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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 good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“fusilli” (8 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1660 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2516
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The ambience of this place is definitely nice. I could see after work groups, friends, and couples took up much of the seating. My date took me here, and we sat at the bar upstairs. We had drinks and shared the charcuterie (cheese) board which...More

Thank herroyalmelness
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The seared tuna was decent. The braised beef as good, the pasta is cooked al dente and they use cream with the sauce. No! Just No! The waiter was hilarious and they did everything they could to make you feel welcome. It’s overpriced! I had...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food, cool atmosphere and awesome service! It is a bit pricey, but the food is really good. Oysters were awesome and fresh.

Thank Todd Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, the space is perfect. My friend and I escaped from our terrible and gloomy conference hotel for lunch and sitting in this airy, bright, woody space felt like a treehouse, in the best possible way. (And I picked up some ideas for...More

Thank sybil_unrest
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I really enjoy Prepkitchen. Their signature cocktails are fabulous. Been going here for a few years. I crave their WNL Burger...it comes with an egg on it and its the juiciest, amazingly flavored burger around, and its huge, I struggle to finish it. This place...More

Thank PurpleMoonExplorer
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Really good and fresh food, full of flavor. Vast happy hour menu that offered an assortment of options to choose from, especially with a group of varying preferences. The staff was helpful in making suggestions, letting us know what was good for sharing or popular....More

Thank LoveLuxeTraveler
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Ww went in for Brunch on. Christmas Eve. Day. My wife's chicken sandwich was greasy and the side of chips as well. My omelette of kale, squash and Goat cheese was good but the toast and potatoes were greasy and the potatoes over fried. Coffee...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We have had dinner at Prepkitchen numerous times over the years. We have always been very happy with the food and the service. We had dinner there this week and the meal was outstanding. The Flatbread was really good, the Fusilli Bolognese and the Braised...More

Thank Randy G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is far and away my favorite restaurant in San Diego. Chefs here show an attention to detail and sophistication I haven't found elsewhere in the city, especially in the Gaslamp. Tonight's first course was crudo in a piquant sauce of yuzu (a Japanese citrus)...More

Thank Laird H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Located in Little Italy in downtown San Diego this restaurant is located upstairs. The service was good and efficient. I had the Pork Chop with sweet potato gratin, juniper butter, apple bourbon jus. It was a good choice. My brother had the "WNL burger" which...More

Thank Ken L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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