The Best Pizza in San Francisco

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:La Ciccia, A16 Rockridge, Colombini Italian Cafe & Bistro - Nob Hill Hotel
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian
Neighborhoods:Noe Valley, Oakland, Nob Hill
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

La Ciccia

$$$$·Italian·
Noe Valley
2,494 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List

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 pizza. The types of piz...

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Notable Wine List in San Francisco
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A16 Rockridge

$$$$·Italian·
Oakland
1,925 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • 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 wide variety of both...

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Neighborhood Gem in East Bay
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Colombini Italian Cafe & Bistro - Nob Hill Hotel

$$$$·Italian·
Nob Hill
236 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

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, including the Cupola, w...

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North Beach Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
North Beach
2,647 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List

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 classics like the fou...

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Uva Enoteca

$$$$·Italian·
Haight
795 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • 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 California-inspired ...

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Troya

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Pacific Heights
423 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual

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 is done in the Anatol...

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Mediterranean in San Francisco Bay Area

Lucia's Berkeley

$$$$·Italian·
Berkeley
389 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

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 wide variety of red and...

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Best Overall in East Bay

Ti Piacera

$$$$·Italian·
Nob Hill
575 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Groups

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-free pastas and a full...

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Scala's Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Union Square
5,227 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem

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 in 1995. Housemade woo...

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Pizzeria Delfina - Pacific Heights

$$$$·Italian·
San Francisco Bay Area

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 the Carbonara, loade...

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