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La Taverna

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927 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4237
+1 858-454-0100
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We visited La Jolla earlier this month for five days. We visited in June as well since it is a short distance from Tucson and the cool ocean breezes are a welcome relief from summer heat. The prices at most good restaurants in this town are a little steep. But we have found a tiny restaurant called La Taverna off... More 

Thank Judith W
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This place feels authentic.. from the waiter to the quazi warm table red wine, to eating pasta dishes before salads, it reminded me of when I was in Italy. Has a really warm feeling here. On Thursdays they also have a 5 course meal for only $25!

Thank PuraVidaAmigo
Gilbert, Arizona
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This quaint little Tuscan restaurant is a real gem! We got lucky and stopped in on a Thursday night while staying in La Jolla for a few days. Tue. and Thurs. they offer, along with their regular menu, a prix-fixe 5-course menu. Each course has a selection of two or three items you can pick from. My husband and I... More 

Thank nhunteraz
Murrieta, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

La Taverna is a wonderful little hole in the wall that I truly enjoyed. I ordered "The La Jolla" which was excellent. All the food that was brought out to the table looked great. We had a large party so it was a bit tight and not recommended for large parties. But a great place for a party of 2... More 

1 Thank MsSheila2014
La Jolla, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This tiny Tuscan restaurant features an authentic menu, a limited wine list, and prix-fixe dining a couple of nights a week. A neighborhood gem.

Thank AldisBrowneIII
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Portions are nice size the Caesar salad you can easily share great place great service a must go for Italian pasta la Jolla was superb

Thank mprice68
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

While touring So. California we stumbled upon this place. Very small and they were having a Tuscan special that night. Five courses for a reasonable price! We all ordered the special and got different things--everything was delicious and served by a friendly waiter. It was not crowded (Tuesday night) so we felt like we were dining in a private room.... More 

1 Thank CarolChE73
La Jolla, California
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69 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Noticed I had not reviewed them since 2/2012. Been there at least twice in 2013 and at least 3 times in 2014. Have had the same waitress, who is from Brazil, and she does a great job. I usually get the price fixe meal and take some home. Rhonda gets an entree and takes some some. Another one of our... More 

1 Thank PeterCacioppo
Nashville, Tennessee
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I have never eaten is a restaurant this small. 7 tables inside, 4 outside... thats it! Unbelievable, but it makes for an intimate dining experience. Service was prompt and friendly from the moment I arrived. The menu has a nice selection of salads, pasta, chicken, and some seafood. I dined on a Monday evening, which is Tuscan night!! A five... More 

1 Thank GOBLUE80
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Local favorite! Monday and Thursday nights have a 5 course meal for $25 each, GREAT deal and incredibly delicious Italian cuisine. European fell inside and cute outside patio. We go once a month...sometimes more often. The 'Deal Me In Today' coupon gets you $35 worth for $20.

1 Thank Deb S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 Silverado St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4237
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?