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Filippi's Pizza Grotto

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$5 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Pizza
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not try their pizza so please accept this review based on Lasagna, salad and spaghetti with meatballs .This was my first time so when we entered we were seated in a small, dark grotto area in the front of the restaurant. The view...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank stokjoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate here when we flew to San Diego to take a 15 day Hawaiian cruise. We stopped in Filippi's for lunch. You have to walk in off of India St. and go through the market before entering the restaurant. The market...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank parsch2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this retro Pizza/Italian Restaurant by accident when we went into the Italian Grocery on India Street. Once inside we saw that an authentic restaurant was in the back so we went back tonight for Pizza. When we arrived at 6:00 p.m. we discovered...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Heather E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for an early dinner. Friendly staff, good service. Food was tasty and good portions. Ravioli, with meatball & sausage. Both cheese and meat filled. Very good. Pizza was very good and a special salad with a variety of Items within. All nicely done. Waitress...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Voyager829912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good - Soooo much food. Better - very affordable prices. Best- And most important - ahhhmazing quality. This pasta sauce is something I’ll dream about until I make my way back to San Diego. I will return here again, and I’ll recommend it to every...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Christina E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stood in line but it moved fast. Good sized place with a staff that hustles. Lasagna was very good and a large portion. Spaghetti was served just the way we requested. Neat place.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mark m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You enter through a market. Restaurant in the back. I was apprehensive about the entrance, but there is a large restaurant in the back. Fun decor with Chiante bottles hanging from the ceiling! We had a party of 5. Three people ordered lasagna and 2...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank skd22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my parents on vacation, and we were pleased by the atmosphere, service, and quality of food! Filippi's offers a unique family style option for serving salads, which my family enjoyed. Their garlic bread was a tasty appetizer savored by all! I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank akeel0214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little Italy gem. Went around 4 and there was no wait. Ordered a huge family salad that fed four of us. Two pizzas and 1 kids spaghetti. Six of us ate for less than $100. My daughter who got the kids size spaghetti could’ve...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank H8869JFjohnh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids really wanted pizza, and a couple locals recommended Filippi's. We showed up around 7:30pm and the line was out the door. Fortunately, we were seated in less than 20 minutes. I was amazed at how packed this place was on a Sunday night. Service,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Donna S
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Steve-n-Max | Reviewed this property |
I just looked at their on-line menu and saw "Gluten-free Pasta available". When I was there though, I just had the Veal Parmesan and it was very good.
September 12, 2018|
Response from briansR9739PB | Reviewed this property |
Sorry you are dissatisfied. As an Italian myself, I do not see nor have experienced this issue at the Little Italy store.
August 17, 2018|
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Response from briansR9739PB | Reviewed this property |
It would seem you do not care for Italian food, nor properly care for your dog.
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