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Isola Pizza Bar

1526 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2444
+1 619-255-4230
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (117 reviews)
“bruschetta” (15 reviews)
“budino” (3 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1526 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2444
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked the length and breadth of San Diego and were hot and hungry upon arrival to this lovely spot. It was as if a piece of fine Italian taste in decor, design, and cuisine opened before us as we entered this high ceilinged restaurant....More

Thank PRiver_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was a nice surprese the food in Isola. The salad, ham and pasta were perfect. Also the pizza ordered to go. They have good prices for the happy hour.

Thank Lorena d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Begin with a glass of wine or beer followed by appetizers. We tried 2 beers and both Chardonnay and Pinot noir. All very drinkable. Especially the Pinot. For appetizers started with roasted beets and olives. Both portions large and excellent. Followed with a tender lamb...More

Thank tchrs
Reviewed 24 April 2018

My 1st and my husband's 3rd visit. Large delicious salad, plenty for 2. The pizza was thin, rich crust with a sauce seemingly made from Manzano tomatoes- slightly sweet with mild acid. The usual toppings with enough offerings for this vegetarian. Our server was charming...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Have to give this a 5 star for overall excellence. First, dining in street cafe comfort in San Diego's Little Italy sets the stage perfectly. Staff was excellent, and service very good. My pizza was one of the best I've ever had. Very fresh ingredients...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Just had an amazing meal at Isola. Fab prawns - huge - my salad with goats cheese was great. My daughter had a Margharita Pizza and said best pizza she's had since arriving here a week ago. All the staff are smiley and friendly especially...More

Thank Ceri G
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Took family on a Pizza tour of Little italy, this was our first stop. Everyone was amazing and accommodating. When the pizza was delivered, a Margarita, we discussed the crust, sauce and cheese. The we tasted. Oh my...the crust was thin but not too crisp...More

Thank Connie525
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We enjoyed our dinner here. Good pizza and beer in a good location. It's a nice area to walk around in and then have a good dinner.

Thank worstinshow
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I went to Isola and had something totally different. During happy hour they serve chickpea sticks (like zuchinni sticks) but made with chickpeas. They are served with a white sauce. On the menu it is called farinata(crispy garbanzo bean “french fries" truffle aioli). I also...More

Thank karol452
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful food accompanied with superior service, as well as a welcoming and urban atmosphere. Definitely a must go in little Italy!!! Also the prices are reasonable and the alcohol is of delightful quality.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1526 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-2444
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-255-4230
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