2017 Arts Partners

Our thanks go out to our Marketplace Partners who support the festival.  Visit, shop, and dine with them in Little Italy.

Restaurant Partners

Ballast PointBallast Point  2215 India St.     619.255.7213

 The perfect balance of taste and aroma. What started as a small group of home brewers, who simply wanted to make a better beer, evolved into the adventurers known today as Ballast Point.

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters   2295 Kettner Blvd.  619.272.0203

San Diego’s only nationally recognized leader in direct trade, micro-lot and auction coffee.

Bencotto             750 W. Fir St.             619.450.4786

Bencotto draws inspiration from Italian kitchens, more than restaurants, where Italians grow up, linger, cook, and eat simple yet exceptional food.

CCaffe Italiaaffe Italia             1704 India St.    619.234.6767

Caffe Italia is a one of a kind Espresso bar serving the perfect blends of robust coffee, cappuccino and espresso made with Lavazza coffee beans imported from Italy.

Civico 1845             1845 India St.    619.300.4810

Offering fresh flavors with a modern spin on traditional Italian Favorites, Civico 1845 sits in the heart of San Diego’s Little Italy community. With authentic and contemporary design, Civico 1845 introduces guests to the next generation of Italian cuisine. We also offer a number of 100% vegan dishes, as well as several gluten-free options.

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Fabrison’s             1425 India St.   619.955.8834

French savory and sweet crêpes.


Davanti Enoteca          1655 India St.           619.237.9606

Davanti Enoteca is a wine bar that offers share-able plates of rustic  Italian cuisine.


Filippi’s Pizza GrottoFilippis Pizza Grotto            1747 India St.    619.232.5094

The best and biggest pizza you will find in Southern California!  Family-owned and operated. Dishing out some of the finest and freshest Italian food.

Herb & Wood/ Herb & Eatery Cafe   

2210 Kettner Blvd.  619.955.8495

Cafe and market offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, baked goods, artisanal grocery items, wine and beer.

 idessert by Jean- Phillipe           1608 India St.   619.544.1033    iDessert is a unique place where you customize your own dessert, Crêpe, Sundae, and Milkshake by selecting your favorite ingredients off our iPad station and your dessert masterpiece will be ready in minutes. Enjoy! insta logo facebook logo                                 

Ironside Fish & Oyster Bar     Ironside       1684 India St.  619.269.3033

Seafood fare and cocktails offered in a renovated warehouse with quirky, nautical design accents.  Protest Against the Rising Tide of Conformity.

Juice Crafters              1740 India St.     619.231.4329Juice Crafters

Juice Crafters is a family owned juice bar which uses raw gourmet, 100% natural ingredients to prepare some of the most amazing pressed juices in the world. Our approach at Juice Crafters is simple: Live well and be well.

Kettner Exchange

Kettner Exchange               2001 Kettner Blvd.  619.255.2001   

Kettner Exchange delivers a progressive culinary experience set in a dignified yet welcoming environnment, coupled with an inventive beverage program.

Lofty Coffee                 444 W.Cedar    760.230.6747

Lofty Coffee is a community driven, organic, local cafe coffee roaster and scratch bakery.


Masquerade Art Of Living     1608 India St. #105    619.235.6564

Located in the heart of “Little Italy” San Diego, this Gallery Boutique with its European ambiance features everything in decorative home accessories: Art, mirrors, lighting,fragrances, Italian jewelry, Venetian masks, handbags and unique gifts.

Mimmo’s Italian VillageMimmos              1743 India St.     619.239.3710

Casual dining in a unique Italian village atmosphere. Serving San Diego since 1973.

Monello                750 W.Fir St.      619.501.0030

Monello’s “100 percent honest Italian” menu celebrates Northern Italian Street Food and Milan’s glamorous aperitivo culture.

Pokirrito RakiRaki Ramen      2254 India St.  619.240.8510

Using the healthiest and freshest ingredients served in every artfully presented plate or bowl of noodles, the restaurant embodies owner and executive chef Junya Watanabe’s commitment to making Rakiraki the hottest ramen spot in town. Sushi burritos/ poke bowls/yakitori boxes, all fresh ingredients to customize and create the best combination of your choice!

Starbucks                1665 India St.        619.702.3021

The world’s premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee.


Retail Partners

Verde    1742 India St.  760.889.0197

Unique gifts and Jewelry from all over the world.


VocabularyVocabulary    414 W. Cedar St.    619.203.4066

Articulate your style.



Service Partners

Amici Pet Hospital     2135 Columbia St.  619.795.2400

High quality, lovable healthcare for your pets. Veterinarians in Downtown San Diego- Little Italy.


San Diego Firehouse MuseumFirehouse Museum     1572 Columbia St.   619.232.3473

Founded in 1962, the Firehouse Museum occupies the former home of San Diego Fire Station No. 6. The museum’s brick-and-mortar building in Little Italy features firefighting equipment and apparatus dating back to the late 1800s. Firefighting’s rich tradition and heritage live on in the San Diego Firehouse Museum.

Art Services    4143 Cleveland Ave.  619.296.0282Art Services

With twenty years of experience, John Stoup can handle all your art installation needs. Whether it’s an individual piece, a small grouping, large security installation or a monumental piece of sculpture, each job is given special attention.

La Costa LiLa Costa Limomousine   2770 Loker Ave. Carlsbad, CA   760.438.4455

Luxury chauffeured transportation.


Hotel Partners

The Westgate HotelThe Westgate Hotel: Official Hotel of Mission Federal ArtWalk    1055 Second Avenue     619.238.1818

Acclaimed as San Diego’s finest hotel, the Westgate is beautifully appointed with exquisite European luxuries throughout.The Westgate is located in the heart of downtown San Diego just steps away from the trendy Gaslamp Quarter, fashionable shopping and historic Balboa Park.

LaLa-Pensione2 Pensione     606 W. Date St.     619.236.8000

La Pensione Hotel immerses guests in the European exuberance and charm of San Diego’s Little Italy.