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Candor by Giuseppe
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Guiseppe and his crew do a fantastic job in this place. it has been open for a year and he has turned it into a great choice for dinner or lunch.
Dining at Candor was great, the mussels and clams were superb and the short ribs melted in my mouth. My husband had the lamb pappardelle and it was delicious. At the end of the meal they surprised us with complimentary carrot cake for our 42nd Anniversary! Thank you Giuseppe.
Great menu and nice atmosphere with a neighborhood feel.
Service was great, food also.
Love the restaurant but so disappointed they no longer offer Orichetti (spelling?) It was my favorite pasta dish in San Diego. Please bring it back!
Food was so so.
Excellent food as always. We will return again and again.
Very enjoyable dining experience across the board. Very recommended.
A new gem in the village of La Jolla.. Nice outdoor covered patio, Great food and super service. Always a greeting from the owner Giuseppe.
Food and drinks were delish! Service was excellent !
Candor's menu is well thought out, with a lovely variety of dishes to choose from. The ingredients in each of our dishes were super fresh, and presented beautifully. Giuseppe gave us several suggestions, that were as terrific as described. Service was expert and warm, too. Will return.
I've been enjoying all of Giuseppe's restaurants for many years; he knows what he's doing, serves great food in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere with happy and efficient employees. I will just add to all of this that his transition to being open again for dining in appears to be right in sync with his usual professionalism. Everyone worked seamlessly to provide a great dining experience without it being strange or awkward amidst new health protocols, etc. Candor was just as delicious and fun as ever!
The signature dishes are amazing! The white lasagna was light and fresh and the cleanliness top shelf.
Giuseppe's was such a nice treat after the quarantine. Their first night back it it was delicious.
The best food at Candor!!
Amazing attentive service as well and I have never gone to a restaurant where the owner cares more than Giuseppe!
Great food and service. It got very loud when the restaurant filled up
We sat outside. Great experience and the food was delicious. The service was excellent and we can’t wait to come back.
Wonderful service, extraordinary food from an innovative menu focusing on local fresh ingredients, a wide range of wines by the glass, and did I mention the excellent, caring service? Candor is definitely my new favorite neighborhood restaurant!
We had a lovely dinner catching up with old friends. The environment allowed us to leisurely sit and talk.
Our server was excellent. The food was very good but I would not order the whole fish again. I was hard to eat, had a lot of garlic in it (I should have asked), not a lot of fish and no vegetable other than a small swipe of vegetable puree loaded with garlic. the fish stew was excellent and the swordfish was very good.
Excellent, fresh, inventive menu. Thoughtful wine pairings. Fun happy hour selections to share.
We always enjoy our meals at Candor....they get everything right and the food is always delicious.
Lighting could use some work, but the food is fine, the wine list interesting, the service very good.
Excellent experience overall. Very fresh food in a quaint setting. Great for a date night or catching up with good friends.
Fabulous as always! Our favorite!
The service was great and the food was ok.
Food and service great. The view isn't the best but not a deal breaker.
Food made with individual plate care.
2/13/2020: Birthday dinner for a good friend. It was lovely with a nice surprise of 50% off certain delicious appetizers. The food is consistently excellent here.
Great all around
Great local spot with plenty of choices for a dinner group or repeat visits.
We came in for a quick meal as we were waiting for a concert to begin in downtown San Diego, we had a wonderful pasta dish that was clearly made with fresh materials and the fresh whole fish that had a fantastic flavor, Service was excellent seating outdoor was a warm environment
The food at this small neighborhood gem is to die for! Don't miss the tomato toast as an appetizer. Really yummy . Great wine list! Verty attentive service . Reasonable prices.
Had a wonderful experience Food and service were outstanding. Highly recommend.
Fantastic food & outstanding service! Our server was Chris S. and he was incredibly attentive. Couldn’t have asked for a better dinner. Would 100% recommend.
I ordered a seasonal chopped salad. The lettuce was young and quite yellow so it had a bitter taste to it.
The salad was supposed to have feta cheese in it and it did not.
Great ambiance, wonderfully delicious food and service outstanding!
Best restaurant in La Jolla!!! The food is delicious accompanied by impeccable service. I highly recommend. This is a neighborhood gem.
Love the food, very fresh. Home cooked Italian food at its best!!
Candor by Giuseppe does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Candor by Giuseppe also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (858) 246-7818.
Candor by Giuseppe is rated 4.7 stars by 177 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.