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Juniper and Ivy

2228 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1739
+1 619-269-9036
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 14 min
16:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2228 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1739
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic! I found this place while walking around Little Italy in San Diego. I made reservations on their website and arrived early. The host was nice to seat me the minute I got there. She directed me to the chef’s table overlooking the kitchen. In...More

Thank Spencer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trendy spot in Little Italy has first rate food and a great atmosphere. We arrived without reservations and had seats in the lounge and ordered different dishes to share- all very good to above average. We hadn't been here in over a year and...More

Thank MauiScott1000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd time visiting and the memory was very pleasant; but this place has gone down hill. We arrived with high expectations and ordered 6 courses; after 45 minutes they had been served - most diners cannot keep up with that! Broth is currently a big...More

Thank TroelsJ61
Madison C, Manager at Juniper and Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, I'm so sorry to hear about your recent experience. This is absolutely not the experience we intend for our guests and we would love to try to make it up to you. If you're open to speaking further, please email our General Manager,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Start to finish, an exceptional experience. Inviting atmosphere, creative menu, fantastic cocktails. I sat at the chef’s counter, always the most fun place to be, IMO. Started with an heirloom tomato salad that rocked my world, and then moved on to the N’Duja...a delight of...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took customers to Juniper and Ivy hoping for a “special” experience based on the reviews. From the moment we got there we were being abnoxiously “upsold”. The dishes we had were disappointing. They were also very small portions. I ordered the strip steak for my...More

1  Thank jimquill
Madison C, Manager at Juniper and Ivy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jim - I'm so sorry to hear about your recent experience. There were definitely a lot of mistakes made on our end and I apologize. I really would love to try to make it up to you. If you are open to speaking, please...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible meal. We were fortunate enough to have Richard actually working that night and got to meet him. Every plate we tried was better than the previous. Worth every penny!

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

EVERY. SINGLE. THING. IS. PERFECTION. This restaurant is amazing! From the moment you walk in... your plate has a napkin with the work “SPECIAL” across your plate. The food is SO on point! You can’t make this stuff up... the items on the menu are...More

Thank TerryEgan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say enough about the wonderful meal and service that we had at Juniper and Ivy. We went with our friends to celebrate their 44th wedding anniversary and they loved it! Funny thing is they live in Carlsbad and we live in Chicago and...More

Thank RuthChicago
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Dined with a friend on a Sunday evening. Place was busy but not at capacity. Beautifully decorated. We asked to be seated at the bar where we could observe the kitchen. Menu consists of small bites, small plates and entrees. We decided to share 4...More

Thank steveprez
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Classy spot. I could pick a few minor faults, but for what it is, it’s beautifully set out and thoughtfully executed. The menu is a textual art gallery. The drinks are amazing. The service was next level, our waiter was the consummate professional, wish I...More

Thank mr_benhamin
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loretta e
23 January 2018|
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Response from aaardvark | Reviewed this property |
When I've gone early and left early I have been able to have conversations with my dinner partners until the restaurant filled up. But it is a large room with high ceilings and an energetic crowd. Near the bar, especially... More
pam l
28 September 2017|
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Response from Cecilia L | Reviewed this property |
Yes !!!! They have valet parking.
Fernando C
24 July 2017|
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Response from Cecilia L | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely casual !!! It's a nice and relaxed place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2228 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-269-9036
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