San Diego Pizza


San Diego pizza places offer everything from thin, "California-style" pizza to more traditional Chicago style pies and everything in between. You'll never be too far from a great pie in this gorgeous city.

Most any pizza place is going to have both fans and people who think it doesn’t rate on the pizza scale.

Here are several pizza places to try and judge for yourself.


Bronx Pizza (bronxpizza.com)
As the name suggests, Bronz Pizza serves up NY style, thin crust pizza in one size, 18 inches. You can also grab a slice too. They offer 18 different varieties. And don’t ask for salad or wings at this San Diego pizza joint. They specialize in only pizza – and a calzone. Visit the “Crew” link on the website…pretty funny.

Location: 111 Washington St., San Diego, CA (Cash only)
Delivery:  No. Dine in or Take out
Beer & Wine: No


Pizzeria Luigi (pizzerialuigi.com)
This pizza spot also specializes in thin crust pies and slices. Vegan pizza available. The menu also offers pasta, lasagna, salads and calzones.

Location: 2 locations (Golden Hill & North Park)
Delivery:  Yes
Beer & Wine: Yes


Basic Urban Kitchen (barbasic.com)
This hip and cool San Diego pizza restaurant offers thin crust pizza from New Haven, Connecticut. They offer up a wide variety of toppings including fun fare like mashed potatoes, fried eggplant and sun-dried tomatoes.

Location:  410 10th Ave., San Diego, CA
Delivery:  Yes
Beer & Wine: Yes


Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria (leftyspizza.com)
This family-owned pizza joint offers up authentic Chicago-style pizza. They serve up a thin crust, a deep dish and a stuffed crust pizza. Each pizza is served with a chunky tomato sauce and cheese and your choice of toppings. You can also choose from their specialty pie menu for more variety. Lefty’s also serves burgers, salads, sandwiches and dessert.

Location: 2 locations (North Park & Mission Hills – both closed Mondays)
Delivery:  Catering

Denali’s Pizza (denalispizza.com)
This San Diego pizza joint has a large menu in which to choose a gourmet pizza, a classic pizza, pastas, subs, salads, wings and even Mexican food. You can also turn any pizza into a calzone.

Location: 13158 Poway Road, Poway, CA
Delivery: Yes


Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza (sammyspizza.com)
Sammy’s offers a nice variety of woodfired pizzas which the option of whole wheat crust, artisan thin crust or gluten-free crust. The pizzas are more “California-style” with toppings like organic arugula and pear, sun-dried tomato or Thai Chicken to name a few. The menu also has pasta, tapas, sandwiches, tacos, salads and Neapolitan style pizzas and other specialties.

Location: 770 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Delivery:  Take-out or dine in
Beer & Wine: Yes


Pizza Port (pizzaport.com)
This California pizza place offers up “non-wimpy” gourmet pizzas on their signature wholegrain beer crust. You can also build your own pizza or opt for a salad or chicken wings. And don’t forget the root beer – or real beer ice cream float!

Location: Several locations


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