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Bernini's Bistro

7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
+1 858-454-5013
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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European, Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bernini’s is our favorite place in La Jolla! After over 50 visits, I can’t remember one that wasn’t pleasant, memorable and satisfying. The atmosphere, food and friendly service are all outstanding and we especially LOVE the people, pizza and artwork. So much so, that we...More

Thank Delmartian2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our 10 days day in La Jolla. We loved the outdoor dining area. There were heaters for each table. The evenings were cool but the heaters were sufficient. They seem to do everything right. The tables had fresh flowers...More

Thank Indy562
Reviewed 26 January 2018

During our stay in La Jolla we had dinner at the restaurant a couple of times (we had been there on our last visit) and enjoyed the ambience, the food and the drink. We always have a pre-dinner cocktail at the bar before moving into...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My wife and I had dinner with a dear friend at Bernini's and I the food and service was excellent! We'll be back!

Thank Larry196860750
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Been there more than once, love the calamari, the service is great. Love the outdoor seating! The menu is nice as well and the prices are great!

Thank lesliebouchard
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious bolognese sauce. Offers gluten free pasta. No gluten free bread. Outside seating available. Street parking. Happy hour and drink specials. Pizza oven doesn’t start until dinner. Disappointed couldn’t have pizza for lunch. Gluten free pizza available.

Thank speclkm
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stopped in on our first day in La Jolla, just by chance it was happy hour which had wonderful specials. The food was superb, the patio dining was excellent, and the staff was very attentive.

Thank Quentin F
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What can I say. La Jolla is breathtaking and sitting outside under a heater at Bernini's made it all the better. The service was great. The host was pleasant and acted like he wanted us there when we were at first undecided. Ran into a...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We just moved to La Jolla and saw this Bistro which is situated on Fey Avenue. It looked cozy and inviting, so we made it a point to walk there for dinner. We made reservations ahead and we were glad that we did because the...More

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

First day in La Jolla and was just randomly walking the streets. When I got tired and hungry I stopped into the first cafe that caught my eye which happened to be Bernini's. So glad I did! Sat outside, gorgeous day, and although the scenery...More

Thank Worktotravel4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4839
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-5013
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