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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” (316 reviews)
“pie” (27 reviews)
“salad” (68 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 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 3 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 17 December 2017

Finally. I found myself pizza place in San Diego. Thank you Brad B for the recommendation. After a yelp event several yelper's came to Basic. As it was my first time at Basic. I was not sure what to expect. After walking into Basic you...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 19 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
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were there for a business gathering, I had salad and vegeterian pizza. The first pizza was so good, but the second one was not well made. I had 2-3 drinks and all of the were awful so definitely NO to the drinks. The environment...More

Thank Ibo1980
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Pizza was eatable, but attitute was so wrong... Staff is crazy, unfriendly! Very sad about this place. Would say avoid it if you are turist!!! Could seem nice at the beginning, but so wrong at the end...

Thank Lauris L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Kept promising ourselves pizza and finally nailed it with a trip to this place recommended by our hotel. Did not want huge portions so our waitress was very helpful in sorting that out thin crust to share was the order of the day. Basic was...More

Thank mickthebookie
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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
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
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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