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Lefty's Chicago Pizzeria

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CHICAGO PIZZA
Toppings ($2.50): Shaved Elephant Garlic - Black or Green Olive - Kalamata Olive - Grilled Zucchini - Grilled Eggplant - Mushroom - Red Onion - Spinach - Ham - Bacon - Salami - Anchovy - Meatball - Pepperoni - Italian Beef - Grilled Chicken - Homemade Sausage - Sun-dried Tomato - Sliced Tomato - Green Pepper - Pepperoncini - Pesto (Sauce) - Basil - Roasted Red Pepper - Giardiniera - Provolone - Artichoke - Ricotta
Thin & Crispy
16" (25min Bake Time)
Deep Dish
16" (30min Bake Time)
Stuffed
14" (60min Make and Bake Time)
SPECIALTY PIES
Thin Crust $23.0
Deep Dish $27.0
Stuffed $30.0
Pesto Pie
fresh tomato, ricotta, pesto sauce
Thin Crust $23.0
Deep Dish $27.0
Stuffed $30.0
Veggie Pie
green pepper, onion, mushroom, olives
Thin Crust $23.0
Deep Dish $27.0
Stuffed $30.0
Pizza Margherita
fresh tomato, basil, elephant garlic
Thin Crust $23.0
Deep Dish $27.0
Stuffed $30.0
Spinach Supreme
spinach, mushroom, basil, elephant garlic
Thin Crust $23.0
Deep Dish $27.0
Stuffed $30.0
Farmer's Market
mushroom, grilled eggplant, grilled zucchini, elephant garlic
Thin Crust $24.0
Deep Dish $28.0
Stuffed $34.0
Meaty Pie
sausage, pepperoni, meatball, italian beef
Thin Crust $24.0
Deep Dish $28.0
Stuffed $34.0
South Sider
Italian beef, green pepper, onion, hot giardiniera
Thin Crust $24.0
Deep Dish $28.0
Stuffed $34.0
Gold Coast
grilled chicken, artichoke, sun-dried tomato, basil, elephant garlic
Thin Crust $24.0
Deep Dish $28.0
Stuffed $34.0
Monster of the Midway
sausage, pepperoni, hot giardiniera, elephant garlic
Thin Crust $24.0
Deep Dish $28.0
Stuffed $34.0
The Great Sausage Pie
a full layer of homemade italian sausage (deep dish & stuffed only)
APPETIZERS
$6.0
Garlic Bread
$6.75
Cheesy Garlic Bread
$9.5
Artichoke Spinach Bread
$10.25
Fried Mozzarella Styx
$10.0
Loaded Fries
cheddar or blue cheese, bacon, sour cream, scallions
$11.25
Buffalo Chicken Tenders
w/ blue cheese
$9.75
Fried Mushrooms
$8.75
Onion Rings
$3.75
Pizza Pufftm
SALADS
Dressings: Oil & Vinegar - Balsamic Vinaigrette - Ranch - Blue Cheese - Caesar & Thousand Island
Small $7.0
Large $9.75
Veggie Salad
red onion, avocado, blue cheese, kalamata olives, cucumber, tomato, romaine-iceburg mix
Small $9.25
Large $12.5
Chopped Chicken
grilled chicken breast, bacon, avocado, blue cheese, tomato, red onion, cucumber, Kalamata olives, romaine-iceburg mix
Small $6.5
Large $9.5
Lefty's Caesar
romaine, sun-dried tomato, caesar dressing, croutons
Small $4.75
Large $7.25
House Salad
tomato, onion, cucumber, Kalamata olives, romaine-iceburg mix
PASTA
$12.75
Al Capone
"rumored" to be Big Al's favorite pasta (linguini, artichoke, bacon, fresh basil, tomato-cream sauce
$12.75
Lefty's Carbonara
linguini, eggs, bacon, parmesan & a touch of cream
W/ Marinara $10.0
W/ Pesto $10.25
Linguini or Penne
DOGS & POLISH
steamed & served on a poppy seed bun with mustard, onion, pickle, relish, sport peppers, celery salt, tomato - Fresh-Cut Fries included
$6.75
Chicago Hot Dog
$8.25
Chicago Polish Sausage
$7.5
Char-Cheddar Dog
$8.25
Maxwell Street Polish Sausage
with mustard, grilled onions, & sport peppers
ITALIAN BEEF
slow roasted in house, dipped in "da-jus", with sweet peppers or giardiniera
$9.75
Classic Italian Beef
$11.0
Cheesy Beef
with provolone
$12.25
C.B.G.B. Cheesy Beef
on garlic bread
$11.5
Cheddar Beef
$9.25
Italian Sausage
with peppers & onions
$10.5
Meatball
with marinara
$12.0
The Combo
Italian beef, sausage, peppers, & onions
$12.0
Katarina's Combo
meatball, sausage, & peppers
CHAR-BURGERS
1/2 lb. burgers are seasoned & charred on the grill - grilled/raw onions, lettuce tomato, mustard, ketchup, pickle - Fresh-Cut Fries included. *Choice of cheddar, provolone, or swiss. add $1 for sharp cheddar spread
$9.5
Char-Sliders
Goldfinch Only
$10.25
Char-Burger
$10.75
Char-Cheese Burger*
Double $12.5
With Cheese* $13.2
The Hefty Lefty
$11.0
Char-Chicken Breast
with grilled onion & cheese
FRESH-CUT FRIES
our fries are best enjoyed in-house
$3.5
Bag of Fries
$6.25
Garlic Fries
$8.0
Cheddar Fries
$10.5
Loaded Fries
sharp cheddar or blue, bacon, sour cream, scallions
SANDWICHES
the sandwiches below include: lettuce, onion, oil, vinegar, spices, mayo & mustard - hot giardiniera upon request
$10.75
Italian Sub
mortadella, capicola, salami, provolone
$10.75
Roasted Turkey
turkey breast, swiss cheese, avocado
$10.0
Grilled Vegetable
roasted red pepper, grilled eggplant, grilled zucchini, pesto, & provolone
About
We are a family-owned and operated restaurant with Chicago roots. We specialize in authentic windy city flavors which include everything from thin crust, deep dish, stuffed pizzas to Chicago dogs, Italian beef and salads. We are family-friendly, have a great selection of beer and offer dine-in, take-out and local delivery.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, American
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is our go to place for pizza. We are locked on the thin crust with veggies or sausage. The thin crust is not cut pie wise but on a square, you get little corner pieces to taste before getting to the large square or...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank piazza11
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Great first time experience to try affordable deep dish pizza Chicago-style (slice of pizza, side salad and drink for less than $10) The entire brick building is littered with Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears paraphernalia on the wall including the restroom. Great time to spend...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Explorer0515
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

