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Firenze Trattoria

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$$ - $$$
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162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste E80, Encinitas, CA 92024-4300 (Manchester / Encinitas Blvd)
+1 760-944-9000
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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546 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had dinner there last night and sat on the outdoor patio. it is a pleasant setting. The food is always good at this restaurant. we all shared an appetizer, and then I had a fish and pasta dish that was very good. My friends enjoyed their meals. The shrimp and chicken dish is excellent. the service is always good... More 

Thank baltoro
Escondido, California, United States
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162 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Met six couples for a dinner at Firenze Trattoria. Ambiance is good, semi-dark, lots of wood but very welcoming. Service was semi-good. Waitress seemed to have too many tables but was attentive...tho she was asked three times what the specials were and she didn't know, had to go back to get info. The group ordered a variety of foods off... More 

Thank John H
San Diego, California
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546 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We ate on the back terrace at Firenze last night. our server was excellent, and we had tasty, well prepared meals. I like this restaurant very much. I had veal parmigiana, and it was delicious. My martini was well prepared, but I thought its as overpriced at $15.00.

Thank baltoro
Carlsbad, California
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Yes we can! That's the attitude of Firenze Trattoria. From the moment we arrived to the moment we finished up the service was exceptional. We made reservations for 10. Another family member arrived beyond our ten, and the immediately added a chair. A few of our guests had the sun in their eyes, the staff moved us to a better... More 

Thank Jonette B
Austin, Texas
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401 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place, we ate inside as there were kids running around the patio area but the restaurant took steps to quiet them down which was nice. Food was excellent, Caesar salad with calamari and shared the seafood risotto, huge portion, half was more than enough. Great flavor, risotto was a little more like plain rice but good. Deserts were fun... More 

Thank RKAustin
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

If you love wine and love the restaurant you are set for a perfect evening. My husband and I recently attend the Ferrari-Carano Wine Dinner and were treated to a lovely menu perfectly paired with the wines from Ferrari-Carano. The dinner took place on the patio and the service was excellent the wine wonderful and the food delicious! Make sure... More 

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San Diego, California
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546 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a fun restaurant with excellent Italian food. We like to sit on the terrace which is quiet and private. The servers are professional and friendly. The portions are ample. My martini was very good. The is easy parking, and the whole atmosphere is relaxed.

Thank baltoro
Carlsbad, CA
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360 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The look and feel of this place inside or outside dining makes you feel comfortable no matter where you are seated. We chose the bar. Nice TV and good seats and place settings too. Excellent fresh italian crusty bread and breadsticks. I ordered the Cannelloni's stuffed with spinach and veal with a white sauce. Incredible melt in your mouth goodness.... More 

Thank John R
san diego
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

service was OK, food was excellent; just a little disappointed in a $25 corkage fee. Wanted a wine that was not expensive but not available at Firenze

Thank GATechSlick
Charlottesville, Virginia
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Pros: We sat outside on the patio and even though its in a strip mall like shopping center, there was still a nice atmosphere. We were there on a Thursday evening in May around 6:30 pm. The interior of the restaurant seemed overly dark to me, so I was pleased we could sit outside. The wait staff were all super... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Ste E80, Encinitas, CA 92024-4300
    (Manchester / Encinitas Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-9000
Welcome to Firenze Trattoria. Our authentic Italian restaurant is just around the corner, in beautiful North County, San Diego. However, it feels like you're thousands of miles away in the Hill Country of Italy's Tuscany - we offer one of the most romantic Tuscan restaurant atmospheres out of all San Diego Italian restaurants. Whether you are looking for Italian food in Rancho Santa Fe or a romantic dining occasion in Encinitas, we are primed to serve you!

Join us for unparalleled Italian food nestled on the beautiful border of Encinitas and Rancho Santa Fe. Experience Italian dining Al Fresco in our Tuscan villa inspired patio. Italian food coupled with an elegant atmosphere makes Firenze Trattoria a perfect way to enjoy San Diego's pleasant summer evenings. Or choose the perfect table inside our comfortable dining rooms, both public and private. And don't pass up our well-appointed bar room. A local favorite North County San Diego restaurant gathering spot - here's to celebrating the day with old friends and new ones.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?