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Piatti - La Jolla
A tradition to many La Jollans, this Italian bistro serves fresh authentic regional Italian cuisine. A landmark Ficus tree takes up one corner of their very popular patio, but the bright and cheerful dining room is delightful during the day or on those chilly evenings when it’s too cold to sit outside. The menu is presented in an innovative and creative fashion offering a wide variety of pastas, pizza and grilled items. In addition, you may find many vegetarian and health conscious dishes. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday and includes specialties such as Uovo Benedetto (Eggs Benefits served on grilled polenta with basil hollandaise) along with omelets and breakfast pizzas.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Wild Mushroom Rotolo
ricotta, spinach, porcini mushroom cream
lady fingers, espresso, amaretto, mascarpone, chocolate
lemon-caper butter sauce, sauteed spinach, mushroom risotto cakes
Superb! Delicious salmon. Excellent Italian wine. Lovely evening. Many thanks.
We had a wonderful dinner outside at Piatti. The hostess, Rosie, and our waiter, Ryan, could not have been kinder or more professional.
The food was fantastic from staters to dinner. My daughter loved her cheese pizza and the wild mushroom rotolo is simply amazing.
Friends in from Texas. Food always amazing and tonite even better. We always come here for dinner!
We had a lovely dinner on the patio. Piatti has done a great job of handling the outside dining and keeping everyone safe while maintaining their wonderful service and food.
Not our first visit. Food consistently excellent. Ample portions and overall a good value for your dollar.
Great experience, celebrated my 21st and had a great time with our server Amanda. Can’t wait to come back
All as good as always.
The food was unexpectedly delicious. Super happy with the food. We will for sure return to this wonderful restaurant!!
Holiday weekend, visit from Arizona
This is our new La Jolla favorite! The menu, the food, and the service all made for an enjoyable evening.
Excellent as always. Our server Ivan was perfect!!
Excellent service, delicious food and honored my friend’s special Birthday with a custom specialized menu! Piatti’s has been a favorite of mine for years. Great experience every time!
The food was so delicious!!! Our server was on point and they split a meal for us although we didn’t even ask. We can not wait to go back.
Ordered a bottle of red wine and it was warm when dropped off. Server didn’t have another so she had to chill it with an ice bucket placing it on the floor.
Food was ok... over seasoned. Had the taste of the food in our mouths all day.
In our current environment Piatti is taking the Covid VERY seriously. So sad to see so few tables but there are doing what is necessary, unlike other places. I was hesitant to go. We sat outside in the front and there were only two other tables being used. I appreciate them being responsible.
Inspite of the current restrictions due to the Covid-19 fiasco, they are still providing great service and food making an enjoyable dining experience.
The food was delicious, as always. Prompt, friendly and professional service
Always good food and good service. Outside dining with good social distancing and Covid protection.
Amazing food and service!!!! We will be coming back!!!
The most difficult thing about going to Piatti is deciding what to order,
as they have so many great items on the menu. My food was great as
usual and tried a few bites of several of my companions' food, at
it was all unique and flavorful. Can't wait to return.
We enjoyed eating out doors and the food was excellent .
This was our second visit to Piatti and we plan on coming back every time we are in La Joya. Service is EXCELLENT food is EXCELLENT. We were celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary and we were VERY impressed that they acknowledged it by having a personalized menu for the occasion. I have never seen this gesture before. Thank you, Piatti!!!
This is the first time my husband and I have been out since everything was shut down a few months ago. We didn’t really know what to expect. Wow, I’m so glad we made our first outing to piatti. These guys really handled everything so well, we almost didn’t notice anything was different or out of the norm. From the distancing of tables, to the way staff handled food, we were so impressed. Loved this place before, and love it even more now. Have so much respect for whoever owns and runs this restaurant and all the staff there who put in 110%. Thanks for creating a little getaway from all the stress.
The old great vibe is missing in this covid-environment, but food was great as usual. Paying for bread seems petty and slightly irritating, but service and employees were great and friendly.
Excited to find Piatti’s open. Food was amazing, as always. The ravioli with lemon cream sauce is a favorite, and perfect for summer. We also love the number of amazing non-alcoholic cocktails, on the menu. So nice to enjoy a meal at one of our favorite restaurants!
Fathers Day lunch
Food was excellent, as was value. Would have liked some bread with dinner. Overall, however, a very good experience and will return.
Outstanding service and food.
Restaurant was wonderful; company I brought was not
Favorite Italian food in, at least, Southern California!
I’ve been going to Piatti’s for many years and it is always consistently delicious! The Pappardelle noodles are fantastic, I was however disappointed that they charge for the bread now
Excellent Diner. Incredible Dessert. Give them an A+++
We have dined at Piatti many times and the food is always excellent and for its locale at a reasonable price. Given the limitations as a result of the pandemic it was a very enjoyable dining experience as usual.
Great Eggs Benedict, rich dark coffee, and fresh juices for brunch.
On the beach and looking for something upscale definitely worth a visit to Piatti. Our Osso Buco and Rissoto Milanese were a delicious. Great Caesar Salad to start with anchovies, fresh bread made in house. Attentive service and keen attention to detail. Solid wine list to compliment each entree.
Dining on the patio was lovely! All Covid rules in place. Our server, Ivan, was excellent! Loved the Vesuvio pasta! Excellent !
Been a long time since went out for a business lunch and it was excellent.
Tables well spaced out outside , all wore masks and it was a delight.
Taking my 104 year old godmother out for her first meal, not in a box in her room. Her favorite restaurant did not disappoint. Thank you.
Piatti is always great. Great food, great staff, great service, great ambiance.
Piatti - La Jolla does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Piatti - La Jolla also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (858) 454-1589.
Piatti - La Jolla is rated 4.8 stars by 3768 OpenTable diners.
Piatti - La Jolla does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://piatti.com/gift-cards/.
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.