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Basic

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410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
619.531.8869
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good not great! Very very very loud! Have to yell to hear the waitress and have a conversation with whom your eating with may be difficult. But the pizza is not half bad! Thin crust and huge, prices are appropriate for the area, next to petco park.

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Thank Daniel R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ordering customers out of a bar on a Friday evening at 5pm is a sure way of ruining your patron's experience, and that is what happened when I stopped in here on the same weekend that San Diego was hosting Comicon. Apparently, some TV show had reserved the premises for a private party. Well, good for them. If they have... More 

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Thank RoyLasVegas
Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We don't usually have pizza when we go out but generally opt for healthier choices. This was a pizza shop that we felt was on the tastier and healthier side. I loved it and felt no guilt about eating their wonderful pie....and good beer.

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Thank NenaOregon
Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know what the big hype is about. The restaurant didn't open on time. I almost wonder if they purposely want to make it look like people are waiting to get inside. I've had better pizza for the price. The taste was good, but the pizza got soggy. Customer service was average.

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Thank Lynnbrownstone
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing spot for gluten free options. Pizzas are huge and amazing. It is a must if you are visiting the San Diego. We loved it.

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Thank Dustin M
Bonita, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good thin crust pizza and inexpensive beer. Reservations accepted but you do need to plan ahead. Crazy extensive menu topping choices. Ballpark entrance across the street.

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Thank Snorris57
North Salt Lake, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We stopped at Basic for a late night dinner and loved the pizza served on a giant cookie sheet. The beer was cold, the service was great. The music was a little too loud. I like music but I like to be able to talk to my companion.

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We were looking for a quick bite to eat before going to the Padres game. What a great find! We were seated quickly, and ordered. The pizza was in front of us quickly. The pizza tasted great, probably some of the best we have had. The service was great, and the price was more than reasonable. There was a line... More 

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Thank Jen00TB
Carson City, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I was with a large group and had a piece of 3 different pizzas and they were just okay. My sense is a lot of fresh ingredients but not much flavor. The service on the another hand was just excellent. The lovely young lady taking care of us did just a wonderful job. Who ever you are thanks.

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Thank Mirgons
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This was my 2nd trip to Basic, and it was as good as the first trip last year. Our group ordered several different pies, all were delivered quickly and the service was great. Everyone thought the food was fantastic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 619.531.8869

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?