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Where To Find The Best Pizza in San Diego

Chicago Bros Pizzeria
Tribute Pizza
Basic Bar & Pizza
Pizza E Birra San Diego
Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria
Pizzeria Luigi
Chicago Bros Pizzeria
Tribute Pizza
Basic Bar & Pizza
Pizza E Birra San Diego
Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria
Pizzeria Luigi

In San Diego, you’re never far from a slice of delicious cheesy goodness. Plenty of places serve up scrumptious pizza in San Diego for every occasion, be it family dinner or a night out with friends. With so many different restaurants and pizzerias that have opened up in the last few years, it can be hard to pick exactly where to go! This article rounds up some of the best places to grab a slice of deep-dish, thin-crust, or whatever your taste buds prefer. Check out our list for our picks of the best pizza in San Diego.


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Chicago Bros Pizzeria

10423 San Diego Mission Road
(619) 280-7703

Need your deep dish fix? Chicago Bros Pizzeria is an authentic Chicago deep-dish pizza joint in San Diego, California. It’s a small place, but what it lacks in size makes up for in taste. The crust is buttery  and thick with the right amount of chewiness, while the toppings are fresh and succulent. The menu has all the classic toppings: sausage, pepperoni, mushroom, black olives, and so on. They also offer a few unique options like chicken bacon chowder pizza, BBQ chicken pizza, and veggie pizza. Don’t knock it until you try it!


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De Luca’s Pizza

3226 Thorn St, North Park
(619) 280-0448

Whether you’re in the mood for pizza fired up in a brick oven and other classic Italian foods and seafood, De Luca’s Pizza has it all. For the pizza lovers, crusts, sauces, and doughs are all made fresh. The menu at De Luca’s includes all your classic pies like pepperoni, sausage, mushroom pizzas, and specialty pizzas with toppings like spinach and artichoke hearts. Yum!

 


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Tribute Pizza

3077 N Park Way, North Park
(619) 450-4505

Tribute Pizza is a modern restaurant that offers its guests high-quality pizzas and other Italian dishes. The restaurant is quite popular and located on North Parkway in San Diego. This pizza spot s known for its flavorful wood-fired pizza. Whether you want a margarita or tomato sauce based pizza, there are a number of different toppings you can choose from. The chicken barbecue pizza and spinach pizza are also must trys! Make sure to try out the outdoor patio during those warm summer nights when you want to enjoy your meal outside with friends and family.


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Basic Bar & Pizza

410 10th Ave, East Village in Downtown San Diego
(619) 531-8869

The Basic Bar and Pizza has been a community favorite since it opened its doors in 2006. Initially a simple bar and restaurant, the owners added pizza to their menu when they noticed that their patrons were still ordering food even after the bars had closed for the night and it quickly gained notoriety for its delicious late night pies. A variety of specialty pizzas are offered on the menu, with fun choices such as Buffalo Chicken and BBQ Chicken. The dough is made daily from scratch and is known throughout the city for its quality. Ingredients are also sourced from sustainable farms whenever possible, without sacrificing on flavor or quality. The restaurant even offers special menu items for those with different dietary needs such as gluten-free pizza crusts to vegan cheese options! For a place that proclaims to be basic, they sure do have it all.


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Pizza E Birra San Diego

3625 India St | Middletown
(619) 550-5796

Pizza E Birra San Diego is a modern and casual Italian restaurant, offering a wide range of pizzas, pasta, and delicious desserts. Needless to say, the pizzas made and served here are delicious. The portions are so generous that sometimes it’s a challenge to finish it all in one sitting. The pizza crusts are always fresh and made from scratch on-site daily.  You can order your pizza with your choice of toppings or choose from the featured list of specialty pies such as the Spinach Alfredo or the Meat Lovers if you prefer something different!


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Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria

4030 Goldfinch St | Mission Hills
(619) 299-4030

Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria will give you a pizza experience that will have you drooling with anticipation. We are sure the moment your eyes meet those enormous slices of authentic Chicago-style pizza slices, you’ll understand why it’s an award-winning pizzeria. Lefty’s serves up some of the most mouthwatering and memorable ‘za’s in San Diego. The dough is hand-tossed and baked to perfection, then topped with thick, flavorful tomato sauce and heaps of cheese. All ingredients are fresh and made from scratch daily. We suggest trying signature pizzas like the Lefty’s “Meatza,” which is loaded up with pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, and bacon topped with mozzarella cheese, or the “Porky Pig” which has both pepperoni and bacon, along with pork sausage and mozzarella cheese. Wear stretchy pants!


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Pizzeria Luigi

1137 25th St, Golden Hill
(619) 233-3309

Located in the heart of San Diego, Pizzeria Luigi is known for its award-winning pies and hard-working owners. With fresh dough made in-house daily, the finest ingredients, and some oh so speicla secret recipes, the pizzeria has garnered a cult following from the locals. We suggest trying the BBQ Pizza and Spinach Ricotta, but we’ve also heard good things about the Sports Bar Pizza and the Crime Scene! The restaurant has a full bar, so you can enjoy an ice-cold beer or glass of wine while feasting on your favorite pie. The lovely patio also allows for a nice time with friends and family during warmer months.