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Basic

#104 of 3,845 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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410 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7202
+1 619-531-8869
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Milan, Italy
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and good pizza: I loved the casual atmosphere, and the pizza was very good and tasty. Recommended!

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Thank drquery
Edwardsville, IL
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to Basic many times, mainly because my spn likes it, and for the life of me, I just don't get it. The pizza is just okay--nothing great. True, the sizes are huge, but so are the prices that go along with these huge pizzas. Each topping is extra, so by the time you add something like 5 toppings,... More 

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Thank Travelinglefty
Barcelona Spain
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went late on a Friday night (about 10:30pm) had a great meal, good service and enjoyed the atmosphere. If your needing a pizza fix this place is worth stoping in.

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Thank Chrisjcain
Dayton, Ohio
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Visited early on a Saturday afternoon. At that time it wasn't too busy as we got there a few hours before the Padres had a game. I would have given it a 5, however service was a bit slow as there was only 1 waitress working, which wasn't her fault. The menu has quite a few selections including salads. We... More 

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Thank FrequntTravlerOH
Los Altos, California, United States
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588 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you want a great craft cocktail and hang out with small or large groups inside or outside, this is your place. The bartenders know their drinks and this large area has great drinks and hip vibe before or after an event at the stadium.

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Thank Rhett L
New York City, New York
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151 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

When we were in San Diego, we were there twice because it was close to our hotel and it seemed quite a good place. It is usually crowded but after we gave them our names, we were called in less than half an hour. This is cool place and seems to be quite popular. We had wine and beer and... More 

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Thank Sankarmukh
Michigan
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

First off, I am very thankful the server here stopped us from ordering a salad and two small pizzas. The pizzas are HUGE, even the smalls. We split a small pizza and a salad between two of us and still had leftovers, making it a really good value. The atmosphere was very fun as well. It was a very enjoyable... More 

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Thank Lindsay S
Kansas City, Missouri
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130 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Really great spot for pizza! This place has a really fun atmosphere too! We tried the mash potato pizza and it was delicious! Can't wait to go back next time i'm in San Diego!

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Thank Reina M
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The salad was delicious and the pizza was AMAZING! The gluten free pizza was absolutely the best I have ever eaten. It wasn't the frozen shell that most places serve. It was fresh and just like the other pizzas they serve. It's fun that they serve it on a tray and cut in straight lines. He atmosphere is cool too.

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Thank Lisa510
Laguna Beach, California
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393 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The pizza is more Italian than american, some very different choices and excellent at a very fair price

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Thank Ed P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?