This week is National Pizza Week—who knew? In honor of the pizza pie, here is some information on a few of the many pizza joints that line the streets in Mission Beach. Sure, you may have fervently penned the words “Eat healthfully!” on your list of New Year’s resolutions, but everyone has to indulge once in a while, and what better way to do so than with a piping hot slice of pizza? So Happy New Year and Happy National Pizza Week everyone!
Situated on opposite sides of Mission Boulevard, Capri Pizza & Pasta and Gabbiano Pizza battle for the best pie in South Mission Beach. When it comes to comparing Capri and Gabbiano’s, it really comes down to taste preference. Some enjoy the slightly sweet-tasting crust at Gabbiano’s, Gabby’s for short, while others enjoy the slightly greasy, tangy-sauced pizza served at Capri. One bonus for Capri is that the pizza and pasta eatery, located next to Sara’s Tacos, remains open until after last call. I dare you to find a South Mission Beach resident who hasn’t indulged in a slice of Capri after 2am!
Other places to celebrate National Pizza Week in Mission Beach include Luigi’s Pizza and Rosario Pizza, both located in North Mission, although there are many more pint-sized pizza places scattered throughout the area. In addition to traditional Italian dishes, Luigi’s At The Beach, simply known as Luigi’s, serves up some of the biggest slices of pie you have ever seen. Rosario Pizza is known for its New York style pizza, offered by the slice or in a whole pie.
For more info:
Visit Capri Pizza & Pasta at 2909 Mission Blvd. in Mission Beach, between Devon Court and San Gabriel Place, or call (858) 488-9999.
Visit Gabbiano Pizza at 2912 Mission Blvd. in Mission Beach, across from Capri Pizza & Pasta, or call (858) 488-4010. Open seven days a week, 11:00am to 11:00pm. Call (858) 488-4010 for delivery.
Visit Luigi’s At The Beach at 3210 Mission Blvd. in Mission Beach, or call (858) 488-2818. Spring hours (March 6 – May 21): Monday – Thursday, 11:30am to 10:00pm; Saturday – Sunday, 11:00am to 10:00pm; Sunday 11:00am – 10:00pm; delivery 5:00pm to 10:00pm daily ($10 minimum). Summer hours (May 22 – Sept. 7): Sunday – Thursday, 11:00am – 11:00pm; Friday & Saturday, 11:00am – Midnight’ Delivery 5:00pm to 10:00pm daily ($10 minimum).
Visit Rosario Pizza at 3741 Mission Blvd. or call (858) 488-7220. Open seven days a week, 12:00pm to 10:00pm.