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Piatti - La Jolla

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$$ - $$$
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2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037 (La Jolla Shores Drive)
+1 858-454-1589
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spend the first two weeks of each new year In La Jolla and Piatti is always one of our favourite restaurants, we tend to go there at least three or four times. Our favourite dish is the saffron shrimp linguine - a dish to die for! Superb. We have a pre-dinner cocktail and tend to have a bottle of... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing!!! ❤️ was looking for something reasonable. Staff great even patrons friendly!! Great little place.. that I was surprised to actually see once entering is not so little .

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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife has Celiac Disease so we are always looking for good gluten free food. Based on a trip advisor review we stopped by Piatti for dinner. We loved this place and will return when we are back in La Jolla next summer. Great atmosphere and the staff was energetic and helpful. While I rate the overall experience as a... More 

San Diego, California
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230 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came up with another couple, after a hiatus, as it had been a while since we ate here. I had forgotten how great the food is, every single time. I started with a glass of wine and the delicious bread dipped in oil and balsamic. My husband and I shared the Caesar salad which is always wonderful here, and... More 

Prince Edward Island
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great vibe, great servers and wonderful food. Apps of mussels and carpaccio salad were excellent but the veal scaloppine was so tender and delicious I can't wait to go back. The butternut squash ravioli was also excellent. You cannot go wrong with any of the food choices at this restaurant. Drinks at the bar first were great as was the... More 

Encino, California
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my third time here, and Piatti never disappoints. From Pizza to appetizer to pasta and dessert, everything was perfectly cooked and delicious. We were seated precisely at our reservation time, and our waiter was very helpful in explaining the specials. I look forward to another great meal, next time I'm in the San Diego area.

San Diego
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love how close to the beach it is - very convenient for a nice lunch. But note that there are no ocean views from the restaurant. It's also a little cramped for fine dining. The outdoor space is cute but the patio is very old so our food was literally sliding off the table. The menu is pretty standard... More 

Anacortes, Washington
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited La Jolla before Christmas and "discovered" this restaurant on a walk from our hotel to the La Jolla Shores Business District. We made reservations for dinner and were glad we did as the bar and dining rooms were filled with people. I enjoyed my Chianti wine as we browsed the menu. My companion chose a shrimp pasta dish... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 6 had dinner on New Year's Eve at Piatti's. We were thrilled that the had their regular menu, not a special New Year's rip-off menu!! We had a Margherita pizza and Calamari for apps. I had the Chicken for dinner which had incredible flavor. The others had different pastas and we all cleaned our plates. My brother... More 

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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some restaurants have dazzling atmosphere and mediocre food, others no place to sit with spectacular food. This restaurant is simple and comfortable. This is important, because it is one place I am never freezing. But the food is excellent. Locals love it. I can't get enough of the bread and olive oil dip. The service is always perfect, never inattentive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
    (La Jolla Shores Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-1589

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