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The 14 Best Pizza Places In La Jolla, San Diego

Updated: May 2, 2022

Do you prefer a tomato base or is pizza Bianca your jam? Either way, these are the top pizza joints in La Jolla. We analyzed food blogs, restaurant rankings, and millions of reviews for the best parlors in La Jolla. Now all you need to do is decide between a stuffed calzone or classic Margarita pizza from the options below!

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Ambrogio15

Pizza, $$, La JollaPizza, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2018

    15 Essential Pizzerias Around San Diego

    Eater, 2018
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Eat in Pacific Beach

    Eater, 2021

Catania

Italian, $$$, La JollaItalian, $$$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Italian Restaurants in San Diego Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life
  • Eater, 2015

    Dine With a View at These 11 Local Eateries

    Eater, 2015

Piatti

Italian, $$, La JollaItalian, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Italian spots in San Diego

    Hoodline, 2019

Isola Pizza Bar

Italian, $$, La JollaItalian, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Herringbone

American, $$$, La JollaAmerican, $$$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in San Diego Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life
  • USA Today

    Best Restaurants in San Diego

    USA Today

American Pizza Manufacturing

Pizza, La JollaPizzaSan Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Dough Momma Pizzeria

Pizza, La JollaPizzaSan Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bernini's Bistro

Italian, $$, La JollaItalian, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Cusp Dining & Drinks

Italian, $$$, La JollaItalian, $$$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Barbarella Restaurant & Bar

Italian, $$, La JollaItalian, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Carino's

Italian, $$, La JollaItalian, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

La Dolce Vita Ristorante

Italian, $$, La JollaItalian, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Romantic Restaurants in San Diego Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Wheat & Water

Pizza, $$, La JollaPizza, $$San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Moto Pizza

Pizza, $, La JollaPizza, $San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Pizza craving shouldn't be so tough. We analyzed 10162 San Diego restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 San Diego restaurant reviews, and 624 lists and articles – looking closely at what Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, Eater and Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best Romantic Restaurants in San Diego Area, Eater - Where to Eat in Pacific Beach and Hoodline - The 5 best Italian spots in San Diego to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. The ten options above are the best of San Diego Pizza.

Recurring questions

Ambrogio15, Piatti, and Dough Momma Pizzeria are the highest-rated pizza spots that are good for groups in La Jolla.

Ambrogio15, Catania, and Herringbone are the highest-rated pizza spots for dinner in La Jolla.

Ambrogio15, Catania, and Herringbone are the highest-rated late-night spots for pizza in La Jolla.

Piatti and Cusp Dining & Drinks are the highest-rated upscale spots for pizza in La Jolla.

There are 21 pizza spots in La Jolla.

Drink pairing tips for Pizza

  • Manhattan with your cheese pizza

    Manhattan is bitter and sweet and this makes it a great drink to have alongside your pairing_Dish_name. The pairing_drink_ingredients in the drink play nicely with the pairing_Dish_flavour_profile flavours in the food.

  • The perfect complement to white pizza and mushroom


    When having white pizza and mushroom, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pinot Grigio, a popular white wine.

  • Enjoy quattro formaggi with soda

    To elevate your quattro formaggi experience, we recommend some soda to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cold beverage balances all the flavour.

Fun facts about Pizza

  • Amazing Pizza in Naples

    Italy celebrates their appreciation for Pizza in style with the annual Napoli Pizza Village Festival. Expect all things Pizza at this popular event.

  • 26,883 pounds of circular pizza

    On December 8, 1990, South Africa’s Pizza fans celebrated a new world record by the circular pizza, weighing 26,883 pounds.

  • The United States's National Pizza with Everything except anchovies day Day

    National Pizza with Everything except anchovies day Day - have you ever heard of it? Well you better be ready to enjoy it if you’re in The United States on November 12.

Parking info

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