Buon Appetito Salvatore Caniglia

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Buon Appetito

1609 India St. (Cedar St.) Send to Phone
Rustic charm and authentic Italian in Little Italy.


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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
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Buon Appetito Restaurant Review

: From owners Antonino Mastellone and the Caniglias (Daniela and Salvatore) of Trattoria I Trulli in Encinitas and Arrivederci in Hillcrest comes Buon Appetito. This cozy spot in Little Italy combines the best of both restaurants, but goes one step further with charming ambience and sophistication. We like the exposed brick, walls of wine and wine barrel tables. The best way to start dinner is with the burrata appetizer of fresh, melted mozzarella served with herbs, sautéed spinach and oven-roasted tomatoes. Gamberi Buon Appetito brings grilled shrimp over a Tuscan bean salad. Order anything that includes eggplant; it's never greasy, always right. Veal piccata is very light, a good entrée for lunch or during warm months. Fettuccine alla Montanara combines morels and English peas with a smoky brandy sauce. Fusilli with slowly simmered ragù of duck is another satisfying dish. Homemade breads, pastas and desserts add to the panache.





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