traditional caesar dressing
House Salad
Mixed greens with cherry tomatoes, fennel, carrots in a light vinaigrette
Choice of:
Spaghetti Classici
Spaghetti‎‎ pasta with classic Italian meatballs in a marinara sauce
Pennette Vegetariane
Penne pasta sautéed with mixed diced seasonal vegetables in marinara sauce
Petto Di Pollo Piccata
Chicken breast sautéed in lemon and caper sauce, served with sautéed vegetables
Lasagna Alla Bolognese
Traditional homemade Italian lasagna prepared in a classic meat sauce
MENU OPTION 2‎‎
50.00 per person
Bruschetta Di Asti
Toasted bread topped with chopped tomatoes, basil, feta cheese and extra virgin olive oil
Choice of:
Classic Caesar
Whole hearts of romaine, homemade herb croutons and shaved parmesan cheese with traditional caesar dressing
House Salad
Mixed greens with cherry tomatoes, fennel, carrots in a light vinaigrette
Choice of:
Linguine Alle Vongole
Linguine‎‎ pasta with garlic olive oil, manila clams and crushed chili in a white wine or red sauce, topped with a grilled jumbo prawn
Ravioli Della Mama
Ricotta cheese and spinach ravioli sautéed with a light marinara sauce
Gnocchetti Verdi Al Gorgonzola
Potato and spinach dumpling pasta sautéed in a rich gorgonzola cream sauce
Petto Di Pollo Parmigiana
Boneless chicken breast topped with parmesan cheese in a bed of marinara sauce
MENU OPTION 3‎‎
60.00 per person
Bruschetta Di Asti
Toasted bread topped with chopped tomatoes, basil, feta cheese and extra virgin olive oil
Fritto Misto Con Calamari
Crispy tender fried calamari and vegetables, served with a spicy red sauce
Choice of:
Classic Caesar
Whole hearts of romaine, homemade herb croutons and shaved parmesan cheese with traditional caesar dressing
House Salad
Mixed greens with cherry tomatoes, fennel, carrots in a light vinaigrette
Choice of:
Petto Di Pollo Marsala
Boneless chicken breast braised with wild mushrooms in a marsala wine and brown sauce
Parmigiana Di Melanzane
Fried eggplant topped with parmesan and mozzarella cheese and basil, in a marinara sauce
Rigatoni Rugantino
Tube shaped pasta sautéed with green onions, wild mushrooms in light marinara sauce, topped with sliced grilled filet mignon
MENU OPTION 4‎‎
70.00 per person
Crab Cakes
Dungeness crab cakes served over house salad
Fritto Misto Con Calamari
Crispy‎‎ tender fried calamari and vegetables served with a spicy red sauce
Choice of:
Classic Caesar
Whole hearts of romaine, homemade herb croutons and shaved parmesan cheese with traditional caesar dressing
Insalata Di Spinaci
Baby spinach salad with sliced mushrooms and crispy prosciutto in a balsamic dressing
House Salad
Mixed greens with cherry tomatoes, fennel, carrots in a light vinaigrette
Choice of:
Pappardelle Alla Vodka
Large ribbon pasta with jumbo shrimp and dungeness crab meat, tossed in a pink vodka sauce
Tagliata Di Bue
Grilled filet mignon medallions topped with shaved parmesan cheese and balsamic reduction sauce
MENU OPTION 5‎‎
80.00 per person
Gamberoni Livornese
Jumbo shrimp sautéed in a light spicy marinara sauce
Antipasto Misto
A selection of marinated seafood, vegetables, meats and cheeses
Choice of:
Classic Caesar
Whole hearts of romaine, homemade herb croutons and shaved parmesan cheese with traditional caesar dressing
Insalata Di Spinaci
Baby spinach salad with sliced mushrooms and crispy prosciutto in a balsamic dressing
House Salad
Mixed greens with cherry tomatoes, fennel, carrots in a light vinaigrette
Choice of:
Linguine Con Scampi Piccata
Jumbo shrimp sautéed in a white wine and lemon sauce with capers and mushrooms, topped with a large grilled prawn served with linguine pasta
Filetto Di Manzo All'Astigiana
Grilled 9 oz. Beef tenderloin, topped with wild mushrooms, black truffle oil, in a brandy brown sauce, on a bed of micro arugula
MENU OPTION 6‎‎
90.00 per person
Bruschetta Di Asti
Toasted bread topped with chopped tomatoes, basil, feta cheese and extra virgin olive oil
Crab Cakes
Dungeness crab cakes served over lemon cream sauce
Antipasto Misto
A selection of marinated seafood, vegetables, meats and cheeses
Choice of:
Classic Caesar
Whole hearts of romaine, homemade herb croutons and shaved parmesan cheese with traditional caesar dressing
Insalata Di Spinaci
Baby‎‎ spinach salad with sliced mushrooms and crispy prosciutto in a balsamic dressing
House Salad
Mixed greens with cherry tomatoes, fennel, carrots in a light vinaigrette
Choice of:
Ossobuco Alla Milanese
Veal shank braised with chopped vegetables in a red wine sauce, served on a bed of saffron risotto
About
Asti, located in the heart of San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter, has been providing guests with an exquisite fine-dining experience since 1994. Watch the passersby as you dine out on the patio for a pleasant shaded lunch or while indulging in a candlelight dinner. Come on inside to experience the warm, elegant ambiance of the dining room. Asti is walking distance to the San Diego convention center and to downtown hotels.
PRICE RANGE
$11 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Delivery
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

