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“Great pizza” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Base Camp Pizza Co.

Base Camp Pizza Co.
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Established in 2012, this is the third restaurant for the Tahoe Restaurant Group. The two established restaurants are Fireside Pizza at Squaw Valley ski resort and Rubicon Pizza at Northstar ski resort. Headed by Ted Kennedy and Marc Vaccaro, the company is commited to a relaxed, family atmosphere with great food. All locations have games for the kids to play while they are waiting for their food.Base Camp Pizza Co. is the brainchild of long time friends Ray Villaman and Ted Kennedy. Ray is a 20 year restaurant veteran including - California Pizza Kitchen, Boston Market, the California Restaurant Association and even a short time as President of Blimpies.Come by and try some of our signature dishes: Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Smokey BBQ Chicken Pizza, Thai Chicken Curry Pizza, Italian Herb Shrimp Penne, and our signature Spaghetti Bolognese with Meatballs
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Fresh and not greasy pizza and salads very fresh with homemade dressing. We did take out but atmosphere was not bad for pizza place

Visited January 2013
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San Jose, Ca
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Yummy Pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

The Pizzas were great, and the prices were about average for the area. I would recommend this place, definetely. It does get busy, especially on the weekends, so we called ahead.

Visited January 2013
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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great addition to Heavenly Village”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed in the village the last few seasons, and this place is a great addition. Lots of good pizza choices, but we went more traditional. The base camp pizza was covered with meats and veggies, no skimping on toppings here. The salads include a pear, blue cheese crumble topped mixed green with balsamic dressing. The small size was large enough for 2 with a pizza. The service was great, and the management was present and checking on us to ask if all was good. It was obvious they genuinely cared that our food and service was what we expected.

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Santa Cruz, California
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171 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“+ insanely delicious pizza, + nice bar area, + super friendly staff, + awesome happy hour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

This is the place Heavenly was waiting for!
After coming here for several snowboard seasons I became tired of the overpriced venues around Heavenly village and was pleasantly surprised when the Base Camp opened its doors!

The cozy pizza place belongs to a small local chain with branches in Northstar and Squaw Valley. The bar is a gorgeous hang out for some après ski/snowboard and their happy hour is quite a deal. E.g. for $12 you get a pint and a small sized pizza. The staff is super friendly and let’s you sit in the restaurant if the bar is swamped to take advantage of happy hour.

Moreover, and that’s the most important part the pizza is to die for. The dough is a great mix of fluffiness and crunchiness and the selection as good as it gets. My personal favorites are the Gorgonzola & Pear and the BBQ Chicken pizza. Be careful the latter really stuffs you up thanks to their super creamy Gouda cheese.

The Base Camp became my highlight in the Heavenly Village and I cannot wait to return.

The only negative thing that has to be mentioned is the restaurant area in the back next to the office, which is kind of uncomfortable compared to the other areas.

Average entrée: $13

  • Visited December 2012
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Atlanta
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great pizza; reasonable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

The pizza is great (had the Mediterranean); price very reasonable for ski country. Great location next to the Heavenly Gondola. Inexpensive PBRs. Very nice waitstaff.

Visited January 2013
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