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Golden Boy Pizza

Certificate of Excellence
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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542 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3921
(415) 982-9738
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Open now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 am
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to San Francisco on holiday, and were recommended by a local to visit Golden Boy Pizza. This has to be one of the best pizzas we have ever tried- and we eat a lot of pizza! We had two slices each, which is probably a bit excessive, but it was so delicious we couldn't not!... More 

Thank bexnic
Las Vegas, Nevada
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

San Francisco has tons of great places to eat and this is one of them. Reasonably priced but very delicious. Loved the veggie pizza - plain digs just a hole in the wall with some bar seats but it is always packed.

Thank Diane L
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tasting pizza by the slice. Simple menu of half a dozen choices. First visit we bought to go, enjoyed so much that we went back next night and found space to eat at the counter and order a beer too. Simple, good, friendly, ok prices.

Thank al1404
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The long line outside caught our attention so decided to give it a try. What a find. The pizza was delicious. Typical tray slices with various toppings to choose from. It is a cash only joint so stop by an ATM before you get in line. We were so impressed, we went back twice. Definitely worth the wait!

Thank Vacanza33
Morro Bay, California
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bought 2 large cheese pizza for a get together. We bought a variety of toppings so guests could put their own on. The pizzas are delicious and cut in huge squares.

Thank mags5252
Huntington Beach, California
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129 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was here before. Will be here again. Always a line, whether late morning or late night- 1:00 a.m. And for good reason. The cook the 5 or 6 different pizzas by the pan and sell them by the large square price- $4.25-$4.75. At here on a late Friday night- 1:00 a.m. , then again on Sat, around 11:00 a.m. Never... More 

Thank Jeff S
austin tx
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was on vacation with my family. I LOVE pizza, so we had to try a pizza place. We found the reviews were great online, so we decided to go to this place. When we got there, I was a little nervous, because it is sort of a hole in the wall. When we got the pizza though, it was... More 

Thank dp2me
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210 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Funky hole in the wall pizza joint with excellent Sicilian style pizza. Decent beer selection. No regular pizza. As good as it gets.

Thank deepchi
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome eats!! The best food we've had in SF ... easily. Loads of toppings, served HOT, and cheap. Cash only!

Thank bigdfrometown
Rockville, Maryland
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little hole in the wall. Speaking of walls, read and write something on them when you get there. Surprisingly good thick crust pizza that you buy by the slice.

Thank Psmom2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 am
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 542 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 982-9738

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

Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

Neighborhood Profile
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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