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Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill

#1,527 of 4,314 Restaurants in San Diego
€€ - €€€American, Pizza
8650 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA
+1 858-404-9898
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
17 May 2018
“Don’t order the fish tacos, to expensive”
4 Feb 2018
“Can’t decide what’s my favorite!”
Opens in 9 min
American, Pizza
€€ - €€€
8650 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Eat dinner at Sammy’s, ordered the fish tacos. 2 tacos very poorly served came on a bed of lettuce for 12.95. Very overpriced!!! Not coming back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 856adrianas
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Tasty food, can’t decide what was my favorite. Goat cheese pizza was scrumptious! Very decadent messy sundae, if you love chocolate this is definitely for you. I think I had the best Moscow Mule I’ve ever had here. Wait staff super friendly... ask for Mark...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 50BW51
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I have never been disappointed with any of the food I order in this restaurant. Beef Kobe chili, pizza, salads, wraps. Lovely large menu to order your hearts desire. The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable and that makes it even nicer to dine At...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank barbaraa814
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the Asian Sampler & Chopped Chicken Salad and Kobi Beef Sliders for lunch. Would recommend it to anyone.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank hoser0823
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I'm not an expert on pizza bases, but these tasted frozen (dry and tasteless) to me. Strange, if you go to all the cost and effort of having a wood fired oven, it would seem to make sense to go to the same level of...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Juancoffee
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I love sharing the individual size chicken, gorgonzola, walnut with balsamic vinaigrette dressing salad and then a pizza. We chose the pizza where you can have chicken or shrimp (forget the name) and it was really good!! The crust is delicious. They no longer put...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank maringfro
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I had one of the "deals of the day" or something similar, including a soup and some chicken breast with lentils. The soup was indeed the worst soup I have ever tried. That was some super extra salty broth with a few pieces of tasteless...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank unichiduci
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I ate here with my friends on Thursday December 10th 2015. I noticed a few days later waitress Angela tipped herself an extra $10 from my credit card. Called the restaurant to report this, they ignored the issue, told me they would arrange it and...More

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank Bert R
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Today I met a friend at Sammy's for lunch. Although I arrived at 11:30 am, instead of the scheduled 1pm, I'm glad I did because the small indoor room filled up quickly.Nobody wanted to eat outdoors on the patio because it was close to 95...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Cheri W
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Enjoyed our time at Sammy's. They have a unique menu for a small chain restaurant. We always enjoy the pizza, also the lobster Bisque, it hits the seafood spot! Value is ok, but not amazing, thus 4 stars instead of 5.

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank ryancX4162UK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8650 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-404-9898
  • E-mail
Across the street from the Westfield UTC shopping mall, our Costa Verde location offers a convenient retreat from the work day, or a long day of shopping. The fully enclosed patio allows guests to dine outdoors any day of the year. Ample parking is available in the above and underground lots.
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