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Parioli Italian Bistro

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647 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2215
+1 858-755-2525
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11:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:30
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We flew across country on business, and decided to dine early. This restaurant was next door to the hotel we are staying at, which made it very convenient for walking after having been in planes and cars all day. We found the restaurant very cozy, only 12 tables, with a nice warming fire in the fireplace. Service was prompt and... More 

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Thank mulliganshores
Costa Mesa, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a charming and romantic restaurant. It has a warm and inviting atmosphere. There are big beautiful windows that open onto a lovely patio. Great wine selection and the lobster ravioli was amazing! It is so close to the beach, you can go for a walk on the beach after dinner. I highly recommend this for a romantic dinner... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stopped in for an early dinner on a Wednesday. My wife and I split an Arrugula salad. She had the Linguini Puttanesca and I had the Tagliatelle Bolognese. Both dishes were well prepared and very tasty. Our server was helpful and efficient. Overall, a nice experience for the money. Highly recommended!

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El Cajon, California
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318 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My wife and I went to the Parioli Italian Bistro tonight which is located on highway 101 in Solana Beach, very close to the Del Mar Fair grounds, for a cooking demonstration class and dinner. The class was a very informative and relaxing experience. We purchase a Groupon on line for the class which was held at a very nice... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Parioli was just ok. It honestly was nothing special in my opinion. I ordered the lobster ravioli in a blush sauce and while it was delicious, the order came with 5 ravioli for $25. Not worth the price. Two other people were in my party and I do not remember what they ordered. The décor was somewhat outdated. I wish... More 

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Oceanside, California
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We took our friends to the Cooking Class (demonstration, actually, - - not "Hands On", as we had expected, but none the less informative, interactive and DELICIOUS! The demonstration was very thorough and easy to follow (hand-out with the recipes were given to us to follow and take home). The demonstrator, Antonio, was charming, delightful, and VERY knowledgeable and passionate... More 

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San Diego, California
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to Parioli for a cooking class which turned out to be a cooking demonstration, not a cooking class, I believe it was the Owner that put on the demonstration. He was a little hard to understand, but did a nice job. He prepared 4 dishes and all were quite good although the food we received came from the... More 

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La Mirada, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner, the service was bad, the waiters we had never asked how are meal was, the only time we saw him was taking our order, bringing a glass of wine, I had to ask for more water which I had asked the other server and she never brought it so I had to stop... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Though the service is slow, the food is well worth waiting for. The veal Marsala was so tender and the salmon was baked just right. Also the wine pours here are very generous which was appreciated. Definitely a place to come every trip.

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Mission Viejo, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great relaxed dinner here last week with cousins from out of town. It is their favorite restaurant when here visiting. ( I do not understand the bad reviews other than maybe that customer lost at the races! ) We all had great dishes, Seafood risotto, a Sausage and Orechiette dish full of flavor, and Putenesca pasta that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?