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Volare Italian Dining

€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
3528 Barnett Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-3208
+1 619-224-0030
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“spumoni” (2 reviews)
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
3528 Barnett Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-3208
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We stayed at the Old Town Inn and this restaurant is only about a half mile walk away. The appearance is deceiving -- located in an industrial building with nothing on either side, it appears uninviting. But the experience is well worth it. The staff...More

Thank Anita F
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This place is great. Nothing fancy. I would love it if they renovated the decor but, I guess it doesn't effect the food. Speaking of food...excellent quality for the price. Old school, homemade, delicious.

Thank cindywinter67
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We have driven by many times, & tonight decided to try for dinner. All I can say is Excellent! We could smell walking up the aroma of the different dishes. My husband ordered the mussels with linguini in a garlic sauce, & ordered the lasagna....More

Thank Carla W
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This neighborhood Italian eatery is a must visit good, old style Southern Italian dishes. Portions are huge but prices are very reasonable and the food is good. Pizzas are a specialty as well as various pasta dishes. While the meatball is a must, pass on...More

Thank Dart59
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a place that is about food and family. The food is terrific--family recipes handed down through generations. My husband and I had a coupon to try Volare when we were dating and have been coming here ever since. My kids grew up going...More

Thank azurevista
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My friends and I went there only for dessert because my friends raved that this is where there is the best tiramisu, and it was the best I've had!

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We've driven by this place dozens of time. We had tried to dine here one evening, but it was a bit crowded. We came back on a rainy Friday night, and there was no wait (success!). It's a completely no-frills establishment with comfort-food Italian. The...More

Thank swimmergirl8787
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a real hole in the wall place serving great Italian food. The prices are very reasonable and the serving sizes are huge. The service is a little slow but it is all made up by the great tasting food that is served here....More

Thank EnjoysTravelling_007
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Looking for a good local place to eat and went here after reading several reviews. Totally worth it. Nothing fancy, service is slow but food is great, good size portions at reasonable prices. Location is not the best location next to an adult superstore. Chicken...More

Thank Jilleyfish
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This small Italian Restaurant is situated in an industrial area. Don't do a drive by and don't let the neighborhood turn you away! The food and service were fantastic. Very generous proportions so go hungry. Indulge in the homemade desserts...the spumoni was wonderful. Convenient location...More

Thank rsphillygirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3528 Barnett Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-224-0030
  • E-mail
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