2022 Arts Partners

We encourage you to visit, shop, and dine with them in Little Italy.

Ballast Point       2215 India St.       619.255.7213

Located in the heart of Little Italy, this location offers bayside breezes, award-winning and experimental brews, and a casual dining ambiance indoors and out. Sip pints on the patio or in a private cabana while watching overhead planes, or watch our brewers brew an R&D beer.

Bencotto            750 W. Fir St.             619.450.4786

Bencotto crafts 1000 pounds of fresh pasta per week, offering more than 60 different recipes.

Buon Appetito            1609 India St.             619.238.9880

Neighborhood favorite restaurant serving traditional Italian dishes and exquisite wines and beers.

Caffe 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.

Davanti Enoteca         1655 India St.         619.237.9606

A lively wine bar and restaurant with shareable contemporary twists on rustic Italian cuisine

Filippi’s 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.

Little Italy Food Hall        550 W. Date St.      619.269.7187

A social dining experience featuring six unique dining concepts and a full bar providing you with a glimpse into San Diego’s diverse dining scene! Enjoy a cocktail on the adjacent 10,000 square-foot Piazza della

Mikkeller       2021 India St.        858.381.3500

A blend of San Diego casual and Scandinavian cool: that is really the best way to describe this distinctive spot. A small bar in San Diego’s vibrant Little Italy neighborhood, this place features all the freshest beer from Mikkeller San Diego and the rest of the Mikkeller world.

             750 W.Fir St.          619.501.0030

Monello is the one and only house of the wheel of Parmigiano in which the special pasta of the week is tossed and stirred.

Pali Wine Co.          2130 India St.          619.569.1300

Fine Wine & Good Times.

Parakeet Cafe & Juicery     1680 India St.     619.255.1442

Organic, whole foods along with crafted coffees, fresh juices and smoothies, and delicious pastries

Shake Shack            2008 India St.            619.331.3958

This modern day “roadside” burger stand serves up the most delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and more.

Vino Carta            2161 India St.            619.564.6589

Neighborhood wine shop and bar offering a global variety while focusing on small, family-owned producers.

Zinqué          2101 Kettner Blvd.            619.915.6172

Enjoy the warmth, charm and atmosphere of an authentic Parisian bistro.

Retail Partners

Adelman Fine Art 1980 Kettner Blvd. #40  619.354.5969 

A family gallery that provides a relaxed setting, to shop and enjoy beautiful things. #artyouenjoy

Artist & Craftsman Supply      3804 4th Ave.     619.688.1911 

Artist & Craftsman Supply is an employee-owned company that originated in Portland, ME in 1985. Their 33 locations nation-wide are staffed by local artists from all mediums. The staff takes pride in having the best selection, competitive pricing, and friendly employees who are always happy to answer questions and give technical advice. The San Diego store has been located at 3804 4th Ave. in Hillcrest since moving there in 2010 but has been a part of San Diego’s community since 2000.

BLICK Art Materials       1844 India St.       619.687.0050

Blick Art Materials is a family-owned retail and catalog business that supplies professional and amateur artists, students, scholastic art programs, and anyone requiring art supplies for business or pleasure. 

Meyer Fine Art       2400 Kettner Blvd.       619.358.9512

Meyer Fine Art Gallery features original works on paper (etchings, lithographs, etc.) and paintings spanning from the 20th century until now.

Venues & Service Partners

Amici Pet Hospital      2135 Columbia St.     619.795.2400

Your veterinarians in Downtown San Diego – Little Italy.

Music Box
              1337 India St.              619.795.1337

Upscale 3-story live-music and private event venue serving craft cocktails & a variety of small plates.

San Diego Firehouse Museum       1572 Columbia St.      619.232.3473

The San Diego Firehouse Museum houses over 200 years of firefighting history from throughout the world. The facility contains a children’s fire safety room, a gift shop, and event space available for your next social gathering. Come see displays dating back to the 1700s!