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  • Mavevip
    San Diego •11 reviews
    Dined 1 day ago
    What an awesome concept! Who doesn’t like a restaurant where it literally snows inside? Really enjoyed the creative ambiance, the friendly staff, and the food was good, too. Can’t get a reservation? Don’t fret. Just set an alert, wait for a table to become available and as soon as the alert hits your phone, tap to secure your reservation right away. You won’t regret the experience. Can’t wait to come back to see what other cool design concepts they come up with!
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    insideOUTPrice: Expensive• Californian• Hillcrest
  • OpenTable Dinervip
    San Diego •3 reviews
    Dined 1 day ago
    Parking: can be crowded but lots of options. It’s located in a mall so it’s extra busy during the holidays. i’d suggest leaving with time to find parking. Hosts: I found the hosts at the front to be OK. They didn’t greet people coming in, and after I stated we had a reservation, we waited a little under 10 minutes to be seated. They didn’t seem happy to be there, but maybe it was just a busy time. Server: I believe our servers name was Izabella. She was outstanding! Her recommendations of the menu we’re excellent and she had a wonderful demeanor! Food: Absolutely exquisite! This is authentic Italian style dining and food; the servings are large enough to share. Highly recommend: Apps: Arancini & crispy brussel sprouts Entrées: the Branzino was phenomenal! Must try! Desserts: Gelato w/ plantains & caramel was mouthwatering. Cocktails: Crafted to perfection! Can’t wait to go back and try the pasta and tiramisu!
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    LucreziaPrice: Expensive• Italian• La Jolla
  • LaurieKvip
    Chicago / Illinois •20 reviews
    Dined 4 days ago
    Javier’s has the best energy and atmosphere- we loved the Pollo enchiladas - our waiter was attentive and food came out quick! Can’t wait to come back!
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    Javier's - La JollaPrice: Moderate• Mexican• La Jolla
  • AntonyV
    San Francisco Bay Area •1 review
    Dined on Jan 2, 2023
    Madison had a great atmosphere and outstanding food. We enjoyed the music and ambiance. Service was fast, knowledgeable and friendly. Great location, and we appreciate that it was open on New Year's Day.
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    MadisonPrice: Moderate• Modern European• University Heights
  • OpenTable Diner
    Los Angeles •3 reviews
    Dined on Jan 1, 2023
    Had a wonderful time celebrating my husband’s birthday with close friends. Service and quality of food was good. The salsas weren’t too impressive but guacamole was good. Sad that tortillas are extra cost but they do give you 4 of them which are kept hot inside the aluminum wrapping. Drinks are good and worth the price. Overall, we had a pleasant time. Thanks to the servers being so patient while we waited for a couple friends to arrive.
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    Puesto Mission ValleyPrice: Moderate• Mexican• Mission Valley

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