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Pizzicato Gourmet Pizza

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252 N El Camino Real Ste 5, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 635-2800
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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Heard this was the place for great pizza!!

Very good pizza. Lots of flavor and the crust is crispy. If I'm going to indulge in pizza I really want it to be worth it and this place delivers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Regina T
Oceanside, California
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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good pizza. Lots of flavor and the crust is crispy. If I'm going to indulge in pizza I really want it to be worth it and this place delivers.

Thank Regina T
San Diego, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the Anchovie Pizza. Instead of a few strips of Anchovies spread out over the pizza, the entire pizza was covered with Anchovies! The crust was thin and the cheese was perfect. These guys know what they are doing. Absolutely delicious. I will be back.

Thank John F
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Whether its a couple of us or a group of 8, Pizzicato is consistently good. Their salads are above average, the pizza is tasty, and the service is efficient and friendly. Reasonable prices, good food, good service. Easy to like!

Thank jsearle99
Encinitas, California
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is one of my favorite neighborhood escapes. The pizza crust is delicious, and their choice of toppings always work, whatever you pick. Plus, I'm in love with their spinach salad--they use real French-style lardons--DeLish! The ambience is OK--a little loud, but you can opt for outside--nothing special.

Thank janoclock
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Thanks to Trip Advisor, we found this great little pizza place! Amazing fresh homemade pizza and very welcoming staff! Would visit again!

Thank Cochranitegal
Encinitas, CA
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156 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our family loves the thin crust pizzas and salads at Pizzicato. When deciding where to go eat out everyone throws our their suggestions and very often when someone says "Pizzicato?" everyone else agrees. You can order by the slice or whole pie. There are several salads on the menu, all delicious.

Thank motherHEncinitas
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

well this one was a surprise for sure. I did not expect more than pretty standard pizza. it was late and looking for a quick meal. The pizza was well beyond my expectation with quality ingredients ,and cooked just right. Thin crust , tangy tasteful sauce and the best part was the cheese Not a fancy place just a down... More 

Thank Russ V
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Try the Thai Chicken pizza. We also liked the Arugula and candied pecans salad with gorgonzola cheese.

Thank buildergal
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73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Wow, great pizza. Kirk and Travis and Liz very nice and accommodating. Great food. Great price. Great location. Lunch deals great. Just go, and enjoy!

Thank CarlsbadJohn_M
Encinitas, California
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142 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We use Pizzicato for take out and always order a half-baked. Take it home, pop it in a pre-heated oven and enjoy hot, tasty pizza 15 or so minutes later. Prices are on the high side but the quality, order to pick up time and half baked balance out the cost.

Thank TominCA

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 252 N El Camino Real Ste 5, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: (760) 635-2800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Pizza


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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