2018 Arts Partners

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

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.

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.

Born & Raised             1909 India St.             619.202.4577

Awesome steakhouse.


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.           619.431.5990

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.

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.

Lofty Coffee          444 W.Cedar        760.230.6747

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


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.

Retail Partners

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.

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 Women Accessories and Decorative Home Accessories: Apparel, Jewelry, Handbags, Fragrances, Art, Mirrors, Lighting, Venetian Masks and Unique Gifts.

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.


Porto Vista        1835 Columbia St.         619.544.0164

Full-service hotel featuring late night dining at the Glass Door restaurant in the heart of Little Italy.