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Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill - Carlsbad

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5970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4405 (Formerly Sammy's Woodfired Pizza)
+1 760-438-1212
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a 2 for one pizza, place was empty, but we'd had there pizza before and liked the crust. When they came, the New York with 5 ingredients had like one salami on each piece. By the time the waitress came back( I guess you can't afford waitresses if you have no business) , I commented on the... More 

Thank johnephilp
Carlsbad, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has Good food, cozy restaurant, pretty fast, fair prices. Nice happy food servers.This place is kid friendly. They have pretty good salads too.

Thank lumpyd0g
Carlsbad, California
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for pizza, pasta as well as chicken and steak. The gluten free pizza crust is actually pretty tasty -worth having again! Hidden gem: you can order individual meatballs to add to the kids pasta marinara as well as ask for fresh basil to make it even better.

Thank Jill T
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as a large family group. It had a nice ambiance an we were seated right away. They have a good variety on the menu. Soups, salads, appetizers, pasta dishes, and variety of pizza. We ordered truffle fries, Greek salad, curried cauliflower, and five different pizzas. Everything we tried was top notch and above my expectations. Really delicious, modern... More 

Thank OcTravlr
Carlsbad, California, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We like to go there and get a bunch of small plates. The hummus and flat bread are so good. The kids love the sundaes and the service is always good.

Thank Justine U
Carlsbad, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're in the mood for a great salad try the BBQ grilled chicken salad! You gotta ask for bread and flatbread (free) to get it.

Thank SanDiegoCarGuy
Carlsbad, CA
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Delicious food but a little overpriced. Atmosphere is family friendly, but they get very busy. Close to the flower fields and the outlet mall.

Thank surfpup
Carlsbad, California
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

LOVE their salads! Every one i've tried has been great- and their bread with REAL butter is delicious! Go for your birthday and get the messy chocolate thing pictured- it's, well, disgustingly good! =)

Thank Michelle W
Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is an excellent place to go for a informal dining experience. Start with the lobster bisque and finish with one of their specialty salads. I wish that I would go,more often.

Thank Kirby W
San Diego
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A customer for a decade, but got food poisoning. Difficult getting response from resturant. They had a good menu, but always had indifferent college kids running the farm.

Thank BillAltaffer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4405 (Formerly Sammy's Woodfired Pizza)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-438-1212

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?