The staff is always super nice and the pizza is great. I suggest the deep dish pepperoni. If you like pineapple on your pizza they dont do that.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank longboardingpenguin
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I love Chi town and have had some of their best pizzas but I am happy to report that we have the BEST deep dish right here in SD! The Monster of the Midway will change your life. The crust is perfect. It’s thick but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lisetehurst
Reviewed January 2, 2019

The loation of Lefty's made it opportune for two of us to get a great burger. This is a very asual dining spot wiwth very freindly and honest servers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Meteorpenn
Reviewed October 23, 2018

In San Diego. What a great find for tourists wanting a fast food dinner. Born and raised In Chicago, I can truly write, this place is authentic Chicago taste and vibes. Would request more Southside White Sox Memories and Photos to display here on walls....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SidBo
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Wow! The best thin crust pizza ever. This is our go to place. There is indoor seating and out door. One must call ahead to order take out.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank piazza11
Reviewed July 15, 2018

All great! Nothing but the best Chicago style deep dish pizza and dogs! Great staff and great service! Salad is great, deep dish is delicious! The is the 'best" i've had of all. Definitely coming back for more.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Grumpy6513
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

If you like garlic, if you like cheese, if you like bread, then, my freaking goodness, you’ll love this place! I highly recommend the garlic cheese bread as a starter while you wait for the pizza. Thin and Crispy will take about 25 min. The...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 853calebp
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

The deep dish pizza is amazing! Have a veggie salad on the side for the perfect meal. Can buy pizza by the slice if you just want a little.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Nanci G
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