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Pomodoro Ristorante Italiano

2833 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, CA 92106-2704
+1 619-523-1301
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (29 reviews)
“osso bucco” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2833 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, CA 92106-2704
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here on a Sunday night after arriving in San Diego. It was fairly busy but staff was very friendly and helpful. The tables are a bit small if you are at a table for two. They gave us some lovely fresh bread to...More

Thank Bethums
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here based on TA reviews. Nothing at all to write home about. First, there are only 2 parking spaces. We got one by pure luck. We got a waiter who sounded like he was feigning an Italian accent. Ok, whatever. The Carbonera and...More

Thank eaglesclaw121
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Found the place due to reviews. This is a great place to have a typical Italian meal. It is small, busy, efficient and serves great food from a broad menu.

Thank frankbjr527
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a great Italian family run restaurant. It was fun to speak Italian with them. Great menu with a wide range of meat, fish and pasta options. Good wine list with lots of Italian wines to choose from. Everyone at the table loved their...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We chose this retaurant because of the proximity to the hotel. We did need to wait a full 2 minutes for the hostess to get off the phone but the bartender came by and sat us. The food was good - the protein selections are...More

Thank MrsK45963
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A fine find! We were greeted by people speaking Italian and friendly. The ambience is friendly happy people- no TV, no music - with basic effective tables. The food was wonderful - I had black linguine with seafood - just great. If I hadn't been...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed the food is authentic Italian and yummy .they have gourmet coffee and my friends love the chianti .salad and pasta their goes my girlish figure

Thank john m
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our second time here - this time "pink sauce" and spaghetti which was wonderful. Good wine selection. Nice people. Great menu.

Thank barb3636
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Ohmigodddddddd ---- the things I can say about this place - but what can I say that hasn't already been said by the other 600+ people who have dined and loved it here?! First, parking was a bit of an issue, but not a huge...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

What a great find! This family run restaurant was just what we needed after a day of sightseeing. The staff was attentive, keeping a watchful eye to make sure their customers were well taken care of. I have never had such wonderful spaghetti and meatballs-...More

Thank Mary V
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can someone advise whether they have highchairs here, as the reviews mentioned no kids menus.
24 April 2017|
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Response from Mickey B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I was just there 2 days ago and they do have high chairs and a kids menu. This is truly one of the best Italian restaurants in San Diego.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2833 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, CA 92106-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-523-1301
  • E-mail
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