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Nado Republic, Coronado, CA

Nado Republic

4.7
4.7
636 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
YOUR LIVING ROOM AWAY FROM HOME EST. IN 2018 NADO REPUBLIC IS A PLACE WHERE YOU MEET WITH FRIENDS , TASTE SOME WINE COMBINED WITH TRADITIONAL ITALIAN FOODS

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 10 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Cocktail Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Daily 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Bar Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (619) 996-3271
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighborhood
    Coronado
  • Cross street
    10th ave Coronado
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 636 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

636 Reviews
  1. foodie1

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was just ok but service and people were very friendly

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  2. Jackiez

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was excellent so delicious will definitely go back! Service was friendly and attentive but not annoying.

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  3. Gardengal

    Los Angeles

    57 reviews

    5.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our first time at Nardo and we were not disappointed. From when we arrived until we left the service was top notch. The food was top quality. The Strawberry Salad fresh and flavorful. My husband is a puttanesca freak so he chose the pizza…it didn’t disappoint . I enjoyed the Rigatoni with sausage and mushrooms in a crème sauce . We topped it off with a Tiramisu to die for….. the outdoor seating was inviting and the indoor decore is unique. The background music was pleasing to the ear. We will return on our next trip to continue our culinary delight.

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  4. DavidP

    Vancouver

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice ambience, tast food and very good service.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Arlo our server was on top of his game! Extremely attentive. Pizza was excellent and more than satisfied a diverse array of palettes.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    best dinner ever! place is very nice and the staff was amazing! cool birthday experience and the food matches the energy!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went here for a girls night and to celebrate a birthday and we had a fantastic time. No complaints at all. The food and service was amazing and the covered patio was super cute. Will definitely return here and I highly recommend it for birthdays.

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  8. KATH

    San Diego

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The ambience was amazing. The character of the decorations was fun and vibrant.

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  9. CatherineW

    Dallas

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Loved the food, the vibe and the service at Nado Republic. My husband and I sat at the bar. Jay, the bartender and our server was pleasant and made the best paper plane I've had outside my own home. My husband kept it simple with a beer. We shared a gorgonzola salad that was plenty for two and very tasty. Lots of gorgonzola which I love. Then on Jay's recommendation we had the sausage and mushroom pizza. Lots of both on the pizza and the crust was outstanding. Thin but not too thin and not so thick as to be unable to taste the other ingredients. We finished our meal with the tiramisu. It was okay but I ordered it without knowing the price and when the bill arrived, I was shocked to see it was 16 dollars! Definitely not worth it. The over priced dessert was one reason I give this restaurant a 4 and not a 5. The other issue is the seats at the bar. The stools are VERY uncomfortable. No foot rest and no foot rest along the base of the bar itself. Feet dangle down and it soon became uncomfortable and a distraction from an otherwise funky and comfy setting. Plenty of outdoor patio seating and that is good if you don't like crowds. The inside eating area is very small and gets feeling pretty crowded pretty soon. Overall, a great experience. I will recommend to friends and will return.

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  10. dfish

    Las Vegas

    164 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    164 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent venue. Great food & service. You will not be disappointed. All meals were delicious from paradise with pappardelle pasta bolognese sauce to gnocchi.

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  11. Riddler51

    San Diego

    86 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    86 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our third visit. This time for lunch. Had the pasta arrabiata and my husband the spaghetti and meatballs. Both were delicious. The wine pairing excellent. Service excellent as well. Eclectic place, with indoor outdoor seating and it is just off of Orange Avenue. Also next door their gelato store. Recommend you give both a try. We will be back for sure. Lots of character and ambiance.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    We ordered our drinks at 7:30 and had to wait until 7:55 to receive our drinks. When they brought them over, no apology for the wait either. The restaurant also refuses to serve you water if you choose not to pay for their glass bottled water. The food and drinks were good but considering the amount of quality options, would suggest choosing somewhere that valued customer service!

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  13. Twooldsters

    San Diego

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Music more hip, hop inside in very small room - way too loud. Service excellent. Food good.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    came here on valentines day and this place did not disappoint. the only thing that I can complain about is that the seatings are really close and i'm a big guy but other than that the food was fantastic and the service was great. will be coming back for future occassions

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  15. RobertN

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service is the norm here. very attentive staff. food is fresh and instantly on the table from the kitchen..............................................................................................

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  16. LeslieE

    San Diego

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A lovely little spot with excellent food. We sat outside with heaters which made it warm enough. The covered patio looks very sweet. Small indoor area. Reasonable prices. Had the nightly chef special: lasagne bolognese (reportedly his mother's recipe) that must have had 20+ layers. Definitely this place is worth a try!

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  17. DorthaK

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a perfect birthday luncheon - food, service, ambiance all delightful.

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  18. CoryS

    Palm Springs

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We brought our cousin to Nado republic and truly enjoyed the meal. The seafood pasta was fresh and very good along with the salads and appetizers A solid Italian place with a cool vibe and outdoor seating

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and drinks were delicious! Fun ambience and great service. It was perfect for before a show at the Lamb’s Players Theatre just across the street.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Very loud. Disco music and dark. Hard to have a conversation. I have been here many times over many years and it was wonderful at first but now I will only order their pizzas to go, which are wonderful. Pasta dishes too heavy and salty. Annoying they charge for bread and water and that detail is not obvious as they casually offer you water and bread but you later find out there is a charge. Just not consistent with other nearby restaurants. Also I was charged full price for a pasta side that I was told was a substitute for a main course side of veggies and potatoes. I paid for 2 full meals but missed out on my veggie and potato sides!!! They do give a 10% military discount so that is nice but if you go consider take out pizza and go somewhere else for a nice relaxing expensive dinner!!!!

