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Spirito's Italian Diner

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2508 El Camino Real, 2508 El Camino Real, 92008-1203, Carlsbad, California, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1203
+1 760-720-7111
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12:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Generous portions; lasagne had fresh ricotta, chopped salad enough for two! Bread seemed homemade. Lots of regulars in and out for takeout too. Don't let the setting discourage you. Great find

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Thank Emilie G
Okoboji, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought the pizza was delicious and the medium size fed us with two slices left over! The food at neighboring tables looked good, too. Casual and friendly atmosphere .

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Thank 19Corinne71
Las Vegas, Nevada
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61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Saw this restaurant on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Simple, straightforward Italian food was the promise and it was as advertised. We ordered a large pepperoni pizza, a spaghetti and meatball plate and a Chicken Parmesan plate. Pizza- was a grade A...really good pizza. Chicken Parm- was an A...fantastic! Spaghetti and meatball- was a grade C...nothing to get excited about. The... More 

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Never thought I'd be so impressed by the food in a strip mall. I had the manicotti because it's a personal favorite but I understand they are famous for the spaghetti and meatballs, which one of my party had and loved. Great prices too! Worth the visit. Seating is fairly limited.

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Thank David P
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We frequent this restaurant often. The food is outstanding and the service is top notch. Pick your favorite dish and enjoy!

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Thank T L
Carlsbad, California
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186 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

My husband loves this place which is a big compliment to Spiritos! He's pretty particular when it comes to Italian food and he finally has found a place that makes Lasagne and Eggplant Parm the way it should be, great sauce, nice cheese and not greasy! Too noisy to eat in for us but a great place to get take... More 

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Thank copejenney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Sprito's pasta is outstanding. I highly recommend the lasagna with meet sauce! My wife loved the ravioli. The service is great and run by the family. It's a must do when we are in North County.

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Thank Matt C
Wiinipeg
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had the cheese ravioli. It was wonderful and filling. Also, liked the bread they gave with it. Very friendly staff. We also purchased their Garlic Dressing to bring home with us.

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Thank Debbie495
Indianapolis, Indiana
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Not worth the rating from Guy who visited there. I had much better pizza in Italy but in SO Cal this is good pizza. Its a fast food counter restaurant but service was good.

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San Jose, California
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219 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant time we had at lunch enjoying the obviously homemade Fagioli soup (which really tasted great on a cold rainy day), the Rosemary Chicken Salad on an antipasto salad...creative and very fresh lettuce and vegetables and the Proscuitto sandwich which was a generous serving of Proscuitto, mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato and lettuce like one would get in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?