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Italianissimo Trattoria

323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
+1 619-651-1457
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
323 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3910
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a find! We stopped in for lunch and had an extremely pleasant time. Food was on point and the service was super. Wonderful management, we will absolutely be back again when we are in Chula Vista.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife to the Italianissimo Trattoria on 3rd street in Chula Vista the other night and had a nice experience. The only bad part about going to Italianissimo is that you have to pay for parking if you can find it. Chula Vista...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small but very nicely decorated restaurant is family owned and operated. They make genuine traditional meals that have a family twist to them. Very good service and the food is very flavorful. Would and have recommended this place to friends. Suggest that t is...More

Thank James B
Reviewed April 17, 2017

After a long day at the zoo we were hungry. Driving by we spotted this nice little restaurant. After asking if they had gluten free options, which they had, we decided to dine. The serving staff had strong accents but were really friendly and very...More

Thank butcherboy89
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We have been to this restaurant twice now, on someone's recommendation.... and it has been stellar both times. It is definitely Italian, with great food, great wine, and an Italian ambience. I would love to keep going back just to try more of the really...More

Thank Penfor
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Last Saturday evening my boyfriend of five years decided to surprise me and fly in from Sacramento where he is not only a Navy Veteran but also an engineer. He picked me up and asked me where I wanted to have dinner and spend the...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Based on the reviews, we were expecting an outstanding experience. It was fine, but nothing remarkable. My husband had the special sea bass. He enjoyed that. I had the mushroom ravioli. It was ok. We shared a Mediterranean salad for $11. Very small, no flavor,...More

Thank ernieLoomisCa
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Excellent and very attentive service. The food was wonderful! We had the bruschetta and seafood risotto. Super tasty!

1  Thank ZooGirlHI
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Chula Vista does not have a lot going for it. This is one of the best things about this town! Every time I have dined here I have had both excellent food and service. Always very welcoming and friendly. I have tried a variety of...More

1  Thank SoCalBossFan
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This is the best Italian restaurant in Chula Vista, if not the entire San Diego area. I realize those are strong words. But trust me when I say this is the restaurant for which we measure the quality of all other Italian restaurants that we...More

1  Thank VictoriaB1985
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Minette R
Is there a private area where we can hold a business meeting for 8 people?
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Cindy Z | Property representative |
You can call us at (619) 651-1457 and we will be able to provide you with the accommodations we have available! Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 619-651-1457
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