de Medici Cucina Italiana
Our restaurant is available for events that would require a private room or full venue buyout. The maximum dining room capacity is of 135 guests and our heated patio can accommodate 35 guests. A full venue buyout would include both dining room and patio seating.View Private Dining Details
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Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Al llegar nos sentaron en una mesa pegada a la ventana y había una cucaracha en la mesa y la persona que nos atendía trató de matarla y luego nos movieron de mesa....!!!! El lugar estaba oscuro y algo viejo el mobiliario.
The atmosphere and wait staff were terrific. I had the New York steak with mushrooms. It was cooked perfectly. The rest of my family also enjoyed their meals. I would highly recommend this restaurant. You should definitely try the chocolate martini. It won’t disappoint.
Our favorite Italian Restaurant. Sole Portofino is magnificent. We love the lobster ravioli and filet spaghetti meatballs. You never go wrong with any choice here.
Food was amazing!!!
Food was excellent and service top notch. Caesar salad made table side and interesting to see all of the ingredients (along with a little history lesson. Went with parents and Mom said the chicken Marsala was the best she ever had. Lobster bisque and lobster ravioli also great along with the calamari fra diavlo (sp?). Desserts great as well. Great wine list but my only complaint would be a few more local IPA selections. Overall, highly recommend.
This was one of the finest dining experiences my bride and I have ever had. Their attention to detail, attentive team service, comprehensiveness of menu was outstanding. And they still do a classic tableside Caesar Salad. I can't say enough about this restaurant and we'll definitely be back.
This was a very tasty Italian restaurant. From the table side preparation of our Ceasar salad to delicious meat, marinara, and Alfredo sauces this place is a real delight. The service was a little slow but the staff was very kind and accommodating. Highly recommended!
Service was great. We both got the lobster bisque which was fantastic. I got the seafood delight ($30). Was not impressed. The ravioli were lackluster and the cannelloni tasted frozen. The noodle part tasted as if it was made a while ago and frozen then heated back up. The seafood filling was hard and fell out in a large chunk. Definitely not worth the price. My husband's pasta was good, but nothing to write home about. I might have ordered the wrong thing, but still...for a pricey/fancy restaurant, I expected better.
We were with two other couples and all 6 of us enjoyed our meal immensely. We had a wonderful server and all in all a lovely evening. We will definitely be back again.
We were there for a business meal. It was our company and one of our vendor companies. The food was outstanding as was the service. My only challenge was it was a bit noisy which made it a bit difficult to hear everyone at the table as we discussed different business topics. I should have asked for maybe a quieter area. Other than that the experience was outstanding. There were six in our party.
We dined here this week for the 1st time. we came with another couple before going to a play. The food was very good but the service was not good. Our waiter was hard of hearing but didn't tell us that. It would have been good for him to make us aware of that. We got the wrong salad. When that happened the owner came to our table & told us about our waiter's hearing problem & brought us the salad that we ordered. The waiter was very slow & not very attentive. The food was very good. If we return we will definitely ask for a different waiter. The owner was very nice & attentive.
Our server, Lucas, was fantastic! Very thorough, entertaining and has been known to make a great (table side) Caesar Salad.
In addition, the food was amazing, traditional Italian dishes. Highly Recommended!
Sal and his staff are amazing. You want 1st class. This the place!! Best Italian meal on the strip.
Hi, I don't write many reviews, but living in Downtown San Diego and having family in NYC, and traveling there at least twice a year, trying the best restaurants, I haven't found an Italian restaurant in NYC that is this good! And we have been to all of the so called " best restaurants " trust me, De Medici rivals all of them! Just outstanding food and service!! Jack and family..
Very nice evening. Lucas, our waiter was attentive and made for a nice relaxing dinner. The food, as always was outstanding.
Yummy pizzas, and great salads and appetizers, too! The staff is as friendly as can be...
The staff was amazing and the food was superb!
Prom! :) Super nice restaurant, it was so beautiful inside and the bread and dinner was delicious!
A wonderful experience with delicious food and excellent service in the Gaslamp District of San Diego, CA.
Waiters and bussers were a bit too aggressive. We felt rushed.
Just wonderful food and service. Doesn’t get any better.
Awesome food and drinks. Abel was one of the best servers I have ever had! He really knew what he was talking about.
Solid selection of authentic Italian dishes served in a traditional Italian setting; it had a real New York “feel” to it. The service was well paced and the food was spot on.
Nice, authentic Italian restaurant in Gaslamp area (a breath
of fresh air in an area overwrought with bar-type restaurants, and steak houses)! Waiter was friendly, attentive and personable, but not overly so). Great house specialty sole fish dish and veal piccata - delicious Gavi wine!
A really fantastic dining experience - wonderful, freshly made food and an amazing Caesar Salad made infront of us. The waiter was completely excellent - highly recommended
This is a superb well run restaurant.
Annual visit to San Diego, (family)
Great food and service in this “old school” Italian eatery. The pace of dinner was excellent and the chef’s special was delicious.
We ordered three starters, eggplant, cannelloni stuffed with seafood, and fried calamari....eggplant was an old family recipe, but seemed more stewed than grilled....the seafood stuffing in the cannelloni was chewy, and the calamari wasn’t tender.....
Other than some issues with the starters, the service was great, music very soothing, and decor old world.....
Another time we dined here, we had their signature dish which was outstanding....
One of the last of the Old School restaurants where highly trained staff serve top notch foods including all the table-side classics that the modern establishments find too labor intensive. I enjoyed a beautiful obviously aged steak that was full of flavor and tender beyond belief. My partner enjoyed wild caught pink abalone- beautifully prepared- a special treat of an extremely rare dish. This is a place that everyone should experience- the wonderful world of Old World Service!
It was our second time at the restaurant and it was great. There were 4 of us and we all liked our food but my husbands pounded veal dish was by far the best of all of us. We also had the bruschetta and Caesar salad, which was top notch as well.
Excellent service and great food! Caesar salad prepared table side.
Excellent food and service. Also memorable for a waiter who took me to a lower priced meal because he thought it was better. All to often its the other way just to run up a bill.
Everything was just right! Our server Sarceño was excellent. The dishes were flawless. We would definitely go back. Bravissimo!
Every visit is always great. Very pleasant atmosphere. Our server, Juan, is fabulous. Food is fantastic always.
Amazing food and hospitality. This is a not to be missed experience! Every dish we had was phenomenal. The table side ceasar salad, house special sole, pasta, and deserts were fabulous. The service and the people are impeccable. We will be back!
Sal made us feel right at home with his stories of all the celebrities that had visited over the years. And the food was spectacular! Breadcrumbs made with his mother’s recipe?what could be better!?!? Maybe a 16 oz veal chop Parmesan pounded so thin it resembles a pizza. What a glorious dish!!! A definite keeper and we’ll most definitely be back next trip. Outstanding!!
This is our favorite spot when in the Gaslamp. If you like fish, their house special is incredible.
My favorite restaurant in San Diego! The service is excellent.