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“Good pizza in a very active place!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of pizza port

pizza port
571 Carlsbad Village, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 720-7007
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Ranked #18 of 276 restaurants in Carlsbad
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Peoria, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Good pizza in a very active place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The location is great- except you have to either luck out or be patient when it comes to finding parking. Big plus- parking is free! The large tables are fantastic if you have a large group to eat with (which we did), and the place felt like it was alive the entire time we were there. It's a good place for kids whose attention spans are short, because there was so much to see (and hear!) that they were never bored. Kind of hard to have a lengthy conversation there, since they're constantly calling out names on the loudspeaker, but otherwise, a fun place!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Carlsbad, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Loud, obnoxious and fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Communal tables, a loud speaker telling you when food is done, surfboards hanging from the rafters and rock or punk playing overhead. It works. It is a local favourite in Carlsbad Village but don't just go for the ambience the pizza and on site brewed beer and fantastic, the staff are friendly and down to earth too.
At first I was reluctant as it just seemed so "full on" but thats what makes it such a great place

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Local Favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

If you are looking for a relaxing meal in a quiet restaurant, don't go here. If you want a taste of a great local hangout that's noisy, crowded and chaotic, this is the place. Pizza is excellent and loaded. They also have one of the best draft beer selections around and each Pizza Port brews their own beer plus another 20 or so from other craft breweries.

Visited January 2013
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Glendora
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best Pizza Ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Pizza Port, in Carlsbad, is big and loud but definitely worth the dining experience. Not only do they have the BEST pizza I've ever had (try the chicken with bbq) but they have a great selection of micro brewed beer. Fun place, give it a try!

Visited January 2013
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Cayucos, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great pizza - casual setting!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

If you like pizza, you'll love this place. Mobbed wth families, couples, etc. having pizza and enormous salads with a choice of a couple of dozen beers!

Visited January 2013
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