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
- Limited number of seated diners
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
crab fried rice, chilled cucumber slaw
lobster morsels, horseradish goat cheese
My son and I loved our meal. We had the sea bass. It was fantastic. We ordered dessert. The best I have had. However, my husband got the king crab legs. He had the meat taken out of the shell. He wasn’t happy with it and it was way over priced for what he got.
Great for any special occasion or just for the love of great food
Anniversary dinner and the service was great with Derrick
Complimentary dessert with happy anniversary written on plate was a nice touch!
Excellent first visit to Truluck’s! Will be back regularly
The food was fresh & fabulous. Our server Vi was 5 Star! He is a Fantastic Server with attention to detail. We can’t wait to go back.
Always excellent cuisine and our server Derrick is the best! Thank you!
You can always count on fantastic service here and great food. The staff really works hard to make you feel special. They are above average in every way....professional, knowledgeable, efficient and very friendly.
If you want to experience excellent food, calming ambience and superior service you must eat here! My daughter referred Truluck's to me about 5 years ago, and this has become our favorite seafood and steak restaurant.
Food was awesome and Sammy (our waiter) was even better. Great experience, worth the cost.
Delicious food! Great service!!!
The food was great although a little expensive but the service was exceptional which in itself would bring me back.
Very nice meal. Steak and seafood were all good, especially the Branzino
Took my wife for her birthday she loved it! Amazing! Food was delicious! Miso-Sea Bass was To-Die For!🔥 Our server gave great recommendations. Will book again!
Amazing cocktails, food, and the most amazing server, Matt Konop. We will be dinning again and hopefully we can request Matt.
Our first time at Truluck’s but definitely not our last!! Everything was amazing. The atmosphere of the restaurant was quaint, cozy, old world and inviting. The service was spectacular. Attentive but not intrusive. The food was outstanding. Best crab cakes I’ve ever had. The meatball appetizer was fantastic. Full of flavor! The sea bass and Branzino were delicious. Can’t forget the dessert. Carrot cake was decadent. I thoroughly enjoyable evening.
We came to celebrate an anniversary. The table had rose petals which was nice. The waiter was not to informative on the food choices. He was not that attentive. We had a very different and much better expieee ce in Naples. The service was impeccable and made the night special. Nothing else was said or done about the anniversary. Not sure if this is due to the service shortage or lack of commutation from the hoser to the waiter but not what I was expecting. It was embarrassing that he didn't acknowledge the anniversary and I hyped the place up so much . The restaurant was beautiful and the drinks and bartender Trent were amazing .
My experience here was great! The food is absolutely amazing and worth every dollar. The service was great, the waiters were very knowledgeable and kind. It was my significant others birthday and they surprised him with a really great dessert. The ambience, lighting, and noise level were also great- definitely recommend Trulucks!
Amazing food, amazing atmosphere, would recommend to anyone to eat here. Great spot for special occasions and to have amazing food with your significant other.
For atmosphere is great, but food tastes less than average. However service is excellent! Great place for dating or business!
Brian our server was amazing!!! Very personable, friendly and helpful.
Excellent service by our server, Sammy. He made our dining experience even better. Food and drinks were above par. We ordered Swordfish & Filet with Calamari & Parmesan bread for apps. Large wedge cut salad & lobster bisque as well. Side dishes were perfection with entree. Seating outside was delightful for a warm summer night. We ordered carrot cake to go as we were stuffed from the 3 course meal. One of the best food experiences in San Diego we have had in a LONG time! Will return! Highly recommend! Ask for Sammy and you won’t be disappointed!
Good place for a special occasion!
Great service and a good atmosphere. my tuna was cooked to seared and medium filet vas served well done after 1hour plus wait.
The cocktail was wonderful - appetizers took 30 min to receive and were OK for the price. Dinner continued to take a long time and the manager brought it out saying that our meal had to be replated and that was the delay. I ordered an item that was ordered on special was over cooked and did not have good flavor. I would not waste my money here again
Service was rushed in beginning and not at all at during the meal. Also there seem to be problem with air conditioner because it was hot. We were directly under vent but didn’t feel air during some period of time. It was very disappointing experience.
Great food, great service
The ambiance, live music, food, and drinks were 100% on point! Very good and great service. Will definitely be returning on my next trip down.
Waiter was great! The 3 tables around us ( unfortunately and us ) all had issues with the food. Really surprised people delivering the food were not wearing masks. We LOVE trulucks but last night for my sons birthday was not impressed
First impressions were great when we pulled into valet. Beautiful restaurant. Parked car in valet and they never acknowledged us pulling up. Both attendants were on the phone/texting. I had to walk up to stand to give them the keys. We were in a rental car so I guess they “assumed” we wouldn’t tip. We went inside. Beautiful restaurant. I visit Truluck’s Houston regularly and it’s very similar. Sat down to order and they don’t have stone crabs. What? Isn’t that one of the things they are known for? The service was good in the beginning and it slowly dwindled down to nonexistent. The restaurant was busy. The food was good and so were the cocktails. When we left the valet brought up the car and walked off. He didn’t even wait for a tip because he knew how he treated us we would not be giving one.
It was the worst service ever, food arrrived 40 minutes after salad!!!
Great quality food and service. At a top class restaurant like this you'd expect that the bread would be complimentary but it's not.
I have been dining at San Diego Truluck since it opened. Service always the very best. Food is reliable. But the PRICES have gone into the realm of ridiculous! I feel like they are laughing at us for being fools. No longer a place for a weekly outing. Too bad.
Would absolutely recommend. Food was delicious and service was outstanding!
Went for a birthday celebration. All the dishes were delicious and presented very nicely. Our waiter, Derek was very attentive to our needs and especially my girlfriend's allergies. Looking forward to returning in the future
Everything was superb! Victor was an incredible server. He made amazing recommendations and everybody at the table thoroughly enjoyed their selections. The meatball appetizer is delectable, as well as the sea bass entree. Needless to say, you will not be disappointed!
This was a combination 58th anniversary and 55th birthday. Our Captain was great he made the evening fun with his spontaneous comments, great job. The complimentary deserts were very good. The lobster dinners were equally great. Thanks for making it a fun evening. Bud Reid
Excellent steaks and lobster once again. Also the carrot cake is not to be missed.
Very enjoyable evening. Everyone was aware it was our anniversary and we had rose petals on our table. Service was great and food was delicious!
Second time here. Absolutely delicious!! Will definitely return during stone crab season!!
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 4.7 stars by 4339 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.