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“Best Pizza Ever!”
Review of Pizzeria Delfina

Pizzeria Delfina
Ranked #535 of 5,825 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Pacific Heights
Reviewed October 11, 2011

Family who live in San Fran recommended Delfina for an early dinner. It's a good thing we got there early -- by 6:30 there were many people waiting on the sidewalk outside. The restaurant is noisy and bustling, but the overall vibe is very pleasant. The servers were both friendly and professional. Once I tasted the food at Delfina, I understood why people were willing to wait for tables. Truly amazing pizza.

As I recall, there were a couple tables on the sidewalk out front. We ended up sitting at the counter because all the tables [interior and exterior] were full -- it was a good perch from which to watch the kitchen activity.

A great choice for a casual meal.

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Reviewed September 21, 2011

The big crowd witing on the sidewalk was our clue that this place might be good. In fact it was great.

The place was hopping on a Sunday night but the wait staff will get you going with a drink as soon as you check in.

We got a window table and ordered collard greens and deep fried mozzarella. Both were terrific, particularly the cheese. This was NOTHING like the reheated frozen mozz sticks that pubs serve.

The prosciutto with arugula pizza was awesome.Thin crust. Crispy. It was all one right.

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Reviewed September 21, 2011

While visiting San Francisco my wife and I stopped in this pizzeria to grab some lunch. Nice find. We started with the tricolor salad with lemon vinaigrette very fresh. We shared a Margherita pizza and man was that good. The ingredients were all local and fresh and what a difference fresh can make. The staff was extremely happy and genuinely liked dealing with the customers which is not a easy task. I just wish we had a pizzeria like this in NJ. CA is lucky since they can enjoy fresh local food 6 to 8 months a year verses around 5 months in NJ. I would highly recommend a visit to Delfina's to friends.

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Reviewed September 10, 2011

It was a Tuesday when we arrived and figured it would be easy to get a table. When we saw how crowded it was we knew we were in for a good meal. We waited just a few minutes for a spot at the counter. We enjoyed the open kitchen.
We started with Jimmy Nardello Peppers. The peppers were roasted and served with bread, arugula, pecorino romano & lemon oil. A phenomenal dish.
Then we split a Salsiccia Pizza. It featured housemade fennel sausage, tomato, bell peppers, onions, mozzarella. It was large enough to feed both of us.
It's a fun place with a young crowd. The service is great.

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Reviewed August 12, 2011

My spouse and I decided to try Pizzeria Delfina after friends recommended its sister restaurant next door. It's postage-stamp sized place, with both indoor and limited outdoor seating. We put our names on the chalkboard waiting list, and then waited outside, in the cool breeze. After about 15 minutes, we were seated outside, at a small but charming table, at the very end of the outdoor seating, and under the awning. We had an utterly delightful server who made excellent menu recommendations. We started with arancini, then had the prosciutto pizza (which has a white sauce base and is topped with fresh arugula) and the salsicia pizza. We had an excellent bottle of red wine, and some of the most entertaining people-watching in the Bay Area. We sat, and ate, and drank, and it was a marvelous meal and a romantic evening. Highly recommend you try Pizzeria Delfina!

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