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Top 12 Pizza Places in San Diego California

Top 12 Pizza Places for 2012 in San Diego, CA… Rated by premier food critic, Steve Carlson of FoodSmackdown.com Let 2012 be the year of the pizza with the help of FoodSmackdown.com For interviews, for permission to use content… or for additional questions, contact steve@foodsmackdown.com Whether the search is on for the best bang for…

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zpizza - San Diego California

zpizza - San Diego California - Linda Vista

ZPizza offers an alternative to the greasy pizza we’ve grown to love so much. The pizza we had at Zpizza was delicious, flavorful and probably one of the healthiest pizza’s we’ve had. There was hardly any grease on the pizza and we actually felt healthy after eating it. ZPizza was founded by Sid Fanarof in…

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Massachusetts Mike's Pizzeria - San Marcos California

Massachusetts Mike's Pizzeria Spicy Chicken Pizza

Massachusetts Mike’s Pizzeria is unassumingly located in a food court establishment on W. San Marcos (between Via Vera Cruz and Las Posas Rd) in a plaza center near the Edwards San Marcos Stadium 18 movie theater. Massachusetts’s Mike’s is adjacent to Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop and shares a food court area with several food establishments. The…

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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Carlsbad California

BJ's Restaurant Deep Dish Pizza

We hadn’t been to BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse (BJ’s) in years. But when we heard about their “Party for Two” special ($19.95 for two starters, a medium pizza and a Pizookie dessert) and received a coupon for a free birthday Pizookie dessert via email it seemed like the perfect time to go. And we’re so…

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Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria - Encinitas California

Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria Encinitas California Staffs Favorite Pizza

We visited Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria in Encinitas once before to try My Father’s Pizza. It was amazing and one of the best pizzas in San Diego we’ve had. Based on our exceptional experience we had to go back and try another pizza. This time we tried Staff’s Favorite Pizza. Once again we were amazed!…

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Graziano’s Pizzeria - Rancho Bernardo California

Graziano's Pizzeria Racho Bernardo California Pepperoni Pizza

We heard positive things about the pizza at Graziano’s Pizzeria in Rancho Bernardo so of course we had to try it. Graziano’s Pizzeria won best pizza place in San Diego by San Diego Union Tribune and AOL City’s Best in 2010 and is currently ranked #3 by Urbanspoon among pizza places in all of San…

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Pizzeria Mozza - Los Angeles California

Pizzeria Mozza Margherita Pizza with Fennel Sausage

Being from San Diego we don’t frequent Los Angeles Restaurants as much as we’d like. So when we head up to Los Angeles we make the most of our trip. Enter Pizzeria Mozza. We heard and read great things about this place so it was on our list of must try pizzas in Los Angeles….

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Basic Urban Kitchen & Bar - San Diego California

Basic Bacon and Mashed Potato Pizza San Diego California

While searching for the best pizza joints in San Diego we kept hearing about a pizza joint called Basic Urban Kitchen & Bar (“Basic”) in San Diego. Basic is owned and operated by Jon Mangini who also owns URBN Coal Fired Pizza (with locations in North Park and Vista). With plenty of press, rave reviews…

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Buca di Beppo - Carlsbad California

Bucca di Beppo Margherita Pizza Carlsbad California

While searching for the best pizza places in San Diego we had heard many good things about the pizzas at Buca di Beppo – Specifically the Margherita Pizza. With a large Facebook following, plenty of positive pizza reviews and a very generous coupon for $10 off ($20 minimum order) we had to try Buca’s Margherita…

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Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria - Encinitas California

Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria My Father's Pizza

We had heard great things about Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria in Encinitas in North County San Diego with plenty of positive reviews and press from North County Times, San Diego Magazine, San Diego City Beat and the Coast News we had to try this place out. Our experience at Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria exceeded our…