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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, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 196
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  • 99
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 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
Really good pizza and cool atmosphere in the Gaslamp District

This place makes a really tasty thin crust, brick oven pizza. Make sure you come hungry or bring a friend though. The small is quite big own it's own and the large is enormous. The ingredients all seemed very fresh, the pizza treated great, and they had it out in almost no time. They also have a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Christopher G
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This place makes a really tasty thin crust, brick oven pizza. Make sure you come hungry or bring a friend though. The small is quite big own it's own and the large is enormous. The ingredients all seemed very fresh, the pizza treated great, and they had it out in almost no time. They also have a really cool bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

The potato pizza was to die for! The sauce was excellent. The crust was thin and had a perfect crunch and crisp on the crust. A must do when coming tho San Diego area!

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Could have never imagined a mashed potato pizza tasting so good! My new favorite pizza, only wished I lived in San Diego to have it more often. The ambiance of the place is very relaxing and friendly. Definitively will return!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Im a pizza lover, this place hands down some of the best pizza ive tasted. The quality is amazing, the price is good, its just the best... Came here several times when even in the san diego area and always exceeds my expectations! I love this place so much ive drove from my house (Inland empire) just to get some... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Ordered pizza on Super Bowl Sunday to go. Place was surprisingly empty at the time but looked like fun. We ordered three (very) large pizzas. A vegan, combo, and Hawaiian (pineapple involved). All were good but not my favorite. Different strokes / tastes for different folks I suppose. My judgement on pizza is based on whether the extra cost, relative... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The pizza options were really great and interesting--and well worth taking a risk. The pizza crust was fantastic--to me that is key to a great pizza. Really good cheese and nice amount of ingredients so you could really taste everything. Was a cool environment, a bit loud, but an attentive server, though the drinks were a little weak.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We picked up 2 small pizzas to go on a Friday night. One was the meaty and another was a white pizza with sausage and mashed potatoes. The meaty was very tasty! The mashed potatoes pizza needed a little more flavor. All in all a great pizza with a good thin crust on bottom and a nice amount of crunch.... More 

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Leland, Michigan
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22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Very eclectic local bar/restaurant with large garage doors and a bit of an industrial feel. Best pizza in San Diego. Very short menu but they do it very well.

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Leland, Michigan, USA
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Awesome selection of pizzas and toppings. You can go during happy hour and there are free samples to help you decide what to order. If you aren't very hungry the samples are enough to satisfy your hunger. Nice thin crust and high heat blisters on the edges. Yum !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Really nice spot as long as you want pizza, there are limited choices otherwise. The place is split into a bar type 1/2 and a more restaurant, the service was great and friendly, the beers good and the pizza great. A great low cost , but classy option in the gas lamp district.

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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, Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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?