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Spirito's Italian Diner

2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
+1 760-720-7111
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ravioli” (23 reviews)
“cannoli” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The new “chain restaurants in the mall” were 45 minute wait so we went across the street to try Spirito’s. Yes, you have to walk up to the counter to order, but it is definitely worth it. Great, authentic, Italian food - with some great...More

Thank cheesypapa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a Friday night diner at Spirito's. The decor is very plain with about ten tables. The do a very good take-out business. It's one of those places where you place your order, pay and they give you a number to display on your...More

1  Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 1 December 2017

My husband and I travel to Carlsbad about 4-5 times a year. Spirito's is our main stop on each trip and sometimes twice if we stay long enough. We have tried various meals on the menu and they are all great but our top pick...More

Thank buyer1423
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Looking for a casual Italian dinner and someone recommended this place. It's a small place with casual dining feel located next to the CVS/Vons. There are specials on the roll out paper on the wall. Many items to choose from serving salad, soup, pasta and...More

Thank twinmom8
Reviewed 16 November 2017

My most recent experience at Spirito's was the last time I will dine in for the following reasons: - loud, cramped atmosphere - walk up to order and pay, like a fast food joint but not fast food prices - policy to give large group...More

Thank dayn16
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

You can dine in but it's pretty small. Big portions and very tasty. Be sure to check out the daily specials.

Thank copejenney
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We saw this Italian diner feature on tv and decided we would give it a try since the owner is from NJ, as are we, and we appreciate good Italian food available there. The pizza is the very best on the west coast if you...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It's a proverbial "hole in the wall" of strip mall with great authentic Italian food. Listen, I don't even like Chicken Parmesan, but I LOVE theirs with angel hair. (My BF ordered it and I practically ate all of his so I am officially a...More

Thank onthelooselive
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Like many others, we were led to try this hole-in-the-wall restaurant by seeing it featured several years ago on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives; it was really worth the stop. Upon entering the restaurant, we were warmly greeted by several people. The smell of the food...More

Thank rehclass
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Having food this since in was on Triple D, I had to try it. Had the ravioli with meat sauce and was not disappointed. It was everything that is was pumped up to be. They warn you to eat ravioli early in the week as...More

1  Thank Pastorkevin71
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-720-7111
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