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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” (163 reviews)
“porchetta” (17 reviews)
“gnocchi” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3001 Beech St, San Diego, CA 92102-1511
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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the pizza and burrata. Pulpo was also very good. The portions are very big and reasonably priced. Outside patio was nice and clean. The wait staff was always available and very friendly.

Thank kaarlberger
Reviewed June 3, 2016

The restaurant was packed even though we were there at 4pm. The pizzas were authentic and great. The sangria was not so great, or maybe we expected to see some fruit in our pitcher, which wasn't there. Recommend for a meal, if you are in...More

Thank parajsaxena
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I usually visit a restaurant at least twice before writing a review. I have been to Buona Forchetta 3 times already for lunch or dinner. Place gets very busy at night and also lunch time; however, the great italian warm welcome, food and service make...More

Thank Qosqo15
Reviewed May 18, 2016

This place is remarkable, but make sure you get there early, the seats fill up fast! Parking is spotty and you have to park on side streets. Once you are in, however, the pizza is fantastic! The atmosphere is like a Mediterranean bistro and the...More

Thank Maura A
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Delicious wood fired pizza, great neighborhood with great little shops, galleries and bars. We had the cheese plate and shared a pesto pizza among 2 people. Large portions. We ate outside on the patio. Lovely lunch! Street parking can be a challenge, but that's nothing...More

Thank TravelBuginSD
Reviewed May 10, 2016

This place had been recommended to me by a foodie friend who is Italian and a good cook. The opportunity to come here presented itself yesterday and so we arrived a bit early, 4:30 pm. The restaurant was not open, but the wait staff suggested...More

Thank shmillermd
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Over the past several months I've heard great reviews of Buona Forchetta, so we visited on Mother's Day. It was crowded, I've heard it's always crowded and many Italians and Sicilians were sitting near us. Being Sicilian, rarely would I eat at Italian restaurants and...More

Thank ptarantino
Reviewed May 9, 2016

After a day of watching the Padres lose to the Mets we decide to enjoy a pizza on the way home. My friend has visited this restaurant several times. It was Mother's Day and the place was very busy. We found a couple of empty...More

Thank Russell B
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

After being told the wait was an hour, we waited 2 and a half. We watched as the hostess repeatedly told multiple guests they were next on the list for the same table. They bypassed the small parties who came earlier for bigger parties who...More

1  Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed April 26, 2016

I have eaten here in the past two years since I have visited my friend in San Diego. By far they have the best Italian food I have had in a long time. The place is quaint, but located in South Park and has a...More

Thank RMc94
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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
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
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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