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It used to be that people would come to San Diego's Little Italy when craving authentic pizza, pasta, gelato and other Italian favorites. This is still the case. However, in recent years we've seen many concepts and cuisines open up here ranging from Mexican to ramen. And, these places are the talk of the town. Frankly, there are so many good restaurants in Little Italy that it's difficult to narrow a list to just ten.
Thankfully, wandering Little Italy's gentrified streets and cool stores, is a great way to burn off a meal while encompassing various points of interest and cool works of art along the way.
For gelato, you'll want to stop at Pappalecco's where it's made handmade daily. Not to mention the paninis, baked goods and coffee also reign supreme. Craving a romantic evening? Buon Appetito is perfect for a leisurely meal over a bottle of wine. Take your time and definitely do not skip dessert. The lobster roll at Ironside, known for oysters and other seafood, is worthy of extra time on the treadmill.
These days, no trip to San Diego is complete without a visit to Little Italy. Consider booking reservations at these 10 spots.