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Prepkitchen Little Italy

1660 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
+1 619-398-8383
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“fusilli” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1660 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

been wanting to try this place, and finally got around to it. took some out of town guests, an we all very much enjoyed it. honestly, i chose it because (a) it's next to Salt & Straw Ice Cream (which i wanted to go to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Omg this place is a TEN! It’s so beautiful inside. Everything is on point. The menus are in books. It’s so creative! The food is insane!!!! The pancakes are the best I’ve ever had. They have chocolate syrup... just amazing! The service here is also...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tjeatsworld
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stopped in for an unscheduled dinner (aka without reservations) because it looked out of the way (up a staircase) and there was no line out front (can't be bothered to stand in lines!). We sat at the bar and ordered drinks and full menu...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ColleenQD
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Have been here a couple times for happy hour. Hip, fun spot on the 2nd floor with solid, natural light and views

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank joshs916
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in one night when we were walking around Little Italy with no reservation, no plans, and no desire to stand in any of the lines that seemed to be snaking out of most establishments in the area. So we had no expectations of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ColleenQD
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Went to Prep Kitchen Little Italy on Mother's Day and had a solid meal. The biggest let down of the day came after looking at the menu online and having no mention of a limited Mother's Day menu. As a result, the vegetarians in our...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank darrenesl
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing, what more can I say!!! Bottom less mimosas and friggin amazing food. Chris and Nick are the bar. Destiny brought the duo together. A must go to. X

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bridkid69
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This restaurant was located in Little Italy among many other restaurants that you can choose from. We thought we were going to have an Italian meal and that was a mistake. We ended up ordering overpriced burgers that came with fries and the bill was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank judy l
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Stumbled (almost literally) upon this neat place while looking for a spot in Little Italy to grab a cocktail and some appetizers before having dinner elsewhere later in the evening. This industrial style loft on India Street proved to be a very pleasant and reasonably...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank kingcountykid
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Had the soup and chicken, both wee nicely presented with solid flavors all around. The service and decor were good. Parking is a struggle and headache but this is true across all Little Italy.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
    (Date & India)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-398-8383
The newest location to the Prepkitchen family, Prepkitchen Little Italy sits on the corner of India & Date Street in San Diego’s historic Little Italy. The second-story dining room boasts views of the city’s busy streets and local farmer’s market on Saturday mornings. Named one of San Diego’s “Best Restaurants” in 2012 by San Diego Magazine’s food critic, Troy Johnson, Prepkitchen Little Italy serves artisanal, farm-to-table cuisine in a fun & sociable environment and is the only Prepkitchen restaurant to offer a full-service bar. Happy hour is offered daily, where guests can enjoy a selection of award-winning $4 tapas, $5 glasses of sangria or $20 pitchers, $8 signature and handcrafted cocktails, as well as 25% off all bottles of wine. Prepkitchen Little Italy is open for lunch and dinner daily, as well as brunch on the weekends, which includes happy hour priced mimosas, $1 coffee and welcoming scone bar. You can also visit Prepkitchen in La Jolla & Del Mar.
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