Monello offers 25 different kinds of daily handcrafted pasta. A unique Italian restaurant in San Diego that introduces traditional Milanese street food & Italian happy hour "aperitivo" serving complimentary bites with drinks every night until 7 pm.


Voted Best Happy in Little Italy, our aperitivo offers complimentary bites with drinks. 4 pm to 7 pm every night.

Fresh Pasta Made Daily

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We produce over 800 lbs of 100% organic fresh pasta weekly. It is the largest offer of pasta in San Diego by the best restaurants in in Little Italy, Bencotto & Monello.

Farmer's Brunch

weekend brunch 

Breakfast & Brunch American classics served Italian style. Nutella Pancakes, Eggs & Bacon Pizza, Caprese Bloody Mary & Prosecco Mimosas make ours one of the best & unique brunches in Little Italy.

Pasta & Risotto in the Cheese Wheel

PASTA & risotto in the CHEESE Wheel

 Pasta on Tuesday nights, Risotto on Wednesday nights: served tableside. The one & only cheese wheel in San Diego & the most authentic Italian experience in Little Italy. Served to private dinners upon request.

Sweet Vermouth On Tap

Sweet vermouth on Tap

An Italian tradition from the 1700's that inspired some of the most notable cocktails in history. Housemade with locally-sourced produce and a secret blend of roots, bark, botanicals, and herbs.