The Star on Park

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$30 and under
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Pizzeria
The Star features the same delicious Chicago-style deep dish pizza that made Little Star Pizza famous, with their consistent Guardian's Best of the Bay Pizza. We have an extended menu including salads, appetizers, and sandwiches. We feature an artisan full bar as well as a diverse beer and wine menus. We are family friendly and accept reservations for large parties as well. We look forward to you joining us!
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DT
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was good I order pizza and soda and salad

j
San Francisco
44 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went there for lunch before a flight. I had wanted to try the restaurant but always something else came up. It was great. In the afternoon there were only a handful of people dining. Service was great. Not hovering but always attentive. We ordered a pizza thin crust. It was perfect. I was glad to see there have AIB beer on tap...keep it local! I cant wait to return.

MG
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 1

This review is only for the pizza which was greasy and pretty bland. We got a thin crust, half red sauce with pepperoni & Olives, half white pizza with Mozzarella instead of feta. Very bland. My friend LOVES this place but it was not for me. It was also prime time for toddlers and given the vaulted ceilings was really really loud. The burrata appetizer was as expected but nothing out mind blowing and the cheese looked like it was just dumped on the plate from the package. Service was good, she was working hard to be attentive to all of her tables.

VC
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yum. Everything was delicious. (Service was superb!) My almost 2yr old nephew especially loved the meatballs, so much so, that a 2nd order was placed. Deep dish was fantastic as was the thin crust. Only bummer was there were no leftovers. Boo.

j
San Francisco
64 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really good service. Food was good and prompt.

LD
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The waiter was responsive and the deep dish pizza was great!

PL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great service and best deep dish. Not too “pasty”. I hate thick doughy crusts. Corn meal crust is my favorite. Really good tomato sauce. Meatballs are good and thumbs up to the salads. Barrata was good.

j
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Acceptably salads and pizza. A bit pricey but the air conditioning on a hot day hit the spot

F
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The outdoor dining was a really nice setting for the summer time and for our kids.

DI
San Francisco
58 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The Classic Deep Dish and Green Goddess salad with a nice glass of wine if our favorite way to relax any afternoon. The service is wonderful. We are delighted that Star is in our backyard.

j
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Likes everything about the place but it is a bit too noisy. We sit outside or upstairs where it is quieter. We have been twice and both times had a good experience, food, service, and we like the atmosphere even if it is too noisy.

D
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Solid, quality food in a kid-friendly environment. Alameda is finally coming up to SFBA food standards. :)

BO
San Francisco
47 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The corn meal crust was excellent. The server was very attentive.

LH
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place, definitely worth going to! The food, drinks and service all fantastic. We sat outside, had the wedge salad and pizza- lots of flavor. The waiter was very attentive but gave us space. Will go back for sure

PK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great place! The space is amazing! Surprising great salad options as well.

O
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food, delicious! But a beer and a coke cost me $12.50. Seems a bit high. Server wasn’t very attentive but over all we enjoyed ourselves.

JV
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Whenever I fly into town I have to stop in for dinner!

S
San Francisco
117 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Went on Father’s Day, thus the place was BUSY! Restaurant Staff handled the dinner crowd professionally and under control. Meatballs were not as large as we have had previously, everything else was good.

JG
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

I have been wanting to try this restaurant for a while and I finally went with my husband for dinner on a Sat night. I made reservations through open table, but when we got there, there were many tables available and we got a choice of a table for two next to the wall which gave us a bit more privacy. We ordered a thin pizza which was good and a mixed salad, but next time I will try the thick Chicago style one. Would recommend this place since it is quite unique since it was a bank building with marble carved walls and a bank vault behind the bar which is quite cool. Service was also good.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food. Good gluten free options

EB
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always great .with ..consistent quality in the deep dish pizza. A fun casual night out in charming safe Alameda.

