Pasta Restaurants

106Salvucci's

Address: 935 J St., San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Salvucci’s is more than just a name. It’s food, rooted in our culture and traditions. It’s recipes, passed down from generation to generation; each adding their own unique touch while still honoring the integrity of the original flavors. It’s community, where neighbors are family and bonds are built and strengthened around the kitchen table. Salvucci's Ristorante brings delicious, homemade meals, pairing traditional Italian recipes with locally-sourced ingredients. The menu includes daily homemade pastas, hand tossed wood-fired pizzas, fresh seasonal salads, and fresh baked breads. Learn More »

109The Cuvée Club at Covo

Address: 1205 Prospect St Suite D, La Jolla, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
The Cuvée Club at Covo
Supper Club Nostalgia in The Modern Era The Cuvée Club at Covo is a revival of the supper club, a classic concept for a dining establishment dating back to the 1930s, where patrons could retire for an evening of mixed drinks and upscale dining and entertainment. We pride ourselves in continuing this nostalgic tradition by keeping all the meaningful elements that make a supper club while adding a touch of Southern California culture. Learn More »

107BiCE Ristorante

Address: 425 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
BiCE Ristorante
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BiCE Ristorante skillfully fuses the elegance and trend-setting gusto of modern Europe in the historic San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, while introducing patrons to contemporary Italian cuisine melded with California ingredients. Executive Chef Mario Cassineri has created a menu that entices palates with amazing flavor combinations as his attention to detail and presentation mesmerize guests. Start off the night with the Prosciutto con Burrata, 24-month aged prosciutto paired with creamy burrata cheese that will surely tantalize taste buds with its perfected meat-and-cheese combination. Indulge in the Orzotto all’Aragosta e Burratina: “risotto style” barley with Maine Lobster, fresh tomato and burrata cheese, ... Learn More »

107Trattoria i Trulli

Address: 830 South Coast Highway 101, San Diego, CA  92024   Make a Reservation
Trattoria i Trulli pairs fresh ingredients with traditional Italian tastes and welcomes all to dine in a warm, hospitable atmosphere. Great pride is taken in the extensive and meticulously chosen international wine list which helps provide the best experience Encinitas has to offer. There are international white and red wines from Santa Maria, Paso Robles, Germany, St. Lucia and many other regions of the world. Sit inside the enchanting dining room or on the exclusive patio overlooking Italian shops, buildings and an urban neighborhood. Come in for lunch or dinner and choose from a wide variety of entrees which include ... Learn More »

107Pomodoro

Address: 2833 Avenida De Portugal, San Diego, CA  92106   Make a Reservation
Pomodoro
Taking inspiration from a primary ingredient, Pomodoro Ristorante boasts a décor that features more than one nod to that master fruit, the tomato. With curtains hanging over the dining room’s large windows and accent pieces that could have come from Grandmother’s home, Pomodoro is both casual and comfortable. Fresh, house-made pastas and sauces drive in that home-away-from-home feeling, while the full menu of sumptuous Italian specialties confirms you’re in a special place. The heated patio makes dining al fresco a possibility any time, especially with the Point Loma breezes beckoning us out to play. Learn More »

106Asti Ristorante

Address: 728 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Asti Ristorante
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Amidst a sea of Italian restaurants, Asti Ristorante in San Diego’s Gaslamp District is one that should not be overlooked. Specializing in Northern Italian cuisine, Asti does not disappoint. Whether you stop in for lunch or for dinner, Asti’s extensive selection of hand-made pastas, fresh seafood or traditional chicken, beef or veal entrees are sure to please even the pickiest diners. The restaurant offers outdoor seating overlooking the Gaslamp’s bustling 5th Avenue, as well as indoor dining in the restaurant’s meticulously decorated dining room. Asti Ristorante is one of the few restaurants in downtown San Diego that can please both ... Learn More »

106The Godfather

Address: 7878 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA  92111   Make a Reservation

108Primavera Ristorante

Address: 932 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA  92118   Make a Reservation
Primavera Ristorante
Editor's PickSpecial Offer
With its intimate, reserved, and romantic ambiance and soft floral palette décor, Primavera strives to provide each guest with a sense of being on vacation while dining. Situated between shops and cafes on Coronado’s Orange Avenue, Primavera brings a little bit of Italian culinary heaven to us right here in San Diego. The restaurant’s menu is loaded with color and flavor from appetizers to desserts. They also have nightly seafood specials along with an extensive menu of entrées and a great selection of pastas, salads, chicken, and meat. Primavera’s extensive wine list contains an assortment of choices suited to pair ... Learn More »

