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Oltre Mare

4286 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-4006
+1 858-272-7247
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mussels” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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4286 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-4006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends recommended this family owned restaurant to us. The menu is limited, so everything on it can be good. I would alway recommend the specials, as did the chef. We had them all. The gnocchi were about as light as you can find in any...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Donald S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The owner here is a warm, wonderful woman who cooks from her heart! The food is delicious! Warm crusty bread starts the meal off. Mushroom Risotto was incredible. Wild Boar Bolognese with Pappardelle is a favorite. Just a warning! There are pits in the olives...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kathy z
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve been visiting this restaurant since they opened and always have an amazing meal. This is a family owned and operated restaurant and we’ve watched their two sons grow each year. They don’t serve alcohol, but welcome you bringing your own bottle of wine. It’s...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jane B
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We had been in Alta Marea 11 yrs ago to meet the owner of the restaurant (a friend of my mate) and we discover a friendly little piece of Italy in San Diego. Today we can say we can feel the same atmosphere of our...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Daniele Vittori... N
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We ordered the lobster pasta for two. Before our pasta they brought out focaccia bread that had a nice crust but not chewy. They brought olive oil and vinegar in cruets with the bread. The lobster pasta was fantastic! The pasta was al dente but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Michele L
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great authentic Italian meal here and love the fact that it feels like such a homey small place next time we are in Pacific beach we will definitely come back.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Petrotravellers
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a very special restaurant. Christian and Sara have created authentic Milanese style foods. My family and I decided to have our son's wedding there and it was quite a memorable feast. Our hosts designed the menu with us, also allowing us to bring...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Stephanb1126
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this small restaurant late Jan 2018. Family owned, friendly staff and great value. No alcohol licence so bring your own, no corkage fee. I had the beef risotto, the beef was falling apart, just as I like it. My wife had the lobster ravioli...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank RoverManchester
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Alta Marea is a quaint little restaurant in Pacific Beach across from the PB Library which is very nicely decorated with a handful of tables and a small patio area. Tables and ambiance was nice and open - decorated in sort of a rustic fashion...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of good here. Small and authentic. Bring your own wine with No Corkage fee. We had the whole fish of the day... terrific. Service can be slow, and the place can be crowded, but heh. It's at the beach and the food is worth...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank CarmineC324
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4286 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-4006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-7247
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