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Villa Capri

$$ - $$$
Italian, Contemporary
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3870 Valley Centre Dr, #301, Del Mar, CA 92130-3311
+1 858-720-8777
11:00 - 21:30
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San Diego
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is one of our regular restaurants for their consistently good food, good value and good service. Since we live in the area we almost always have discount coupons which makes this particularly good value. Their prices are reasonable even without a coupon and at lunch they offer 4 different prix fixe menus which are delicious. We like their salmon,... More 

Thank JanRSF
San Diego
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Villa Capri is the "neighborhood Italian Restaurant" for us, so we go there about once a month. There are a handful of other Italian places just a few minutes further away, but we find that Villa Capri is almost always easy to get into, regardless of when we go, and the food is reliably good. Yes, it's in a strip... More 

Thank Scott E
Highland, California
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Dish was dirty. Asked the food server if we could have pasta instead of mashed potatoes and was told we would have to give up our vegetables also to get pasta. One of our party had a scallops & shrimp pasta dish with vodka sauce. It had exactly 2 shrimp and the sauce was just fishy tasting. Despite having a... More 

Thank Pamella K
Cupertino, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

This restaurant is a little off the beaten path (in a Von's shopping center), but it's well worth the search. We enjoyed delicious salads and pasta dishes. The entire family enjoyed the meal. The waiter was very nice, and the background music was really good. We will definitely come back next time we're in Del Mar.

Thank TravelEQ
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

we were on vacation from East Coast. Went there Dec 26th-last night. It was busy and approx. 25 minutes wait. The table we got was next to fireplace and was a welcome, since it was a cold night at San Diego. There was water already in our glasses and no wine glass kept on the table. The waiter came and... More 

Thank Pp C
Fresno, California
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

I travel to this area on business, and have eaten here many times. The menu is flavorful and has a nice variety, and the location is family run. The staff is knowledgeable and can suggest a nice paring of wines with your meal. They occasionally host events such as winemaker dinners, which are entertaining and enjoyable.

1 Thank Vicki D
San Diego, California
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

As the title suggests, we visit this place for the bread pudding. The pasta is average and the portion is on the large size. I would prefer to leave some room for desert, bread pudding, ofcourse. The restaurant is in a neighborhood shopping center with Vons, Ace Hardware, etc. The decor is very traditional and dark with ceiling fan! Service... More 

Thank SocaLakwatsera
La Quinta, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Dined at Villa Capri on an early Sunday evening. We found the restaurant to be delightful. Tucked back in a shopping center next to the Ace Hardware it was more than it appeared to be. The atmosphere was warming and casual with a real Itialian feel. The service was good and the food even better. Many choices at reasonable prices.... More 

1 Thank brhdougie
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

Been coming here for over 10 years. Cute local spot with excellent food. Gets better every time I'm there!

2 Thank Enoch W
Huntington Beach
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

We found this restaurant last year and came back again this year when we were visiting Del Mar. great food and service. Very friendly. Basic Italian food, very good food, good portions, nicely decorated and very good service. Will be back again.

Thank mrkfish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3870 Valley Centre Dr, #301, Del Mar, CA 92130-3311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-720-8777

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