Top 5 Pizza Places in San Diego That Locals Love
After a long day of sightseeing in lovely San Diego, it’s time for something to eat. Pizza and a cold beer sound pretty good. We’ve got five suggestions for pizza places in San Diego to help satisfy your pizza craving here on the West Coast!
The founders of Ambrogio15 have formulated their own special, secret dough recipe for their Milan-style pizzas. Many ingredients are shipped from small scale organic farms in Italy. Give their Crema de Peperoni, Burrata e Salamino Piccante a try; it’s made with Spicy Bell Pepper Cream, Mozzarella Fiordilatte, Imported Burrata Pugliese, Spianata Calabra, and Italian Olives. Hours vary per location, and there are two locations in San Diego. Visit their website to find the location nearest you.
Bring your dog with you while you sit on Landinis Pizzaeria’s patio enjoying some great pizza and a cold brew! Try one of their specialties – the Autumn (butternut squash, red onion, gorgonzola and fried sage), the Mexican (chorizo, jalapenos, pepperoni, red onion, and cannellini beans), or the Maialona (Italian sausage, hot salami, and hot dogs!). Hours: Monday – Wednesday 11am – 11pm, Thursday 11am – 1am, Friday and Saturday 11am – 2am, and Sunday 11am – 11pm. (1827 India Street; 619-238-3502)
Napizza focuses on locally sourced ingredients, and they are Green Restaurant Certified. Dine-in or “Take & Bake” – pick up your pizza and finish cooking it at home for the freshest and best tasting pie. Try their Truffle Porcini – a wonderful mix of porcini mushrooms, decadent truffle paste, fresh mozzarella and parsley. Hours: Sunday – Thursday 10am – 9pm, Friday and Saturday 10am – 11pm. (1702 India Street; 619-696-0802)
Pizza Nova has been serving pizzas in San Diego since 1990. Order their famous BBQ Chicken Pizza (chicken marinated in their secret special BBQ sauce, red onions, cilantro and smoked gouda) or their Gorgonzola Pear Pizza (Alfredo sauce, gorgonzola cheese, fresh pears and spinach tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, caramelized walnuts, and onions). Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday and Saturday 11am – 10pm. (5050 N. Harbor Drive; 619-226-0268)
Venice Pizza House
A San Diego staple, the Venice Pizza House has been serving some of the best pizza in San Diego since 1954. Try one of their customers’ favorites like the Cordon Bleu or the Mediterranean. And leave room for their desserts: spumoni ice cream wedge, cannoli, or limoncello cake! Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday and Saturday 11am – 10pm, and Sunday from 11am – 9pm; closed on Mondays. (3333 El Cajon Blvd., 619-283-2333).
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