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Filippi's Pizza Grotto

1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2517
+1 619-232-5094
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (272 reviews)
“garlic bread” (49 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2517
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked to this restaurant from the Westin about a 30 min walk. Loved little Italy cool place to walk around. We had a small salad that was large enough for 3 people. Loved the salad and the house dressing. Had the works pizza, I liked...More

Thank Derrick1230
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at over half the restaurants on India St. and Filippis is hands down the best. It may not have the more elegant ambiance as the other restaurants but the food is unbelievably good. I always get the pizza, doesn't really matter which one...More

Thank Jesse L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is located in the back of a store and is authentic Italian. The waitress I had was great and has been there for 40 years. I would go there again and the food was good.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, my daughter and I had dinner at Filippi's Pizza Grotto on the recommendation of a local. You enter the restaurant through the store front. We went for an early dinner so we were seated immediately. By the time we left there was a...More

Thank Kiamom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking around Little Italy and came across this place. The little market was cool and the restaurant smelled delicious. Staff was super friendly and service was great. We ordered chicken parm and lasagna, both were very good. Price was cheap for food this...More

Thank tr5150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Thursday evening we queued for about 10 minutes, we were the 4th group in the line, so the line went down pretty quick. As a family of 5 we just about ate 2 pizzas having ordered 3 pizzas, so 1 for the...More

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a definite must!!! I had the lasagna, big enough to be split between 2 people. The meat sauce, oh my goodness, I was ready to put it in a cup and drink it, fresh tomatoes and onions, perfect balance of garlic. The...More

Thank jtrg2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is amazing!! But even better was the service!!! Had the best waitress who had worked there 30 years. Highly recommend!

Thank Dixie0118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large portions of food, my wife and I split an antipasto salad and the linguine with clams, shrimp and mushrooms. All the food that went past us looked amazing.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Filippi's found their map for success and used that to build every one of their locations. Or, every one of the locations that we've been to. On the one hand, it's good because it's familiar. On the other, it's kind of sad because it's all...More

Thank Jessica S
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Questions & Answers
Marjorie W
9 June 2017|
Response from njpirate62 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if they do but do have some private label items in the grocery in front
yergalem w
18 July 2016|
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Response from dany0802 | Reviewed this property |
18 June 2016|
Response from lemountg | Reviewed this property |
How is this possible did we just have a bad batch or what?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1747 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-5094
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