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Zachary's Chicago Pizza

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1853 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
11:00 am - 9:30 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, CA
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the wait. Best Chicago style pizza outside of Chicago. They offer thin crust as well but I definitely recommend the deep dish.

Thank LoveMauiHawaii
Gilbert, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived before the crowd. Had a 10 minute wait. No problem! Loved the art in the walls and watching all the different pizzas being delivered around us. I had thin crust pepperoni, very delicious!! my friend had deep dish and was in heaven from the first bite. Well worth the wait, if you have one. We were told to... More 

Thank blndchk808
Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have eaten at Zachary's regularly ever since they opened. The quality of their ingredients shines through on every pie. Most often we call in for take out. This should be done early in the day; some evenings you can't get through on the phone. Very kid friendly - walls feature local student art.

Thank NabbyA1882

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?