In case you haven't noticed, I am a bit of a pizza snob - being from NY and all.
I know, I know - pizza is one of those deals where everybody thinks that their hometown has the best, but truth is - New York has the best. Period. (Chicago is good stuff too, but it isn't real pizza, more of a "dinner").
So, why is all this important in this particular review, you may ask?
Simply put: Filippi's Pizza Grotto get's it done on the pie-front!
Their pizzas aren't EXACTLY like New York style, but they sure get close. Fantastic sauce, great moz, and a real tangy, tomatoey, Italian-spiced sauce that stands up with some of the best pies I have tried.
When I am in San Diego, and craving an authentic pie - this is my "go-to" place for pizza. No disrespect to California Pizza Kitchens, but authenticity is all that matters when it comes to pizza (Please keep your fusion-laced fru-fru pies to yourself!)
If I find any more great pizza places on my next trip out west next quarter, I will be sure and write it up. Until then: Manga manga with Filippi's Pizza Grotto!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.