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Italianissimo Trattoria

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323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
619-651-1457
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
VERO ITALIANO A SAN DIEGO / REAL ITALIAN IN SAN DIEGO

Eravamo in otto ed abbiamo preso portate diverse. Tutto molto buono, delizioso!!! Menù dal sapore italiano in California. E i dolci? Ottimi!!! Per non parlare del pane...fatto in casa, fresco tutti i giorni. Consigliatissimo!!! It was a party of 8 and we had a variety of dishes, different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
LauraVarese_Italia
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Varese, Italia
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Varese, Italia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Eravamo in otto ed abbiamo preso portate diverse. Tutto molto buono, delizioso!!! Menù dal sapore italiano in California. E i dolci? Ottimi!!! Per non parlare del pane...fatto in casa, fresco tutti i giorni. Consigliatissimo!!! It was a party of 8 and we had a variety of dishes, different starters and main courses (fish, pasta, tortellini and meats), everything was delicious... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been coming to Italianissimo since it opened, since we loved Buon Guirno in Bonita and this restaurant is run by the same owners. We always get delicious food, great service and a nice dining experience. We have even come here for special occasions such as birthdays or New Years Eve, and have had a great time. Check it... More 

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My fiance and I were trying too figure out where to have dinner last night but wanted too try someplace new. We decided to drive down to downtown CV. We drove down the street and decided to check out this place since no place else seemed busy. We're walked in and the place was packed but with only a 10... More 

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Whittier, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

When I saw this restaurant's listing and read the reviews, I immediately went to the website to check out the menu and see where it was located. As it happened, it was close-by to where we were staying and the menu was fabulous. I couldn't wait to take my daughters-in-law and granddaughters there as a special treat. Our entire family... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I love this place,,? true italian home recipies full of authentic cusina italiana with fresh flavor, the service super friendly my Wife's #1 ristorante and our whole family and friends choice!!!

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temecula
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We went there for the first time with 13 other family members. The restaurant is located in old town Chula Vista (3th St.) Nicely decorated! The service was very slow, but in their defense we were there on a Sunday night and we were the second largest group. The food was delicious, from the salads to the main dishes. We... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Fine dining, beautiful and authentic food! The moscato was delicious as well!! Loved it. We had a reservation for 9pm on a Saturday night and they were pretty empty.

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North Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We arrived in Chula Vista and walked the length of 3rd ave looking for a 'restaurant' rather than a cafe. We decided to give Trattoria a go as it looked to be the best choice. Well, it was fabulous. Excellent food, authentic, fabulous waiters, great wine selection. We loved the older Italian man walking around (see other review). It made... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great restaurant for a good meal in downtown Chula Vista. We've been there several times and always enjoyed the meals. The atmosphere is relaxed and the waitstaff are attentive. Also fun to hear Italian spoken throughout the restaurant by staff. Great food, great service - what more can a diner ask?

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Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Quality restaurant in Chula Vista. Unexpected and more than worth the time. Formerly buon gionorno in Bonita. Food is terrific.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: 619-651-1457

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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