Have a Nosh: Italian & Pizza – Readers’ Choice 2023

BAY AREA

Amicis East Coast Pizzeria

amicis.com
Founded in 1987, Amicis East Coast Pizzeria boasts locations throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Our pizza is inspired by the traditional, Italian brick oven pizzas of New England. The 700-degree temperatures of our stone ovens produce thin crusts that are crisp, airy, and slightly chewy… a taste of perfection.” Ask about dine-in specials when you stop in.

 

SAN FRANCISCO & SOUTH BAY/PENINSULA

Delfina

(415) 552-4055    delfinasf.com
Delfina remains in the Mission alongside Delfina Pizzeria, with other pizzeria branches in Pacific Heights, Burlingame and Palo Alto. At each, expect memorable dishes rooted in Italian flavors and driven by the Bay Areas seasonal bounty, plus warm hospitality and excellent service. Owners Annie and Craig Stoll are still at the helm, more than 25 years after they first opened.

 

EAST BAY

Zacharys Chicago Pizza

OAKLAND & BERKELEY
(510) 655-6385 (ROCKRIDGE)
(510) 658-3226 (GRAND LAKE)
(510 525-5950 (NORTH BERKELEY)
zacharys.com
In 1983, Zacharys founders brought their great love for Chicago-style pizza to the Bay Area. Today, Zacharys — a new ReadersChoice winner this year — is worker-owned. Specialty pizzas range from spinach and mushroom to barbecued chicken to super veggie, with many more options as well. To date, Zacharys has garnered more than 225 Best Pizza” awards.

 

NORTH BAY

Tam Junction PizzaHacker

MILL VALLEY 
(415) 662-3212   instagram.com/pizzahacker
After securing legendary status in Bernal Heights, PizzaHackers founder Jeff Krupman opened a second location in Mill Valley in 2020. Now serving specialty pizzas (Hawaiian, Rocket Man and The Ohio) and classic pizzas (margherita and a cheese-free option) as well, PizzaHacker — a new ReadersChoice winner this year — also offers meatballs and some salads.