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Bice Ristorante

425 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-8609
+1 619-239-2423
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese board” (27 reviews)
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“veal chop” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
425 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-8609
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

After repeated phone calls and messages, we never received a response. We understand if they were busy, but a response would have been minimally courteous. They missed an opportunity to serve four diners with (dare I be so presumptuous) sophisticated palates who would have carried...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Unfortunately Bice San Diego is now CLOSED ! Last night was it's last open night. Very sad to see this 5 start restaurant CLOSE it's doors for good ! So Sorry to see you go Chef Mario !

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We went for a romantic dinner to Bice. I am a vegan and asked the chef for something customized. The pasta served was really amazing and something to remember. Mist visit if you are in Gaslamp quarters. Go for their in house cheese tasting.

Thank Khushboo S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I was wandering around the Gaslamp district and literally stumbled on this restaurant because it has such an attractive and classy, upscale looking facade. When I entered it looked even more impressive on the inside. The decor reminded me of the best Manhattan restaurants. The...More

Thank traveltime111
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful meal at Bice restaurant last night and I wanted to thank them for their fabulous service and wonderful meal. I had the veal chop Milanese and my husband had the veal piccata. The veal chop was the most...More

Thank DebraCalifornia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My wife and I went to Bice Ristorante in downtown San Diego last night and enjoyed a great dinner. I had purchased a special total dinner coupon off the internet where we received 2 glasses of wine, a shared Appetizer or salad of our choice,...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going to SD for many years but this my first time at Bice. It was the best dining experience I have had in this city. The food and wine were outstanding and the service and the charm of the sommelier, Paulo, was...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Was out with friends for Happy Hour but not ready to go home, so I decided to stop into Bice, one of my go to favorites. Same as usual - fast, courteous service, served exactly what I want, promptly, no fuss or miss, at a...More

Thank drodrigz
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We have been to this restaurent everytime we visited SD for conventions . Founded in Milano in 1927 , there are franchise all over the world , I understand this particular place is now independent owned. They moved to the present site a few years...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was at the restaurant for a larger group - there were 14 people. quiet and a loving setting - it is in the heart of Gaslamp so easy to find. everyone seemed to enjoy the food - and deserts were ordered by all. the...More

Thank Jeff S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-8609
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-2423
  • E-mail
For those on a quest to find the best Italian fine dining San Diego has to offer, you've come to the right place. Nestled in the lively and cultured Downtown San Diego Gaslamp District, just three blocks away from the San Diego Convention Center, BiCE presents an award-winning dining experience with a sophisticated menu that will take your senses on a delectable tour of Italy - all without leaving the twinkling skyline of Downtown San Diego. BiCE combines the comforts of true Italian hospitality, the wholesome ingredients of a real Italian marketplace, and the culinary innovation of the finest Italian chefs for a unique dining experience, unlike any Downtown San Diego restaurants you've tried before.
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