Fodor's Expert Review Buona Forchetta

$ Hillcrest Italian Fodor's Choice

A golden-domed pizza oven, named Sofia after the owner’s daughter, delivers authentic Neapolitan-style pizza to fans who often line up for patio tables at this dog- and kid-friendly Italian restaurant in South Park. Slices of classic margherita or truffle-flavored mozzarella and mushroom pizzas make a meal or can be shared, but don’t miss the equally delicious appetizers like the tender calamari or succulent artichokes, heaping salads, or fresh pastas, including a hearty lasagna, delicate ravioli, or gnocchi with pesto. Enjoy house sangrias and wines by the carafe, a craft beer, or a glass of reasonably priced Italian wine. Save room for dolci, too—cannoli, gelato, tiramisu, and other Italian desserts.

Italian New Pet Friendly Lively Lunch Dinner $ Fodor's Choice Family

Quick Facts

3001 Beech St.
San Diego, California  92102, USA


Known For:
  • House red wine
  • Bubbly Neapolitan-style pizzas
  • Bustling patio
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch Mon. and Tues.

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