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Bice Ristorante

#211 of 3,874 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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425 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-8609 (4th Street)
+1 619-239-2423
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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240 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 lighting was perfect, the table settings gorgeous and the total ambience is understated elegance without... More 

Thank traveltime111
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 tender veal chop I have ever eaten! It was huge and my husband finished it.... More 

Thank DebraCalifornia
El Cajon, California
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442 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
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, two entrees of your choice, and a shared dessert. We were met at the front... More 

Thank grandslamhomer
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 remarkable.

Thank Richard S
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 very reasonable HH price !!

Thank drodrigz
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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153 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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 ago, open only for dinner . The decor is nice and open , high ceiling... More 

Thank 69tiger888
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 rib eye is a huge steak - it would be an item to split with... More 

Thank Jeff S
Richmond, Indiana
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The service was excellent here. Nice choices on the menu. The food that was ordered was favored by the entire group.

Thank TerryHillman
Racine, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We almost missed this evening because of some personal issues, but BiCE went above and beyond in accommodating a last minute reservation change. We arrived and used their valet service. We had stoppes in the wrong spot, but the manager took our keys and walked them personally down to the valet desk so as not to inconvenience us personally. The... More 

Thank Shane B
BiCE S, Manager at Bice Ristorante, responded to this review

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My boyfriend and I have been making a habit of trying new higher end places in all the cities we go to, and by far this was one of the best. Over all the staff was wonderful, the ambiance was amazing, and the food was fantastic. One negative was that they were out of the fish that I wanted and... More 

Thank tykane01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?