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Asti Ristorante

#207 of 3,821 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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728 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918 (5th Avenue Between F and G Street)
+1 619-232-8844
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Munich, Germany
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just looking for a seafood restaurant in San Diego downtown and found this place: Kind staff recommended daily specialties from which I selected the lobster linguini. A must, would only order this next time again.

Thank RTW-every-year
Hutchinson, Minnesota
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice restaurant in the middle of the Gaslamp district. Their menu was quite unique, with many different items to choose from. I had Seabass from Chili. It was superb. The wait staff was excellent, very attentative to our needs, and well trained. Overall, this dinner was better than hoped or expected. I would highly recommend.

Thank bobjohnson2015
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The evening was so nice. Quiet atmosphere with professional staff. Good wine though a bit pricey. The lasagne was unbelievably good, not heavy but light with a cream sauce that blended so well with the melted cheese. I recommend this for a treat in the Gas Lamp district.

Thank Catherine B
Hannut, Belgium
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i pretty girl asking us to get inside for dinner, wht we did; Recieving card for a free tiramisu but finally we recieved one for 4 and we paid 8 dollars

Thank josevkb
St Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant while exploring Gaslamp Square - we took advantage of their happy hour and split a flatbread and a salad - wine was good too!

Thank CathyRae25
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a wonderful family run restaurant. Tables for large gatherings or small intimate dinners. The service was excellent. The food is exquisite; not precious, more like a wonderful family banquet. The lobster pasta on Christmas Day was a joy. The only think that was an annoyance was the photographer who mumbled something before taking some photographs of our party,... More 

Thank Mark H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Could not get enough of the smells coming from this place. Staff was excellent. Food was fantastic and drink choices for adults very good. Can manage large and small groups. Prices very fair.

Thank Laura M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

But not that good when you enter, the service was a bit slow and they didn't seem to like there job, 22 USD fro a spagetti Carbonare is a bit price, but sitting outside made up for that, bu again to pricy.

Thank JHE
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Standard Italian fare but friendly service by the server and a good selection of beer & mixed drinks.

Thank nik_mchicago
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Dinner for two Thanksgiving evening. I had the Tataglia (Beef tenderloin in balsamic reduction $33) and my wife had Scallopine Parmegiana (veal parmesan $30) Our primary waiter was Alessandro who is particularly knowledgable on Italian wine. Juan also contributed to our evening's pleasure. Both are consummate professionals. Dinner was washed down with a 2012 Barolo by Barisolo. Just coming into... More 

Thank Jazzaferri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918
    (5th Avenue Between F and G Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-8844
Asti, located in the heart of San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter, has been providing guests with an exquisite fine-dining experience since 1994. Watch the passersby as you dine out on the patio for a pleasant shaded lunch or while indulging in a candlelight dinner. Come on inside to experience the warm, elegant ambiance of the dining room. Asti is walking distance to the San Diego convention center and to downtown hotels.

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