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“Best Pizza Experience ”

Tony's Pizza Napoletana
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Ranked #99 of 5,807 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$25
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Neighbourhood: North Beach
Description: Tony's Pizza Napoletana is a state of the art full service restaurant that offers several styles of pizzas which include Neapolitan, Classic American and Italian, Sicilian, Pizza Romana, Gluten Free and New York, Detroit and St. Louis Style and displays seven different types of pizza ovens. A delightful array of antipasti, pastas, insalata, and dolci are available at Tony's including a full bar that includes Italian and California wines, aperitifs, digestives and hand crafted artisan cocktails. At Tony's we pride ourselves in using only the finest ingredients which include fresh herbs and honey from our roof-top garden. We import authentic Neapolitan and Italian products each week and support several locally grown organic farmers and artisan cheese makers. All of our purveyors are specifically picked by Tony Gemignani bringing you the highest quality food or drink right to your table.
Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

During our city tour our guide highly recommended Tony’s Pizza Napoletana as being the best pizza in San Francisco. By the time the tour ended it was lunch time. Upon arrival we quickly learned how popular the place is. We were told it would be an hour wait so we left our name and number. They use a system through Yelp where we can keep an eye on our place in line and send a text when you’re approximately 5 minutes from getting your table. This was handy as we waited in Washington Square across the street which is a nice park.

Upon being seated we selected a Peroni beer, calamari fritti and Great Grandma pizza. It was all absolutely delicious! The calamari was crispy battered and was very tender. Pieces were a nice bite size.

We then ordered the Great Grandma pizza as our main course.

GREAT GRANDMA $38
aiello mozzarella, sweet tomato sauce, 24 month aged prosciutto di parma, 24 month aged parmigiano reggiano, castelvetrano cured olives, 7 year sandeman port reduction, micro greens, spicy nduja, romano, oregano, garlic oil. She’s aged to perfection.

This pizza was delicious! Everything from the crust to the freshness of our toppings. I wish we had a place like this back home.

We highly recommend eating at Tony’s Pizza Napoletana when in San Francisco. You may need to wait around an hour or more but it’s well worth the wait. I overheard another customer mention they booked a reservation online through Yelp.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019

Protip: use the Yelp App to get put onto a waitlist, guaranteed it will be at least 90 minutes. So do it 90 minutes ahead of when you want to eat, then go sight see or relax, then Uber there.

This pizza is billed as Authentic Napoli pizza and it delivers. We had their world championship Margarita pizza and it was awesome. They have multiple different types of pizza based on the cooking temperature and type of oven to choose from. We have a local pizza place call Mercurios that rivals this place. It was awesome.

Date of visit: September 2019
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2  Thank rossh31
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Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

Great selection of all different types of pizza. Not sure it matched up to the hype, but had a great time.

Date of visit: September 2019
2  Thank kerem s
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Reviewed September 22, 2019

We visited this restaurant because of the pizza awards it had won, we were happy with the food although overpriced. We paid the bill and left over 15% in tip, the suggested tips had been highlighted on the bill and it appeared the waiter had pre assumed that as we were tourists we weren’t going to leave a tip. As we were leaving the table a couple from our group had the waiter rudely approach them to tell them that the tip is not included in the bill and pointed out the highlighted numbers. This completely ruined our experience at this restaurant. We had double checked the amount we had left before paying the bill and leaving a tip so I am very confident that we did not make a mistake. I can only assume that he had incorrectly counted the money left with the presumption he had clearly made about tourists. I will not be returning on my next visit to San Francisco.

Date of visit: September 2019
2  Thank Stephgrace100
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Reviewed September 20, 2019 via mobile

I waited over an hour and half for an ok pizza. Super packed over priced pizza place. Meatballs and salad were quite tasty.
Waiter was very nice.

Date of visit: September 2019
2  Thank hubcityman
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