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  21. Dara

    San Diego

    75 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    75 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I love the quirky and cozy ambiance of Nado Republic plus the food is delicious (calamari appetizer, lobster ravioli, truffle gnocchi) and the service stellar. . .a wonderful find!

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  22. DianeC

    San Diego

    104 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    104 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Charming place, good food, well made old fashioned, and definitely a date spot

    1 person found this helpful

  23. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is probably the best Italian food in San Diego. It’s so delicious we have it at least once a month. The staff are all so friendly.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I have lived in San Diego for 9 years. I finally have a favorite restaurant.

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Consistent, authentic and delicious food with fabulous drinks. Great meal as usual!

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  26. JuliaE

    San Diego

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The atmosphere is so welcoming at Nado Republic, it's the perfect spot for any occasion, whether for a date, or a birthday celebration. The chef has set a delicious menu with choices of pasta, salads, and specials of fish or meat. My favorites include the brussel sprout app or meatballs. The staff is excellent and make you feel right at home. I highly recommend.

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  27. RobT

    San Diego

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Always an enjoyable experience. Great food, friendly service, unique atmosphere. Small and Cozy inside or as open as you like outside. Never disappoints!

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  28. SharonG

    Central Coast

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service were both great. We will definitely be dining there again

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, drinks, and our waiter was very kind!

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  30. Zoolig

    San Diego

    36 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food and excellent service but there needs to be better communication with the kitchen.Time to upgrade those metal chairs or grab some cushioning.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was great with lots of flavor and well worth the cost. The problem was the slow service but the staff was very friendly and great. The biggest problem with the restaurant is only having one bathroom. The line at the bathroom was long and took 20-mins.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Our server was friendly but not very attentive. The salmon was over cooked but the mashed potatoes and vegetables were good. My water was empty but our server didn’t notice and we had to ask for more water. After finishing our meal he came by to see if we needed anything else (see if we were ready for our check) but we wanted dessert so we asked about a dessert menu. He told us what the options were and we ordered dessert. The crème brûlée was small and not very good $16.

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  33. ChristineT

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    We arrived early! We sat down and ordered drinks. The food was good and service was good. However, one meal came out while the rest of us had appetizers. Then another 3 meals came out 20 minutes later. Then we had to ask for the final 2. Waiter was so kind and offered up a dessert for the mix up. Cool Place, music was ok. It was busy! It seemed to have a lot of staff.

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  34. KMARS

    Richmond

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    The past was very good, for the most part. Anything with the white truffle cream-parmesan sauce is always wonderful. There were 3 of us-I made a reservation, and when we got there, we were seated at a table for two outside (no big deal—there were heaters), next to a wall, with the third seat jutting out into an aisle. Even then, it wasn’t too bad. However, we ordered focaccia and a drink that were forgotten about (at least we weren’t billed for them), and the waiter ignored us when it was time to close the check. I don’t normally leave reviews, but I felt like I should for this. I get that people make mistakes—I was a server at once, too. For the amount we paid for three plates of pasta, the service should have been much better.

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  35. Nick

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a reservation for three inside but after arriving they sat the three of us at a small two person table outside wedged between two other tables. It was very uncomfortable. Our server had a large party he was attending to, and left us waiting for long periods of time throughout the evening. He also did a poor job of explaining things like the fact that the “complimentary” bread is actually not free at all. And that brings me to the food. We order veal saltinbocca, pasta amitriciana and a margherita pizza. The pasta itself was fine but the guanciale or bacon in the dish (which isn’t mentioned on the menu) was barely cooked and very fatty. Because the fat hadn’t been rendered down it was very chewy and unpleasant. The veal was supposed to be wrapped in prosciutto but I only had a few bites with prosciutto on the underside of the dish. The veal itself had not been prepared properly and was very chewy. Overall, this was not worth the price at all, though I imagine this place will do fine just because of the heavy traffic in the area during holidays and summer. It’s unfortunate the space is being taken up by a restaurant that puts so little care into the dining experience.

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  36. CoronadoDiner

    San Diego

    28 reviews

    4.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nado Republic is a charming neighborhood restaurant. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. The Brussels sprouts are delicious. We also enjoyed the tasty beet salad. The food is not outstanding in an increasingly “foodie” San Diego but overall, it’s a pleasant experience.

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  37. JudF

    San Diego

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 26, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Understanding that it was a very busy night with limited staff, It took an exceedingly long time just to get drinks. It was about 45 minutes to get our food order. The server was friendly enough however seems to be overloaded with the number of tables he had to work with. What he returned to give our checks he never asked If we wanted to order dessert. Is over all i'd say the experience was mediocre at best.

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  38. JohnD

    San Diego

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and amazing food the owner Sandro is very welcoming such a great meal and experience!!

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  39. TimG

    Phoenix

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Let me just say that the food was fabulous. The service was fabulous, and we even met the owner who was just a great guy, and very in tune with his staff and service! This is our first time at this restaurant and we will definitely be back

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service. Our meals tasted amazing. Reservations recommended.

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FAQs

Nado Republic offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (619) 996-3271.

Nado Republic is rated 4.7 stars by 636 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 10 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Nado Republic

1007 C Ave, Coronado, CA 92118

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    10th ave Coronado
  • Neighborhood
    Coronado
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Daily 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Bar Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Cocktail Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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