CONTACT INFORMATION

AMICI HOUSE & CAFFÈ CARITÀZZA

THU
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
FRI
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
SAT
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
SUN
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

250 W. Date St., Little Italy
next to the dog park

PROGRAM & EVENTS CALENDAR

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.

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Basking in Conviviality

ENRICHING THE COMMUNITY

Convivio provides a variety of enlightening and inspiring arts, culture, and heritage programming—presentations, workshops, film screenings, exhibitions, and more—you’ll find something to suit your taste no matter what you’re looking for in an Italian sensibility. Explore further to see how we engage the community.

Convivio Projects

WHAT'S ON THE HORIZON

The Italians of San Diego Docuseries

Convivio Programs

ARTS AND CULTURE

A different language is a different vision of life.
—Federico Fellini

Films Al Fresco

Our outdoor screenings of Italian, international, and Hollywood classics
Music is the harmonious voice of creation,
an echo of the invisible world. —Giuseppe Mazzini

Musicarramba!

Musical performances highlighting local artists in our intimate setting
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something. —Frank Zappa

Stellar Sounds

Our showcase of renowned musical artists in a breathtaking outdoor venue
It was impossible to get a conversation going on;
everybody was talking too much. —Yogi Berra

Colloqui

Our lecture and discussion series highlighting Italian and
Italian American topics of interest
If education is protection to life, you will realize that it is necessary
that education accompany life during its whole course. —Maria Montessori

SpeakEasy

Our language and culture workshops providing enriching experiences in an intimate setting
Convivio Programs

HERITAGE PRESERVATION

There is no end. There is no beginning.
There is only infinite passion in life. —Federico Fellini

Italian Digital History Initiative

Preserving San Diego’s rich Italian American narrative through photographs, documents, and oral histories
For walk where we will,
we tread upon some story. —Cicero

Enclave Excursions

Exploring the past of San Diego’s Italian quarter through our tours highlighting the neighborhood's rich and vibrant history
Convivio Programs

ACADEMIA AND RESEARCH

Cultivation of the mind is as necessary
as food to the body. —Cicero

Convivio Scholars

Helping students with scholarships and mentorships to better connect
with their community as scholars and leaders
Convivio Programs

COMMUNITY AND NETWORKING

If the landscape of human emotion were to exist in a country,
it would be in Italy. —Lisa Fantino

Italian San Diego (iSD)

Our Italian business and organization directory and free member program for offers and discounts
In America, one must be something, but in Italy,
one can simply be. —Pietros Maneos

Communitas Award for Leadership

Celebrating Italian-community leaders who have made an impact through academic, business, and civic endeavors
Convivio Exhibitions

ARTISAN / CULTURE / HERITAGE