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Filippi's Pizza Grotto

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017, 2019 Winner


Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews lasagna bread salad light cheese traditional pizza antipasti italian dressing sandwiches fit for a king wine bottles hanging from the ceiling extra cheesy great family restaurant worth the wait friday night consistently good food escondido area grand avenue
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do love cheese and I know this is an Italian place but I was sorely disappointed here. I came with a bunch of friends and the pizza was easily 70% cheese. It was 2x as thick as the actual crust and became rubbery within...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tati_kat2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely love this restaurant! Not only has this been our “go to” place for pizza over the decades, but we (and our guests) all think it’s THE very best around! The pasta dishes are all excellent, but over the last few years we always seem...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Karen H
Reviewed June 30, 2019

We go to Filippis all the time, but we don't usually order to go. This time we did because I had a craving for their pizza. The pizza was done perfectly and we ate it all up. Love how much cheese they put on and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Michaelshoney
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful old-style pizza joint. Good service, great pizza- had the “Fit for a King” medium- the two of us could only finish off 1/2 of the pizza. Would absolutely go again.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Woolyweed
Reviewed May 10, 2019

What an experience it is to share a pizza with friends and family at Filippi's. I suggest eating in, the pizza comes straight out of the oven.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sunchildrecords
Reviewed April 26, 2019

Filippi's is easily located on Grand Avenue. Street parking is available but at busy times one may have to walk a few blocks so be prepared. Catering and to-go orders are available. Hours are: Sunday - Thursday 11am-10pm and Friday - Saturday 11am-11pm. Upon entering...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jim K
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Pizza, spaghetti, salad, Etc. Suggest asking for extra plates with the salad. Try the pizza and tell them to the crust. If you don't like an enormous amount of cheese tell them to cut back it's the cheesiest Pizza I have ever seen. Cozy atmosphere...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Twyla L
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Decided to have dinner at Filippi's in Escondido for our 22nd anniversary with our children, my oldest daughter was getting off work running a little late we took a table in the main seating section. My wife has anxiety so we were looking for a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

We shared the torpedo sandwich and order of lasagna off of their lunch menu, yummy and enough to take home for later. On a rainy day, we could not have found a better place to enjoy a comforting lunch in Escondido. Looking for traditional pizza...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 18dmmarz
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Diana is amazing!!! Makes the food that much better even though it is already great! Pizza with cheese for days. The Salad dressing alone is enough to keep you coming back for more really a head of lettuce and a cup of that dressing is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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