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Acquavite Ristorante

1298 Prospect St, Suite 3M, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3632
+1 858-886-7142
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1298 Prospect St, Suite 3M, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3632
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We loved the location Initiasly and came to find out the food was absolutely fabulous! Great selection for any type of eater. The wait staff was awesome a described everything perfectly. Salads and apples were super fresh. Homemade pasta was to-die-for. Very satisfying, I would...More

Thank shoerster
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We were delighted to find this place. We sat down n the outside patio and had ocean views. We are vegetarian and there were many options plus they offered to custom make some dishes too. We got pesto gnocchi, spaghetti Norma, ravioli, and fettuccine Alfredo....More

Thank crazy4azmegan
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and two associates had the pleasure of visiting Acquavite in La Jolla where we met with Chef's Filippo & Valeria and family, who served us masterfully prepared Gnocchi Gorgonzola w walnuts, delicious fresh breads, delicate ravioli and more followed by an after dinner acquavite...More

3  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit and it was extremely disappointing. The service was very slow, it was 10 minutes after being seated before we were greeted, and overall over an hour before dinner was served and then needed to be sent back because it was...More

1  Thank Traveler322760
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This was a disappointment. The restaurant ambience was great and nice outside area. The servers were a bit confused ( maybe new team) and eventually worked it out. They advertised happy hour, which translated into a ( one) wine offering, a little misleading. They just...More

1  Thank Kahanna
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our server was good and the food was exceptional. Go early so you can park and walk, you will want a stroll after eating!

Thank airbrush
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I went looking for a place to dine with a view and found this hidden gem. The food was amazing,the service was personal and excellent. I had a mushroom gnocchi which was flavorful and melted in my mouth. There were plenty of vegetarian options, as...More

Thank susiespy
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Just had a lovely lunch at this restaurant. Food was fantastic and the views were great. Very friendly staff too.

Thank margaretmonaghan
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The food was so great! I had the Bolognese linguine and Carol had the chicken scallopini. Also the bread and butter were very unique. The owner came and spoke to us throughout dinner like we were from the old country like her! It’s a beautiful...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for basic Italian food then this may not be your place BUT if you want to experience authentic Tuscan cuisine ... prepared with the freshest ingredients then Aquavite is for you. The home made pasta with bolognese sauce I sampled was delicate...More

1  Thank zzjozz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1298 Prospect St, Suite 3M, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-886-7142
Acquavite Ristorante opens in downtown La Jolla, offering authentic Italian Cuisine and breathtaking views of La Jolla Cove. A hidden gem nestled inside the Coast Walk on Prospect Street, the restaurant's menu features homemade pasta, fresh ravioli, delicious risotto, and a fine selection of wines. The setting offers a romantic ambiance with a contemporary decor accompanied by amazing ocean views.
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