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Trattoria I Trulli

830 South Coast, Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 760-943-6800
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“cioppino” (10 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
830 South Coast, Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent menu and wine list have visited several times never disappointed , my only issue can be a bit cramped a few to many tables in a small area . And outside seating noisy. Other than that one of our favorites do not not miss...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delighted with this small authentic Italian restaurant. This restaurant was Recommended to us, we decided to make a reservation and try it. Located in Encinitas On the West side of the Coast hwy. Waiter Luca was very accommodating and we asked for hisimpression...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I enjoyed dinner with Italian waiters who were so kind and friendly and serving up authentic and tasty dishes. It was elegant but not stuffy and in a bustling fun area with a hopping night life. The dessert we shared was the...More

Thank SKLEE0721
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Had a really good meal in this restaurant. Some of the staff sounded Italian which adds an authentic touch and the decoration is homely - not deliberately rustic perhaps but adds charm. The bread with a tomatoe and garlic salsa dip made for a tasty...More

Thank Alwyn F
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The waiters are from Italy very friendly and helpful with the menu they make fresh ravioli its great also just about everything on the menu

Thank 09RayRay37
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Very good food. Service was excellent. Our server was wonderful went out of his way to make sure we had an enjoyable lunch. My friends can’t eat a lot of foods he was so helpful. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A nice place, old school feel. Food was excellent. Stick to your ribs but fresh Italian. The Ravioli dalla'aragosta (House made lobster tail meat ravioli in saffron sauce with chopped tomatoes) I had was filling and light. My buddy had the butternut squash risotto with...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I love the pasta at Trattoria I Trulli. It definitely tastes authentic and is properly cooked. The space is small, but charming. I really like the simple pasta with basil, tomato, and fresh mozzarella because it allows the delicious homemade pasta to shine. The bruschetta...More

Thank jen1105
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This charming, local restaurant serves fantastic homemade pasta. In fact, our ravioli was quite possibly the best we've enjoyed in quite some time. Seating is available inside and outside. We decided to sit outside on a bit of a chilly evening, but the outdoor flames...More

Thank X2250YItc
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Service, good. Drinks, good. Food: salads were OK, Cioppino was delicious, the seafood pasta was good, the Carbonara was NASTY! We’d just come back from Italy 2 weeks ago and asked the waiter if their Carbonar was good and made the classic Italian way, he...More

Thank Gricel K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 South Coast, Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
    (Between G & H Street)
  • Public Transportation: Encinitas Coaster stop 3 blocks North and 1 block East of our location
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-6800
  • E-mail
Cozy and quaint setting that will bring you back to Italia! A true trattoria one would find roadside in Tuscany. Our cuisine is traditional authentic Italian. With many classical dishes including homemade lasagne, our classic ricotta & spinach ravioli and gnocchi made in house daily. Bread fresh from the oven every morning compliments our garlicky Sicilian tomato pesto dipping sauce. A rock star wine list with more than 100 bottles offered at every price point and more than 20 wines by the glass to choose from. Daily specials are more contemporary Italian with a range of game meats including rabbit, venison, quail and bison using produce and recipes of the season. Gluten-free & whole grain pastas are available as well as a wide variety of vegetarian items to choose from. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and high quality products for an enchanting experience for all of our guests. Raise your glass and fill your soul with heart and goodness ~ cheers!
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