We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Uncle Tony's Italian Cuisine

$$
Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
770 Sycamore Ave #121, Vista, CA 92083
760-598-6669
Website
Improve this listing
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Sicilian family-owned and operated authentic Italian Restaurant...
Sicilian family-owned and operated authentic Italian Restaurant. Specialize in pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and more. We will cater for special events. Come enjoy 14 beers on tap and our imported exclusive Italian family wines.
read more
Good for:
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 16 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I have mixed feelings

I have had 4 dealings with Uncle Tony's. The first time, I called them to order a pizza only to find out that they were out of mozzarella which means that almost all of their pizzas were unavailable. So, that one just didn't happen. The second time I ordered a margharita pizza for pick up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Hanzosbm
,
San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
Add Photo Write a Review

16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have had 4 dealings with Uncle Tony's. The first time, I called them to order a pizza only to find out that they were out of mozzarella which means that almost all of their pizzas were unavailable. So, that one just didn't happen. The second time I ordered a margharita pizza for pick up. No problems at all and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rosarito, Mexico
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Not knowing at all what to expect, we decided to try it. It is small, in a small shopping center. Great menu, gourmet pizza, great antipasto, Italian beer.... a good find and they next time we are in that area, we will definitely stop and have dinner again! Thanks for the great conversation and the great good! Hope you make... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oroville, Washington
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very small and cozy bar/restaurant with lots of character. Nice selection of wines and very good food. Very pleasant staff that provided great service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rancho Murieta
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Uncle Tony's is a small intimate restaurant in our neighborhood and we enjoy dining there frequently. We have gone for lunches and dinners and ordered a variety of items off the menu and were pleased by them all. We are seniors and not big eaters. Our favorite lunch time order is the Meatball Sandwich. It comes with fries or house... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Diego, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The best Italian food in North County hands down. I have tried almost every single Italian restaurant in North County and none are as good all around. He has the most extensive menu, exclusively Italian Wine, local microbrews on tap, Seafood/Pizza/Pasta/Subs/Calzones are all on-point, and the most charm as well. Are all the Italian Restaurants you are going to run... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Vista
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

This place has the best Pizza/Pasta hands down in all of San Diego. Authentic Italian Food, family owned and operated. Couldn't be any better than it already is. Haven't had any pizza or garlic nots that great since I was in New York 4 years ago. Also the owner is great. From New York I believe and also is with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Lexington, South Carolina
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We were just trying to find a place to eat as we visited our son and his family. We went to Uncle Tony's because it was close. Surprise! This little neighborhood place had some of the best Italian food in our experience. My wife's a gourmet cook, and her clam linguine was "perfect" she thought. I had the veal parmigiana,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Oceanside, California, United States
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

A great spot to grab lunch or dinner in Vista. The Proprietor, Tony, is from Sicily. For a small place, they have a very extensive Italian wine selection. They also have a large selection of local craft brews on draft. One of the best "works" pizzas, and vegetarian pizzas. A good selection of fresh salads and pastas.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Dayton, Ohio
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We visited on a weeknight while staying in Carlsbad. We had a reservation but didn't need one that night, but I think on weekends it might be a good idea, the dining room is not that big. It's very clearly a neighborhood place, but we were greeted warmly and treated like friends. The salads and bread were fine but nothing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Diamond Bar, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A little 'hole in the wall' that is surprisingly good. The zucchini appetizer was fantastic. I would love to make this at home. Everything else was very good. My husband was not happy about the owner not acknowledging us in any way. When we left he kept talking to the people at the bar even when we said thank you/goodnight.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Uncle Tony's Italian Cuisine also viewed

 

Been to Uncle Tony's Italian Cuisine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 770 Sycamore Ave #121, Vista, CA 92083
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: 760-598-6669

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Sicilian family-owned and operated authentic Italian Restaurant. Specialize in pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and more. We will cater for special events. Come enjoy 14 beers on tap and our imported exclusive Italian family wines.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Uncle Tony's Italian Cuisine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?