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Cafe Milano

711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
+1 858-454-3806
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (24 reviews)
“bread” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
711 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5016
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick service of authentic Italian food. Take out was quick and easy. Food okay. The interior seems to have a romantic flair to it. Parking is an issue though.

Thank williamvroland
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My husband and I were dining out in San Diego and met a lovely couple from La Jolla. We mentioned we were visiting La Jolla next and asked for recommendations for restaurants, Cafe Milano was at the top of there list. We ate there our...More

Thank satellitesue1
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We stumbled upon this place on our stay in LaJolla and we were pleasantly surprised. The food was absolutely delicious and the waiter was friendly and attentive. The owner was originally from NY as are we, so he spent some time chatting with us. There...More

Thank pycastoria
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to eat on our first night in La Jolla. It's unassuming from the storefront however when you walk through the doors you are greeted like you are family and treated that way for the duration of your visit. The food was delicious...More

Thank mygrls03
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We had a great dinner at this understated restaurant.. Service was impeccable and the food was great. It is reminiscent of east coast Italian restaurants. Let's face it. Italian is best in Philadelphia, NYC and the east coast, in general. Except, maybe, Italy...

Thank BobRChantilly
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Very good Iralian food at reasionable prices. Family run restaurant with friendly service. Large menu selection. They serve real veal meals. The veal Marsala was wonderful. I will return.

Thank Emory B
Reviewed 28 April 2018

If you need to treat yourself this is the place. I bring my husband here once a month for a legit, Italian treat.

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The lobster was delicious. Everyone was very happy with their dinner.

Thank WorldtravelCalgary
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The Italian food is great. And so is the hospitality. This is a family run place and they are very welcoming. Everyone was very friendly, cheerful and sincerely wanted to help me enjoy a great meal. I highly recommend the tiramisu, the owner makes it...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Cafe Milano. The staff were very attentive, the food generous and of good quality. Wine list is approachable, very fairly priced. Only complaint is that the food could use a little less salt, otherwise very good all around.

Thank Bob W
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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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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