Little Italy – Downtown San Diego

– Little Italy is a somewhat hilly neighborhood in Downtown San Diego, California that was originally a predominately Italian fishing neighborhood. It has since been gentrified and now Little Italy is a scenic neighborhood composed mostly of Italian restaurants, Italian retail shops, home design stores, art galleries, and residential units.

– Little Italy is one of the more active downtown neighborhoods and has frequent festivals and events including a weekly farmers market, also known as the Mercato (the Market, in Italian). The neighborhood has low crime rates when compared with other neighborhoods in Downtown San Diego[2] and is maintained by the Little Italy Neighborhood Association, which looks after trash collection, decorations, and special events.

County: San Diego

City: San Diego

State: California

Zip Code: 92101

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