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Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House

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8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122-1085 (La Jolla Village Drive)
+1 858-453-2583
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect atmosphere, service & food. This IS fine dining at its best! Great attention to detail & service was exceptional.

Thank Michael Joseph D
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing and delicious seafood with consistent spectacular service. Highly recommend this restaurant. We go as much as we can. Killer martinis and an amazing wine list too.

Thank tjay0423
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went their for our anniversary after checking out one review site that had it listed as the #3 best restaurant in San Diego. For sure, if you're paying $$$$ listed prices for dinner, it better be something to shout about.My wife had the eight crab legs ($59) which came with two sides dishes. She had kale... More 

Thank GlobalJoe
Knoxville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truluck's is an upscale seafood restaurant offering a diverse and delicious menu. Our service was perfect and the atmosphere is quiet and ideal for a romantic evening. The food was superior and some of the best seafood I've ever eaten. While everyone in our party was delighted with their food, I would suggest the crab cake, sea bass, and carrot... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this restaurant for celebrating a birthday or an anniversary or even a romantic date night. The restaurant is beautifully located in Uptown Dallas. It is 2 stories. As you enter to meet the host you will also see the bar area to the left where you can get drinks and full menu but keeping it casual.... More 

Thank Henny M
Appleton, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place and were disappointed it didn't have a view of some sort, but based on the reviews, we decided to try it. Food was good, services was good, no complaints from us. We had a reservation and were sat right away in a booth near the kitchen. Our server was attentive and even brought over some examples... More 

Thank Kelly D
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting Menu. Food was very good. Service was nice as well. Not a big deal, but I would say the dessert menu was not as good as the entrees.

Thank JimDTraveler
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Ribeye!!! Great Atmosphere!! Great Service!!! My steak was cooked to perfection!! Friendly staff, I never waited for anything. Thanks for Dinner!!!

Thank Gennie R
Encinitas, California
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got home after a lovely dining experience tonight at Truluck's in La Jolla. We started off the evening with the Chilled Shellfish Platter for two, which served as a wonderful segue into our dinner. For entrees, we selected the Miso-Glazed Seabass and the Dutch Harbor King Crab - both were very delicious and we would order them again.... More 

Thank Ketch77
Fishers, Indiana
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had seen one of these while in Houston a few years back and wanted to try it but was unable to make it on that trip. I found one in La Jolla on vacation and was excited to finally have a chance to visit. This is a very high end and elegant place. It is advertised as business casual... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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: 8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122-1085
    (La Jolla Village Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-453-2583

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?