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“Best slice in SF”
Review of Arinell Pizza

Arinell Pizza
Ranked #2,605 of 5,839 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Pizza
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Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Mission District
Reviewed October 9, 2013

California is historically lacking in proper East Coast (read NYC), Neopolitan pizza by the slice. This place delivers the closest facsimile thereof in SF. It's simple, it's thin, the seasoning is right on, the price is low-ish, and it's fast.
Recently there are restaurants doing very good Napolitanos in SF, but you pay for it, and they ain't a counter slinging great slices on the fly. Arinell is.

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Reviewed June 7, 2012

This is the perfect hole in the wall pizza joint, and for those who believe that authentic New York Style pizza doesn't exist in San Francisco, this place might help to change your mind. The crust is thin but not too thin, and it's doused with a healthy portion of cheese. This is not gourmet fussy organic style pizza--it's rather a big old slice of hot American style pizza. There is very little room to sit (small counter top) and the service staff is rather surly and noncommunicative. If you have a craving for a steaming hot slice with lots of melted cheese, try Arinell's.

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Reviewed May 4, 2009

Supposedly the most "authentic" NY style pizza in the city..

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Reviewed July 28, 2008

One thing I miss about NY since moving here is pizza. Arinell's slices come close. If I lived in SF instead of on the peninsula, I would go here more often.

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Reviewed June 24, 2008

awesome after a long party nite!! best thin crust on the west side

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