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Filippi's Pizza Grotto

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1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-232-5094
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great place, great pizza, awesome waitress, everything perfect! ordered the veggie pizza with mushrooms, onions, cheese and black olive! super tasty, also at a fair price!

Thank Andre_Nardi
Jacksonville, Oregon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The salad with house Italian dressing was very fresh and nice size. We ordered veal scaloppini and chicken parmigiana each with a side of lasagna. So much food and very good . The spumoni ice cream was some of the best we have had. We dined early as we were going to a play after dinner and there was a... More 

Thank 211Raven
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Old school pizza joint. Spending the day walking the streets of San Diego and stumbled across this place in an area that smells of delicious pizza everywhere you go. This place place didn't disappoint. The anchovy pizza and salad hit the spot!

Thank AlisonGF
Bradenton, Florida
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After reading reviews and walking by, we thought this would be a great place to get takeout to enjoy inour suite at the nearby Residence Inn. What a great disappointment !! My husband had spaghetti and meatball, very bland sauce and not nearly enough sauce. I had linguini with shrimp . Not enough sauce and the shrimp were tiny and... More 

Thank Kathi K
Culleoka, Tennessee
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140 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This morning I landed in San Diego with a two hour layover...and was so excited to have lunch at one of my FAVORITE restaurants. Uber...very fast and easy. You will need to cross the skybridge outside of terminal #1. Only 10 minutes later...you're in Little Italy. The place just does not change. Great food and a fun atmosphere with authentic... More 

Thank PioneerTW
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is delicious and very authentic actually it feels like home prepared food by an Italian grandma. It was a great experience, my husband and I wanted to have a taste of several things so we had half order of lasagna and chicken park with spaghetti and a veggie pizza, the portions are great we had plenty left over... More 

Thank Nour S
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An Italian restaurant in Little Italy should be good. This one isn't. When you can't tell the difference between a meat sauce and a marinara sauce, you have a problem. The waitress actually swore there was meat in the meat sauce. I don't believe her. When do you need a microscope to see the meat in the meat sauce, you... More 

Thank GeorgeHesse
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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198 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First we walked into the front ethnic grocery store, a great addition to this restaurant, located in the back. You walk into low ceilings adorned with old wine bottles in traditional holders, dim lighting, booth and tables. A fine dining elegant night out this is not. The menu has a nice array of pizzas, pastas, salads, the usual fare for... More 

Thank Brad S
North Carolina
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the 80s and early 90s my family lived in San Diego while I was still in school. Filippi's was a place we visited roughly every 2-3 weeks (usually on Friday nights) for a few years - I think all of the visits were at the Clairemont Mesa location. Twice in the past year while visiting San Diego I've eaten... More 

Thank Craig O
Euless, tx
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47 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed around corner at Hampton Inn and had lunch here..Lasagna not good at all..Homemade better than what was served..Tried thin crust pizza the next night..Toppings and cheese slid off crust.. 4 beers..Peron draft..$32..geeze

Thank PaPaEuless_tx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-5094

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