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The Best Pizza in San Francisco

The OpenTable Team

With a deep-rooted Italian-American community and access to the incredible cornucopia of Northern California’s agriculture, San Francisco a pizza lover's heaven on earth. In fact, the city has pioneered what is now known as “California-style pizza” all over the world, and continues to set pizza-world trends to this day. This means the competition for the restaurant with the best pizza in San Francisco is white hot, and that gives customers a lot of quality pie to choose from. So where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Find everything from classic, old school Italian joints and neighborhood hole-in-the walls to fine dining establishments where pizza is an art form—all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best spots around the city. Let’s dig in.

Restaurants:La Ciccia, A16 Rockridge, Puccini & Pinetti
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary Italian
Neighborhoods:Noe Valley, Oakland, Downtown / Union Square
For 2 people on Fri, 11/15
Party Size
For 2
Date
Fri, 11/15
Time
7:00 PM

La Ciccia

$$$$·Italian·
Noe Valley
2,399 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
A tiny neighborhood eatery that enjoys incredible local support for its pastas and Sicilian seafood dishes, La Ciccia is also a San Francisco hot spot for fresh out-of-the-oven pizRead more
95% recommended
Italian in San Francisco Bay Area
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A16 Rockridge

$$$$·Italian·
Oakland
1,731 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
A superstar of the trendy College Avenue dining scene in Oakland, A 16 Rockridge is a swanky Italian bistro named after a highway in Italy. Pizzas come on hand-tossed dough with a Read more
83% recommended
Notable Wine List in East Bay
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Puccini & Pinetti

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Downtown / Union Square
2,262 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Pre/post Theatre
Located right in the Union Square area and close to all of the major department stores, Puccini & Pinetta is a large modern Italian restaurant that has some unique pizza offeringsRead more
83% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in San Francisco Bay Area

Colombini Italian Cafe & Bistro - Nob Hill Hotel

$$$$·Italian·
Nob Hill
221 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Cozy
  • Romantic
Locals and visitors in the know head up to Nob Hill for the Tuscan-style specialties and exclusive wine list at Colombini. Pizzas here come in several traditional combinations, incRead more
86% recommended
Romantic in San Francisco Bay Area

The Brixton

$$$$·American·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
521 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • People Watching
  • Bar Seating
A popular fixture of the bustling Marina district, The Brixton is known for their excellent selection of craft beers and wines by the glass. What better to pair them with then one Read more
83% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Francisco Bay Area

North Beach Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
North Beach
2,653 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
One of the original pizzerias in San Francisco’s charming Little Italy, North Beach Pizza has been winning “best of” awards for their thick crust pies for decades. Choose between cRead more
92% recommended

Cento Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
SOMA
194 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Located right on the Embarcadero waterfront and sporting sweeping views out over the San Francisco Bay, Cento Osteria does high-end Italian based on local seasonal ingredients. PizRead more

Piccino

$$$$·Californian·
Potrero Hill / Dogpatch
1,313 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
A small Dog Patch area neighborhood Italian joint, Piccino has picked up a steady and loyal following since it opened its doors back in 2006. Pizzas here come in both traditional aRead more
96% recommended
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Zut Tavern

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Berkeley
759 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
A stand-out eatery in the Fourth Street shopping district of Berkeley, Zut! Tavern blends California and Mediterranean flavors into new culinary marvels. Three-day proof housemade Read more
86% recommended

Original U.S. Restaurant Unione Sportiva

$$$$·Italian·
North Beach
206 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fun
With roots dating back to the late 19th century, the U.S. Restaurant is one of the original North Beach Italian eateries and a landmark restaurant for the city by the bay. SicilianRead more
86% recommended

Uva Enoteca

$$$$·Italian·
Haight
712 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
A wine bar and Italian restaurant located in the Lower Haight area of San Francisco, Uva Enoteca draws both locals and visitors in the know. Traditional Italian pizzas, as well as Read more
87% recommended

Troya

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Pacific Heights
390 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood, Troya is a neighborhood restaurant that specializes in Mediterranean food, especially from the country of Turkey. Their take on pizza iRead more
100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in San Francisco

Patxi's - Marina

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
21 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Kid-friendly
  • Bar Seating
Specializing in both deep dish and thin crust pies, Paxti’s is a Marina District institution known far and wide as a mecca for pizza lovers of all stripes. The extensive menu is baRead more
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Lucia's

$$$$·Italian·
Berkeley
287 reviews
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Casual
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Seasonal and organic local produce make up the extensive ingredient list at Lucia’s, a downtown Berkeley Italian eatery with its own wood fire oven. Diners can choose between a widRead more
91% recommended
Healthy in East Bay

San Francisco Brewing Co.

$$$$·Brewery·
Fisherman's Wharf
44 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Great Beer
Housed in historic digs within the Ghiradelli Square chocolate factory at Fisherman’s Wharf, the San Francisco Brewing Company serves craft brews and pub fare both inside and outdoRead more
100% recommended
Kid Friendly in San Francisco

Ti Piacera

$$$$·Italian·
Nob Hill
488 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Authentic
Serving Northern Italian specialties out of a small Nob Hill space since 2002, Ti Piacera embodies the kind of Old World authenticity only found in San Francisco. Besides gluten-frRead more
91% recommended

Scala's Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Union Square
5,241 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
An Old World style Italian bistro located just a block above San Francisco’s bustling Union Square, Scala’s has been a landmark of the city’s dining scene since its doors opened inRead more
84% recommended

The Keystone

$$$$·American·
SOMA
114 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
A classy but friendly California cuisine bar and grill located near Yerba Buena Gardens, The Keystone is a social gathering place for both tourists and the after-work downtown crowRead more
91% recommended
Good for Groups in San Francisco Bay Area
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Pizzeria Delfina

$$$$·Italian·
Pacific Heights
Pizzeria Delfina is a Mission District culinary institution. From the Prosciutto Pie, which comes topped with prosciutto di parma, caciocavallo, mozzarella, panna, and arugula, to Read more
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