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Spirito's Italian Diner

2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
+1 760-720-7111
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ravioli” (21 reviews)
“cannoli” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've relied on Spirito's - pronounced spirit - ohs, not spur-eat-ohs, for years. Great pasta dishes and the best pizza around served with exceptional red "gravy". Yes, the linguini with clams is made with canned clams, but that's forgivable given the overall quality of food;...More

Thank john d
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The pizza was way better then anything back home! ( Calgary,Canada) However the Cannoli was AMAZING and so was the Caesar salad! Next time we wont order and pick up we will go in and eat!

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

One of my friends suggested having lunch at Spiritos. I had been there once before with my spouse, for dinner, and neither of us were very impressed. Well, I decided to give it another try and order something different. We walked up to the counter...More

1  Thank dml718
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Generous portions; lasagne had fresh ricotta, chopped salad enough for two! Bread seemed homemade. Lots of regulars in and out for takeout too. Don't let the setting discourage you. Great find

Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We thought the pizza was delicious and the medium size fed us with two slices left over! The food at neighboring tables looked good, too. Casual and friendly atmosphere .

Thank 19Corinne71
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Saw this restaurant on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Simple, straightforward Italian food was the promise and it was as advertised. We ordered a large pepperoni pizza, a spaghetti and meatball plate and a Chicken Parmesan plate. Pizza- was a grade A...really good pizza. Chicken Parm-...More

1  Thank chsnhvn
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Never thought I'd be so impressed by the food in a strip mall. I had the manicotti because it's a personal favorite but I understand they are famous for the spaghetti and meatballs, which one of my party had and loved. Great prices too! Worth...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We frequent this restaurant often. The food is outstanding and the service is top notch. Pick your favorite dish and enjoy!

Thank T L
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My husband loves this place which is a big compliment to Spiritos! He's pretty particular when it comes to Italian food and he finally has found a place that makes Lasagne and Eggplant Parm the way it should be, great sauce, nice cheese and not...More

Thank copejenney
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Sprito's pasta is outstanding. I highly recommend the lasagna with meet sauce! My wife loved the ravioli. The service is great and run by the family. It's a must do when we are in North County.

Thank Matt C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-720-7111
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