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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” (83 reviews)
“cavatappi” (9 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Piatti's has been a part of the La Jolla restaurant scene for many years, and its success is well deserved. It is one of a number of good restaurants in La Jolla Shores, and is the kind of place both the young and old enjoy...More

1  Thank stampwife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had three courses here. Starters were very good. For mains, I chose pizza and my wife had pasta. Neither of us were terribly impressed. The food was alright, but I really don't see how this place gets such high ratings on...More

Thank Kavick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family trip to La Jolla included parents, grandparents,a toddler and an infant. Take out food was an easy stress free option. We ordered a large variety; ravioli, lasagne; penne with lamb, tomato sauce and mint; pasta rolls with spinach and mushrooms. Everything was extraordinary....More

Thank SRP132016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and enjoyed our evening got a lovely table outside my pretty tree was well priced and I liked saffron pasta v much

Thank 3tothebeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. It's a neat place in La Jolla. The menu was great with lots of good things. Our group of 6 had calamari, carpaccio and cauliflowers cakes for appetizers. They were all delicious. We all had the arugula and beet salad. That was terrific. The...More

Thank maryaling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch and had a bottle of the rose of Pinot noir that was delicious. I had the grilled chicken with roasted corn, it was bright, fresh and the flavors were clean and not overly seasoned. My husband had linguini with...More

Thank Becky A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real gem of a place. Really attentive staff. We called an hour before and got a perfect corner table. Kids meals were varied and avoided the usual fried fair and offered decent pasta options. I'm coeliac and the GF options were varied and I...More

Thank timsmith159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This popular Italian restaurant in La Jolla Shores lived up to its stellar reputation on a recent visit before attending a concert at La Jolla SummerFest up the hill at UC San Diego. We started with a very fresh, lightly dressed Cesar Salad, and my...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Positives: *Our food was delicious. I had wild mushroom rotolo and my boyfriend had a half chicken with steamed spinach and mashed potatoes. His did not taste much of the lemon herb apparently promised, but the roast and flavor on it where still great. Portions...More

Thank Sami C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We spent a real good time at Piatti's, with family and friends. The food is really delicious. Reservation is needed. The staff is very friendly and caring. It was a very busy night and we did not have the chance to dine on the terrace...More

Thank 245sissi
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28 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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