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Filippi's Pizza Grotto

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1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2517
+1 619-232-5094
11:00 - 23:30
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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Filippi's while in San Diego for our son's graduation from MCRD. We loved the authentic Italian food, the ambiance, and the price for the 10 of us in our party. I tell EVERYONE that I know who visits Little Italy in San Diego that Filippi's is A MUST on the dine list.

Thank DeDee M
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough about how wonderful the food is!! Everything is the best! Garlic bread is great...spaghetti, eggplant, and lasagna are my favorites. Great selection of all things Italian...even groceries! Decor is fun!

Thank dollyp3g
Riverside, California
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2,131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed great service and better than average food. Huge portions resulted in a take-home meal. Plenty of parking and easy access to the highway make this a great lunch stop on the way N/S from/to San Diego.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Lafayette, Louisiana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After so many "fancy" dinner nights we were looking for something low key and inexpensive!! This place was perfect!!! We definitely will be back. Everything was amazing but I had the best lasagna and chicken Parmesan I've ever had! A must eat if your in SAN Diego!

Thank aprilnleblanc
Chino Hills, California
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54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Saturday night and saw the long lines for dinner going out the door. Fortunately we were there just to purchase cookies to take back home. For $10/lb, they have very nice cookies you can choose from. Also have a small but useful italian grocery store in the front part of the store.

Thank Thomas E
Surrey, Canada
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happened upon this hidden gem on a walk around the area and so glad we did. It is a true Italian gem as you walk through the store that sells some wonderful foods and make your way into the restaurant. We all enjoyed our food very much, the service was great and so were the prices. You can't go wrong... More 

Thank Busyworkingmom3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I am in San Diego, this lovely place is a required visit. What a spectacular restaurant! You would never expect this jewel exists as you walk through the small Italian market but once you turn the corner it all opens up to one of the most unique places you have ever visited. From the pizzas to the pastas, everything... More 

Thank Dev E
Temecula, California
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360 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVE Filippi's Pizza Grotto!! I get a combination Lasagna & Spaghetti plate for $9.50. My daughter loved the Torpedo sandwich! You can bring your bottle of wine home. The front store has so many amazing items. Adrian our server was GREAT!!!

Thank Bev B
The Villages, Florida
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398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You enter the restaurant through the store and the smells are divine. Made me want to buy a plane ticket to Italy. All I will say is that the food was excellent, the service better than excellent and the servings beyond huge. Just go there and you will be happy.

Thank Scott8147
Provincetown, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went for dinner with her sister and her four sons. It was great! Annabelle was our waitress. She is phenomenal! So quick and responsive! Great with the three year old boy! Last night (Sunday 11/13/2016) my partner and I returned there for dinner. Once again Annabelle was our waitress. Once again, she was great! So quick... More 

Thank BaileysMom72

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 92101-2517
  • 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?