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Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria

3448 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-4118
+1 619-295-1720
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“italian beef” (5 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
3448 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-4118
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I stopped at Lefty's many years ago when I was on business in San Diego and have been going back almost every time I get back to San Diego. I had originally Google'd Chicago style pizza and found it. The pizza is great, and the...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome because it's local, but....who serves dry, burnt , slices when they know they're not good at it? The people that work there are nice, but they really don't care about the food. It's overpriced for slices, especially the ones that should...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 11 May 2017

While it is not my favorite location in North Park for pizza - it actually surprised me for being better than I thought it was going to be. Small/limited seating (wish they would add more) and more beers on tap would be great. But the...More

Thank SDSpartan
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have heard many people talk about how this is a real Chicago Pie. I finally decided to try it for myself. I ordered the pizza online. Lefty's has a convenient fast service for those on the go. I placed my order and paid for...More

Thank hac0y7
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I'm completely partial to Portillos extra dipped Italian beefs but Lefty's is bomb on another level! Finally someone doing it right by Chicago comfort foods.

Thank kraz26
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This place offers great Chicago style deep dish pizza. I, however am the only one in my family who appreciates the monster meal called deep dish. They are free to enjoy the thin crust rectangular shaped pizza. Perfect for kids. The staff are really great...More

Thank fjgonzales
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had a not so great pizza experience at the other location but recently tried pizza at the North Park location and it was GREAT. The Gold Coast pizza was perfectly cooked and tasty - will definitely be back :)

Thank SandyQTraveler
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Best Chicago pizza in San Diego!! If this is your style of pie then this if the place. Can order by the slice, beers, and outdoor seating too.

Thank blackadam858
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Went here to celebrate my nephew's graduation. Our family is from the Chicago area and Lefty's does a fantastic job of bringing the Chicago style deep dish pizza and the atmosphere of Chicago to the west coast! The cheese bread was delicious too.

Thank cdarnelly33
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The pizza was delicious, just as I remembered from home. The italian beef could have been "wetter" but the flavor was spot on. The staff was incredibly friendly and really made you feel welcome.

Thank Kris W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3448 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-4118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-1720
We are a family-owned and operated business specializing in Chicago Pizza and other authentic windy city favorites such as Chicago Dogs and Italian Beef. We have two locations, both in San Diego. The original is located in North Park and the second in Mission Hills. We sell whole pizzas, slices, salads, sandwiches and also serve beer and wine.
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