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Little Italy

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San Diego's oldest continuous neighborhood business district has continued to be a vibrant ethnic business and residential community since the 1920s.
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1668 Columbia St, From Laurel south to West A Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2502
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Reviewed yesterday

Take a leisurely stroll through some of the older and interesting areas of the city. The newer additions of the fountain and some other condo development is just that new but effort to maintain the originality is appreciated. The various restaurants and entertainment venues is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank michaelrO2717EF
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved this area. So fun to walk, stop for coffee, people-watch, eat great Italian, walk some more, Saturday market, loved it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Little Italy is amazing. We walked around looking at Gorgeous views, eating delicious food. Can’t ask for better!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank boodro79
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice place to visit, even better place to eat. Visited several restaurants in this area, all had great service and food. We will visit again on our next trip to San Diego.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TammieVaughn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little Italy was reccomend to us. We went for an afternoon and loved it. The shops are unique, and there are some great restaurants. We walked around for quite a while. The area was clean, and we felt safe. We would definitely visit the area...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The one store that seems to carry Italian stuff and great Italian Pizza is enough to give its name to this block. Although no one spoke Italian, they were very friendly, courtesy of the humility of Mexican people. The pizza is great. You can also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank youcanhandlethetruth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little Italy is a hip, hot area of San Diego. Many young folks and couples are moving into expensive condos here. The location is terrific - walk to downtown on the East and the harbor on the West. On the way to and from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NeilR662
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy food, cute shops - this friendly community is a must see when visiting San Diego. The lighting of the Christmas evening is fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always try to have dinner at Buon Appetito on India St. everytime we go to San Diego. Best Pork Ossobucco,their special for that night.We started with their antipasti Contadina platter, huge serving of ham,salami,artichoke,olives,cheese,peppers..and their seafood pasta Boscomare was delicious too(,though needs a bit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 747goodlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised at the charm of Little Italy in San Diego. Not only are the restaurants excellent, but there is a good variety. Additionally, none of the Italian sections of any of the cities about which I am aware in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Romantic dinner in Little Italy (1 Replies)
Looking to have a romantic dinner in Little Italy, San Diego this August. It's our honeymoon! Any recommendations would be great!
March 28, 2017|
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Check out Bencotto, Indigo, Juniper& Ivy and Kettner Exchange.
No problems with Enterprise Little Italy San Diego ! (3 Replies)
Rented on line with Enterprise because they picks you up of course - cheaper than renting at airport - no problem at all - Delia was great - no pressure to get extras - will definitely rent there again.
July 05, 2014|
Response fromMelina56|
Regarding complaints of Enterprise- We booked the car on line because it is cheaper of course. Had booked a hotel near Little Italy and after lunch we phoned Enterprise to pick us up and take us to the car rental -no pressure to get extras- DELIA was GREAT - no complaints - will definitely rent there again - had a good experience - paid what was quoted and that's all there is folks!
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Trip Report Part One (9 Replies)
Thursday December 20 Halfway up the old pedestrian bridge, we realize there’s a new route across the border at San Ysidro: You now walk on the east side of the trolley, rather than crossing traffic to reach the old pedestrian bridge on the west side; it’s easier going than the old route. Taxi fare to TIJ is now $15 USD or 200 pesos (up 11.1% from 180 pesos in June), we choose 15 USD and save nearly a dollar. Our visas expired midway through our June trip, so we decide to buy new ones. BAD...More
December 24, 2012|
Response fromLynnandGeorge|
Hi sounds fun so far. One question. Where is athino's from pueblo bonito mazatlan to get a massage? We are staying at pueblo bonito emerald bay & massages are very expensive here but we can take the shuttle bus to Pbm and then either bus it or walk to get a massage depending on how far it is. Thanks for info & merry Christmas