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Reviewed February 21, 2020

I've been here numerous times, The most recent visit got me there close to 9 pm on a Tuesday, which, oddly enough, is closing time in these parts. But the waiter seated me and I had another delicious dinner there.. Their menu has both simple...and fancier choices. I opted for simple-the complimentary basket of soft warm bread with olive oil and vinegar on the side, salad, a baked pasta and a glass of wine. The service is both professional and friendly. Go there!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020

Service, quality and flavor of meals are excellent, the price is very reasonable and the variety is also great, so if you're around the area and are looking for Italian Food this is the place to go.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020

The food is full of flavor. The ambiance is cozy and relaxed. The pricinig is a little high, but you get what you pay for. Nice selectionon non-meat item

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2020

Had dinner here tonight, everything exactly as we could have hoped for. Very authentic Italian cuisine, super friendly staff ready to chat in English, Spanish and Italian and some unique dishes to go with traditional Italian favorites. (Even made me cafe affogato for desert!)

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 18, 2019

My family and I had dinner at Italianissimo Trattoria, the menu was wonderful and was reasonably priced. The restaurant has a great selection of wine by the glass. The service was exceptional and our waiter was so funny. The pasta was perfectly cooked (spaghetti bolognese)...and the meat sauce was flavorful. When you go, be sure to get some of the freshly baked bread which is delicious. My family and I highly recommend this place.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

This Italian Restaurant in Chula Vista is definitely worth a visit. It’s on Main Street looks small from the outside it goes back in quite a ways once inside. We did not have a reservation but they found us a table no problem. The place...was busy the whole time we were there. We were dressed casual but a lot of people were dressed up for a nice night out! The waiters were very good. The service was 1st class, they explained everything, were not pushy at all. They didn’t hover over us but were in the background so if we needed something they were there immediately. They were also serving us with a big smile and were genuinely happy that we were happy. I had a cappuccino which was excellent and very hot which was nice. My husband ordered a bottle of red wine which he got to takeaway as he didn’t drink it all. We had smoked mozzarella which came dressed with asparagus tips, mushrooms, red pepper strips, and delicious roasted potatoes and thinly sliced meat. The presentation was beautiful see my photo. I ordered pepperoni 🍕 as I wasn’t very hungry and we will eat it for breakfast tomorrow. We’re at a rugby tournament so it will get eaten. It was excellent, very hot and big. My husband ordered rib eye with a Gorgonzola cheese topping which sounds odd but it was excellent. It came with veggies. Then we ordered a desert that’s made in Sicily Italy, Cassita it’s made with pistachios almonds mascarpone cheese. It was to die for. They bring you all the deserts on a tray and explain what they all are then you select what you want, which is good as you know the size and what’s in them. The atmosphere was nice some people were having a romantic dinner, a group of 6 girls were having a night out. Young and old were here. The tables were beautiful, tablecloth silverware etc. They only serve soft drinks, wine maybe beer? No cocktails. They do have specials daily so ask about them. The menu has dishes of pasta, steak, pizza, and lots more to chose from.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 6, 2019

Delicious food !! Try it but make reservation , great service We loved everything! Egg plant and pasta dishes la delicious,!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019

Wife and I wanted to try a Friday night tour of 3rd Ave. Breweries and stopped here for dinner to get our night started. The restaurant has a nice, welcoming feeling. The decor is also inviting. The service was very good, the food was good,...not GREAT!!! I love spicy Italian pastas and pizzas and i felt my options were a bit limited. I'm sure others may love it. Good portions and would definitely try again.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2019

The wine pairing is very good. The Pasta dishes are excellent. The bread is very fresh. Excellent location in Chula Vista.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Great food, excellent service, friendly atmosphere, affordable cost. Comfortable, popular with locals and City Hall.

Date of visit: August 2019
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