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Bice Ristorante

#230 of 3,766 Restaurants in San Diego
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425 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-8609 (4th Street)
+1 619-239-2423
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Hayward, California
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bice provided the best Italian meal experience we have ever had! The restaurant is lovely with white tablecloths, black furniture, and red napkins to set the ambiance. Their wine room collection is visible through a plate glass window and is very impressive. They have a cheese bar with an amazing variety of Italian cheeses picked to please. The bar has... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do have a cheese sampler before the meal. We had 7 for $24 and some olives for and extra $4. Let the cheese guy pick them. Amazing flavors. The entrees were great, I have veal scallopini.. probably the best I've ever had. My wife had lasagna. Most excellent.

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Thank Katrina J
BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Katrina, we are so pleased you enjoyed your experience at Bice! Thank you for your feedback. More 

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116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cheese bar was a positive alternative to an appetizer. We had the "Cheese Expert" select an assortment of 7 cheeses from mild to strong. We added an assortment of olives. What a wonderful choice. We both loved different cheeses and were very satisfied. My wife had veal piccata and I had the Lasagna special. Both were excellent. Some of... More 

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Thank Alfsigesy
BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by while on a date night not sure what to expect but we were open minded because we planned to just roam through the gas lamp grabbing appetizers at restaurants as we go. We had a cheese plate with five cheeses ranging from very mild to pretty strong. We also ordered a cold meat appetizer... More 

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Thank magut28
BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed our cheeses and cold cuts. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

San Jose, California
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Senior citizen talking to other seniors: This is a fine dining restaurant, and I've only been there for happy hour. It was first-class. Decent menu selections and wines, very helpful staff (my first glass of wine didn't taste right, got a replacement in a minute with a smile). Great ambiance, fine for singles, not noisy, no boisterous jerks at the... More 

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BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

San Diego, California
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My wife was in class this evening, so I returned to one of my tried and true Happy Hours that I haven't been to I a long while. I am Happy Hour Foodie and Bice has never disappointed. The Lobster " Pizza" flatbread was delicious as ever!!! And the Ahi Tuna Tartar was wonderful too. Accompanied by an Italian Vermentino... More 

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Thank drodrigz
BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your Happy Hour experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Scarsdale, New York
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147 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, good service. Nice business room and friendly staff. Really nice room for business. Happy and friendly.

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Thank David J
BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

David, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your business dinner at Bice and hope to see you again soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with my wife. We had a lovely dinner shared a few different dishes. The pasta is all made in house and they have a fabulous cheese selection. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is the service. For a supposedly up scale place the service was amateurish. Our server didn't know the menu at all.

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Thank Alan T
BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Alan, Thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your dinner and cheese selection. To further discuss the details of your experience, could you please email me at admin@bicesandiego.com? Thanks again, we appreciate the feedback. More 

Long Beach, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I'm not a big fan of fancy-schmancy places that make me feel like a bumpkin, and I was slightly concerned that this place fit that description, but I was pleasantly surprised to find these folks friendly and relatively down to earth. Having said that, this place definitely qualifies as upscale and yes, a bit pricey. The food, though! The food!... More 

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BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed review! We appreciate the feedback. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I was in town for a conference and the company hosting the conference rented this place out for us. The staff was very accommodating, as we had well over 100 people attend. Beer and wine was free for us the entire night, and the staff never slowed down w/ any orders that were made. I had the pork chop w/... More 

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BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-8609
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-2423
Description
For those on a quest to find the best Italian fine dining San Diego has to offer, you've come to the right place. Nestled in the lively and cultured Downtown San Diego Gaslamp District, just three blocks away from the San Diego Convention Center, BiCE presents an award-winning dining experience with a sophisticated menu that will take your senses on a delectable tour of Italy - all without leaving the twinkling skyline of Downtown San Diego. BiCE combines the comforts of true Italian hospitality, the wholesome ingredients of a real Italian marketplace, and the culinary innovation of the finest Italian chefs for a unique dining experience, unlike any Downtown San Diego restaurants you've tried before.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?