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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch spot for one or a group

Pizzacato serves pizza, sandwiches and salads. They are all tasty. For a few $ more, you can order your pizza gluten-free. The salads were large, the pizza was tasty (yes, I ate three pieces), and the staff was very accommodating - moving tables, turning on heaters, clearing the tables in a timely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
jsearle99
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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170 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pizzacato serves pizza, sandwiches and salads. They are all tasty. For a few $ more, you can order your pizza gluten-free. The salads were large, the pizza was tasty (yes, I ate three pieces), and the staff was very accommodating - moving tables, turning on heaters, clearing the tables in a timely, yet unobtrusive way. We'll take another group back... More 

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Oceanside, California
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67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

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.

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Thank Regina T
San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

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.

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Thank John F
San Diego, California
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170 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

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!

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Thank jsearle99
Encinitas, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 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.

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Thank janoclock
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

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

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Thank Cochranitegal
Encinitas, CA
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156 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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.

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Thank motherHEncinitas
San Diego, California
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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 

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Thank Russ V
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

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

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Thank buildergal
carlsbad
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73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 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!

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Thank CarlsbadJohn_M

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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, Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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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?