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“Great Pizza & Salad”
Review of Basic

Basic
Ranked #119 of 4,749 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Downtown
San Diego, California
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great Pizza & Salad”
Reviewed 13 January 2012

Great place for pizza - you have to try the mashed potato pizza - yummy. Salad is good value - big bowl for $9. Lots of eye candy strolling around :-)

  • Visited January 2012
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English first
Half Moon Bay, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food and location”
Reviewed 1 January 2012

Picked this place for our road trip on the basis of TA and everything was great - pizza, salad and cocktails n mason jars. Be aware that this place is probably impossible to get into during baseball games since Petco Park is next door. And the fact that they ONLY serve the aforementioned.

It is split between bar, art gallery and pizza joint and the stereo is cranked up to 11 at the bar and the is no separation so it is LOUD and if you don't like young urban mix find another place.

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2 Thank hmbay
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San Diego, California
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fantastic food, atmosphere, and pricing. Locals and visitors love this place”
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Well, whether you live in San Diego, or are simply visiting, BASIC is a place you must put on your visit list.

Great food, very cold beers, unbeatable service by friendly people, and seriously....Your experience will be a pleasant one. If you are visiting, you will make this a place you will visit again before you leave.

Comfortable and fun for anyone, and a fun place to people watch, BASIC nailed the business model...great food and drinks at great prices, with top shelf service and friendliness.

San Diegans LOVE this place. Come see why

  • Visited October 2011
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2 Thank Leo N
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Auckland
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Relaxed evening with good food and comany”
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We enjoyed our pizza and salad at Basic. Service was excellent, selection good and food enjoyed by all. Drinks, pizza and salad was plenty Great family place to relax. Short walk from Hilton Bayfront where we stayed. Would go again.

Visited December 2011
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2 Thank JayNZ63
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San Diego, California
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Mashed potato bacon is heaven”
Reviewed 20 December 2011

It sounds so weird but like the old adage says, don't knock it until you try it! The pizza here is top quality with amazing, handmade crust & fun topping combinations. I recommend it to everyone I know!

Visited December 2011
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2 Thank peytonisrad
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