Top pizza choices in San Francisco for takeout and dining in

Top pizza choices in San Francisco for takeout and dining in
Carmel Pizza Company | Photo: S G./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on February 04, 2020.

A lot goes into choosing a pizza — even beyond the question of toppings. But whether you go for takeout or sit-down, thick crust or thin, sauced or bare, you want something delicious — particularly on National Pizza Day, Feb. 9.

Fortunately, San Francisco boasts a number of quality pizza shops to satisfy your craving for a slice or a pie.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pizza outlets, using both Yelp data and our own blend of spices to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture — or to call — on National Pizza Day.

1. Carmel Pizza Company

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Topping the list is Carmel Pizza Company. Located at 2826 Jones St. (between Jefferson and Beach streets) in North Beach, this outdoor pizzeria is the highest-rated pizza spot in San Francisco, boasting 4.5 stars out of 808 reviews on Yelp.

2. Montesacro Pinseria

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Next up is Roman-style pizzeria Montesacro Pinseria, situated at 510 Stevenson St. (at Sixth Street) in SoMa. With 4.5 stars out of 686 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. The Pizza Shop

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The Mission's The Pizza Shop, located at 3104 24th St. (between Folsom and Shotwell streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving this spot 4.5 stars out of 367 reviews.

4. Arinell Pizza

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Also in the Mission, Arinell Pizza is another high-traffic go-to, with four stars out of 1,160 Yelp reviews. Head over to 509 Valencia St. (near 16th Street) to see for yourself.

5. Za Pizza

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Last but not least, over in Russian Hill, check out Za Pizza, which has earned four stars out of 1,115 reviews on Yelp. You can find it at 1919 Hyde St. (between Green and Union streets).

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