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“Just a Great Experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Basic

Basic
410 10th Av, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
619.531.8869
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Ranked #50 of 4,370 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Downtown
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Just a Great Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Service is everything, and Basic Pizza has it. I told the staff I had 10 minutes to get back to a meeting, and they made it happen. Pizza was delicious, fresh baked, just great - especially for west coast pizza. Fantastic before a Padres game or just a night out. Cool warehouse atmosphere. Will defiantely go back.

  • Visited June 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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42 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious thin pizza”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Yummy pizza and salad, large portions, trendy and fun warehouse setting, definitely recommend Basic!

Visited July 2013
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Lincoln, NE
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513 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Cool vibe, good pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This place is good, really good but there is no way it's the #1 restaurant in San Diego. I ate here recently with my son and the pepperoni pizza with tomato and onion was very good. It was extremely greasy though. We had to request additional napkins to mop up the standing grease on the pizza before we could eat it. The salad was fantastic and enough for at least 4 or 5 people. I'll definitely go back to Basic the next time I'm in the area.

Visited July 2013
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“awesome food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Great restaurant ! Forget about New York and Chicago this is probably the best pizza ever and its close to the house. If you come to San Diego you need to come to Basic !!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very unique atmosphere and delicious pizza!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

This place was not at all what we expected, but we were pleasantly surprised! The restaurant is in a large commercial sized garage. The garage doors were left open, giving the restaurant a very unique, yet fun vibe! There is a pool table, and lots of odd places to sit. We chose a couple of flat couches with a coffee table but there were also pews, giant flat sofas, tall and skinny wooden tables and the bar to choose from. The food is amazing as well! The salad delicious, the pizzas large and scrumptious! And the mashed potato pizza is amazing! Definitely go to this place for a unique experience and delicious food!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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