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Basic

410 10th Av, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
619.531.8869
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Ranked #10 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Pizza, Vegetarian
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

In town for some baseball and tried this joint based on a friend's recommendation. I'd definitely do this again. $30 for a large which fed 4. Out the door for $100 for 6 of us. Not usually a thin crust lover, but so glad we ate here. Ingredients are top notch choices, didn't have to wait long, service a bit... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was one of the first places that we visited in San Diego. We were warned that the pizzas were big, but we still ordered 3 pizzas for 4 of us. We tried the specialty pizzas- the meatball, the 410, and the mashed. It was too hard to pick a favorite of the three. They were all hot, fresh, and... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went there with some friends and spent amazing time . they have only one salat which is so delicious but the pizzas are to die for .I like them because they are thin and crunchy . We will be back again ;) Yannis

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Central Florida
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I traveled to San Diego with a coworker on business. We were both hurting from the night before and hadn't eaten much for most of the day. We knew we needed pizza and coca cola. We found Basic and went inside. Ordered a salad, large pizza and pitcher of coke. When the salad came the wonderful smell of warm bacon... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Tripadvisor rating of 4+ always works out for us and this one didn't disappoint either. We selected the pizza base with red sauce and mozzarella. Noticed Jalepeno peppers were not an option. The waitress told us to try the Cherry Pepper. OMG, this was way better than jalepeno for a pizza! Service was timely. They are located a few blocks... More

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USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Came here after a ball game and we were really impressed. It's a nice pizza place with a separate bar area for adults. The pizza has great sauce and there are some unique pies available. I highly recommend it.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

was dragged there by the wife who felt like pizza for lunch and was not too keen on eating unhealthy. but was in for a big surprise. pizza was out of this world, thin base, crispy perfectly cooked. little advice if you are a small eater a small pizza is just enough for two and if you are hungry just... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We went for lunch during a weekday. Pizza was exceptionally good. A real stand out. It is made to order. You can pick from a wide range of toppings. Arrived at table fairly quickly. Service was great. We were in and out within 45 minutes. Great ambiance.

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United States
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Definitely a cool “loft” style! The pizza was fine – I probably wouldn’t make a special trip but the ambiance was cool!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Basic pizza was down the street from our hotel in the Gaslamp quarter. We decided to give it a try after reading some good reviews on Tripadvisor. Despite being a Saturday night, we got a table almost immediately. The place was quite busy on the bar side, but the sit-down side was slightly less busy. The pizza was some of... More

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