Though pizza used to be seen as a greasy cheap eat, a variety of restaurants have transformed this simple food into a gourmet treat. From delivery slices to upscale pizzerias, this city has it all. Check out a few of the below locations for the best pizza in San Francisco.
1 Little Star Pizza
This Chicago style pizza joint has two locations in both the Western Addition and the Mission. Their secret menu “Brass Monkey” pizza is a hit with customers, making this pizzeria one of the best in the city.
Western Addition: 846 Divisadero St, San Francisco, 415.441.1118
Mission: 400 Valencia St, San Francisco, 415.551.7827
2 Pizzeria Delfina
The two Pizzeria Delfina joints in Pacific Heights and the Mission are sister restaurants to upscale Delfina. Their oven baked pizzas use the freshest of ingredients in delicious combinations, including their “Magic” pizza, a non-menu item which is a “Panna” pizza plus fennel sausage.
Pacific Heights: 2406 California St, San Francisco, 415.440.1189
Mission: 3611 18th St, San Francisco, 415.437.6800
3 Golden Boy Pizza
4 Patxi’s Chicago Pizza
This pizza place has it all. From Chicago style, to thick crust, thin crust, and even extra-thin crust, this restaurant has options for every kind of pizza lover. Patxi’s has a variety of combo and make-your-own pizzas.
Marina: 3318 Fillmore St, San Francisco, 415.345.3995
Hayes Valley: 511 Hayes St, San Francisco, 415.558.9991
5 Tony's Pizza Napoletana
Tony Gemignani is an eight time World Champion Pizza Acrobat, celebrated for his pizza tossing techniques. His Margherita pizza won an award in Naples, Italy and is a big hit with customers. For those who want to learn to perfect their own pies, this restaurant also operates as a Tony’s Pizza Cooking School.
1570 Stockton St, San Francisco, 415.835.9888, www.tonyspizzanapoletana.com