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Little Italy is a vibrant neighborhood in Downtown San Diego, California that was originally a predominant Italian fishing neighborhood. Little Italy has since transformed into a destination neighborhood composed mostly of Italian restaurants, deli’s, coffee shops, dessert shops, home design stores, art galleries and residential condo units. Basically, if you have an appetite, it’s hard to go wrong in Little Italy.

Little Italy is additionally a chic, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood, packed with trendy cocktail bars, brewpubs and restaurants with bustling patios. Upscale clothing boutiques, indie music venues and quaint piazzas dot the area, while the weekly Little Italy Mercato Farmers’ Market draws crowds to its mix of produce, gourmet food and craft stalls. The green lawns of Waterfront Park have fountains, and offer views of the bay.

Little Italy is located North of the Columbia District, South of Middletown, Southeast of Core, and West of Cortez Hill. This district is bordered by West Laurel Street to the north, West Ash Street to the south, Interstate 5/Front Street to the east and the San Diego Bay and Pacific Highway to the west.

Little Italy is one of the more active downtown neighborhoods and has frequent festivals and events including a bi-weekly (now on Wednesday mornings too) farmers market, also known as the Mercato (the Market, in Italian). The neighborhood has low crime rates when compared with other neighborhoods in Downtown San Diego and is maintained by The Little Italy Association of San Diego, which looks after trash collection, decorations, and special events.

Little Italy Sign in San Diego above India Street
Little Italy San Diego