Welcome to Nonno's Ristorante Italiano. Since 1998

About Us

We Are Not Fancy. We Are Who We Are.

We are a quality Italian restaurant specializing in delicious traditional Italian cuisine. 

Our meats, seafood, pasta, pizza, subs, vegetarian meals and amazing desserts are all made with only the freshest ingredients.

We Love Food. We Love To Feed People.

Nonno's offers diners a rare gem and comfortable space that eschews pretense and embraces a dedication to hospitality that turns every diner into a VIP. 

The room is small and always busy, and everyone is raving about the food!  -San Diego Restaurant Guide

We Love Life.

Regardless of where you came from for many in America our immigrant origins remain a vital part of who we are. From Sicily to San Diego, Nonno's Ristorante Italiano was created with a passion to serve the finest traditional Italian food.


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Celebrating our 20th anniversary! Thank you for all the wonderful memories and your support!

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Serving amazing Italian food in La Mesa, California since 1998.

If you want the kind of food Frank Sinatra used to rush home to eat. The kind of food that is eaten in New York, Chicago, New Jersey, Boston, and Little Italy's located throughout America every Sunday afternoon, benvenuto!

Nonno's Ristorante Italiano

5314 Baltimore Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942

Restaurant: (619) 337-9559, *Catering: (619) 494-2600


Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday 11:00AM to 2:00PM.

Dinner: Tuesday-Thursday 3:00PM to 9:00PM.

Friday & Saturday 3:00PM to 10:00PM.

Closed Sunday & Monday.