No doubt, San Diego is a food lover’s paradise. If you’re staying in a Little Italy San Diego hotel, you have the good fortune of being in one of the best neighborhoods for noshing at all hours of the day. With so many options, you’ll find it hard to prioritize. However, one thing is for certain: When in Little Italy, you must try the pizza!
Isola Pizza Bar
Smack dab in the middle of Little Italy, Isola offers a “fresh, inspired twist on Italian traditions,” and serves pies featuring delicious local ingredients. Favorites like the salciccia with fennel sausage, red onions, tomato, and mushrooms, and the arugula con l’uovo topped with Parmesan, panna, farm egg, arugula, pancetta, and truffle oil have locals in the area coming back time and time again.
Also in Little Italy, Napizza serves gourmet, organic pizza. The crust is homemade, light, and all natural, and pizza is sold by the slice, half-tray, and whole tray. Unique combinations include potato, bacon, and mozzarella; organic chicken, goat cheese, tomato, and pesto; and truffle, porcini, and mozzarella. Gluten-free and vegan pies are also available. As if that wasn’t enough, all food is free of hormones, chemicals, and preservatives.
Just north of Little Italy in Bankers Hill, Cucina Urbana features organic, local produce on every pizza. Pies average $15 and include unique toppings, such as smoked salmon and lemon crème Fraiche; lamb sausage and honey ricotta; olive, fontina, and baby chard; mission fig and Gorgonzola; and smoked prosciutto and pineapple. On Thrifty Thursdays, pizzas are half-off the regular price.
When (or if) you’re ready to branch out, the friendly staff at your hotel in Downtown San Diego can offer some other excellent dining suggestions. Aside from friendly customer service, at the Pacific Inn you can also count on complimentary amenities like free Wi-Fi and fresh coffee and tea served 24-hours a day. We also offer special park and fly and park and cruise packages for our guests. Call 1-800-571-2933 to learn more and book your room!