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“Just great pizza” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Golden Boy Pizza

Golden Boy Pizza
Ranked #65 of 5,626 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Wolverhampton, UK
Level Contributor
33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Just great pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

Pizza ... its something that you can get in most places, and in most places it is 'ok'. It is a meal that is so easy to do and to be very average.

While walking around San Fran (a fave past time when visiting) we fancied something quick and easy for lunch, so googled the best pizza in the area. Google told us Golden Boy, and it was just what we wanted - a quick hole in the wall place.

We grabbed a couple of seats at the bar, ordered food and sat chatting. I certainly don't remember the music being too loud - but this was lunch time so maybe different then depending on who is working.

To be honest because it was pizza we had relatively low expectations, so it was a real pleasure to bite down into such a tasty square of yumminess! Great crust, topping and balance of flavours. I was so tempted to order a 2nd but thought better of it as we had dinner plans for that evening.

I will definitely go back when in the area.

  • Visited October 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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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“yumm after drinking”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

was appreciative they made our pizza warm in the cold after having a few drinks. especially since the weather was getting rather cold too.

agreed with my host that the queue meant anything could happen. had a girl hustle me and my host to get infront of us at the line while waiting for pizza. but still the pizza was pretty yum. had the combo pizza and would definitely love to have more of the pizza if and when im back :)

  • Visited October 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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Thank vanessalsl
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La Jolla, California
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Late Night Meal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013

Lots of pizza places in the area, but definitely best one!! There was a line down the street at 9 pm on a Saturday, because they are known to be so yummy. Love the 5 choices and the two we got were good! Some of the best pizza I've had and a great young energetic atmosphere! A little local's gem in North Beach :)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lexi S
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Carson City, Nevada
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109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great pizza, lousy music”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

I have been getting pizza by the slice here for many years. I love the pizza, and the location (the one in North Beach). The employees are nice, but the music is played very loud - heavy screaming music - makes me want to eat so fast to get out of there. But, can also just take the pizza slices to go and eat while browsing around North Beach. The pizza is great, thick, plenty of flavor, and crispy exterior crust - and I like how you can just buy it by the slice for a quick meal or snack.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Midlothian, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great pizza, great value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Seriously good slice of pizza. It's Sicilian style so one slice is filling. Our family of five each had a slice and a drink and our total was just over $22 with tax. The garlic clam pizza was so good with a crisp but not overdone bottom crust. My three sons liked it better than our hometown pizzeria.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank g0daddy
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