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“Some of the Best Pizza in San Francisco” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pizzeria Delfina

Pizzeria Delfina
3611 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 437-6800
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Ranked #126 of 5,014 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
Geneva, Switzerland
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Some of the Best Pizza in San Francisco”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

It's true: the pizza really is that good. Not certain whether it's the absolute best in the city (tastes vary--I also like Zero Zero, personally), but it's a very solid choice and worth going a little out of your way for.

We started out with two glasses of the "Apollo" red wine and the the rock cod appetizer, both of which I personally found totally forgettable. Luckily, they was more than made up for by the pizza. The menu is small, but you can add toppings. We went for a margherita with onions, and it was so delicious we actually ended up ordering a second one.

Knocking off a star because of the restaurant itself. It's really small (only seats a dozen people or so, plus a few tables outside), and people kept leaving the door open when it was cold outside. Given how small the restaurant is, it got chilly really quickly.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Came here for a glass of wine and ended up having dinner. The menu offers a variety of options, but you should at least order a pizza. They are good and well made, real Italian style. There's outdoor seating on the sidewalk. Huge windows allow for great people watching if you sit inside. The staff is friendly and precessional. If the octopus salad is on the menu - order it!!

Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Sit at the bar & watch the kitchen action”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The bar is the best spot to eat if you like to feel part of the action. The pizza are very good -- crispy, thin crust and inventive combinations of toppings. The wine selections are notable for being both unusual as well as good value. Let the server suggest one. Make sure you try the saffron arancini as a starter. If you plan on desert ask them to save you a cannoli because they usually sell out and there is good reason for this! Enjoy!!!

Visited January 2014
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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best Pizza and Best Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We went on December 27, 2013 and the place was full but we only have to wait about 10 minutes to get a table for 2. What I really liked from this place was the quality of the service. Even though there was a lot of people and seems to be a crazy day all the waitress were smiling and giving a good service to everyone. The pizza came out really fast and it was delicious plus the price was really good!!! If you visit San Francisco don't miss stopping by this place!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Turlock, California
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Good thin crust pizza ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Had heard about this place from a pizza tour guide while in NYC. Had the Margherita pie and was on par with what we had in NY. Good stuff!

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