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Zachary's Chicago Pizza

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1853 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Berkeley, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Zachary's on Solano is the fourth number on my speed dial after my immediate family. We always call for take out and our favorites are the deep dish bbq chicken and Good Health pizza with the wheat crust. The thin crust pizzas are also very good. Make sure if you call in that you are calling the correct location. (College... More 

Thank CalBearsFan2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I am generally more a fan of thin crust New York Style Pizzas, such as at the Cheese Board, but I have to admit that Zachary's does a great job with the Deep Dish Pizzas. We love the Sausage, or Pepperoni and Black Olive, or Vegetarian (takes a bit longer for this one) Pizzas. Nice crust. The Sauce is good,... More 

Thank albebuc
Sacramento, California
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the detour off 80 for this deep dish pizza. Small dining room with child-made artwork on the walls. Pizza can be purchased by the slice, the whole pie or as half baked pizzas to go. Service was good and pizza pretty fantastic.

Thank Shannon-in-ca
Berkeley, CA
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

First off - we never sit down at Zachary's. We used to when the kids were little and I loved looking at the posters. They are brilliant. As a place to eat, it's fine. Cozy enough. But the salads are just nothing to write home about so just sitting for pizza isn't what we do. But, stuffed (deep dish) spinach... More 

Thank tgnorcal
San Francisco, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Zachary's has the very best Chicago-style deep dish pizza in the entire San Francisco area. It's as good as the deep dish pizza in Chicago -- and I used to live near the Windy City and eat pizza there frequently!. I've been to two of Zachary Pizza's locations -- on Solano Ave. and on College Ave. in the Rockridge area... More 

Thank Bruce C
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Zachary's is a local institution for deep dish pizza in the bay area, simply the best deep dish we've had outside of Chicago. The deep dish pepperoni & black olive is our favorite, their classics are all great and the thin crust is also so good that sometimes we get both! Simply the best around and always quick and friendly... More 

Thank X8723YLmichaelo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Excellent stuffed pizza, friendly service and good location in North Berkeley. Will recommend to family and friends.

Thank Tonyvh1
Janesville, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I'm from Chicago and I can honestly say Zachary's Pizza is true authentic Chicago Pizza!! It made our recent trip to California feel a little like home. It's a must try when visiting the Berkeley area!

Thank Tabatha J
United States
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We drove by this pizza shop several times on our way to UC Berkeley and saw many people lining up in front of the shop. So, we finally decided to wait in line to try it out. The line moved pretty fast, and we were seated within a reasonable time. Deep pan is quite deep. I prefer the think crust,... More 

Thank Amy Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in when we were traveling, it was every bit as good as the Chicago staples! I would highly recommend it to anyone!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1853 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 510-525-5950

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