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Trattoria La Strada

(619) 239-3400

702 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

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Dining Specials

Florencia's Ristorante
Italian, Pizzeria, Casual/Family, Delivery
5  out of 5 stars
5|I have had chicken parmesean and veggie lovers pizza here. It is amazing food!
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Italian, Casual/Family, Bar, Kids Friendly
5  out of 5 stars
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Restaurant Description

Walking into Trattoria La Strada, it is evident why the restaurant is one of the most popular in the Gaslamp. The ambiance is comforting, the atmosphere lively, and the energy-like that of the adjacent intersection of 5th Avenue and G Street-bustling with excitement. The restaurant's prime location, within walking distance from the Convention Center, hotels, and Horton Plaza, makes it an ideal place to see and be seen, and it is no surprise that two of the restaurants tall walls are entirely glass, providing one of the best views of any restaurant on 5th Avenue.

A first choice for everything from casually elegant dinners to corporate and private parties, La Strada has played host to many of the city's most prestigious events. While this is partly due to the restaurant's ideal atmosphere, including a private bar area, a semi private dining section, and amenities such as a full bar with talented bartenders and state of the art audio-visual equipment; part of this undoubtedly stems from the genuine passion and excitement of Executive Chef Roberto Bernardoni, and his long career of opening successful restaurants where he not only served as chef but as gracious host as well. While the atmosphere is one of the most inviting around, it is the food and the service that makes Trattoria La Strada a favorite among San Diegans and visitors alike.

At La Strada, Bernardoni finds himself focusing on bringing the traditions and treasures of his native Tuscany to San Diego. At his first two restaurants, both in the heart of Florence, high quality Tuscan ingredients were the norm; throughout his 15 years at La Strada Bernardino has personally ensured that the same quality ingredients, although not as readily available, are used in his kitchen.


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