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“Not much of a decor but boy, what a pizza!”
Review of Basic

Basic
Ranked #136 of 4,931 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown
Reviewed May 19, 2013

I found this restaurant in tripadvisor. I went with my wife before a Padres game on may 4th 2013.
From the outside, it doesn't look like much. Stepping into the place, it doesn't look much better.
However, we were well treated by the staff, and the pizza was delicious!
I urge you, if you're in the San Diego area of visiting, to try Basic's pizza only once. Once you taste it, you won't forget it.

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Thank Manamour
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

best pizza i've ever had was the mashed potato pizza at basic!! we went on a thurs night and the place wasnt that busy so we sat at the bar and enjoyed some great craft beers and the mashed potato pizza which was sooooo good!!!
we went back saturday and it was totally a different scene! line ups out the door and club wear! the pizza place was turned into a night club and was PACKED! we noticed the girls were going to the front of the line and flirted a bit and got right in, so thats what we did and got past the line. its a lot of fun, u should def go check it out !

Thank mishymuffincakes
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

This place looks like a garage from the outside but is always hopping with good adult crowd. Pizza is great and the staff is awesome... very cool hangout for locals 21 and up and a great way to meet people in the area. Very close to Petco park and good place to be any night of the week.

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Thank Koronakidd
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

We ate here on a Tuesday night while visiting San Diego. The food was "basic" but oh so very delicious! We shared the salad and a small pizza. It was plenty of food for 2 of us. The prices are very reasonable compared to other places we ate in San Diego. The atmosphere was hopping and next time we are in San Diego, we will go back!

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Thank AzCatsFan
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Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Basic has seperate restaurant and bar spaces , with the latter having a very big airy area. The whole place has the minimalist original look - untreated cement floor, wooden beam ceilings etc

You choose toppings for your pizza and they are huge, even for the small size. The taste really depends on what toppings you choose i guess. The pizza was a tad too oily i thought, hope it's just olive oil

Overall ok and the menu is simple, probably why it's called Basic. Probably also because thet use paper plates. What a good way to save washing cost and time

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Thank bcheong
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