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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ravioli” (26 reviews)
“cannoli” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (58 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

So dinners and dives reviewed this place . They said have ravioli I could not agree more . The best I have ever had and it was enough for two meals . Also had a side meatball that was also excellent . The place was...More

Thank tazmania630
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Heard about this with Food Network triple D show. Ravioli house made and sometimes they run out. Absolutely amazing as were the big meatballs. Is in a strip mall and easy to miss. Large enough portions that I had another meal.

1  Thank atl157
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This was a small casual restaurant where you seat yourself and it is low key and not fancy. It is located in a strip mall. Our margireta pizza tasted great with fresh toppings and a great thinner crust. We enjoyed the wonderful fresh crisp salad...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Im a new england guy visiting west coast, had to try some italian while here on a Sunday. Nice little italian shop, in a plaza in Carlsbad, we got the parmagians, chix and veal, added the famous ravioli to our request, food was good, love...More

Thank bizzy21880
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The sauce on every entree-pasta and pizza was so good. The shrimp parmigiana was recommended and lived up to the recommendation. The cream in the cannoli was wonderful. We originally ordered them to go, but they were made fresh and we ate them right away....More

Thank somrtravl
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is the first place I have encountered on the west coast that recreates the Italian food that I took for granted growing up in NJ. I felt like I was transported 2500 miles to back home. If you miss the tastes of home or...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Food is good prices are fare and the place is small but they do the food right tastes like it was made from scratch Servic is good too everyone was friendly down side was they only have canned soda and drinks but you can get...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 23 April 2018

My husband and I just relocated from the east coast, specifically Long Island, New York... home of some of the best pizza anywhere. My husband is an Italian who worked in Brooklyn for over 20 years. Spirito's was recommended to us by chance after we...More

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My friends bought Pizza and 3 kinds of Ravioli's. I love Ravioli and this is the best ever. The Ravioli are huge and doughy as they are made fresh. I liked all 3 sauces and really don't know which I would have next time. The...More

Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A friend had told us about Spiritos and how it had been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives by Guy Fieri . It is not fancy but a neighborhood kind of place. Lots of people were picking up pizzas as we waited for our own...More

1  Thank RetiredHawkeye
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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