About Alexander's on 30th
Voted "Top 25 places to eat before you die," by San Diego Union Tribune.
Visit our website at www.alexanderson30th.com
San Diego, CA 92104
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Upas and Ray
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Please email your inquiries to special events coordinator, Tim De Nardo, at email@example.com
Private parking lot located behind the restaurant.
MTS Busline on 30th St.
Private Party Facilities:
There is one interior private dining room and two private patio dining areas to choose from.
Private Party Contact:
Tim De Nardo firstname.lastname@example.org: (619) 281-2539
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Date Night is Tuesday night 5pm-9pm, contact the restaurant for information.
Alexander's on 30th Ratings and Reviews
Second time here. First experience was d ...
Second time here. First experience was definitely better. Reason we came back! This time not so much. We're seated 35 mins past our reservation time of 730pm ,our server seemed very distracted. Needles to say we didn't get our food until past 9. And we were starving. Overall not the best experience...I was disappointed becasue we were celebrating my boyfriends 40th bday and his first nice restaurant since moving to San Diego. Definitely not the experience I wanted for him!
Came here for my fiance's birthday after ...
Came here for my fiance's birthday after many recommendations. Everything started well, appetizers and bread were great. The entrees were also really tasty and hearty portions. We were given a complimentary dessert for her birthday which was great.
The downside was the absolute lack of personality or attentiveness of our server, Matt. He maybe said 15 words to us the entire time we were there, never asked if we wanted another drink and would disappear for 10-15 minutes at a time. He never came to pick up our check and we had to walk it up to the front. The host/busser was working his butt off and was much more friendly. He really made the whole experience suffer.
Overall, I'd give this another shot but will definitely be requesting anyone else to be our server.
I would had given a perfect score if it ...
I would had given a perfect score if it wasnt for the waitress. She seemed rushed, not very patient and it seemed she wanted to kick us out.
Other than that, everything else was on point! The food, the welcome by the host and the bartender.
Maybe this girl needs a vacation....
Service is consistently good, the food i ...
Service is consistently good, the food is consistently great. Great date spot for Italian dining in SD. The space is a bit small, so seating can get somewhat "creative", but otherwise we highly recommend a visit.
The service was exceptional from the hos ...
The service was exceptional from the hostess to the server! The restaurant was absolutely perfect and we couldn't have been happier. We were a party of 8 with 4 kids and they didn't blink an eye. Our server was fantastic with the kids and my 11 year old son said, "Our server is really good!!" The food was great! The walnut Gorgonzola, pizza and lasagna were among our picks and did not disappoint!
The appetizers and bread were very good ...
The appetizers and bread were very good but the entrees were disappointing. The pasta dishes were swimming in sauce and not that flavorful. The seafood risotto was terrible . The pizza looked good. If we'd ever go back, I'd order the pizza.
I will start with saying that Alexander' ...
I will start with saying that Alexander's is a beautiful place with great food. For this visit though we had a bad experience that I feel could have been avoided. I made birthday reservations at least 8 days in advance, yet we were given the worse table in the house. The host apologized up front, yet we were still seated in a spot totally unsuited for a party of 5. Three to the bench, then a person directly across, and a spot at the other end. Hard to visualize, I know...basically the group was broken up and we could not converse. Plus, lots of bathroom traffic. When I made the reservation I mentioned it was my birthday and requested a booth. The host told me when we came in that they weren't able to honor that, and instead gave us literally the worse table. I understand it was busy. My complaint is that if they knew in advance they couldn't honor a birthday request made more than a week in advance, they should have called - and given me the option of choosing another restaurant. Which I would have done. We honestly were not able to talk to each other. My friend, who had never been to Alexander's, thought I was crazy for choosing such a noisy unfriendly place to celebrate. Luckily the Caesar Salad was good .
This place is a hidden gem in a great ec ...
This place is a hidden gem in a great eclectic neighborhood! The food is great for foodies & romantics. Reservations are necessary given the coziness of the restaurant & popularity of this place. I have never been disappointed at Alexander's and neither will you!
We came to celebrate a family birthday d ...
We came to celebrate a family birthday dinner and we're not disappointed! The muscles appetizer is amazing and all of our pasta dishes we're excellent. we will definitely be back and enjoyed the experience and service.
We chose Alexander's as a family favorit ...
We chose Alexander's as a family favorite to kick off the holiday season as out-of-town family members arrived. Kelly, our server, was fantastic, and we had a beautiful dinner with great food, festive ambiance, and a leisurely pace. We enjoyed our experience at Alexander's once again, and we will definitely return for more charm, deliciousness, and hospitality.
I took my boyfriend to Alexander's for h ...
I took my boyfriend to Alexander's for his birthday. Our server, Rex, was super nice and attentive and the food was amazing! Overall great food and great service! I would recommend Alexander's for a special ocassion or for a date night!
We very much enjoyed our dinner at Alexa ...
We very much enjoyed our dinner at Alexander's on 30th. Our food was delicious, the service was superb. We also enjoyed sitting on the patio outside next to the toasty warm heaters! I would recommend that there be additional lighting on the outdoor patio though...maybe a subtle string of overhead lights or perhaps lighting on the perimeter of the fence? It is simply too dark-
It is fun to see the movie but I would sacrifice that for a bit more lighting and some soft background music.
We will definitely go back to Alexanders!
I first stumbled upon Alexander's when m ...
I first stumbled upon Alexander's when my partner and I were strolling late Valentines night. They were exceptional and welcomed us even though it was near the end of a busy night. The service was excellent and the food impressive. We loved it! When I was planning for my 30th birthday celebration I knew it was where I wanted to take my friends. I raved about the service and the food to them. We arrived and were seated at a lovely long table with plenty of space. Our waiter was friendly and came for our drink orders quickly, returning them right away. It wasn't until we ordered where some frustration set in. First, my friend ordered an appetizer and his entree. He reiterated the entree to clarify as the waiter repeated the wrong dish back. Our meal came, but our appetizer did not. When we asked if the mushrooms were on the way he replied, "Nope, because i forgot to put the order in. But let me put those i now and it is on me." It was a great way to handle the situation, we appreciated it. The second part, my friend who clarified the entree, was given the wrong entree. Though he made the choice not to bring it up and to eat what he was brought, it was disappointing to me as someone who so highly recommended the restaurant for someone to have this experience. Lastly, at the end of the night, we paid and we see a poster for the Tuesday weekly special, $6 spaghetti and $2 chianti. Our waiter never communicated that option to us! When I asked our waiter he said, "You're better off, you got better food anyways." No apology or recognition that yes, he should have informed us. To me this was the one thing that was exceedingly disappointing as it felt like our large party on a Tuesday night was taken advantage of by not informing us of a cheaper option. Overall, it was a lovely evening with friends and as always, the food was incredible. They need work on the service.
The thanksgiving dinner was cold. They w ...
The thanksgiving dinner was cold. They were out of the advertised fish option as well as the apple chrisp. Pretty disappointing overall and very overpriced. The dining area is very cute and the best part of the experience.
We had a wonderful dinner bidding farewe ...
We had a wonderful dinner bidding farewell to some friends who are moving to Honolulu. Overall, the food was very good as was the wine though a bit expensive. Lighting in the back outside is horrible and needs to be corrected. Waiter promised to bring extra candles twice but never did.
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