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Filippi's Pizza Grotto

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1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2517
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Temple, Texas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My girls and I stumbled upon this and were so pleased. The market you walk through to get to the restaurant was really cool to see. Gave the place a more authentic feel to it. Our waitress was super sweet and very helpful. Gave recommendations and really knew the menu. Her service was very good and the food AMAZING. It's... More 

Thank AshleyG05
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although SAN Diego can be costly with dining this is not one of those places. Small, authentic cuisine at affordable prices. I had linguini with clams in white which was very food. The only oddity for an Italian resurant, no table bread.

Thank Wheelz369
Shiloh, Illinois
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Read the reviews and decided on this place. Some were good and maybe 1 or 2 not so good. Glad I took my chance, this place blew me away with its small Italian charm. Excellent service and excellent food. Come hungry portions are large enough to share! Had the garlic bread, small antipasto salad, and 8 item pizza. Delicious!

Thank travelbug00shiloh
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been going here for more than 40 years and I hope I get to go for another 40 years! Whether eating in or carry out the food is always excellent! Love what they do with the cheese!

Thank EthelEklund
Prescott, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walk through the front door and feast your eyes on all the delicious imported foodstuffs straight from Italy. The shelves in the grocery store are packed with many delectable goods you won't find in your neighborhood grocery store. Continue down the aisle to the restaurant. I ordered the cheese ravioli - absolutely delicious. (hint: get an order of the fresh... More 

Thank Jack K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You just need to go. You can't really go wrong here. From the smells of dried meats as you enter through the shop to the obvious number of people speaking Italian at nearby tables. Don't know, maybe it is really just a sound track? The food is really good for family restaurant - what you would hope for.

Thank Michael R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I went to little italy in San Diego to have lunch. We decided to dine at Filippis restaurant because it has plenty of parking lot which is rare to find in this area. We ordered pizza and lasagna. The food was delicious and the price was great. The pizza tasted fresh and it had a lot of... More 

Thank Gabriela M
Pickerington, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite places! Great food great prices. Italian American style food. Best pizza, best lasagna ever. Love it. Grocery market in the front of house. Fab!

Thank waileagirl
Leander, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best date night ever! I took my wife, who is Italian, here and it was amazing! You pass through the market to get to the restaurant. It brought back childhood memories of her Italian family and food. Garlic Cheese Bread, lasagna, and pizza were all amazing! You don't want to miss out on this place! It's amazing!

Thank tookie0430
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here last night. It is very close to our hotel and is highly recommended on Trip Advisor so looked forward to our visit. There was a line up when we arrived at about 615pm however it moved quickly. They have many different dining rooms and appeared to be very busy all the time. Service is efficient, impression I got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 619-232-5094

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?