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Cheeseboard Pizza

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1504 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1517
(510) 549-3183
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 257
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  • 88
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Simply Yummy`

Best ingredients and a singular approach to excellence makes for great pizza. Organic flour, and a different vegetarian choice every day - all great. Salads and beverages also available. Usually fine music ensembles play for tips. Eat in or take out. Reasonably priced. A proud collective, two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
VivaBonita
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Berkeley, California
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Berkeley, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Best ingredients and a singular approach to excellence makes for great pizza. Organic flour, and a different vegetarian choice every day - all great. Salads and beverages also available. Usually fine music ensembles play for tips. Eat in or take out. Reasonably priced. A proud collective, two doors down from the Cheese Board.

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Santiago, Chile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Always crowded, long lines but it goes very fast! Flavours change everyday and there is only one per day. The shop next door offers great bread and some pastry. It is one of the iconic places in Berkeley.

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Cheeseboard has reached a lofty status in Berkeley with lines down the block and sometimes around the corner for their herbivore pies. they are a co-op so the workers are the owners. you can check online for the pizza of the day so you know what to expect or if you need to pass because an ingredient does not agree... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is primarily a takeaway pizza place, although there are a few spots to eat inside. Normally when I come here, I take my pizza outside and find a place to sit down and eat. The pizzas here are simple, but with all that great cheese it's hard for them to really make a bad one.

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kaneohe, hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We were treated to an exceptional andinnovastive (potato curry) by friends who were were visiting. The restaurant is an unusual concept restaurant (one type of pizza/ day and none conventional). I doubt we would have found it a tourists bu judging by the line it is clearly well known and loved locally. Worth seeking out and a uniquely Bekeley exprience.

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Ulsan, South Korea
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

종류가 한가지인 피자집. 계산하자 마자 옆에 바로 주문한 피자가 나오는 신속함. 그리고 실망시키지 않는 맛과 가게에서 연주되는 음악은 저절로 흥이나게 한다. They have only one flavor, but it is great. We waited in line about 10min. The line was long but we don't have to wait that long to get our pizza. Also the place plays live music. Definitely Great... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We went to Berkeley to gave lunch and wondered what the crowd was all about, queued and we were amazed! There is one pizza but service is fast and the pizza tastes great! One of the best I've ever tried!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We always come with friends, that way you can chat while waiting for your turn. The line is long, but it moves fast. Wednesday evenings have live music and these guys are good at music. We never manage to get a seat, but take the pizza with beers, which they sell, back to friend's apartment.

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you are visiting Berkeley, you should go here. Pizza of the day is your only option, no meat. While I am a confirmed carnivore, I like the pizza-it is unique. Often a live jazz band playing there. Eat on the median of the street. The place and people who work there are special. You must stop by the Cheeseboard... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

The *ABSOLUTE* best pizza in Northern California (if not all of California)!! Caution: habit-forming A trip to the Bay Area is not complete without a visit to the Cheeseboard Pizza However, if you are a fan of Domino's or Little Caesar's pizza, this is NOT the place for you.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1504 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: (510) 549-3183

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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