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“if you like deep dish...”

Zachary's Chicago Pizza
Ranked #1 of 1,276 Restaurants in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch
San Francisco, California
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“if you like deep dish...”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

This is the place. With the exception of only Little Star Pizza, this is the best deep dish I have ever eaten. A slice will fill you up, salads are huge. So come hungry and order carefully!

Visited March 2012
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Oakland, California, United States
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“It is that good”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

The deep "stuffed" dish pizza are about 3-5 inches of wonderful cheese with the tomatoes on top! Choose the Spinach & Mushroom, trust me. There are glutten free available too. The place is noisy beyond belief, I think the take out is the way to go, call ahead to order.

Visited September 2012
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San Francisco
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A Pizza Icon”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

This legendary pizza house is really popular, as in almost too poplular unless you can get in there before 5:30 pm. Otherwise it could be a looonnggg wait. This is the original and it's better than their San Ramon location. UC students are the workers and wait staff and it can be really noisy. But the pizza is great with some unusal toppings. It's also not too salty, like many pizzas.

Visited August 2012
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Bay Area, CA
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Better than Sex”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

Zachary's is delicious. Zachary's is best known for its Chicago-style "stuffed" pizza, and it's amazing. It's better than most stuffed pizza in Chicago. To be clear, this is not "thick crust" or Sicilian-style (like Pizzeria Uno's), but rather stuffed. It's like a pie, stuffed with the toppings of one's choice, with a delicious crust and a savory tomato sauce that's difficult to top. Zachary's also has thin crust pizza, which is good, but not as amazing as its stuffed pizza.

It's definitely an Oakland tradition. This is coming from a local. I take all people who visit the Bay Area to Zachary's. No one has ever been anything other than blown away.

  • Visited November 2012
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San Ramon, California
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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“INCREDIBLE stuffed pizza!!!”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

Their stuffed pizza is something that simply has to be experienced to truly understand! It's SO VERY good, that it's worth quite a drive to get to. I've had many of their pizzas, but I've stuck to only their stuffed pizzas because they're simply so good that I can't resist them!

Visited July 2012
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