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Arrivederci Italian Restaurant

#139 of 3,727 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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3845 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3113
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in San Diego for vacation and we were looking for an Italian restaurant for dinner. On a Trip Advisor recommendation we found this restaurant. the food was very good and the service good too. We had linguine and clam sauce, salmon, sea bass. We had some appetizers too and everything we had was delicious. You won't be disappointed... More 

Thank NyCindy
San Diego, California
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've reviewed this restaurant some time ago and I will not repeat why they got a 5 rating before. My wife and I were there last night and reminded ourselves that this place is the real deal. Quality food and service along with value priced wine would make it worth going back for that alone. Last night we asked for... More 

Thank fdl1948
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened upon Arrivederci just by chance while walking down the street looking for a dinner spot, I'm glad I stopped in! Excellent service, delicious food ( I ordered the cioppino), topped off with a slice of the most heavenly chocolate mousse/cake.

Thank cheaptravelhunter
Alpine, Utah
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time coming to Arrivederci. The food for both visits was amazing. The service, however was not. I called in at 5 to make a reservation for 8, but when we got there they didn't have our reservation. They had us wait outside until they could put together a table. At the end we asked for a... More 

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Pasadena, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This warm cozy Italian Restaurant has never failed to deliver excellent food at reasonable prices. The service is always outstanding. The pork Osso Bucco is to die for! All the pastas are delicious. This is our go to restaurant. Enjoy!

Thank jetsetdavid
Escondido, California
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I am from NY. I know authentic, great Italian food. This is the place!! Amazing bread to start with luscious Italian red sauce. We started with the calamari~ excellent. Portion more than enough for three people, tender & crispy. I got the manicott. Their pasta is definitely hand made. The cheese melts in your mouth. The sauce is amazing. My... More 

Thank mltalks55
San Diego, California
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192 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We went with a group of six. The service was excellent and all six meals were tasty. We started with the artichoke appetizer. It is always a pleaser. The bread dipped in the sauce is so tasty. Three people had the ossobuco and said their meals were delicious. Two had lasagna and also it was very good. The salads were... More 

Thank Laurie48
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We shared an artichoke app and both had veal milanese. Huge portions, and very tasty. A Toscana red was perfect with the meal. And then we were treated with a dessert on the house. Excellent service, pleasant ambience, and good value.

Thank john p
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Please see our review under the pizzeria heading. This is the real deal for delicious Italian food and gracious service.

Thank Bongo41
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

This place is packed every night. Make a reservation. Food, service, atmosphere could not be better.

Thank Ray E

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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
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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 - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3845 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-299-6282

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