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Basic

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££ - £££
Downtown
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410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
+1 619-531-8869
Today
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Michigan
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off, I am very thankful the server here stopped us from ordering a salad and two small pizzas. The pizzas are HUGE, even the smalls. We split a small pizza and a salad between two of us and still had leftovers, making it a really good value. The atmosphere was very fun as well. It was a very enjoyable... More 

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Thank Lindsay S
Kansas City, Missouri
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124 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great spot for pizza! This place has a really fun atmosphere too! We tried the mash potato pizza and it was delicious! Can't wait to go back next time i'm in San Diego!

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Thank Reina M
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The salad was delicious and the pizza was AMAZING! The gluten free pizza was absolutely the best I have ever eaten. It wasn't the frozen shell that most places serve. It was fresh and just like the other pizzas they serve. It's fun that they serve it on a tray and cut in straight lines. He atmosphere is cool too.

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Thank Lisa510
Irvine, California
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359 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The pizza is more Italian than american, some very different choices and excellent at a very fair price

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Thank Ed P
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Very good pizza and good location/proximity to hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful and beer selection was adequate. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone staying in the Gaslamp district that wanted a good pizza and a good price.

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Thank Jmackh
Rochester, MN
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202 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stopped at this Bar to get a To-go Pizza and had a beer while waiting. Very busy 20 to 30 something bar that was very busy. Bartenders were friendly even though they were working their butts off as the place was packed. Got a small NY style pie that was big and good. Saw the large puzza, and it comes... More 

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Thank TIM B
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Create your own pizza or order one of the restaurants fav’s. They also offer gluten free pizzas. The pizzas are large, and fairly thin – so you will be surprised how much you can actually eat. The staff is friendly and the vibe is cool with an industrial interior. I would say the pizza is good, but nothing I will... More 

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Thank Cathrine P
Annandale, New Jersey
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Neat spot to stop in for there art/music for locals. The pizza is awesome! As a pizza chef for 10+ years in NJ best in San Diego!! A fun stop

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Thank Stephen W
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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169 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped in here with a friend of mine while visiting San Diego. The space has an industrial decor but is comfortable. The restaurant combines a big city bar atmosphere with a restaurant, and it works. The music is just a bit loud but not terrible. The pizza is AMAZING! There are a variety of toppings you can add a la... More 

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Thank TheHoff83
Moore, Oklahoma
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Love the industrial look of the place. Very comfortable environment. Pizza is outstanding!!!!! We ordered a large Red pie with various toppings... Omg is it was so good! We ate the whole thing! We should have ordered a small. The salad was so fresh and yummy, it was also a large; I think a small would have done too. But... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-531-8869

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?