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Pernicano's Family Restaurant

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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Pizza, Italian
711 Turquoise St, San Diego, CA 92109-1058
+1 858-488-2900
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
12 Aug 2017
“Old Italo-American”
2 Aug 2016
“Great food and wonderful service”
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Pizza, Italian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
711 Turquoise St, San Diego, CA 92109-1058
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

In all fairness this review is for the 9932 Mercy Road, 92129 location that is not listed on Trip Advisor. Knowing that this has been around for a while we decided to give it a try. We hate chains and like supporting independents. Even with...More

Thank ciaoallan
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Visit with the whole family and had a group of eight that fully enjoyed our dinner. All the dishes from pizza to a variety of pasta were enjoyed and the service from Kate was attentive . A wonderful dinner with family.

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Pernicano's is a classic throwback Italian eatery. We had three really good pizzas, a tasty large antipasto salad that easily fed 6, and a carafe of Chianti. The charming owner, Mr. P. provided entertainment on the grand piano and the marimba. It's not fancy, but...More

Thank flutter1
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This restaurant group has been around forever... from Hillcrest to Scripps Ranch to Rancho Penasquitos and PB/La Jolla areas... we ate at the Rancho Penasquitos location... easy freeway access and good menu with reasonable prices.

Reviewed 29 September 2015

The food was delicious and the service was outstanding!! There were 12 of us and we never wanted for anything! The bread just melted in your mouth, the pasta sang to me, everything was so fresh!! Our waitress surprised us with a delicious dessert, of...More

Thank mary a
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Best thin crust pizza we have found in San Diego area!! Definitely a "locals spot" can't wait to go back. Loved John, the piano player/owner.

Thank ILuv2TravelGirl
Reviewed 20 January 2015

The food is average, if you are looking for top notch Italian food, look elsewhere. What Pernicano's lacks in cuisine, however, is more than made up for by being inexpensive, super family & kid friendly oriented & providing live entertainment. Mr. Pernicano (easily in his...More

Thank sdfirefighter
Reviewed 29 June 2013

My family has been coming here for 50+ years. It's been a staple stop when we all come back into town to visit our parents. Visiting La Jolla wouldn't be the same if we didn't stop in. John has been playing the piano and entertaining...More

Thank Sallyswitz
Reviewed 6 April 2013

We have been coming here for almost 20 years. The atmosphere is very homey, and the food is always great. There is a one visit salad bar that is more than adequate. The bread consists of warm rolls and butter. Yum! The pasta sauce is...More

Thank joefamily44
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Have been going for pizza every time we have been in the area. We first went there in 1986 while on vacation from Canada. Love to watch kids eat and play in the gondola. All the Works pizza is the best I've had. John, the...More

Thank Patricia M
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Turquoise St, San Diego, CA 92109-1058
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-488-2900
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