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About Boca Pizzeria

Boca Pizzeria is a family owned restaurant located in Novato, California that specializes in gourmet pizza and authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant offers a fun, casual atmosphere that the entire family can enjoy.

Boca Pizzeria serves lunch and dinner and utilizes fresh ingredients sourced from local farmers in the preparation of menu items. The restaurant�s menu features an impressive selection of starters, soup and salads, sandwiches, pizza, pasta, entr�es and sides. Pasta and entr�e options at Boca Pizzeria include braised beef short ribs, fettuccini alfredo, marinated chicken and grilled verlasso salmon. In addition to the food menu, the restaurant also features an extensive wine list.

454 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA 94949
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Pizzeria

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday: 5:00 - 10:00 PM

Cross Street:
Ignacio Blvd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 883-2302

Website:
http://www.bocapizzeria.com/

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Boca Pizzeria Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

Overall Rating

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food

4.0

service

4.0

ambience

3.8

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (289)
Great for Outdoor Dining (255)
Great for Lunch (187)
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Kid-friendly (169)
Good for Groups (126)
Fit for Foodies (118)
Special Occasion (53)
Hot Spot (49)
Notable Wine List (44)
Great for Brunch (35)
Romantic (20)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Late-night Find (9)
Scenic View (3)
Casual (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
People Watching (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2016

I dine at Boca Pizzeria a couple of times or more a week. I enjoy the varied menu, outside dining, excellent service/staff and beer-on-tap. I frequently take family and friends to Boca also recommend it highly.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Great Beer, Kid-friendly, People Watching, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 19, 2016

Best pizza in Novato - hands down! We love your artichoke and salads also. Our server was wonderful.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 13, 2016

service was great, as always, I come here often with family and friends, never disappointed!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 16, 2016

Fantastic pastas - our fav in Novato!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 27, 2016

I usually love the food here -- and always look forward to the pizza -- however this visit
the pizza was not the usual fresh tasting -- it arrived just luke warm, and the sauce was
tasteless as well as the toppings. Really lacking this time. Disappointing!

The service was very good - and love to sit outside.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 24, 2016

This is a great stop for very authentic pizza. The atmosphere is casual but elegant. The pizza is unique-thick with generous toppings. Service is good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 20, 2016

Service was ok, not very friendly.
Our menu choices were good, lamb sandwich and meatball sandwiches especially tasty. Will return.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 13, 2016

Service great!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 10, 2016

We go to this place regularly and the food is always predictably good. This time, the food was less than mediocre. They managed to destroy my favorites like short ribs pasta and chicken piccata. Seems like they got a new cook instead of the old chef.
Sorry!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 13, 2016

Tried a pizza, of course and was disappointed. The topping was tasty enough after you added some hot red pepper flakes, but the crust was a nightmare. You needed a table saw to cut through the crust and that included the base as well as the thicker edges. I have eaten a lot of pizza in my day and this crust needed a total revamping. Might return but not order the pizza.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 2, 2016

Took some friends out last week, sat at a booth and enjoyed a most delicious pizza and salad. The burrata starter is to die for! great selection of wines on tap, very eco and local focused, love that.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 26, 2016

Great welcome and waiters. Good selection limited but good quality. Good appetizers and salads. Recommend linguine and clams for pasta dish.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 19, 2016

Great pizza, laid back environment, always enjoy coming here.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 10, 2016

Boca is one of our favorite places. It's pretty consistent and great to have in the neighborhood. This particular evening our entrees were excellent. Salmon without the potatoes and extra veggies and the delicious 1/2 chicken. We didn't have pizza this night, but Boca's pizza is excellent!

The tables are a bit close so it can't be helped that some people "share" louder than others. It was tolerable, however. I should also remember not to be seated close to the entry door on cold, windy nights! Again, tolerable. If these two "complaints" had worsened, we would have asked to be moved.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 27, 2016

Wood-fired crust, high-end ingredients. Great thin-crust east coast style pizza. The salads are outstanding, and a great dessert menu. Pastas are good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 30, 2016

5 of us went for a b-day dinner and we were all very satisfied with our meals. we especially like their side dishes.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 9, 2016

Both my luncheon partner and I ordered the short rib entree, and were amazed at the fantastic blend of flavors! Truly delicious.

