Hidden in a little strip mall La Calabria Ristorante serves authentic true Italian style food. Simple decorations from Italy adorning the walls, background music from Italian singers,and the smell of the sauces cooking make you feel like you just went to Italy without leaving town. Giovanni, the owner, was born and raised in Calabria, Southern Italy. At the age of 21, he moved to North Italy for about 10 years. He then came to America to help his brother with his new restaurant in New Jersey. There he met and married Clara. A few years later, they moved to Arizona looking for a restaurant of their own. Gilbert became the home of the local family friendly Italian eatery.