Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - La Jolla
Come savor the freshest Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle.
Best Seafood Restaurant in San Diego 2016 – USA TODAY’s 10Best.com
Best Special Occasion Restaurant 2016 – San Diego Magazine Readers’ Choice Award
#1 Best Seafood in San Diego, 2016 Diners’ Choice Award – OpenTable
Best Seafood Restaurant in San Diego 2015 – USA TODAY’s 10Best.com
Best Overall Restaurant, Best Seafood and Best Happy Hour 2016 – La Jolla Village News
Gold Medallion Award for Best Seafood Fine Dining, San Diego– California Restaurant Association
Best Seafood Restaurant in San Diego 2014 – Zagat
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
New England Pan-Seared Scallops
colossal size, with golden beet pesto and herb oil
Favorite restaurant in San Diego! The whole experience is amazing, worth every penny!
All in all a good dinner, excellent service. Food wasn’t quite as spectacular as we’d hoped, except for the baked Alaska dessert. We both woke up several times during the night with indigestion. We had crab cake, lobster bisque, sea bass, crab legs and scallops. The food was a bit over seasoned with too much pepper and quite rich. We’d possibly go back again and hope it was simply an off night for them.
Truluck's in La Jolla is a very special experience. We have visited for several special occasions and have enjoyed the food, the service and the experience.
Excellent food and outstanding service! Thank you, Trulucks’s
Amazing food, wine and service. Provided a complementary dessert for our celebration.
Excelente as always. Perfect customer service from Charles.
Great experience for my wife’s birthday Birthday
Great food! Dotting service
Victor was beyond wonderful. He made our grandson’s graduation dinner especially fabulous.
The CRAB DIP TARAMASALATA is a very tasty way to start dinner. We also recommend the "baked" Alaska
Amazing food/- meagan was our server and she was awesome.
We absolutely love coming to Truluck’s. The food, ambiance, and service are always top notch. Can’t wait for next time.
Dinner was lovely. Truth be told we made our reservation 6 weeks in advance and were eagerly anticipating Stone Crab foe this special occasion, which unfortunately was not available this time. We do appreciate the newer vegan options on the menu!
Wonderful dinner. Shrimp cocktail was exceptional as was the whole Branzino.
Overall best seafood in San Diego. Never disappoints.
The food was very good, though a little spendy. The Miso Sea Bass was particularly tasty.
Excellent food & service ! We always like it, just this time I didn't find crab claws :(
We went for my 25th birthday and it was the finest dining I have ever experienced and the food was AMAZING!!!
Another awesome dinner at Truluck's! We started off with cocktails...Red Door. For appetizers we had the shrimp cocktail and parmesan butter rolls, excellent! Next a Ceasar salad. For entrees we both had the South African Lobster Tails, Lyonnaise potatoes and asparagus. The lobster tails are the best we've ever had. We ended us so full we had to pass on dessert. Wonderful meal as always!
My husband and I went to Trulucks for our anniversary. This was our first time. The greeter at the door was very welcoming. We were immediately seated to a private booth, with rose petals on our table. I thought to myself, this was going to be a great evening! We were immediately given water, and a “happy anniversary ” greeting by who i later found out was our waiter. He didn’t introduce himself, and typically a separate staff member serves water, which caused some confusion on my part. 10 minutes later i had to ask a passing staff member to get my waiter so I could at least order a drink. He showed up, and starred at us, and basically asked “what do you want”. I explained to him that this was our first time, and maybe HE could suggest what we could order. I have never been to an “upscale” restaurant and treated that way!
He did, however, improve his demeanor soon after. And offered a free dessert, which was a nice touch.
The food was delicious, but unfortunately the first impression ruined it.
Amazing experience. Food is always great but the service is what really sets it apart. Special thanks to Olivier who is a real professional. He took excellent care of us and we felt pampered throughout. And kudos to the beverage director who has taken their wine and spirits level up a notch. They pour Remy Martin Louis XIII by the ounce or half ounce which is wonderful. A small taste of luxury that doesn’t break the bank. A wonderful experience all in all. Thanks again for everything and can’t wait to return.
Thank you for a great evening as we celebrated our 24th Wedding Anniversary. The food was so good, and you made us feel special on this special occasion. Thanks!
Great quality food. Unsurpassed service victor was grear
Delicious food, drinks and very attentive service. Don't miss the desserts either!
My husband and I celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary by having an amazing dinner at Truluck’s. Everything about our experience was superb! They have the freshest ingredients from the oysters to the crab to their steaks. Looking forward to our next visit.
I absolutely love this place! My husband and I came here for dinner to celebrate our wedding day, and it was definitely the best experience I’ve ever had. The hostess smiled and greeted us as soon as we walked in, and our server was amazing! The food!!!!!! I can’t even explain how AMAZING our dinner and cocktails were, you’ll have to go find out yourself!
Service and food was amazing. Understand the modified menu due to recent events but can’t wait for the return of the full menu.
Our server, Victor, was outstanding!
Food was excellent with the exception of the calamari appetizer.
Live entertainment made for a nice background.
Incredible service and even better food. Will definitely be back!
Highly disappointed in my experience. Booked the reservation 3 weeks in advance and did not have the crab claws that I was looking for to. The filet ordered medium rare came to the table medium. The Nuevo Old Fashion cocktail was not mixed properly and the crab fried rice had a sweet taste to it. Live music had a nice touch to things. I spent over $300 for two on a meal I was expecting more from. Especially when Fleming is across the street.
Fantastic, great food. Would come back and Victor our server was awesome.
Truluck's continues to be one of our favorites. The service (Matt on 6/3) was outstanding and the food was exceptional as always. Great venue, wonderful atmosphere, and over-the-top service.
Great Food Great Service Great Place Great Location
Amazing dining experience.
Delicious food and great atmosphere, thank you for helping us celebrate my husband's birthday!
Great Surf and Turf! Great Service. Very enjoyable dining experience.
Truluck's La Jolla is one our favorite spots to dine when we are in the area. It's always been consistent with an exceptional dining experience. We enjoy dining at the bar, a bit more "happening" and the barteneder's service is always top notch. This time we shared the Crab Louie Cocktail, very good, recommended. For our main course we shared the Branzino, and can honestly say it was one of the best Branzinos ever. The fish was cooked to perfection, large portion, whole fish, light, with no bones, and the flavor was amazing, delish... highly recommended. To complimenmt the fish we had a bottle of Cloudy bay Sauvignon Blanc, and at $68 is very reasonable. Looking forward to another visit soon.
As always the food and service were Excellent! From the appetizers to the main entrees everything was perfectly prepared and our server was perfectly attentive. The only reason I didn’t give the ambiance 5 stars was because it was a little too dark inside for my liking and those at my table whose age range was from 25-70 yrs old.
Amazing service and food
Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - La Jolla offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (858) 453-2583.
Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - La Jolla is rated 4.8 stars by 4185 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.