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Bistro Pazzo

) #56 of 1,050 Restaurants in La Jolla ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian
7930 Ivanhoe Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4511
+1 858-456-4005
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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7930 Ivanhoe Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this wonderful little restaurant on TA and so glad we tried it. Everyone in our party had the same feelings. We sat outside, had a few glasses of wine, delicious appetizers and great tasting entrees. The service was friendly and attentive. Our server gave...More

Thank Joe2626
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Probably the best Italian resturant in La Jolla and it could more than hold its own in Little Italy. Meals are made to order and the owner Seto, is more than willing to adjust a dish if there is an item you which add or...More

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The front desk of our hotel recommended Bistro Pazzo for wonderful food at reasonable prices, which is not all that common in La Jolla. This is a little gem of a restaurant. Although it is quite small there is ample seating indoors as well as...More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We found this place on trip advisor and are very glad that we did. The owner, Seto, was our server on the first night and is delightful to chat with. His daughter was the server on our second visit the next night and was equally...More

Thank alchaffee
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We shared a salad, pasta and dessert. Everything was great! So was the service. Must try it! They have both indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank elmhurst,IL
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is as good as you hope it will be. The owner was kind and you could taste the love he and the rest of the people there have for the restaurant. Authentic and delicious. I had a party of four and all...More

Thank KemblyStarr
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We eat here regularly since we discovered Bistro Pazzo, which is a little off the beaten path in La Jolla. The Chef is excellent, the service great and the quiet, friendly ambiance is a perfect balance for us. Something for everyone with terrific fresh seafood,...More

Thank pythonpete
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We found this place after walking every street in "downtown La Jolla". We were the only customers at the time at 6 PM on a Monday. It was excellent! The food was great and the service was top notch.

Thank Rachael D
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This neighborhood gem has been a favorite. We live in La Jolla, and it is our favorite restaurant because their food is fabulous. Last night we had their Pompdoro salad. My husband had their Mahi Mahi special, and I had their pasta special which was...More

Thank susiesells
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A short distance off of La Jolla's busy commercial streets, this family run restaurant is is nestled in a leafy, quiet block. A small place with a relaxed ambience, it also provides the best classic Italian food in La Jolla. As frequent visitors to La...More

Thank Wess19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7930 Ivanhoe Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-456-4005
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