This is a city brimming with wonderful food options but San Diego Pizza is one dish in particular that is a must-try while you’re here. We insist. As if you needed an excuse to eat pizza, right?
From the classic Neapolitan-style pizza to a cheesy slice on the go – and everything in between – we have you covered with the city’s best pies.
So, grab a friend and head out and start working your way through these great San Diego pizza options.
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If you want to eat some of the most authentic Neapolitan-style pizza you will ever taste out of Naples itself this is the spot to hit up. The dough is proved over 48 hours and then cooked in less than two minutes in their piping hot oven to achieve those wonderfully springy and puffy crusts.
Watch out for their margherita pizza special on Thursdays where you can get a pie for just $10.
They’ve been voted the best San Diego brew house for five years in a row so clearly know exactly what they are doing on the beer front.
So, what goes well with beer? Pizza, of course.
They started with a goal of serving 100 beers and 50 pizzas a night. 10 years later and they have notched up 1.2 million indie beers and made close to half a million pizzas. That amount of customers just can’t be wrong!
This is proper New York-style pizza that is sold by the slice, which has been in business since 2004. Anywhere serving that amount of pizza for that length of time is doing something right.
An added bonus? They have multiple beers on tap allowing you to enjoy a huge slice with ice cold beer – one of life’s great pleasures.
They take their pizza very seriously here, in terms of making it as Italian and authentic as possible. That means an Italian pizzaiolo and a wood burning pizza oven that was imported straight from Napoli.
There are some other great Italian classics on the menu, including some of the best pasta in the city, but to come here and not eat the pizza would be criminal.
Basic Bar & Pizza is located in the heart of East Village in Downtown San Diego. This is a super exciting restaurant where they serve great wood-fired pizza and a large selection of both bottled and tap beer.
If you like your pizza thin and crispy and bursting with flavour this is the spot for you.
Half high-end coffee shop/roaster and half pizza restaurant – the best of both worlds.
From Wednesday through Sunday you can experience the Italian neighbourhood bar; pizza, cocktails, espresso, and antipasti. Go with the perfect combination of starting with one of their cocktails, eating a pizza and finishing with some of the best coffee you’ll ever taste. A remarkable place.
Woodstock’s has been truly embraced by local students in SDSU. The pizzas are seriously tasty and can be ordered by the slice (they even have a stuffed crust version).
Throw in jugs of beer, affordable prices and events like trivia nights and this really is the full package. Just an all-round fun place to come for tasty pizza and have fun with your friends.
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