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Piazza 1909

7731 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4310
+1 858-412-3108
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7731 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4310
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food. Friendly Italian waiter taught me how to say oriecchiette (but not how to spell it). Lovely ambience. Tiramisu was the best, as was the cannoli.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Suzijani
Reviewed 23 October 2018

While visiting La Jolla on a October night. We decided to enjoy a small dinner. Pizza was a suggestion and our gps app lead us to Piazza 1009. This was a delicious find. Greeted immediately and we were lucky enough to dine outside. The table...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SidBo
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Unfortunately we did not have a reservation. Their website said nothing about needing a reservation. This was the last day of the Wine & arts festival. There were plenty of tables available, but all were reserved. I walk with a cane and asked if I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cam596
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant. Amazing heated patio, lively and buzzing. We ate family style so tried many items on the menu. Everything was delicious. The meatballs ranked near the top with awesome homemade flavour. The arugula salad had s superb dressing. We tried 4...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cvj123
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Excellent authentic Italian food. Small personal made-to-order restaurant. "Best lasagna I ever had" from our family. Recommend the bruschetta too.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mominphoenix
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Went with kids for an early dinner. It’s really not my favorite type of place - open air, so it was warm inside, some flies, etc. but they made the best beef lasagna I’ve ever had. Also the bruschetta was quite excellent. Downside is that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank theuncle2018
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The food was just so-so. I had the spaghetti and meatballs and hubby had a pizza. The meatballs were good but the marinara wasn't anything special. The sausage and peppers pizza was VERY soggy but the crust was good. No mixed drinks. Only wine and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paula P
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Service was very good, we tried the sangria and didn’t like it (lots of cinnamon in it) and they immediately changed it with no charge. Very friendly and beautiful building and setting. Not a massive choice on the menu but we really enjoyed what we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 382marcuss
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I love linguine and clams in a white wine sauce and Piazza does it exactly right. So many times when I have ordered it in other places, it is either bland or they try to jazz it up and ruin it. Not Piazza, theirs has...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SteveNScottsdale
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The location is great, open and closed spaces are available for different weathers. The service is as cosmopolitan as it can get, multi lingual speakers all through the staff. But the food... the pasta is home made by one of the owners (I witnessed the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7731 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4310
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-412-3108
  • E-mail
PIAZZA 1909 is located in the heart of La Jolla, in a historical cottage house built in 1909. Authentic Italian Restaurant with chef-owner from Milan. Fresh, homemade cuisine, Piazza 1909 blends traditional Italian cuisine to more contemporary unique dishes with love and passion. We take pride on where we source our ingredients. Most of our products are locally farmed and organic. Thin crust Pizza, Pastas made from scratch, fresh Seafood and Meat Entrees, Gluten Friendly (including gluten free Pizza). Focaccia Paninis at lunch and signature salads and exquisite Brunch Menu. Lots of open space for eating "al fresco", including large covered and heated patios, perfect to host groups and private parties, like Rehearsal Dinners and Weddings. The word "Piazza" in Italian refers to an open space in the centre of public life. It is the very core of the community, where everyone gather to observe and be observed. Hands on Cooking Class are offered on a monthly basis. To wrap it up: Good Food/Great Ambiance/Friendly Service. Come to experience your "Piazza" of Italy in San Diego and practice your Italian with us!
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