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Via Lago Trattoria

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866 Eastlake Pkwy # 210, Chula Vista, CA 91914 (Miller)
(619) 216-8660
Wednesday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Via Lago Trattoria

Ordered to go and the food was great. They directed me to the bar for the order to be taken and the bartender was very knowledgeable of the menu and very nice. Order was fulfilled in a reasonable time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Nelia M
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Chula Vista, California
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Chula Vista, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Ordered to go and the food was great. They directed me to the bar for the order to be taken and the bartender was very knowledgeable of the menu and very nice. Order was fulfilled in a reasonable time.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

we came there with friends, service was friendly, very fast paced Italian restaurant, food was good, we all had the usual. Mine was the Sea Food Medlee, which was good. Prices were very reasonable for what we got. Wine by the glass, which is great - can recommend this for family, or friends casual dinning

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Stuttgart, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The ambiance was nice. Despite reviews being favorable, the place was empty which should have given us a clue. First we ordered an Italian wine that they ended up not having. We ordered a second choice, they brought us something close, but not quite right. I ordered the filet gorgonzola and my husband the fish. My meat came out under... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The location is ideal for south bay, bar, tables setting is just right. Food has always been very good. The outside Patio sitting perfect for a San Diego weather afternoon. The piano music in evenings complements the place. Greta service

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Coronado, California
Top Contributor
190 reviews 190 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Start by buying an extra package of Tums from a nearby store, then cancel other plans -you will be there a while. The food has its moments, but mostly the qualities are not worth the hours of indigestion that follow. Service is generally fair at best, don't expect your order to come quickly. That would be less of a problem... More 

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were invited for business lunch to this place. At first we didn't have much expectations because the person that invited us had heard both good and bad reviews. First of all, the place looks quite elegant and the service was very friendly. Even the manager kept making rounds to our table to make sure everything was ok. The service... More 

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Bonita, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Attended a 90 year old birthday. Expected appetizers and cocktails and was surprised to have a sit down luncheon. The two salads served, arugula and chopped were delicious. The pizza choices were very tasty with a light crust. I especially liked the gelato for dessert. The service was excellent and the wine glasses were never empty. Jan, was as charming... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The menu from appetizers to entrees is wonderful. They have a Happy Hour that no one should miss. The interior of the restaurant is tastefully decorated and the patio is well designed with comfortable seating. Great musical entertainment also. Locals are regulars and visitors are delighted to find this Italian jewel.

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Upland, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We live 130 miles away but come at least once a year for our anniversary. Since our anniversary was on a Tuesday, the restaurant wasn't very full so we sat at the bar. OMG! We had the best time!! The bartender (sorry, I don't know her name) was fabulous! So attentive, knowledgeable, helpful, and fun! The owner came over and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband and I live a few miles from Via Lago but had never been there. We had a gift card so went on a Wednesday evening. The hostess gave us both the regular menu and a Happy Hour menu because Happy Hour was still in effect. We had appetizers from the HH menu. I had shrimp cocktail (5 large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 866 Eastlake Pkwy # 210, Chula Vista, CA 91914
    (Miller)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: (619) 216-8660

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?