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Little Italy, San Diego
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Restaurants, retail shops, home design stores, and art galleries line this street in Little Italy. The street was originally an Italian tuna-fishing neighborhood up until the late 1960's and continues to be home to many Italian families. Maintained by the Little Italy Neighborhood Association, this area is a destination for fine Italian wines and gourmet Italian meals. Although the neighborhood is predominantly Italian, a couple of different restaurants offer more variety: A British pub and a craft beer, wine, and sake bar offer late-night dining and drinking. For Little Italy and beyond, use our San Diego itinerary builder to get the most from your San Diego vacation.
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  • This area has been around almost as long at San Diego. It was a place to visit and have great italian food for decades, but it has recently (last decade) undergone 'gentrification' and has lost a bit ...  more »
  • There are soo many restaurants and little cafes to choose from here. I came for a week and was sad to leave as I had not tried all the places I wanted. I will definitely be coming back for more! 
  • So many deli's and restaurants and decorated beautifully for the Holiday Season. A new discovery for me and one I want to share with others.