Firenze Trattoria

4.8
1225 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
OPEN FOR DINE IN~ We are accepting online and phone reservations. Please be patient with wait times **IF YOU HAVE A SEATING PREFERENCE FOR EITHER THE INSIDE DINING ROOM OR OUTSIDE HEATED PATIO, PLEASE SPECIFY WHEN MAKING YOUR RESERVATION. **SEATING PREFERENCES CANNOT BE GUARANTEED**



Sun-splashed by day and romantically lantern-lit at night, Firenze's flower-bedecked patio, with it's gentle fountain, is like a private courtyard in some romantic Italian villa. Come see what all the buzz is about we are certain that you will enjoy this one of a kind experience in this beautiful San Diego Italian restaurant.
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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Sweetoldbob
Tahoe
31 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It was my wife’s birthday. We had never been to Firenze, but we found the evening pleasant and enjoyable. Service was very good, ambiance was good. We were able to have a nice conversation without trouble. Food was good, not mind blowing but good.

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MaryW
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A wonderful evening celebrating a birthday with a friend. I ordered the Mussels special which was outstanding. Our server was attentive and friendly. Always a great experience at Firenze.

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vipSheri
San Diego
19 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Always enjoy the patio dining and am looking forward to hosting a luncheon
there next week.

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solan1
San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first dining out experience since COVID began. We were not disappointed . The setting was socially distanced and the food was hot! We have been doing take out and that’s the one issue I have . By the time I get home I have to reheat my meal in the microwave. This was so gratifying and delicious.

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KennethE
San Diego
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great place for outdoor patio lunch. Always excellent service

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vipsanta
San Diego
46 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Really good red sauce with sausage, sausage soup also outstanding, halibut tasteless and puree soup is tasteless. Price is high but reasonable. Did not have to pay for fish or soup. Again pasta with red sauce or the cannelloni are excellent.

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Dawn38
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Firenze's is one of our favorite Restaurants to take friends and family for any kind of celebration. We love the outdoor courtyard, the food is delicious and we've never been disappointed. Service is wonderful. We are so grateful that Firenze's has been there during the pandemic for us.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food!

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vipFoodie
San Diego
19 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had Matrimonio di Mare: jumbo shrimp, scallops and mushrooms over risotto in a brandy cream sauce and spouse had the veal &chicken stuffed cannelloni. They were both incredibly delicious.

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vipGalSereno
San Diego
45 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We always enjoy Firenze. The food is consistently good, the wine selection excellent, and the waitstaff professional and friendly. It's perfect for a night out!

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Shorty
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian we’ve had. Our guests loved it too.
Thank you for always being consistent.

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vipWino
San Diego
113 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great service! Food was tasty and the ambiance was just right. An enjoyable dinner.

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vipKimR
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always delicious and the service is exceptional.

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LisaL
Palm Springs
2 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was good, well presented.
The $15.50 Cadillac Margarita was very weak.

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MichaelL
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience4

We’ve been to this place about a dozen times. This time it was very different. Food was a big disappointment. Perhaps the place has changed hands

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viphappydorf
San Diego
33 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal, lovely service

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

The food was delicious. I will be back for sure.

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vipJohn
Central Coast
45 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

With the pandemic, all seating is outdoors in a large patio area with a water fountain. Most tables are fairly well spaced. It appears there is a 4 - 6 PM dinner crowd, then a gap and then a second shift of customers that come in for late dinner. For less people, come early or during the gap.

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MikeF
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service were great as usual. Two thumbs up!

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vipTroyA
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service. Very safe and spread out on the patio.

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vipjjincarlsbad
San Diego
24 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outside seating felt like inside. Comfortable and warm.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience! We were seated right by the gorgeous fountain. Food was delicious and service was on point. We will be back as we both wanted to try everything on the menu!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and amazing food!

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vipBobR1
Los Angeles
44 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great outdoor patio dining area, very detailed and appropriate menu, and superb food. We go there frequently.

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vipGinaD
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant! Food is consistently delicious, love the multitude of options depending on my mood! Great wine list, generous cocktails. Staff so friendly and accommodating. We are here weekly!

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vipwinophile
San Diego
63 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Neighborhood favorite. Excellent menu, wide array of choices in each category. Friendly, skilled service. On most recent visit, enjoyed the veal piccata -- tender veal, light flavorful sauce -- and the Osso Bucco, not on the regular menu and one of the best we've enjoyed in the region. We asked for details: "slow braised veal shank served with a soffrito of vegetables (carrots, celery, onion) over a saffron risotto. It is often a weekend special." We'll try it again, if available! Good wine list, too. Corkage, $25.

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JACKK
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food always good, service is always outstanding and overall value good.

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vipHillaryB
San Diego
17 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dined al fresco with friends. Food and service were excellent. Although there were many space heaters, it was a bit chilly.

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vipWilliamG
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant and staff did a great job under difficult circumstances, when the fluid Covid regulations forced them to close indoor dining in mid-afternoon. We were seated outdoors in a well-heated outdoor patio. Staff was very efficient and accommodating. And of course, the food was great. Began with a vegetable soup that was served hot. For entrees we had Salmon and Sea Bass. The green beans that came with were cooked perfectly. Portions were large enough to take some home and make lunch/dinner the next day. With all the adapting we have to do these days, the restaurant handled it all very well.

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SueB
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great dinner.

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vipstevem
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food and service . We have been there many times and it never disapoints.

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vipgRAMMY
San Diego
70 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

wonderful that Firenze is here to serve their clients even on a chilly January night.
Our server was great, the food was hot and tasty.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite restaurants, they never disappoint. Jeff the manager is great.

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LynnP
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There food is wonderful, as always. So glad that we could be there on Sunday, it was a treat.

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vipKennyKaz
Indiana
19 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food was excellent. The waiter was very slow. There were too many time gaps between being seated and and having our waiter come to the table. This continued throughout the evening between courses. This is one of our favorite resturants!

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vipLJSD
Orange County
113 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place to dine outside in the courtyard. Excellent food, drinks and service. Prices are a bit high (probably b/c of COVID) - particularly cocktails (16.50 for a martini) but happy to support them.

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PaulB
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there. The food and the service was outstanding. The waitress answer all of questions. Will go back and take friends.

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vipMjbeach
San Diego
45 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So fantastic to have a wonderful meal and great service during these crazy times.

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Homey
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Granted it has been a year since we have dined here but many times over the past 10 years. Pandemic or not, we were Very surprised to see both service and food were just not good.
2.5 hours to have a dinner for three is just not ok and It was much more expensive than I remember. Good wine list though. They must be focused RSF regulars only. Moving on.

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vipalwayshungry
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food and service always

FAQs

Firenze Trattoria offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (760) 944-9000.

Firenze Trattoria is rated 4.8 stars by 1225 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.