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Jack & Giulio's

#364 of 3,785 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
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2391 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110 (Arista)
+1 619-294-2074
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:45 am - 2:15 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Jack & Giulio's after receiving a recommendation from our hotel and had a good experience. The restaurant was small and the atmosphere was nice. This was not a traditional Italian restaurant as we found the menu limited and our meals didn't come with salad or bread. If you want bread you have to pay for it...which... More 

Thank Danna S
Grain Valley, Missouri
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119 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Pretty good food but a little higher price. If you like lemon in your meal you'll love this place. Drinks always raise the bill.

Thank MikeTheTraveler56
San Diego, California
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156 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Truly one of our favorite Italian Restaurants in San Diego. We love sitting on their outside patio. The lasagna is some of the best in the area. Great selection of wines. Service is old-school Italian and very professional. They have a niche being one of the few and longest lasting non-Mexican restaurants in Old Town. Highly recommended.

Thank SDSteve
Perris, California
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

In San Diego for a week on business and I love Mexican food! But I needed a break from it, so my co-worker and I tried this place and SO glad we did. it was ranked in the Top 10 of Old Town, so we thought why not. We got the panzerotti (with béchamel sauce) and the cannelloni (with marinara... More 

Thank Rebecca A
Bendigo, Australia
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197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We walked in for dinner group of 9 with no reservation, no problem. Efficient service and tasty food. Wanted some veggies so ordered a veal parma, very nice. Followed up with a chocolate mousse. It was very rich and quite firm, not a light fluffy mousse. Very tasty again but ½ was enough for me. Happily passed off the rest... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

This Italian restaurant only serves lunch on Fridays. Luckily, that is when we were there. They had indoor & outdoor seating, The generous lunch portions were excellent.

Thank showmemo61
Lakewood, CO
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Great J & G Manhattan and really yummy mousse and mussels. Sergio is the best ever waiter! the setting is so relaxing. Highly recommend.

Thank Meg5Lakewood_CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Dinner here after a day of touring San Diego that ended in Old Town was delightful. Perhaps the rainy day had keep most of the tourists a few blocks away. Regardless, food was great, waiters very attentive. Worth the stroll.

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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

On the last night of our trip to San Diego, we were looking for an alternative to the ubiquitous Mexican restaurants. My wife is Italian and was in the mood for red sauce. We were in Old Town and stumbled across Jack & Julio’s so decided to give it a try. Good choice! Nice ambiance, attentive service, and outstanding food.... More 

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San Diego, California
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Your in Old Town San Diego, your thinking Mexican food and it's on every corner right? However, then there is Jack & Giulio's old world Italian! Great food, outside on the patio, casual but nice atmosphere with great service. It was busy, but not loud, not like some of the other places down the street. Full bar, killer Manhattan's, nice... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2391 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
  • Public Transportation: Centrally located in Old Town within walking distance from Trolley Station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-294-2074

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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?