South Bay's Best Restaurants: Located in a Chula Vista strip mall, Italianissimo Tratorria is known for truly authentic Italian food in a casual atmosphere. From the time the complimentary crusty bread with balsamic vinegar, olive oil and butter arrive to the Zabaglione dessert, chef Mino Puzzo will wow your taste buds. Rave reviews go to the Cesare salad, Penne Arrabbiata, seafood risotto and much more from the long list of offerings. The restaurant also offers a good selection of Chianti and other wines by the bottle and glass. The owners are Italian as is everyone on the waitstaff. A sizable kids' menu is also on offer.
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