If you are on the hot pursuit of an elegant establishment to take a date or significant other you might consider the classic European atmosphere of Bernini’s Bistro in La Jolla. Patrons can choose between tables in the front, booths by the wine rack or café style outdoor seating surrounded by the ambiance of lamps. Whatever you choose it is will be a warm comfortable place with friendly staff and soft conversation.
Located near the front of the restaurant is a small wine bar with a large selection of glasses for under $9 and bottles under $30. Flat screen television sets surround the bar to offer the latest updates on your favorite game or CNN event. As you sip your alcoholic beverage you can listen to a folk singer lightly singing tunes of a time long gone bye while discussing politics with the bar tender.
Bernini’s Bistro is considered a La Jolla local’s favorite. The European style eatery has been featured on Chanel 10’s Restaurant Row, Chanel 8 Unknown Eatery, Winner of 2005 poll, and as one of best places to have birthdays. It is also listed as 26 out of 184 restaurants in La Jolla by Trip Advisor. It comes highly recommended by residents.
Patrons can choose between Italian, seafood, continental and steakhouse options on the menu for prices between $20-$30. The food is rated above the many other comparable establishments in the area and provides a nice atmosphere with just the right amount of lighting and murals to make it interesting. It is seen as a cozy environment with simplicity and class all mixed together.
Within the immediate enclave are a few shopping options that include clothing stores, coffee shop, bakery, eye glasses, and other small treasures. During the day visitors can sit in the court and meet the locals who frequent the place often. If you are single it is a great place to people watch and get caught up on local gossip.
Address: 7550 Fay Avenue La Jolla, CA 92037
Sunday thru Thursday: 8 am - 10pm
Friday & Saturday: 8 am to 11pm
You may visit their website for more information http://www.berninisbistro.com/