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Biga San Diego

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeout or delivery at this time.

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Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

The caprese salad was big enough to split and very good (although expensive). The bread plate was delicious. The pastas we had (baked gnocchi and carbonara) were both very good although a bit on the heavy side. Wine selections were good. Next time we would...probably have a salad and split a pizza for a less filling and expensive meal!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 7, 2020 via mobile

Terrible pizza and poor service. Would not recommend. There are so many great restaurants in San Diego, and this is not one of them.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 9, 2020

Went to this restaurant based on a recommendation. This pizzas were great but the pasta entree we selected came with only a few noodles and was the most expensive item we ordered. Overall I would say the food is over-priced for what you get and...I wouldn't go back there. There are MANY great restaurants in this part of San Diego.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Attended based on reviews. All I can say is the food was amazing. My wife and I Had the bread plate and guilia pizza and was probably the nicest pizza I have eaten (and I enjoy a good pizza). Service was a little slow but...that was only because a waiter hurt himself having a fall and hitting his head. They were apologetic which was unnecessary as clearly he was hurt and they were constantly checking on him. Overall a great location, feel, vibe, staff and the food was just fantastic. Highly recommend. Nicest food to date on our US trip.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 17, 2019

It pretends to be an Italian restaurant, but no idea of what Italian food is. I ordered crostini with buffalo mozzarella. Mozzarella was covered by black pepper, crostini were swimming into olive oil. Impossible to feel the taste of the mozzarella. Then a lamb with...polenta. The lamb was cooked well, but floating in a sea of fried oil and covered by garlic, too much garlic. Impossible to feel any taste but garlic. Polenta was not polenta (which is corn) but a "purè di patate", something close to the American smashed potatoes. I told the waitress, she did not react. Finally, I asked for an espresso and they don't serve espresso at night. Unbelievable, no Italian restaurant would ever make such a crazy decision.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

What a hidden gem. Farm to table and home made fare. Ordered the bread app with green garlic spread, fig butter and sweet roasted garlics. OMG the fig butter was heaven, the bread was great. Ordered the Camilla pizza with homemade sausage and spicy salami....the sausage was great and flavorful. Service was great, A must visit.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Biga. Stopped in without a reservation around 6pm and they were able to accommodate us (I got the impression that an hour later we would have been out of luck). We started with the anti pasta salad which is surprisingly,...but delightfully, spicy thanks to the salami. Pomodoro was one of the best I’ve ever head: thick, tender, handmade noodles; flavorful heirloom tomatoes; and just enough cheese to melt into the sauce and turn it creamy. We split a banana tart for dessert. The toasted peanut butter meringue combined with the cocoa hazelnut powder creates a really unique flavor that was surprising and wonderful. Good wine list completed the night. A delightful dinner in the Gaslamp Quarter.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

...which is saying something in today’s restaurant scene (especially in Austin, TX). True Italian cuisine with a modern flare. A well thought out wine list that has some great off the beaten path picks for wine geeks and some comfort food Chardonnay for the rest....Great ambience, you can eat solo or in a group. Well done lay out. In a touristy neighborhood like Gaslamp (no thanks), there are tons of chains so this is worth seeking out. Calabrian salad was stellar btw. The charcuterie list is frustrating though, you can’t order a la carte. What a tease...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 7, 2019

The staff were all very nice. The restaurant is clean and a little loud. The food...overpriced for undercooked pasta and vegs... could not bite through a pea pod without ripping it out of my mouth. And while I normally cook so dente pasta at home,...this could have been cooked another three minutes. Thee were clearly some execution problems.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed June 17, 2019

Took a client here for a business dinner and it was fantastic. Had one of the best charcuterie platters ever. Add the Buffalo Milk Mozzarella. Best I've ever had. I had the carbonara and it was great. Pizza looked great and the Bolognese was a...big hit!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Biga San Diego is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4