We arrived in San Diego on Christmas Day for holiday travel with family. As my family (5 people) was the first to arrive, we headed to dinner in the Gaslamp, close to our hotel. Asti fit the bill as we all have varied palates and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Asti_SanDiego, Owner at Asti Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2020

Thanks for the kind words! We're so glad you were able to spend your holiday with us. You're welcome back anytime!

Reviewed February 11, 2020

The Asti is a great restaurant with a family feel and great servers. Our meals were delicious and the perfect amount! The wine list is reasonable yet extensive. Mark was a great waiter and always seemed to show up just as we needed him. Thank...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Asti_SanDiego, Owner at Asti Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Thank you for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed the wine and love Mark as much as we do. Come back soon!

Reviewed February 6, 2020 via mobile

Very good Italian restaurant, fantastic atmosphere and service. Food portion for the lasagna seems a little small, however, the taste of it is simply superb. A little pricey, but good.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Asti_SanDiego, Owner at Asti Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thanks so much for the review, Daniel! We always appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again!

Reviewed January 29, 2020 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner for a party of 17 to celebrate my hubby’s birthday. The restaurant was recommended by Alfredo, the concierge at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Before the party weekend, I spoke with Maria several times. She was always very pleasant and accommodating....More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Asti_SanDiego, Owner at Asti Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2020

Hey there Debra! Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Claudio is an asset to our business and we are thankful to have Maria coordinate this evening with you. It was a pleasure to have you here and we hope to see you back...More

Reviewed January 29, 2020

Mediocre food at sky high prices. Staff will try to push the app platter - $$$' Surf and Turf - $90 - really? Would not return.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

No wonder this place is so crowded!! The food is excellent! I had a seafood linguini dish and a Caesar salad. Large portions. Great wine by the glass.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2020 via mobile

We had our first dinner with San Diego and it was the best we had. This was a good find in Gaslamp, waiter were friendly and knowledgeable. Good selection was good and the pasta was very fresh. We had fun and had a great meal,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 16, 2020

I came here the other night for a quick salad and dessert. I didn't get the opportunity to have a full meal, so I'm just basing this on my quick bite to eat. The staff was the best and the atmosphere inside/outside was cozy and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020

Our group of approx. 25 people had a wonderful dinner with a pre-set menu. The food, ambiance, service, and drinks were fantastic! It was the best chicken piccata and tiramisu I have ever tasted. Jessica and her team could great care of us. I highly...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

The seafood risotto was the best I've ever had and I order a lot of risotto! My family was pleased with their dishes as well. A delicious meal!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Asti_SanDiego, Owner at Asti Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2020

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad you and your family had an experience to remember at Asti Ristorante. We hope to see you again for another lovely meal! Have a wonderful day!

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