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De Medici Ristorante Italiano

815 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6107
+1 619-702-7228
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal” (19 reviews)
“caesar salad” (27 reviews)
“stuffed sole” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
815 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6107
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Living in Downtown with so many choices is great, but so many tourists in the Gaslamp often makes it difficult to find a place that works to retain local customers. De Medici was truly different from the moment we arrived. The owner, Salvatore was gracious...More

Thank Donna c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our dinner here. Ambiance is nice, a bit of a classic Italian atmosphere. We ordered a Caesar salad for 2 that was prepared tableside. It is a nice way to do it although the salad a bit too much dressing for us. Very...More

Thank n2r49rs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared an appetizer of a crab roll that was made with home made pasta and a vodka sauce. It was good but a bit heavy. This restaurant is an older Italian restaurant in that the food tends to the heavy side with thick sauces...More

Thank elaine3Southport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the luck of being at the restaurant on a Monday, where there were not so many guests. I opened with the lobster bisque, followed by their signature dish, Sole Portofino. My wife had the Blue Cheese Lettuce Wedge, followed by the Saltimbocca. All...More

Thank Jakob G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Italian food, like mamma used to make,nor rather like owners mamma used to make. We had a lovely meal, great attentive service in lovely surroundings. Eat where the stars ate, photos of Joan Collins, Jerry Lewis and Frankie Valli to name but a few.

Thank Shelley0307
Reviewed 11 September 2017

So we were looking for an Italian steakhouse and found this place. It is a wonderful little spot in the heart of the gas lamp district. The owner and staff really make you feel at home. The food is well presented here and you get...More

1  Thank Ross S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

When you are greeted with tired stale bread I figure there's not much hope. The service was very good. My veal chop was okay a little too much rosemary but was missing flavor. It is my favorite thing to order when eating out. The sides...More

Thank Eastport95
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This restaurant has excellent service, great food and coffee. Great wine list, curbside dining is also avialable

Thank capiwarnholtz
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My wife and I celebrated once again our anniversary dinner at De Medici. We requested and received our favorite waiter, Shamus. Once again, Shamus and the entire staff provided us with excellent service and food. If you have not put this restaurant on you to...More

Thank Rodney A
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our budget doesn't allow us to often indulge in first class restaurants such as this, but on vacation in San Diego with friends, they picked De Medici. Thank goodness! It was one of the highlights of our holiday! To start, I had one of the...More

Thank Travelnan8
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Terry J
26 October 2016|
Response from WEOOZE | Reviewed this property |
I am guessing about 10 blocks. I would recommend checking on Google Maps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, 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 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6107
    (F Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-702-7228
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