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Filipis Groto

) #974 of 3,970 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza
5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123-1415
+1 619-232-5094
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
12 Oct 2016
“An institution”
28 Jul 2016
“Good plain Italian food”
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123-1415
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

My taste in pizza leans towards the authentic Italian style-- very thin crust, not much sauce or cheese, the focus being the quality of the crust and the ingredients (other than sauce and cheese) on top of it. I remember an extraordinary late-night pizza in...More

Thank anastasiab695
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It's really authentic Italian. My family has been going here for 40 yrs and still it's where we choose to go when visiting family. The pizza is always a favorite.

Thank sethkendall
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Picked up some pizza, wings and a salad for a Saturday night dinner at the hotel. The pizza was really cheesy so ordering extra cheese is not necessary, but I found it odd that they cover the pizza toppings with the cheese. This was a...More

Thank Cory B
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We were promptly seated at 5:30pm on a weeknight with a family party of six. The menu selections offer simple straight forward Italian selections. We ordered a large antipasto salad, two large pizzas and an order of ravioli to share. The service was good and...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were visiting from out of town and were told this was one of two great pizza places in San Diego. They did not disappoint! The pizza was delicious! We also got salads and they were huge. The Italian bread they serve is so soft...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 21 December 2015

The food here was actually decent, but I wouldn't go farther than that. However, the service I received at this restaurant was truly bizarre. I'll explain. We arrived and were seated quite quickly on a rather busy evening, that was he highlight... When the waitress,...More

Thank seanmcahill
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This restaurant is a little hidden gem. It sits behind an Italian style deli which you enter through the shop. The meals were lovely and portions were embarrassingly large. Service and atmosphere were great in very quaint surroundings. Don't forget to order a bottle of...More

Thank Loopylee1964
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Great price and even better pizzazz!! Not sure what else I can say. At the end of our meal wanted to eat more because it was so good, just to full to do so.

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Ate here twice, one time was carry out. Only one size pizza. Ordered special with everything and one with sausage and pepperoni, both under $20. Also ordered combo plate of beef ravioli and lasagna around $10. Side salad was huge! Bottle of wine was under...More

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We'd heard good things about Filipi's Grotto and were glad to find out they were all true and then some! The only negative comment was that it was so good, it was often very crowded, with lines, especially at lunch. We got around that by...More

Thank Mark G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123-1415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-5094
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