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Asti Ristorante

#200 of 3,794 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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St Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
Level Contributor
32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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987 reviews
483 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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180 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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
Nassau, New York
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had eaten here during our visit last year and were impressed. We returned this year and were definitely not disappointed! The food is excellent, portions plentiful, service professional and friendly, and prices are reasonable. Highly recommended.

Thank 78chevy
Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Asti was recommended to us by hotel staff. The food was great. We had bruschetta with fresh tomatoes and feta, pasta with lump crab and shrimp and tiramisu for desert. All delicious. We sat outside on the small patio and people watched while eating. The service was fantastic as well. We'll definitely be back.

Thank ErinF2013
Mackinaw City, Michigan
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

this a Great taste food, we tried the cesar salad, pasta with vodka sauce and few things more, everything was really good. i truly recommend this place, service is friendly and good prices.

Thank Talia G
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had a large party (8) for dinner. Service was impeccable. Everyone had a different dish and everyone raved about their food. I had lobster fettuccini with shrimp and scallops. Highly recommended! Nice wine list with some great, affordable options. Amazing desserts, my favorite was the limoncello cake. Our entire experience was fantastic.

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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, Seafood
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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?