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The 6 Best Italian Restaurants Near San Marcos

Updated: May 2, 2022

Anything better than pasta doused in parmesan? No! That's why you should visit San Marcos’s best Italian restaurants. After analyzing millions of reviews from the best sites we present the ultimate Italian venues in San Marcos. The Italian spots below are our go-to’s for the best burrata and creamiest gelato in San Marcos!

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Shane's Pizza and Pints

Pizza, $$, San MarcosPizza, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Ciao Ristorante Italiano

Italian, $$, VistaItalian, $$Vista
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020

Uncle Tony's italian cuisine

Italian, $$, VistaItalian, $$Vista
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Dominics Italian Gourmet

Italian, $$, EscondidoItalian, $$Escondido
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Filippi's Pizza Grotto Escondido

Italian, $$, EscondidoItalian, $$Escondido
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Lamppost Pizza & Backstreet Brewery

Pizza, $$, VistaPizza, $$Vista
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Italian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10162 spots across San Marcos, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 624 lists and articles from the likes of Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - 42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Sorrento's Pizza, Amalfi Cucina Italiana, and Two Brothers from Italy are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that serve breakfast in San Marcos.

Sorrento's Pizza, Amalfi Cucina Italiana, and Two Brothers from Italy are some of the highest-rated late-night Italian spots in San Marcos.

Sorrento's Pizza, Two Brothers from Italy, and Shane's Pizza and Pints are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for take-out in San Marcos.

Sorrento's Pizza, Amalfi Cucina Italiana, and Two Brothers from Italy are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for a quick lunch in San Marcos.

Sorrento's Pizza, Two Brothers from Italy, and Shane's Pizza and Pints are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that are good for groups in San Marcos.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your marinara meatball

    When ordering marinara meatball, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Italian Chianti, a popular red wine.

Factoids

  • A killer pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Italy be sure to sample the local campari one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • All about pasta

    Love pasta? So do people in The United States. The country celebrates National Pasta Day every year on October 17.

  • The traditional pepperoni pizza

    Have you ever had a tasty pepperoni pizza? Well it’s an absolute classic in The United States!

Parking tips

Finding parking in San Marcos can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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