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Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria

3448 30th St. (Upas St.) Send to Phone
619-295-1720 | Menu
Chicago-style pizza for San Diegans.


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Open
Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.
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Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria Restaurant Review

: Short of boarding a plane for the Windy City, Lefty’s is the closest San Diegans are going to get to Chicago-style pizza. Yes, the menu includes other Midwest favorites such as Polish street sausage and Italian submarine sandwiches, but when people come to Lefty’s, they have one thing on their minds: pizza. Choose between thin and crispy, deep-dish and stuffed. We say go for it and order the "Monster of the Midway," which comes with sausage, pepperoni, elephant garlic and hot giardiniera (a blend of olives, pepperoncini, vegetables, garlic, cayenne, oil and herbs). Vegetarians will like the Farmers Market, loaded with mushroom, eggplant, zucchini and garlic, while carnivores crave the Meaty Pie (sausage, pepperoni, Italian beef and meatballs). For something seriously indulgent, get the loaded fries with sharp cheddar or blue cheese, sour cream and bacon. Al fresco dining is available, and there are nice beers on tap to go with your pizza.





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