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Marisi, the restaurant in La Jolla known for its Italian fine dining, opened in August 2022 with a romantic and timeless design. Creating a space reminiscent of an Italian escape to a homey villa, Marisi’s bold architecture and vibrant decor capture the elements of the Amalfi coast with a nostalgic and comforting ambiance of a traditional Italian trattoria. The restaurant’s showstopping elements include a 10ft brick and tiled Italian Hearth, an expansive sunlit patio, sweeping ceilings with arched walkways, “The Lemon Room” and a circular bar. Every detail from the custom-branded wallpaper to the custom-patterned floor tiles was designed or hand-selected by the team for a dream-like environment. Marisi’s color palette whisks you to the Italian coast, spotlighting hues of yellows, greens, blues and pinks. The design charms with a blend of refined classic elements and subtle yet intentional details such as vintage art prints, custom wall décor, and a mosaic bar top. Whether guests sit at the circular bar, open-air patio positioned off the town’s main thoroughfare or in the private dining room surrounded by lemons, each of the 111 seats holds a unique dining experience for patrons.

1044 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037

Project Owner/Developer:
Family-owned and operated by the Adler and Lombrozo families

Contact Name/Email:
Eric Adler - eric@marisilajolla.com

Project Architect/Designer:
Isidoro Lombrozo

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  1. Kendra Smith

    Really cute spot with great food

  2. Mitch Pitter

    Super cool interior design

  3. Graciela Gil

    Amazing food and great service

  4. Arthur Adler

    Outstanding addition to the San Diego restaurant community!

  5. Daniela Vainer

    The best ambiance & food!! Best music too.

  6. Taylor

    Marisi is my favorite restaurant in San Diego. Not only is the food amazing, the ambience takes you out of San Diego and into a romantic city in Italy.

  7. Philipp Hanna

    Dined there last week, and I’ve never been in a restaurant that has thought of every detail when it comes to the design, down to their hand soaps. Absolute class!

  8. Nina

    Amazing spot for Italian in La Jolla!

  9. Rachel Rieser

    This place is a vibe. Perfect date spot. The food is to die for and the ambiance is a 10/10.

  10. Deborah Artenstein

    We love Marisi, the food is delicious and great ambiance, service is always impeccable.


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