Service was fine but not outstanding.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 17, 2015

Our group had a lovely meal, the wait person was accommodating with sharing pizzas and starters. The food was delicious, parking no problem and the price was reasonable.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 21, 2015

Very good and very consistent casual dining. We eat here often. Excellent thin crust pizzas and tasty pastas. Nice that we can order smaller portions. The staff is always welcoming.

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vip
 (Key West)·Dined on October 3, 2015

My husband and I had the lamb salad and it was delicious. The lamb was perfectly cooked and there was plenty of it.My daughter had the beet salad and she said that it was also excellent.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 2, 2015

I went here with my dad and sat outside. We had a heirloom tomato caprese, beet salad, and prosciutto and Brussel sprout pizza, yum! The server was attentive and friendly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 29, 2015

We like the location and have always enjoyed the food especially the pizza. But they have changed the food and we all felt it was not up to par to being here before and that is the same experience for the last three visits. Not sure I am willing to spend the money and give it another opportunity.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 22, 2015

Great restaurant. Always consistent. Pizza's are the best. Service is always friendly.
Outdoor dining in summer very pleasant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 29, 2015

We are seniors so some of the above choices are not pertinent to our life style now, but we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and will be recommending it to our friends. We will be back as well. The food tasted fresh, well prepared and healthy. Delighted.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 21, 2015

The food is great. The service is good. On busy nights, you can wait awhile for a refill on coffee and for the check. It's fine tho'.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 10, 2015

Nice neighborhood location and family friendly accommodations. Plenty of items to choose from both food and wine menu. Great outdoor seating, excellent service and the Tuscan White Bean & Kale soup is fantastic!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 7, 2015

Love Boca. Consistently good. Their half chicken is an amazing recipe. Prices are reasonable. Would highly recommend and we're picky! ;)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 14, 2015

Great food, I hope to go back soon. The burrata was amazing., the Cesar was great and the pizza outstanding.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 30, 2015

Food and service was top notch. Waitress allowed substitution without any issues. T he portions are very large so I had enough to take home for another dinner. Great neighborhood gem.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 29, 2015

Cozy location was built smartly with lots of re-purposed wood, rustic steel, hip/industrial light fixtures. The spirit of the place is very positive with a smart, young staff. They know their foods and wines well too! This is one of the few restaurants where you could ask the staff about a wine and they would actually be able to describe the wine! In addition to the crafted pizza, they have some protein and pasta dishes for those who don't want pizza. When the weather is nice, they have great outdoor seating. Oh yeah, the salads are fabulous too. I loved my rustico salad- so green, flavorful, and fresh. Lots of locals come here frequently and add to the positive, energetic, and welcome feel.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 25, 2015

the food is consistently good. love the soft polenta appetizer. it easily serves 3 to 4 people. wish they would waive their corkage fee, their wine list is a bit limited.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 27, 2015

Had the polenta with mushrooms and sauteed baby squid - both are perfection.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 7, 2015

consistantly good food. great staff and very nice ambience. We had the mushroom polenta as an appetizers and it was amazing.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 30, 2014

Either Boca Tavern (when you want to dress up and go out) or Boca Pizzeria, for a more casual, no less delicious dining experience!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2014

Had a very nice dinner with my husband and daughter. The service and our dinner were excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 14, 2014

This is a great place for groups or smaller parties. One of the few nice places to eat in Novato.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 4, 2014

very nice food in a neighborhood setting.Does not feel like a mall restaurant as is very well laid out.Service was outstanding.The food was quite good for a neighborhood restaurant.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 19, 2014

We were there for the Music on the Once A Month Friday Night Performance and we had a great table outside. It was loud but we loved it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 12, 2014

Food was very nice (as always.) service was very slow.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 6, 2014

Friendly for kids and families. We enjoyed a warm evening outside and loved being able to let the baby walk in and out. Thanks!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly
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