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410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
+1 619-531-8869
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (321 reviews)
“pie” (31 reviews)
“salad” (69 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a big pizza critique, having worked at an Italian restaurant most of my childhood. The pizzas here are just amazing, and they keep me coming back. I go crazy with the toppings, the chefs must love me =P Basic is anything but basic.

Thank t0nyvee
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This was an EXCELLENT dinner. We had two of the small salads (with granny smith apples!)....one would have been enough for two. We had the sausage/mushroom pizza.....one of the best pizzas I have ever eaten. Next time I am in San Diego, I will go...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place was recommended by The Sofia Hotel, where we were staying. We went down on a night when there was no baseball to avoid the crowds. The service was excellent in a laid back and clean seating area. The formula is very easy -...More

Thank RunningMan3
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

If you like pizza this place has a phenomenal pie menu, I highly recommend the “So-Meaty” pie. Also, if you want enough for 3-4 people a Small is plenty.

Thank prodanjj
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Came downtown for an event at PETCO Park, and wandered to Basic. Their (New York style) pizzas are incredible! Good SD craft beers to match. Seating is casual, with sofas, barstools, etc. Pool table and bar would be a great scene at night, I imagine....More

Thank Kenjuyai
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere for the Gaslamp. Very nicely decorated local establishment. Great drink selection and awesome food.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends. Grabbed a drink at the bar while waiting for our pizza for takeout. It was 7pm on a Saturday. Parents needed to watch their kids more. It was more like the ball pit / play area at McDonalds than a restaurant/bar. I...More

Thank docholiday174
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We visit our son in San Diego once a year and never miss this place. We're from Chicago (pizza snobs!) and can't find any thing like their pizza in Chicago. Basic is a great name for this restaurant. They keep it simple. And we eat...More

Thank Ron_chitown
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great pizza place downtown San Diego. Warm and cozy. Great pizza and HUGE portions, trust me go one size smaller than you normally eat elsewhere. Phew could not finish my pizza.

Thank WarrenSneedon
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We LOVE pizza. With that, we are a bit picky. This place did not disappoint. The pizza was very tasty. It was not greasy at all which we both really loved. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very nice and beautiful. We would return here!...More

Thank Madison C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-531-8869
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