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Basic

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410 10th Av, San Diego, CA 92101
619.531.8869
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 208
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  • 105
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect 10!

Amazing pizzas! The salad rocked!!! Where to start? The family favorite was the 4-Maggio, followed by the So Meaty and J-street. Wish we weren't so far away...

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Brian L
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Amazing pizzas! The salad rocked!!! Where to start? The family favorite was the 4-Maggio, followed by the So Meaty and J-street. Wish we weren't so far away...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Delicious house salad, excellent pizza, we had a small deluxe meatball, great price! My mother had a ginger beer soda and I had a sparkling wine. The wine came in a can with it's own straw. At first I thought no way, but after having a sip it was really kinda fun. The design is "basic", lots of metal. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I have come to this place many times over the years and it always has been one of the best pizzas I've ever had. That said I went with some friends over the weekend and highly recommended this place to my friends. The pizza was good, but I feel like we caught them on a bad night. We got the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I stopped in here for drinks and some pizza. We had the all meat selection and it was great. It was honestly the best either of us have had in recent memory. I'll go out of my way to go there next time I'm in town. Service was quick and attentive and prices were reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My husband loves craft beer and is always looking to try something new. We found this place as pizza to make kids happy and beer for dad. He tried the Urban IPA as it was on tap. He enjoyed it. Pizza was delicious... Many toppings to choose... Sausage crumbled and spicy! The crusts are very, very thin, so beware. Pizzas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We walked here from the Hilton Bayfront, a nice walk, and worth it! Ordered a gluten free red pie and fresh tomatoes and mushrooms, which was pretty good, in the realm of GF! And better yet, no digestive aftermath. Others in my party had a regular red pie, half sausage half pepperoni. More than enough to feed the 3 of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere, service, and food. Excellent salad was a welcome treat after being on the road for two weeks :). The pizza was great too; nice thing crust and lots of choices :).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Grabbed lunch here, pizza options are varied and it's a nice thin pizza. A small was 8 slices, but so thin you could probably polish it off in one sitting. Bartender was friendly without being too chatty. Nice atmosphere, open air, near Petco Park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The ambiance is nice to have some drinks and chat, service is slow, hard to get the waiters attention. But the pizza is really good and fast!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

I'm surprised to see this listed at #21 for San Diego restaurants. My family and I found it to be average, at best. Of course, we are from Chicago suburbs, so our expectations are high. I can say with great confidence that there are at least three pizzareias within five minutes of my house that beat the crap out of... More 

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Additional Information about Basic

Address: 410 10th Av, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619.531.8869
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Pizza, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 410 10th Av, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 619.531.8869

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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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?