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Alforno Pizza

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Al Forno is Delish

Rating: 4/5 
Taco Maven
Reviewed: July 28, 2012

Walked by... got the "vibe." WHOA. What's THIS place? My friend didn't want pizza that night so we went down to the Malecon for the predictable Lobster House. The next night I dragged her. We both had fantastic salads with pears and gorgonzola cheese, a mushroom bruschetta and carpaccio. Pizza looked and smelled amazing. Have no doubt it's GREAT. Sit inside or out. Friendly service and fun people from locals to Americanos. Prices reasonable too. DIG IT!

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Valdez

Rating: 5/5 
Maria
Reviewed: June 7, 2012

Excelent Pizza, Amazing Salads!!!! and the Octopus y Very Very Delicious!! I recommended!

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Locally Inspired and Wood Fired

Rating: 3/5 
Joshua Lurie
Reviewed: May 16, 2012

As soon as we learned that talented Buffalo Bar-B-Q chef-owner Carlos Valdez had a wood-fired pizzeria, we had to go. In Al Forno’s impressive domed oven, he even burns the same hard woods - mesquite and mauto – that fuel Buffalo’s lena. They had classic pies like the Margherita, but since the Sea of Cortes was nearby, we opted for Baja Mar. The crisp crust touted local mozzarella, sweet shrimp, tender octopus, black olives, basil and red onion. It was fun to spoon on pizza-friendly salsas: sweet-smoky pineapple-chipotle and spicy jalapeno. The indoor-outdoor space also had good energy thanks to a young crowd, casual vibe and pop music.

This review was submitted by Joshua Lurie, a writer from Los Angeles. Joshua has participated in the Baja.com Scribes program, a program designed to encourage writers to create original content about Baja California. Baja Scribes may receive food, lodging or payment, but they are encouraged to submit their own opinions on this site, which may not reflect the views or opinions of Baja.com. Joshua’s website documenting his travels can be found here.

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