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Trattoria Ponte Vecchio

€€ - €€€Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
2334 Carmel Valley Rd, Ste A, Del Mar, CA 92014-3754
+1 858-259-9063
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2334 Carmel Valley Rd, Ste A, Del Mar, CA 92014-3754
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is a neighborhood restaurant in a beautiful setting across from the lagoon near Torrey Pines Beach. My husband and I split the avocado crabmeat salad in a light lemon dressing. The portion was ample and it was filling. My husband ordered spaghetti with meatball....More

1  Thank SanDiegoBJ
Reviewed 4 January 2016

My wife and I recently had dinner at the Trattoria Ponte Vecchio with friends. It was our first visit, though our friends had eaten there several times previously. I loved the ambience - very much like a small café in Italy. Our waitress was from...More

2  Thank David E
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Really nice local Italian restaurant. We have had great food all 3 times we have been there and the staff is helpful and friendly. I can recommend the truffle pasta, the clam sauce pasta, the gnocci, and more!

1  Thank BUsd
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The Hilton Torrey Pines recommended this Restaurant, and my wife and I were very pleased. Daniel, the Italian Owner, made us feel very comfortable on the Patio. Great view of the marsh and ocean at Torrey Pines Reserve. The Amtrak Train passes through the marsh...More

1  Thank jeff o
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Butter lettuce fresh avocado and crab meat with light lemon vinegar dressing amazing. Meatball appetizer just like homemade. Fettuccine cooked to perfection with shrimp. Chicken parmigiana a bit over breaded but good

Thank pillowandfork
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel, me, er indoors and the dustbin popped out for a bite for dinner to trattoria ponte vecchio. Bellissimo I say. Food was great - ample portions and reasonably priced - a relief considering that my Mrs appears to have spent the...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We came across this little restaurant after one afternoon at the state park beach. We had passed it so many times but never really noticed it! The first time we went, we got there when it first opened at 5pm-no reservation but they took us...More

Thank travelgirlCA1
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Trattoria Ponte Vecchio is a hidden gem in Del Mar. It is a cozy, quiet, authentic Italian restaurant right next to the Los Penasquitos lagoon at Torrey Pines Beach. The food is great and reasonably priced, and the service is good and friendly. They don't...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is our go to place when we are in Del Mar, but they had an off night this time. I guess it's allowed. The best part was the eggplant parm. The worst was the 50 minute wait from ordering to food and then two...More

Thank anselandyosemite
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We visited this with our out of town guests who had just returned from a trip to Italy. We were expecting terrific Italian food and great service. Our food was brought out just barely warm when it hit the table and that was after a...More

2  Thank Steven858
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 09:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 09:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 09:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 10:00
16:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2334 Carmel Valley Rd, Ste A, Del Mar, CA 92014-3754
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-259-9063
  • E-mail
Trattoria Ponte Vecchio is a local hidden gem located in the heart of Torrey Pines beach/reserve and south side of beautiful Del Mar. PV serves authentic Italian food with a touch of New York Style flavor. In addition to the daily specials, you will find some amazing signature chicken, seafood, vegan, Gluten free and vegetarian dishes. Don't forget to look at the Calzone and Pizza section of the menu. Our Pizza is prepared in 800 degree oven imported from Italy. Finish your dinner with a nice glass of port, Italian coffee, homemade tiramisu or cannoli.
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