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Mangia Italiano on Third

248 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2711
+1 619-623-3553
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“italian meal” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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248 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2711
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went for dinner at Mangia Italiano the other day. It has been a while since we have visited. The restaurant continues to be quaint and the service as always very attentive. We ordered a Caesar salad, small thin crust pepperoni pizza...More

Thank Mytravelbucket
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went to the restaurant for the first time for dinner. Food was really good. Prices were reasonable. Portions were large, even at the senior portion. Will definitely return.

Thank Fred C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Stumbled on this place a few years ago while looking for a place to eat in adorable old downtown. We have 2 young kids so we like to go to places where they won't annoy anybody. Place is fairly large, pleasantly adorned, and usually quiet....More

Thank sdcalboy
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We have gone several time to the Mangia Italiano Restaurant in Chula Vista and have had a very good experience every time we go. The staff is always very nice and friendly, as they serve some very tasty Italian dishes. For lunch they also serve...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Had an entertainment coupon to use up so decided to try this restaurant in old town Chula Vista. Looks to be popular with the locals and is not pretentious. Service is friendly and attentive. They have some local beers on tap even a double IPA...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This local family owned restaurant is just what downtown Chula Vista needed. Great location, excellent Italian Cuisine and a wonderful place for major family celebrations or an intimate dinner for two. Extensive menu with all the standard fare, as well as, some special entrees sure...More

Thank rekahoona
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We invited friend to this restaurant hoping it would be good and we were not disappointed.They ordered pizza and my spouse ordered lasagna. I had spaghetti and meat sauce. Everything was delicious! Portions were ample and we all had to take some home. The server...More

Thank lindymiles
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

First time experience and we found it to be decent with great pizza. Being Italian, I was a little disappointed in the eggplant, since I would have preferred mozzarella to manicotti. Anyway great service and old time atmosphere.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

update on the lunch buffet... i figured out why the salads taste sooooo bloody good... none of it is frozen or prepped then frozen ... it's FRESH and cut bite size so you bug guys like me can crunch down and enjoy the chew. it's...More

Thank kiwilelei
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very good entrees for seniors. Helpful staff and a robust salad/pasta bar if thats your thing. Prices are right

Thank Phillip T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-623-3553
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