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Cafe Milano

) #36 of 1,050 Restaurants in La Jolla $$ - $$$ Italian
711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
+1 858-454-3806
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was "good" and not "great" . Six of us went for dinner on a Monday evening . We were there only customers which was a bit weird .I had osso buco . We started with shared appys ; calamari and a caprese salad ....More

Thank rdmiller_pcj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family group was in La Jolla for the week and went for dinner the first night to Cafe Milano on Pearl St. It was perfect right from the walk in the door. Friendly greeting and a feeling of special attention. We were a group...More

1  Thank drdfsdaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our last night in LaJolla and we had been using Yelp to find local restaurants. We were not impressed with any of the restaurants suggested by Yelp. We were walking around LaJolla deciding where to eat when we stumbled upon Cafe Milano. The...More

Thank baddiamond
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Had dinner here with our family of four. Easy location to spot with the classic Fiat sitting outside. Fantastic service - greeted by the owner, then served by a friendly, attentive, professional waiter. Food was spot on for both the adults and our finicky kids....More

Thank 828mark1961
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The food was spot on and the prices where not bad. Authentic as it gets in the States. Great people run it and the service is the best.

1  Thank W302
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about the food and service here. It's a small and plain storefront, but once inside you can feel the Italian authenticity. They make their own noodles and their tomato sauce is so fresh and delicious. We ordered chicken fettuccine alfredo and...More

1  Thank GoGoWhoa
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Went with a few friends on a Tuesday evening. This place can easily be missed as it is not on the ocean or in the busier section of downtown La Jolla. It is a very simple yet functional Italian restaurant. The owner seats you and...More

1  Thank FrequentTraveler1225
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at Milano's - well prepared, nicely presented, and most importantly, delicious. I had chicken-stuffed cannolis with a delicious red sauce. My wife had a dish that featured chicken, artichokes, mushrooms, and sun-dried tomatoes - also excellent. For dessert we split the...More

1  Thank R6Man
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My girlfriend and I eat here often and the food is always high quality with good prices especially compared to the overpriced trendy places so popular with the cool people who know nothing about Italian food.Wines are excellent and fairly priced as well. This restaurant...More

Thank raferen
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Four of us had dinner here last night and while the food was good, the service was very rushed. Before we had a chance to finish our salads, out came the entrees. Our server had to push the salad plates aside to get our dinner...More

Thank AndySanDiego
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-3806
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