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de Medici Cucina Italiana

4.5
789 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Make your next event a memorable experience in one of the Gaslamp’s most elegant and highly recommended Italian restaurants. Surrounded in an ambiance of old world charm, de’ Medici features the authentic cuisine of Italy, including a vast selection of Italian seafood specialties. Fabulous food, personalized service and attention to details are just a few examples of the high standards that set them apart.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday–Thursday 5:00pm–10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00pm–11:00pm
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Phone number
(619) 702-7228
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Ricardo Macias
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
F Street
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Parking details
Street parking
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

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.

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What 789 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLarryderm (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Although the reviews considered this an outstanding restaurant for San Diego, we found it only average. The menu was not particularly exciting, and the preparation was just so-so. Additionally, the Caesar salad made table side lacked anchovies and eggs.

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LindaO (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Had early reservations before a theater event. Five of us ate there, and each loved her meal! Great wine suggestion, too. I will gladly return!

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PatM 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Can’t say enough. Drive from No. County at least every few months to enjoy a special dinner out!!!

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AnsB 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

The foid is very nice, I love it!!
The place is good, agradável!!

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HoraceF (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

It was Valentines Day and I decided to take my family there for a special dinner. It was our first time there and we all really enjoyed it. I had the Lobster Ravioli and it was great! It’s definitely a must go to restaurant and I will be visiting again.

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Patrick (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Quintessential family owned restaurant. Mother’s recipes...great food...exceptional service!

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Earl (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We enjoy going here for special occasions. Service and food is superb.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This place may have been very good 20 years ago. I did enjoy their food which, besides the old twice-baked potatoes was tasty and compently prepared. However, at the top level prices I paid for their best dishes , and the available alternatives in the sandiego scene, you'd be foolish to go here. The service was earnest but very young. The ambience was so very tired and in need of paint. Having a tour bus loitering outside with engines running made it feel like a Greyhound bus station. A bottle of champagne allowed us to enjoy our experience of dates American Italian cuisine, but honestly I'd leave it to the tourists. If the owners want to compete for locals, they need to put some money into the front of house.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Valentines

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JuanM (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Most delicious meals! Every dish is cooked to perfection!

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