From its delectable crust to the gorgeous melted cheese on top, pizza is sure to make every mouth water. Although pizza can be enjoyed all year long, October kicks off the start of National Pizza Month. With a whole month dedicated to this favorite food and so many different options to choose from, we’ve planned out an entire week of great pizza and good times!
Looking for a relaxing atmosphere to hide from the dreaded Mondays? Come explore The Haven! Named for Dr. Haven, a man who dug over 700 feet of tunnels with the help of his son, this whimsical restaurant is the perfect place to stop for laughter, fun, and tasty pizza in historical Kensington. Best known for their Neapolitan style pizzas, The Haven has several popular pies including the Cortez Pie, loaded with candied bacon, mozzarella, gorgonzola, avocado slices and a sprinkling of arugula. Take your pick of any of their Haven Creations or create your own masterpiece to enjoy at this true haven for pizza lovers!
A favorite of students and locals alike, Woodstock’s Pizza is every pizza lover’s dream, and there’s no need to wait for a late night study break before you get to enjoy this one-of-a-kind pizza experience! Featuring hand-tossed dough, sauce baked within the crust, and tons of fresh toppings, every bite reminds us why pizza deserves a whole month of appreciation. For some fan favorites, try the BBQ Bird Pizza, with BBQ sauce, BBQ chicken, freshly sliced red onions, and crispy bacon, or the Pesto Primavera Pizza, made with pesto sauce, broccoli, artichoke hearts, sliced red onions and fresh tomatoes. Whether you build-your-own or order one of the classics, you can’t go wrong at Woodstock’s! Home to Trivia Night Tuesdays and Pint Night Thursdays, this family friendly pizzeria creates a fun environment for all to enjoy.
Searching for a spot to start the weekend off right? Join the fun at barleymash! With a disc jockey or band set up seven nights a week, everyone is bound to have a blast. After you’re done dancing, chow down with some tasty flatbreads and a cold brew, with unique flatbreads made from scratch using local beer and fresh ingredients. Popular items include The Popper, a flatbread with Applewood-smoked bacon, fresh jalapeños, cream cheese, ranch, crispy tobacco onions, and habañero jelly, along with their Ultimate Buffalo, a flatbread toasted with marinated chicken, Applewood-smoked bacon, whiskey-buffalo sauce, ranch, whiskey-caramelized onions, three cheese blend, bleu cheese crumbles, and diced tomatoes. With all these options to choose from, experience one of the best Gaslamp bar scenes and some of the most exceptional pizza in of San Diego!
Union Kitchen & Tap
If you’re looking for the perfect place to sip on a signature cocktail, sample sizzling flatbreads, and submerse yourself in a classic Americana setting, look no further than Union Kitchen & Tap! Found both in Encinitas and the Gaslamp, this rustic yet refined bar creates the perfect place to eat and enjoy a Saturday night out on the town. Their BBQ Flatbread, with Bourbon Peach BBQ sauce, bacon, smoked pulled chicken, red onion, mozzarella curd, and micro cilantro, is just one of the many inventive flatbreads available to try. With Social Hour Monday through Friday, Bottomless Mimosa Weekends, and delicious food to dive into, keep your social calendar and stomach full at Union Kitchen & Tap!
Nick & G’s
Want to experience an authentic Italian pizza without buying a plane ticket? Buon appetito at Nick & G’s! Located in Rancho Santa Fe, Nick & G’s invites all ages to experience delicious Mediterranean dining in an elegant setting. With flatbreads such as the Italian Sausage, with mozzarella, amatriciana sauce, roasted peppers, rappini, and kalamata olives, you can savor the fine flavors of Italy from the warm comfort of their inviting dining room or seated on their cozy outdoor patio. Bring this pizza-filled week to a close with savory flatbreads and a slice of heaven at this Ranch Santa Fe eatery!