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Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill - Carlsbad

5970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4405
+1 760-438-1212
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“messy sundae” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (87 reviews)
“cotton candy” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4405
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On a recent visit to CA my wife and I tried Sammy's Woodfired pizza. It was probably the worst pizza I have ever had. I had the spicy Italian sausage and it was so salty I could hardly eat it. My wife had margarita and...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here while on a business trip. Decent pizza, very thin crust, good toppings. Priced reasonably. Can not complain at all

Thank Len R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have the BEST duck tacos and I eat them as an entree! Their salads are always delicious too!! Any Sammy's around town is reliable; I have turned many on to this great place!

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to have one near us in AZ that disappeared but enjoy visiting when we can locate one. Good burgers, salads, pizza and always fine polite servers. This was no exception. Each of us had something different and each enjoyed their choice. Décor is always...More

Thank UWLAW68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had both dinner and lunch while in the Carlsbad area. Both were great. The Kobe Beef Sliders are excellent as is the soup. There is a dessert on the menu that is a must. Excellent Splilt between two people...or not. It is ice cream,...More

Thank mountaintrekker1234
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Were we tried the duck tacos, Asian sampler, and shrimp and crab dip - all were really good and they all were half off during happy hour! Service was quick and friendly.

Thank E9900LSbrucem
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Found this by accident on a busy Sat night & got seated quickly. Amanda was a friendly & effienct server & accommodated specials requests. The messy sundae was fabulous - gooey & loaded & yummy! The pizzas were ok - nothing to write home about....More

Thank takatrp
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I've been eating at Sammy's since I was in college, and it's one of my favorite spots for lunch 27 years later. Even though I've tried just about everything on their ever-evolving menu, the Grilled Chicken Salad remains my go-to dish. The chicken itself is...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were referred to Sammie's by a friend,we enjoyed their delicious salads (I had Chinese chicken salad)and pizza (I had BBQ chicken) but what we really liked ,my granddaughter ordered cotton candy it was bigger than her head she loved it !!

Thank Gloryaa
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love woodfired pizza so I go to Sammy's whenever that desire hits me. The choices are many and all the ones I have had were delicious. Service was prompt and polite

Thank sofunus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4405 (Formerly Sammy's Woodfired Pizza)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-438-1212
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