2024 Best Italian Restaurants in San Diego Area

Authentic Italian Food in San Diego

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Best Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in San Diego, presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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Bencotto Italian Kitchen
14/20
Modern Italian food from chef Fabrizio Cavallini. See More

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CATANIA Coastal Italian
14/20
Ocean views and coastal Italian cuisine in La Jolla. See More
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Civico 1845
14/20
Contemporary Italian and innovative vegan cuisine in Little Italy. See More

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CUCINA enoteca Del Mar
14/20
Eye-popping design, dynamic food and a good locals' scene in Del Mar. See More

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Cucina Urbana
14/20
This bustling spot in Bankers Hill serves up Italian-American fare and affordable wine in an artsy setting. See More

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Davanti Enoteca
14/20
Little Italy dining in a sexy setting with rustic Italian food and charm. See More
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Monello
14/20
Italian street fare from a passionate Milanese family. See More

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Officine Buona Forchetta
14/20
Authentic Italian cuisine meets creative design in historic Liberty Station. See More

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Enjoy a meal on the patio at one of GAYOT's picks for the Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants. See the lists.