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Italianissimo Trattoria

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323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:01 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Pordenone, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I frequently travel in US for both business and leasure with my family, and always enjoy trying Italian restaurant abroad. Italianissimo is one of the best I found and for sure the best in the San Diego area. Real Italian food, great variety of Italian wines, Italian chef and Emanuele is so friendly and professional. In a 2 days stay... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent Italian food, service is great and the prices a reasonable.I have returned on 3 different occasions and haven't had any negative experiences.

1 Thank Elbararo
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant after seeing on trip advisor. 4 of us and we all loved our meals from appetizer to dessert. Great service from friendly servers Will return.

1 Thank NRosenbaum
Upland, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, it was so nice to hear Italian being spoken by both customers and people working there. The food was phenomenal! Loved our salads, entrees, and desserts. Win, win, win! Terrific service, too. There were so many things on the menu I wanted to try that I can't wait to go back. I ended up with lamb shank and my... More 

1 Thank 6th_Teacher
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thinking we would be reviewing great Mexican food in Chula Vista, here I am raving about Italian. The food was amazing and the portions generous. Tasty, fresh and reasonably priced. Recommend. Easy.

1 Thank Greg S
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Homemade pasta, individual preparations, taste calamari and of course the stuck up waiter which lead to a memorable mean

1 Thank Phillip T
Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our food. can't remember too much its been a few months. Waitress was an older lady, a bit on the dry grouchy side but knew the menu well. I think it was the owner that came and asked us how everything was when we were getting ready to leave. Explained it was our first time and that we... More 

1 Thank stella h
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice place in downtown Chula Vista. Super friendly staff. Great service. We had the fried calmari. Zucchini soup and tortellini with mushrooms and peas. All top quality and delicious. I have really bad luck with most Italian restaurants. But this place is awesome.

1 Thank Sean E
Austin, TX
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I found this place on Trip Advisor. I had just gotten into town and had missed lunch, so I thought I'd splurge on a nice dinner with wine. I had the cioppino (seafood stew) and dinner salad, and chose a nice red wine to go with it. The stew was so chock full of shellfish and fish, I couldn't believe... More 

1 Thank rwraphael
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Amazing Food! This place is my favorite Place in the whole world! Why go to Italy when you can have there food right here in Chula Vista Ca! This place has the best food and service. Yes,the prices are high but it's worth very dime. It's a small place but they still have place for a party as long as... More 

1 Thank JOSD04

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:01 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?