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Italianissimo Trattoria

323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
+1 619-651-1457
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (23 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
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323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the place to go in Chula Vista if you want the look and feel and taste of Roma or Florencia. Service is very professional, and menu is diverse.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank drczap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For over 35 years our family has had a tradition of going to a new restaurant to us on Christmas Eve . This year we visited this lovely restaurant . Our family enjoyed a wonderful meal . The lovely ambience and the service was attentive...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank belliottsanders
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Visiting area for 3 months and ate herevseversl times. Best Italian food in the area. Ladagna great, zveal Zoarm was awesomr and others Zi fir get the nsm3 of. Thry deliver to your door piping hot as well.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank jmmckeown
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

This was a great dinning experience. Real authentic Italian food I had the lamb shank and my wife had chicken parmesan. Both were very good but the lamb shank was outstanding. Wonderful ambience. Super service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jesterrider20
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Happened upon this by accident - great food, great wine and great service! We had lasagna, spaghetti, and an awesome salad!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank pamelan940
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I live in Chula Vista and found this hidden gem above and beyond SD Little Italy!!! What a BLESSING to have such ambience, fine food and wine served by the owner and his precious little girl and a A+++dedicated to customer service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This restaurant is a fairly safe bet. We stopped off on the way back from Premium outlets to San Diego. No drinks. Just 3 main courses; Spaghetti Carbonara, Lasagne and Bucatini. All food was of good quality and for $63 price was OK.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Northern_traveller56
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Went here because of the hype on tripadviser and to be honest was unimpressed at the food and the prices charged. At $15 for a glass of wine this is crazy for even California. Sorry they were not as good as the reports for us.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank BigOughty
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Italianissimo is by far the best authentic Italian restaurant located in all San Diego, there is no need to compare to little Italy or others this is the real deal!!! the food is awesome I am a regular at this restaurant and I have tried...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Juanprieto89
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I’m gluten free but love pasta this place has great gluten free pasta. My husband loves lasagna which he tells me was the best he’s had. Great fresh tasting food in a clean friendly restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lisa M
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Response from cszaino | Property representative |
No dress code!
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Response from cszaino | Property representative |
You can call us at (619) 651-1457 and we will be able to provide you with the accommodations we have available! Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:01 PM - 8:30 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: 323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-651-1457
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