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Buona Forchetta

3001 Beech Street, San Diego, CA 92102
6193814844
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Ranked #348 of 4,094 Restaurants in San Diego
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Vail, Arizona
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We arrived here on a Saturday evening and it was PACKED, with a wait of an hour at 8PM at night. Given we were a group of 11, we went and had drinks down the street at the Tavern while we waited to figure out if this place was really all it was cracked up to be... and I am... More 

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Culiacan, Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

this place seems to be crowded everyday. only been here once and had to wait 30 min to get a table. So it´s not the place to go is you are in a hurry. But is understandable their cuisine is authentic, the pizzas are great and their prices are great. Birra, Pizza and dolci, for under 25$ c´mon if Bouna... More 

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San Diego, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very close to the real deal; we lived in Naples, Italy for 3.5 years and the pizza is pretty good comparatively. The pasta is also very good and close to what we got in Italy. The staff is friendly and happy to speak in Italian to us. We will go back for sure.

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Located near downtown in the residential area of Southpark, this restaurant transports you to Italy with its outdoor dining, Italian waiters, authentic Northern Italian pizzas at reasonable prices. The salads are huge and can be split. Try the artichoke for an appetizer! Reservations are accepted for 6 or more people. Si parla italiano!!

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NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Yes- it is outside of the main tourist area and yes, the service is a bit slow. But close your eyes and listen to the restaurant stuff: you will be forgiven to think you are in Italy. The quality of food is excellent, so if you are not in the hurry 9lines and slow service) and crave Italian food you... More 

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San Diego, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Eat here!! This place is great for families. BF is one of my all time favorite restaurants...anywhere. Get there by 5:00 or you'll be awaiting a longa timea (italian owned n operated). Call ahead and if you have 6 or more people, they will make a reservation. If you have fewer than 6, they will place you on an "phone... More 

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San Diego, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is the real deal at this restaurant. In fact the food is so good that people line up for 40 minute to an hour to be seated! Make reservations for a party of 4 or more and the wait time is reduced. You will find the restaurant fast paced and the staff working harder than anywhere else to... More 

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Arezzo, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you really want to taste the best pizza of San Diego, Buona Forchetta it is defenetly a stop you have to do. Prepare to wait between 20 to 40 minutes to eat during the week ends but the wait is worth the quality of the food you will eat. Very nice experience. Chef waiters and owners are all italians... More 

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San Diego, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Excellent food. But even though the place was packed, there's no excuse or explanation for very slow, irregular and somewhat sloppy service. Pity, because as state the food was excellent.

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San Diego, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Heard a lot about this place, so we had great expectation... well-well, not so fast. It's a very busy, very popular restaurant in trendy South Park, San Diego. The crowd is nice, mixed, colorful, different ages and familiar status. Ambiance: We ate outside on a patio, which was ok, but definitely nothing spectacular. Rather odd, different size and shape, tables... More 

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Additional Information about Buona Forchetta

Address: 3001 Beech Street, San Diego, CA 92102
Phone Number: 6193814844
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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