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Zachary's Chicago Pizza

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$$ - $$$
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5801 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1602
+1 510-655-6385
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Oakland, California
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sacrilege as it may be to say, I much prefer Zachary's to actual Chicago pizza. The dough is not as sweet. Had a fabulous deep dish as they all are. The vegetables are fabulous and the cheese gooey and delicious.

Thank Travelingbear1000
Oakland, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great deep dish pizza. Try the stuffed mushroom and spinach and a Caesar salad. Can be noisy, crowded. Get it to go if you like a peaceful environment.

Thank oaklandvet
Oakland, California, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LOVE Zachary's deep dish pizzas. Have loved this place for nearly 30 years. Whether you take and bake, take out or eat in, those pies are so delicious. Stewed tomatoes on top of the deep dish pizza is fantastic. Bring one to a potluck -- always welcome. This is a noisy and bustling place, perfect for casual gatherings A Bay... More 

Thank Lisa C
Rockford, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I feel like eating pizza, I head to Zachary's! Hands-down the best deep dish I've had on the west coast. Delish!!! I love ordering the half-baked option because I can take the pizza home and finish the bake later.

Thank cheryla922
Oakland, California
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We order out from Zacharys at least once a month. The restaurant is small and crowded at night so we always do take out! Best deep dish - spinach and mushroom and good health chicken. Now we also order gluten- free but can't get in deep dish - still delicious but flat! Recommendation - order a few hours before you... More 

Thank jodagayton
Oakland, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me, Zachary's Chicago style pizza is better than the famous stuffed Gino's of the Windy City itself. It's better than the pizza I had in Rome (which was flat of course). Nothing beats it. Yeah maybe I'm biased. I've been going since I was a child and their pizza ignites memories that warm my soul. It's comfort food for... More 

Thank ChloeEmber
Oakland, California
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156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best deep pizza I have ever eaten being that the US or elsewhere. Whether take out or in the restaurant, this is an excellent meal.

Thank Graciela A
Oakland, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a NY transplant, I'm always skeptical on west coast pizza joints claiming to be quality versions of the original. I'm usually a thin crust kinda guy, but I've found that I love a deep dish pizza from Zachary's! I've never sat in either of the restaurants to indulge, as I always plan ahead on a game day to pick... More 

Thank Todd W
Paris, France
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Europe but every time I come home back to the Bay Area, a visit to Zachary's Pizza is a must! We always take away but you can eat in situ although it can get quite lively as it seems to be always crowded. The pictures here show exactly what you get! Delicious, tasty, best ingredients used!

Thank Susy1921
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must any time I visit Berkeley, California. I always head to Zachary's Chicago pizza for the best deep dish pizza outside of Chicago. The deep dish pizza offers the best taste and is worth the 30 minute wait.

Thank Evan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5801 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-655-6385

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?