Buon Appetito Restaurant

1609 India St, San Diego, CA 92101


Cozy eatery for classic Italian cooking. Intimate trattoria pairs generous plates of Italian fare with bottles from the neighboring wine bar.


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Art DeLaCruz II -

Buon Appetito food is definitely good and worth eating here again. If you’re trying to eat here on Fri-Sun please make reservations, if not you may be waiting a while. The restaurant area spans two locations including the front patio (onto the street)… Our waiter was very attentive and personable. I highly recommend Buon Appetito and would eat here again. Keep up the great work.

Zach Hutchinson -

The service was amazing! This is a beautiful little neighborhood filled with Italian food and desserts. I would highly recommend this restaurant as well as the string of them that all are connected and owned by the same company. I will be sure to return on my next trip. The only thing I would recommend is a little better pronunciation on the dishes. It is a little difficult to order a dish in another language when you can not pronounce what you would like to order and have to point at the menu you say what you would like.

ERICA1908 -

Loved the atmosphere of Little Italy. Highly recommended and not disappointing. I have had better risotto elsewhere. Other than that, appetizers were fantastic. Pasta dishes superb. Nothing like homemade pasta and great customer service. Note. Drop off at the restraunt works best since parking is horrendous.

Swap -

Amazing folks and lovely, lovely dinner!! We visited on a Saturday for dinner and we’re seated right away. Their b complimentary bread was fresh, warm and smelled amazing! It isn’t the best bread I’ve had, but it was good. I tried the Spinach Ravioli in a creamy red sauce. My friend asked for an aglio e olio and liked what he got! If you’re looking for a Italian restaurant in Little Italy, look no further! Go here! ?

Jessica Caraballo -

We stopped at random during a tour of Little Italy and it did not disappoint. I wish we had sat outside because it was a beautiful day despite being overcast (hindsight). Either way, the food, atmosphere, and service were amazing. I had the spinach and cheese ravioli, which were so light and airy I could have been eating clouds. Definitely a must-visit should you find yourself in the area!

FB Rusty Walker -

Server was great. Food was good. Pasta was excellent but steaks were cooked way over (well done) and had no seasoning. However, they refired the steaks and they came out near perfect. The problem was that the rest of the party had completed their meals 20 minutes prior to the refired steaks coming back out. Again, the server was great and they comp'd the steak and threw in dessert as well. I'd go back and try them again.

Monica Bundrum -

I am In Love with this place. If I lived closer,instead of across country, I would be here for the next murder mystery night. It’s not just a restaurant,it’s an experience! The magician had everyone asking what just happened. The Gouda grilled cheese!! So much more.

Keith Smith -

Friendly wait staff that knows the food here very well. The bread with the zesty dipping sauce catches your attention and the food only gets better from there. Staff also help in wine / meal pairings

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1609 India St, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-9880
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