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North Beach Pizza

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1598 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
10:00 - 21:45
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El Cerrito, California
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

My husband and I eat here often. We don’t usually have their pizzas, but we adore their pastas: my favorite is spaghetti pesto, his is meat ravioli with meat sauce and meatballs. Their carbonara, a relatively recent addition, is also good, and not as rich as the carbonara in many places. They have a good variety of dishes beyond pasta... More 

Thank Lisa Y
Richmond, California
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to get a quick bite to eat. We discovered this gem. We walked in and was told to sit anywhere we desired. Our waitress came soon after and took our drink order. We settled on one of the House Special pizza, consisting of Ham & Pineapple. The pizza was delicious. The ambiance was great along... More 

Thank Morvant
Deltona, Florida
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Order a large pizza with all kinds of meats on it. excellent. A little expensive but completely worth it. I had it for dinner one night by myself, and lunch, then dinner, then dinner again. Huge pizza. Really tasted good. Quick delivery on a Friday night.

Thank Jason B
Columbus, Nebraska, USA
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

My wife and I took the road trip to the Bay Area from Nebraska. The reason for our trip was to see AC/DC concert at the San Francisco's beautiful baseball stadium - AT&T Park. Prior to the show, we decided to stop by this place for our lunch because it was not very far to our hotel where we stayed.... More 

Thank rachadw
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

It was a busy day at work and even though there are a number of dining choices here in west Berkeley, even they become predictable at times. This is how spoiled we have become! :) in addition, it was too busy for me to leave the office so delivery was my only option. This was my first try at North... More 

Thank penguinpear
Berkeley, California
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380 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

This seems to be one of the many good but overlooked places in Berkeley. They have very good pizza (I like the Coit Tower) but also pasta and sandwiches. They offer a variety of affordable Italian wines plus the usual selection of beers and soft drinks. Every time the service has been good. They offer delivery and the online order... More 

Thank hiking-har
Chula Vista, California
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

We were greeted by the host and waitress in a very sincere, kind, professional, courteous manner. The food was very delicious. The decor was fun and hip. My daughter and I (attending a parent orientation the next morning) felt we discovered a secret, hidden treasure. We plan to take family and friends when we visit in the future.

Thank Blanca A
Hayward, California
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

The pizza is outstanding and fresh...the crust (thin) is perfect. the Greek and Caesar salads are wonderful...so good food. The Service however was lack luster and dis-interested..... Give this place a try and hope for better service.

Thank 32480Robert
Berkeley, California
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

The place was once OK enough, until a few years ago, and it changed managers, and they are there only to collect the money, it is like they do not care what goes out of the kitchen, or the cleanliness of the place. There are too many nice places in the area to go here. (greasy soggy pizza, stale bread,... More 

Thank sdkimbrough
Fresno, California
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

I and we have been driving past this restaurant since it was an International House of Pancakes back in the 1970's (it became North Beach Pizza in 1982), but never had occasion to stop in. Yesterday we did, and the pizza was REALLY, REALLY GOOD! Considering the fact that it is in a major metropolitan area, together with what you... More 

Thank Alan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 21:45
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1598 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?