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Bernini's Bistro

7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
+1 858-454-5013
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“walnut salad” (6 reviews)
“farfalle” (5 reviews)
“lasagna” (10 reviews)
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European, Italian, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
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11 - 20 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stopped in on our first day in La Jolla, just by chance it was happy hour which had wonderful specials. The food was superb, the patio dining was excellent, and the staff was very attentive.

Thank Quentin F
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What can I say. La Jolla is breathtaking and sitting outside under a heater at Bernini's made it all the better. The service was great. The host was pleasant and acted like he wanted us there when we were at first undecided. Ran into a...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We just moved to La Jolla and saw this Bistro which is situated on Fey Avenue. It looked cozy and inviting, so we made it a point to walk there for dinner. We made reservations ahead and we were glad that we did because the...More

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

First day in La Jolla and was just randomly walking the streets. When I got tired and hungry I stopped into the first cafe that caught my eye which happened to be Bernini's. So glad I did! Sat outside, gorgeous day, and although the scenery...More

Thank Worktotravel4
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Yes, this is our latest Discovery in our Food Adventure!!! we go a lot to The Lot😄and we always see the sing of this restaurant and said we have to try it, well we did and is the Best Italian place we try so far...More

Thank Cinthya D
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were out walking around La Jolla and walked by Bernini's and saw the TripAdvisor Certification of Excellence. We had been to the beach all day and really needed to clean up, so we went back to our hotel, made a reservation on Open Table,...More

Thank spidersuz
Reviewed 11 July 2017

From fist to steak to salads & great pizza & pasta. Bernini is a nice local restaurant for a casual dinner out with friends. My favorite dish is their pizza!

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My husband and I met our nephew for dinner. My nephew lives near by and he really enjoys the food. I had the pasta with salmon and the salmon was so tender. My husband actually ordered the hamburger and said it was great. The bread...More

Thank ClareScottsdale
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Finally a restaurant in the area that makes great food! We were losing hope in the west coast restaurants until we found this place. Varied menu something for everyone, friendly staff and great ambiance (ate outside with heater above us since marine layer refuses to...More

Thank girliesmama
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I was strolling around my first day in La Jolla and found this very cute bistro called Bernini's. I decided to sit on the very comfy patio to enjoy the late afternoon sun. The waiter, Hamdi, confirmed my choices of Lasagna in Bechamel sauce and...More

Thank traveltime111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-5013
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