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Piatti - La Jolla

2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
+1 858-454-1589
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (80 reviews)
“cavatappi” (8 reviews)
“pappardelle” (23 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2182 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3214
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101 - 110 of 623 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2016

The last time we visited Piatti at this location was twenty years ago though we have been to the Montecito and Carmel restaurants in between. First of all, any restaurant that stays in business that long is doing something right. We arrived on a Sunday...More

Thank canncan
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Went here last night with the family. I had the cavatappi and it was super. Very nice place on a somewhat quiet street in northern La Jolla. Just off the beach saw a fabulous sunset after dinner. Great service great wine reasonable prices for what...More

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I never give five stars but this was amazing. The atmosphere was perfect and the service was equal to the food. My dinner was savored in each bite and I tried my girlfriends and hers was even better and tried my son's and that was...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Piatti's has been in La Jolla for decades and is definitely worth a visit if you have never been. The atmosphere is casual Italian, the food is delicious and the staff is wonderful. We love sitting out on the patio, feels like you have whisked...More

Thank nadiwo
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A really great old-school Italian spot in La Jolla. The food was delectable and appreciated the Italian staff.

Thank rvanheertum
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A local place in the LaJolla Shores area far from the hustle of Prospect St in La Jolla, Italian food is tops. Great flavor, served hot and good size proportions, but not too much. Caesar salad very tasty. Pizza was good size for a teenager....More

Thank Harry G
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Local experience with a coastal Italian flare. Try the cauliflower cakes and any pasta dish will set you straight. Take it from a local. It's a local consistent staple

Thank jackabout
Reviewed 10 October 2016

There were four of us for dinner. Two ordered spaghetti and meatballs. It was more like meatballs and spaghetti with a less than generous portion of pasta. Two said the pasta itself was good but we all agreed the meatballs were mediocre with one member...More

Thank traveltheworldcs
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I honestly do not remember the food as much as I remember the company and the atmosphere. The outdoor seating was great as you sit under warm lighting and beside a beautiful tree that the restaurant built around.

Thank caitlinpow
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great Italian food great vibe reasonable prices I can hardly wait to back.Most of the pasta is home made and with an unusual twist. Reservations are recommended during the evenings,

Thank Rima08
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Questions & Answers
29 January 2017|
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Response from Elyse C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do- they have a house white that's a chardonnay and a longer wine by the glass list. Don't know what the house red is...
Matt C
28 July 2016|
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Response from Andrea W | Reviewed this property |
The weather always calls for comfortable clothes. Don't have to dress up but casual short will be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 92037-3214
    (La Jolla Shores Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-1589
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