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Buona Forchetta

3001 Beech St, San Diego, CA 92102-1511
+1 619-381-4844
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (183 reviews)
“gnocchi” (23 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3001 Beech St, San Diego, CA 92102-1511
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Here from Michigan, staying in a budget Airbnb nearby. What a treat! Bonafide Italian with style. Great pizza and other entrees as well. Waitstaff very attentive and authentic old country. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mclaughc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Neopolitan pizza, family friendly atmosphere, extensive menu with risotto, antipasto, a bit of Italy in South Park neighborhood

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rcohler1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had THE BEST LUNCH at Buona Forchetta in San Diego's adorable South Park neighborhood. The place is constantly packed, but we had hardly any wait when we dropped in for a late lunch on a Thursday. Everything was incredible. My wife had pasta, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Worldbutterfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only pizza I have eaten in the States that made me think I was back in Italy. Even the waiter's accent; he was from where pizza is from. The team waiter concept worked well and the young lady who delivered drinks and sodas was way...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Y352OMgarys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family. We are from NJ and know the best Italian in the country. Food was fresh, delicious and reasonably priced. Service is a little sloppy. Otherwise I would have given 5 stars.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AvidTraveller45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner. It was packed and there was quite a wait. We took a seat at a side bar. Ordered 2 different kinds of pizza. Very good. Good service. Definitely would go back. Great atmosphere. Carolers were singing in front.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Carey Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

OMG, the food here was really good. I went here for lunch with friends and we all opted for the eggplant Parmesan, despite the many menu options. Weird, I know, but that’s what appealed to us. The portion was a good size, albeit one of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Denise P
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation from a guy at the hotel where we were staying. They have amazing, authentic Italian food, but the best part was the Neapolitan pizza baked in the wood fire oven. The whole place has a vibe just like a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank txbobbie
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We visit family in San Diego about once a year. Buona Forchetta is our absolute favorite place in San Diego. The food is fabulous, the atmosphere is relaxed and the staff are attentive and friendly. All of our dishes on this trip were so tasty....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CallAttendant
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Had 2 great dinners here while visiting San Diego and we may come back for a 3rd! We enjoyed a caprese salad and pizza ( husband had a margarita pizza and I opted for the special with ham arugula and burrata cheese). And we split...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank erinontheroad
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Questions & Answers
Craig N
March 6, 2017|
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Response from helimarcello | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know only for party of 6 or more
Edward F
February 22, 2017|
Response from Matteo C | Property representative |
Yes we are, from 12pm to 3 pm. Thank you
Angela M
August 25, 2015|
Response from Matteo C | Property representative |
Hi Angela, yes it is. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 Beech St, San Diego, CA 92102-1511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-381-4844
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