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2015 San Elijo Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1726
+1 760-944-1599
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My all time favorite pizza was in a tiny pizzeria in Rome, second best in the Nice airport, and this is a close third! Fabulous fluffy edges, thin crisp crust and savory sauce. Ask for a little cup of extra sauce to dip the crust! Take it to the beach or take it into the pub next door.

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Thank Cynthia H
Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty good slice joint. $2.50/cheese and $3.00 for one topping. Deal for 2 slices and a drink for $6.00. Had a slice after visiting Lost Abbey next door, and it hit the spot.

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Thank johnsdca
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is my fave pizza in Cardiff, and now it is next door to the Lost Abbey Beer tasting room. By pizza, take it next door to eat with your beer. Perfect. Artichoke special is my favorite. Calzone is also awesome.

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Thank cliffkeller
Santa Barbara, California
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151 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I literally have a friend that will drive from Vista for this pizza. Thin slices and delicious toppings served to order. Take a slice to the Abby next door and grab a nice refreshing beer at the tasting room.

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Thank TheTravelingDuckie
LA
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This no frills NY style pizza place serves a killer pizza by the slice, with lots of variations for you to try. There are a few tables inside the little, open shop. Just outside the door are a couple of tables, in a lovely and large grass courtyard. And you're across the PCH from the ocean. I'm a particular fan... More 

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Thank kidb
Carlsbad,CA
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Custom made East Coast Pizza - like one really does get on the East Coast - fresh ingredients, no problems with special orders, never been disappointed. Go there at least once every 5-8 weeks

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Thank Jutta S
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I have been to East Coast Pizza a few times. I suggest sticking with the " by the slice" deals they have. We ordered a whole pie, mushroom and sausage. The crust was not cooked properly-soft and lacked flavor.

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Thank Dj N
Solana Beach, California
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Love that you can walk in, select from what they have available (may options) and then they warm it up so the crust is nice and crunchy. It's a nice size and you can get 2 slices and a drink for $6. My boys love it!

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Thank santorini
Encinitas, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Really can't beat their lunch deal. 2 Slices and a soda for $6. Might be good for dinner too. Just don't know if they offer it at that time. The pizza is really good too. It's thin crust, which I normally don't like, but it's actually really good.

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Thank Rusty M
Encinitas, California
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140 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I'm a Jersey Girl who loves a good pizza. East Coast does not disappoint. And their 2 slice/drink special can't be beat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2015 San Elijo Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-1599

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?