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De Medici Ristorante Italiano

815 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6107
+1 619-702-7228
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“stuffed sole” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
815 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6107
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is very rare to find a restaurant that truly surprises me. But that is exactly what happened at De Medici. Allow me to explain. We had planned on going to a very good Mexican restaurant down the street, however that turned out to be...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here as a family after a show. Food, drinks, desserts = all excellent. The professional yet friendly staff made our daughter smile...and the food made everyone drool. ;) Real Italian recipes, music, and a slightly chic/upscale feeling all made a special evening even better....More

Thank Earthknight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has an old school italian feel. The food was great and used a $25 certificate we received with our zoo tickets from restaurant.com. In the gas lamp district so we walked from the pineapple hotel. It was great the owner took our order reminded me...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Went on a Wednesday night on recommendation of hotel concierge. Great recommendation! Classic style inside. Top notch service. I started with a bowl of lobster bisque. My wide chose one of the specials, the sole portofino - great dish, with perfect cut of sole stuffed...More

Thank lalittles
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We were walk ins and seated very quickly. The service was excellent. Colleagues had a mixed seafood pasta dish, the lobster ravioli was great. As was the lobster bisque and ariabatta penne. Wine was reasonably priced. Would definitely go again.

Thank 3boyz3Madison
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went for dinner and all I remember is it was good but not memorable. Fairly crowded place because it is popular.

Thank Jerry T
Reviewed 31 October 2017

It's always a challenge on a Saturday night getting a table at a restaurant without a booking, but when there are 20 of you, it's even more difficult. Walked past De Medici, and chanced it. Amazingly enough, they managed to put some tables together, and...More

Thank AlexSmith1969
Reviewed 29 October 2017

asThe best thing about this restaurant was the incredible, courteous and friendly service. And the incredibly comfortable chairs that invite you to linger for hours, as our party of 6 did. No pushy wait staff pushing more drinks or more food, or to hurry. We...More

Thank southam97
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Tonight I had the de Medici signature sole portofino dish, and it was amazing! Stuffed with lobster, crab and shrimp and baked golden brown, the sole was served on a bed of the most incredible potatoes, with carrots and Brussels sprouts. Love this restaurant --...More

Thank indymama1
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Living in Downtown with so many choices is great, but so many tourists in the Gaslamp often makes it difficult to find a place that works to retain local customers. De Medici was truly different from the moment we arrived. The owner, Salvatore was gracious...More

Thank Donna c
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Terry J
26 October 2016|
Response from WEOOZE | Reviewed this property |
I am guessing about 10 blocks. I would recommend checking on Google Maps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6107
    (F Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-702-7228
  • E-mail
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