NileGuide Expert Says:
Parking is a real challenge in Little Italy, as it has become a popular residential district with a plethora of new condominiums and trendy restaurants and shops. Be sure not to let your parking meter expire--tickets are $4!
1830 Columbia Street
(Little Italy Association)
San Diego, CA 92101
Downtown - Centre City
tel: +1 619 233 3898 (Little Italy Association)
fax: +1 619 233 4866
Just outside of Gaslamp, San Diego welcomes some of the most distinctive and delicious culture in the area - Italy. Though the strip downtown is small, Little Italy's street sign is flavored with just the right amount of garlic, Italian music and festivals that make any visit fell like you're away from home. Little Italy houses some of the area's finest Italian restaurants, but additionally you will find one of a kind art galleries, fountains reminiscent of the Tuscany countryside and holiday festivals that welcome all. The district is extremely small, lining over a few city streets in the heart of downtown San Diego, but it makes up for its small figures with extremely wide taste and heart.