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Lefty's Chicago Pizzeria

4030 Goldfinch St, San Diego, CA 92103-1821
+1 619-299-4030
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, American, Pizza
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4030 Goldfinch St, San Diego, CA 92103-1821
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The deep dish pizza is amazing! Have a veggie salad on the side for the perfect meal. Can buy pizza by the slice if you just want a little.

Thank Nanci G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Working in SD, found them online and when i went in I was rewarded with real, square cut, thin crust, Chicago style pizza. Wow. Can;t wait to get back to SD again just to have their pizza. This is a must have.

Thank keefus238
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is legit deep dish pizza... it's HEAVY. Even if you're hungry, beware of the stuffed crust... it's a ridiculous amount of food in just one bite... let alone an entire slice, and make sure to have antacid available. Don't get me wrong, this pizza...More

Thank Travelling_Bubbies
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I called for a pick up, was put on hold for 4 minutes 11 seconds, hung up, called again, put on hold, waited for 1 minute 48 seconds, placed order, went to pick up, mentioned to the manager about my 2 calls and he said...More

Thank bbahama
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Being a Midwesterner, Lefty's has quenched my need for Chi Town style stuffed pizza. Warning... this place is habit forming. But yummy pizza. They also make deep dish and thin for those inclined to walk versus roll out of the restaurant.

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I’m originally from Chicago and still looking for the elusive pan pizza readily available in the Windy City but nowhere else. I’m talking the likes of Lou Malnati’s, Uno’s, or Giordano’s (my personal favorite). Many San Diego establishments claim to have “Chicago” pan pizza but...More

Thank wheelswithwings
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

As a tourist it's nice to settle in to a neighborhood pizza joint that serves up good food in an unpretentious setting. No small feat in San Diego. The pizza (Chicago style) is very good, and even though it's a pay as you enter joint...More

Thank 154976Wonderer7
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

What a great time! I went with friends and family to watch what ended up to be the nail and the Dodgers coffin, the Cubbies steamrolled them and we picked the best place in SD to watch the game! We had a table of 8,...More

Thank Dany Z
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

They have Chi town memorabilia on the walls. Both NY (thin crust) and Chicago (deep dish) pizza, self serve ice tea and craft sodas. 4 different salads, Chicago dogs and frys...etc. Most people prefer NY....but I really like the extra sauce and toppings you get...More

Thank CharlieG69
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had two deep dish pies, the farmers and the meat. Suffice to say, we will not go back for any more deep dish. We also had a below average salad. If and when there is a next time, we will try a thin crust....More

Thank Bruce B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4030 Goldfinch St, San Diego, CA 92103-1821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-299-4030
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We are a family-owned and operated restaurant with Chicago roots. We specialize in authentic windy city flavors which include everything from thin crust, deep dish, stuffed pizzas to Chicago dogs, Italian beef and salads. We are family-friendly, have a great selection of beer and offer dine-in, take-out and local delivery.
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