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Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill

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8650 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA
+1 858-404-9898
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

Reaaly good service, great food. Would certainly eat there again. Close to the Westin. Indoor or outdoor seating.

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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

The pizza was yummy! We ended up eating there twice. We ordered a pizza without mushrooms but I guess the cook wasn't paying attention. The manager apologized, comped us and gave us coupons. It's not an expensive place so I would go again. It was good.

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Thank Glamgirl26
Cape May, New Jersey
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221 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

Like I said the food was good for this type of establishment. Pizza was good, chicken Thai app and asparagus app was good also. Unfortunately he service was sooooo slow as to make the experience unenjoyable. Atmosphere was nice.

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Thank Rod V
San Clemente, California, United States
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92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

Sammy's used to be reliable...not ever great but always satisfying. Now, it is just awful. Our Caesar salad was overdosed on garlic, and the pizza----Sammy's was once famous for pizza---- was tasteless and, no kidding, soggy.

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Thank David L
Salt Lake City
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

Just got into town and looking for a quick but good place to eat. Stopped here at random and we were pleasantly surprised. The pizza was amazing great combinations of flavors and cheeses. It was nice to see they also catered to the gluten free and vegetarian folks (I am neither, but this usually means the cooks can really cook).... More 

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Thank Amy M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great salads and many types of pizzas from thick to thin. Great prices and services. Not gourmet or like Italy but very solid.

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Thank orrink
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

We studied the menu before we got there, so no brainer, right? We got there, maybe 5 tables filled. Waiter brought out 2 glasses of water and a water decanter. Glasses were so disgusting, Bar Rescue would be right at home. The waiter never came around until the food was cooked. We complained about the glasses and he took off... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2012

We ate here the first night we arrived in San Diego. It was a good place for a quick meal and the food was nice. In terms of setting and environment I wouldn't say it was anything particularly special.

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Chino Hills, California
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178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012

The pizza and salads are great. Had pasta before, too and I enjoyed it. Price is great. I've been to 3 different locations and overall the Gas Lamp location is the best one - service, ambiance, etc.

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Thank msa23_2000
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

Tasty pizza but very little toppings. Wouldnt recommend for pizza lovers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8650 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-404-9898

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