107Osteria Romantica

Address: 2151 Avenida De La Playa, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Osteria Romantica
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Osteria Romantica provides a chic, casual, and relaxing atmosphere for enjoying wonderful company, cuisine, and drink. This restaurant was designed to reflect the osterias of Italy, where locals commune around fresh food and good wine; indeed, La Jolla Shores locals and visitors alike raise their glasses—and forks—to the common goal of enjoying authentic cuisine and company. As the likes of Pavarotti and other legends woo you with their crooning, Romantica’s sophisticated décor invites you into an intimate setting punctuated by nostalgic accent pieces and mementos. Similarly, the refined yet hearty menu of Italian specialties is both familiar and intriguing. The ... Learn More »

106Q Restaurant and Sports Bar

Address: 2725 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA  92054   Make a Reservation
Q Restaurant and Sports Bar
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Tuned in to what diners really want, Q Restaurant and Sports Bar serves as a true neighborhood hotspot that features not only prime drink specials but also a casual and friendly environment suited for sports fanatics and families alike. This Oceanside eatery is open for lunch, dinner, and late night cravings, and offers quite the spread of classic American fare, along with some international inspired favorites. All of their tasty food selections wash down nicely with any of their fine drink options, which taste even better during Q’s twice-nightly happy hours. And did we mention their grandiose display of HDTV ... Learn More »

106Romano's

Address: 2718 B Street, Julian, CA  92036   Make a Reservation
Romano's
All selections are made on the premises and feature traditional italian dishes as well as innovative specialties. Whether your mood is for spicy apple cider sausage pork loin in cinnamon, garlic and whiskey sauce halibut in florentine sauce or the more traditional Italian fare of pastas and pizza, For finale, share a tiramisu or cappuccino. Learn More »

107Il Fornaio - Del Mar

Address: 1555 Camino Del Mar #301, Del Mar, CA  92014   Make a Reservation
Il Fornaio - Del Mar
Step inside Il Fornaio and take a culinary journey through Italy. Early mornings bring rustic, crisp crusted bread hot from the oven accompanied by the scent of fresh brewed espresso. During lunch and dinner hours, pastas and flavorful sauces simmer while meats and vegetables roast over hot coals. Learn More »

105Buca di Beppo

Address: 705 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Buca di Beppo is neighborhood restaurant where guests feast on family platters of real Italian specialties in a boisterous, celebratory environment that recalls the Italian-American supper clubs of the 1940s and '50s. It's the marriage of Italy's oldest cuisines and the bounty of America, rich in tradition yet alive with innovation. Learn More »

106Parioli

Address: 647 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA  92075   Make a Reservation

107Chianti

Address: 644 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Chianti
RecommendedSpecial OfferPrivate RoomGift CertificatesOutdoor Seating
It’s often hard to choose a restaurant on 5th Avenue in the Gaslamp. There are many enticing hostesses with even more enticing menus on display out front, but with so many options, it can still be a difficult choice to make. Luckily, there’s one restaurant on 5th that emits a radiant glow of friendly service, quality food, and reasonable prices. Chianti has been a 5th Avenue mainstay for nearly a decade for many reasons, including the knowledgeable staff and fresh, delicious, authentic Italian food. The décor is elegant and relaxing, with paintings of the Italian countryside adorning the walls and ... Learn More »

106Trattoria Acqua

Address: 1298 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Trattoria Acqua
Trattoria Acqua promises to whisk diners off to the Mediterranean, mirroring Italian seaside restaurants in cuisine, ambiance, and proximity to the water. The restaurant’s practically unrivalled location overlooks the crashing waves of the Pacific at La Jolla Cove; the dining room’s rustic charm and the courtyard’s lush greenery both offer a tranquil atmosphere with a hint of old world charm. Chef Damaso Lee’s menu of Italian coastal cuisine emphasizes fresh seafood, although also offers decadent pastas, meats, and game dishes. The award-winning cuisine is inventive, the ingredients fresh, and the selections decadent. An outstanding wine list adds perfection just when ... Learn More »