Italian Restaurants in Encinitas

There are so many great Italian restaurants in Encinitas.  We are talking real Italian!  Book any of our delightful local trattorias and your won't be disappointed.  Bon Appetito!

Best rated Italian Restaurants listings

Trattoria Positano

This quaint Italian bistro located on San Elijio in Cardiff is top rated with locals and tourists alike. A true Italian trattoria dedicated to excellent and authentic Italian foods.  Everyone raves about the fresh pasta and gnocchi.  The goat cheese and fig salad with prosciuttio is heavenly as the butternut squash raviolis.  A delightful atmosphere and friendly […]

Cicclotti’s Trattoria Italiana & Seafood

Cicciotti’s Tratorria Italiana and Seafood is located on San Elijo Avenue in Cardiff-by-the-Sea.  This small Italian Eatery has it’s own small parking lot in back and is a gem in the neighborhood.  Although they specialize in seafood dishes like scampi and cioppino over linguine don’t miss the gnocchi and excellent pasta dishes like Zita alla […]

Buca Di Beppo Restaurant

Buca Di Beppo is family fun!  Located in the Forum near Casa di Bandini Buca is crowded with large groups sharing “family style” meals in a casual yet colorful restaurant.  It feels like you went home to Mama’s house, so pass the spaghetti please.  Take the kids, they will love it!

Firenze Trattoria

Located technically in Rancho Santa Fe, you will find this restaurant on South Encinitas Boulevard and you will be glad you did.  It is in an elegant plaza (near Harvest Market).  They have many local customers who love their pastas, scallops, osso buco, saffron risotto and Caesar salads.  The ambiance is great and portions generous.  Sometimes […]

Rosanna’s Pasta Shop

Rosanna Pasta Shop, located on El Camino Real in Encinitas, California is a special find.  This small Italian shop puts out some of the best pastas this side of Rome.  Their lasagna is superior and sauces must be guarded they are so good!  The most tender homemade pastas, they make you sigh with delight!