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Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House

8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122-1085
+1 858-453-2583
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone crab” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (108 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122-1085
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very knowledgeable waiters who know how to assist guests food, wine and alcohol. The seafood is fresh and very appealing. The steaks were good. Excellent service from seasoned waiters. Live jazz and piano made the ambience lovely. Went for a Business dinner but will return...More

Thank annhW1123AF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother had wanted to go as he read it was the Number 1 restaurant in San Diego. We went here for my Mom's 80th Birthday. Very attentive. We waited for a few minutes for our table which gave us a chance to appreciate the...More

Thank Sheromie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best seafood i've had in whole coast! Great intimate setting, tasty food. That was a fantastic date night. Thank you so much for this place. we will come back

Thank kvano2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoy the seafood and the service. I know tht the food is fresh. The service is great and the ambiance is worth the visit.

Thank PeterGast26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

never again...its pricey,great view, service lousy, i ordered prawns,my favorite, so i know a prawn from a little bigger than a cocktail shrimp, needless to say we won t be back..

Thank traumitized
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the Crab Cake which was well seasoned, the taste was balanced and the sauce was very nice, great job to the chef. The Lobster Bisque is as good as it gets, absolutely lovely! I can still remember the flavors and is memorable, would...More

Thank daikin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had my husbands birthday dinner here. Great ambiance and the food was fantastic. Loved the fresh seafood platter and my husband enjoyed the ultimate rib eye steak. Unfortunately no room for dessert.

Thank MsQBO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truluck’s fine dining is a wonderful place to go in San Diego, very accommodating, food is very tasty, the sea bass, steak, salmon and lobster tails are cooked to perfection and the waiters are very attentive. It’s graduation celebration for my daughter and Truluck’s made...More

Thank Maricon E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time there and my husband and I were very impressed!! The restaurant was lovely though a bit dark for me ; the tables were impeccably set and the service was excellent. The food , however, was the epitome of delicious. My...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great food, service and ambience. Pricey. Nice selection of seafood and steaks. The decor is beautiful.

Thank wjack
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Yes they did the night we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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: 8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122-1085
    (La Jolla Village Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-453-2583
  • E-mail
We invite you to escape to Truluck's. A getaway for the senses. Come savor the freshest Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle.
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