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Arrivederci Italian Restaurant

#136 of 3,740 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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3845 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
619-299-6282
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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california
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank cheaptravelhunter
Alpine, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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!

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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 

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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 

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Thank Laurie48
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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.

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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.

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Thank Bongo41
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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.

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Thank Ray E
Baltimore, Maryland
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

The food here are home-made kind of simple Italian dishes. The staff are friendly and attentive. It's also very reasonable.

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Thank Nycbaltimore1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

A charming small Italian trattoria. Simple, I had a very mildly spicy rigatoni with Italian sausage red bell peppers and tomatoes and two glasses of the Montepulciano ($6.50 each ! ) Very simple, but first class. The pasta was perfectly al dente. I'd definitely go back, preferably with a date.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3845 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-299-6282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?