SS
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I love the deep dish pizza so good. I would go back for the pizza get a small salad if there is just two people the medium is way to much. The drinks are really good I had the foxhound supper yummy, The restaurant is a little loud

DT
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was good
I order a Mexico coke and pizza and veggie and chicken wings and salad
Our surfer was nice and his name is Liam f

DH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Too cold inside, and yet the front door is left open for a cold ocean breeze to come through. That’s just not enjoyable.

MS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistency is key, and all of the different Star restaurants always deliver on this concept. The thin crust Italian Combo pizza is a favorite, and it always leaves me feeling satisfied. Kick back a couple of El Cubano drinks if you're in the mood top have a great time. I always leave this joint feeling satisfied!

LW
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We were celebrating my daughter's birthday. We asked for a table upstairs as we thought it would be more quiet. It wasn't horrible but it was still a bit loud. We could still carry on conversations at our table with 5 people. We enjoyed the ambience of the renovated bank building. The chandeliers were beautiful. The service was good and the food and pizza was very good. We were expecting the pizzas to take 45 minutes like it says but they came much sooner than that and we were pleased. We enjoyed our dinner. One thing was that it was a bit stuffy up there with little air circulation. But we would come back again.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Serivice was a little slow. We ordered a salad and an app and 2 pizzas and the salad took a long time to come out, then the pizzas and appetizer came out at the same time, which was less than idea. The waiter was ok, but the runner was less than helpful.

Even though it was a Friday night we had the whole patio to ourselves. The food was delicious and overall we had a nice time.

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

That evening at Star was excellent.

The host graciously accommodated our request for a high table toward the back which gave our party of 8 a cozy gathering to chat over drinks & snacks.

Prices were certainly reasonable at our 8:30 pm happy hour timing and the quality of both the drinks and food were very satisfying.

A pleasant waiter who always seemed to be there when we needed him complimented the night as did the energetic and interesting ambience.

In sum, there was nothing to complain about whatsoever - all of the above helped lead to us having a great time.

GB
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We sat upstairs which I feel louder than when I was sat down stairs

H
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our vegetarian pizza was excellent! However, we did not like how loud it was inside. We would go back because the food was so good.

SS
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pizza was amazing and the restaurant was just beautiful. It is an old bank that was turned into a restaurant so pretty with solid wood and crystal chandeliers.

P
Phoenix
15 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful meal with good apps and pizza. Great bear, whiskey and wine selection. Really cool ambience with old bank redone and love the look.

d
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Love the classic deep dish -- more spices and flavors than at Zachary's

Star does thin crust really well, too -- the mushroom vegetarian version was quite tasty, too.

Was seated in the mezzanine upstairs -- really noisy, but not cramped space-wise.

Will go back when on the island...

OT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Went for dinner with a friend of mine. The decor was lovely - I believe it was an old bank. They were able to utilize the vault doors and chandeliers as unique eye catching design element. Now most importantly...the food and drinks. Sooooooo good!!!!!!

I had the all American deep dish pizza- meatballs, pepperoni, sausage and bacon. It took 45 minutes to make and it was well worth it. The pizza was so thick, meats combined was divine and the cheese stretching when cutting a slice was decadent on it own.

The drinks were nice as well- strong - which I am not complaining about. Our waiter was great answered our question and well informed about dietary restrictions particularly gluten free options

For two pizza (my friend got loads of toppings which add up), 4 drinks between us, and chicken wings the total was $91.

Would definitely come back here but bring your appetite or get ready to take food home!

DT
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I got a Mexico coke and salad and water and pizza

r
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best deep dish pizza outside of Chicago. Loved my Bourbon cocktail and side of meatballs.

MG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great deep dish pizza!! A wonderful addition to Park Street in Alameda.

JE
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pizza is delish staff is great! Love the atmosphere

JV
Central Coast
24 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

I like the bar and the service is good in the restaurant. I didn't care for the food in general, just average.

S
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always the star on park delivered exceptional service and fantastic food, roasted cauliflower; A+mazing, Greek salad; Magnificent, deep dish little star pizza, the best. I will return

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