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“This is a neighborhood 'Cheers' ...” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Boca Pizzaria

Boca Pizzaria
Ranked #3 of 134 Restaurants in Novato
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ignacio Blvd
Description: Boca Pizzeria is an Italian inspired Pizzeria utilizing the abundance of Northern California's seasonal ingredients, while showcasing local micro breweries and wine country's boutique varietals. Boca Pizzeria has always been our little neighborhood gem we had in mind for years, where we can dine with our friends, family and loved ones. Our pizzas are authentic Neapolitan style certified by "Verace Pizza Napolitana" Each pizza, which cooks for no more than 2 minutes in a 900 degree Italian wood burning oven, is made from double milled 00 Caputo flour. Our sauce is made of the finest San Marzano tomatoes imported from Italy. We make house-made mozzarella cheese daily. We support local farmers in an effort to bring you the freshest ingredients.
Northern California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“This is a neighborhood 'Cheers' ...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

Being from New York where Pizza is KING ... This neighborhood Bistro is surprisingly good. The Pizza is deliciously hot from a wood burning oven ... the salads are great, and the pasta with mussels a Big Yum! Modestly priced and friendly ... this is a 'go to' restaurant when you find yourself wondering where to have a nice meal. I prefer the smaller version in Novato however, there is also a larger version in Corte Madera ... I have found both to be satisfactory and the service attentive. Enjoy!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Novato, California, USA
2 reviews
“Good Food - Slow Service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is good. But the wait staff is extremely slow. Bus staff is quick with water and then wait and wait

Visited October 2013
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Thank Abbott W
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Sonoma County
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Not as good as it used to be”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

We have come here, usually for a weekend lunch, many times over the past few years. The last two times, what can I say, most of what we ordered was basically tasteless. Good ingredients, fresh preparation, but bland. As if no one in the kitchen were paying attention, just following directions that are getting quite old. Novato is not exactly a hot bed of interesting cuisine. An OK place if you are looking for somewhere better than the chains to take the whole family. Still there are better choices and I don't think I will be back for now.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank martin66
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Novato, California
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280 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“If you're a hamburger lover like my wife...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

You will have trouble finding one better than what they server here.

It may not be Kobe beef, but it is awesome and if you get it at the bar during their weekday "happy hour" you're going to go home very happy. We have traveled all over Northern CA in pursuit of the 'Perfect' burger. It used to be the Napa Valley Grill in Yountville, CA, but they went out of business and their Kobe burgers were awesome.

We love this restaurant, their burgers and the rest of the menu too.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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SF
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269 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
“Changed formula and I am wondering if they changed hands?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

We had eaten there several times before and they really got it right with European style pizza. The crust the toppings were excellent. This visit we both noticed a big change in ordering the same pizza and the crust was not the same quality but a lesser one. We were disappointed over both the pizza and the entree. We won't go back.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank SFjoe
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