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Via Lago Trattoria

866 Eastlake Pkwy # 210, Chula Vista, CA 91914
(619) 216-8660
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Ranked #4 of 398 Restaurants in Chula Vista
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Miller
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English first
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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
9 helpful votes 9 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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4 reviews 4 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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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I tried this place for the first time the other night and we fell in love with it. The food was amazing and the service was top notch. It felt like everyone there had pride in what they were doing. The drink list is limited in the mixed drink selection to primarily martinis. They were not familiar... More

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Chula Vista, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We love this restaurant! The atmosphere is serene - well designed. The food is delicious and elegant. Last year, we brought our cousin - an amazing and much admired home cook from Formia, Italy, and she absolutely loved it! She wanted to taste every dish and exchanged recipes with the owner, Joe Busalacci. He speaks Italian, of course.

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san diego
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I have been here many times for lunch and early dinners. I have made a point of ordering something different every time I go even if it isn't something I would normally order, just to expand my palate. I have loved everything. The flavors and freshness of the food is wonderful and I love every bite. We all love the... More

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

My Wife and I eat out here about 2-3 a Month. We consider ourselves regulars here, the Food is Amazing and the Staff are Extremely Nice and Professional. The Service is Outstanding and would Recommend everyone to try it at least one, guaranteed you'll be hooked!

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Chula Vista, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

This is my second time eating at this restaurant. Food is excellent. Had the halibut and ny husband had the filet mignon.

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Mexicali, Mexico
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This is my third visit to this place and every time is getting better. Great selection of italian food and drinks. Huge wine selection by the way. Service is great, sometimes a little bit slow but nothing to blame. The atmosphere is more on the romantic side, the outdoor are is very nice also. All in all some of the... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

We have been coming here for 4 years. The food is extremely fresh and the service is amazing. Very low key, not loud. Can be a bit spendy but worth it. Great for romantic dinners or just a relaxing family dinner.

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