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Petrini's Italian Restaurant

610 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101-3300
+1 619-595-0322
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“meat sauce” (7 reviews)
“baked ziti” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
610 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101-3300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local spot for Italian. Great dishes that are made one at a time and nice and hot when they get to table. You can wait awhile for your dinner as this place is quite popular but the service is good and they have nice wine/soft...More

Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came early on a Sunday night and practically had the restaurant to ourselves. Service was friendly and helpful. There were a lot of great options to choose from, and we both had the sausage and meat sauce spaghetti, hold the peppers, as neither of...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time over there with my family food was great the sangria was exactly how it should be , the minestrone soup and the lasagna was like in Italy , My children loved the pizza . I will be back soon for...More

Thank erankeinan
Reviewed 22 July 2017

A party of 6, eating outside in the patio on a summer evening, perfect. Wonderful food & service. Prices are reasonable.

Thank MissBoe
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nice place with good service. Food made fresh there and served hot. If you go on Saturdays you can park in their building for 5.00 dollars all day. Not far from Little Italy.The lunch sizes are just enough for one person. Would go back soon.

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stopped here for dinner and the pasta dishes were amazing, service was friendly and quick and it was reaonable price wise. Would recommend..beware it closes at 9pm!!

Thank topgolfer2016
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Great outdoor nook for drinks and dinner. Easy walk from local hotels. I'll come back.

Thank Brecero
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My second time here while traveling on business and it's a great find! An easy walk from the waterfront/ cruise boat terminal area. Excellent cuisine and friendly service. Fun place for appetizers and drinks as well as a full Italian meal. Italian sausage is made...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stumbled upon Petrini's looking for a parking space downtown (parking structure is just around corner from restaurant). Quiet, eat inside or outside, menu totally a wide selection of Italian food. Excellent cook and servers. Hard to make choice due to wide variety, but we...More

1  Thank ralphwilhelm1
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My wife and I had dinner at Petrinis. We both ordered pizza which was great. I had a beer and my wife a glass of champagne at a very reasonable cost. This upscale eatery is at the edge of little Italy. It is a family...More

Thank Walter R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 W Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101-3300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-595-0322
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Petrini's is a small family owned Italian restaurant. My family has been in the business since 1958. We serve tried true recipes from my family. We make everything homemade in the restaurant . We specialize in our housemade sausage and sauces. As my Nono use to say "La Famiglia Mangia". (the family eats)
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