Zachary’s Chicago Pizza Restaurant Review, Oakland

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

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5801 College Ave. (At Oak Grove)

Oakland, CA 94618

510-655-6385

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Zachary’s Chicago Pizza is a popular restaurant in the East Bay that serves Chicago style pizza. It has been packing them in for over twenty years. The serve select individual slices (Sausage, Pepperoni, Vegetarian) and whole pizzas, both thin and stuffed (thick) crust. The thick crust has filling between layers. They also have half-baked pies for sale.
Decor, Vibe – College pizza place decor with tons of colorful posters on the walls. They have a sit down area and a counter area for quick bites. Lots of college students eating lunch along with the artsy Berkeley crowd.

Menu Pictures

Special pizzas are on the menu most the time.

Menu

Picks:

Zacharys Pizza Oakland Pepperonie Pizza

Thin crust Pepperoni slice ($3.25) – Most people go deep dish here, but the thin crust is good. Not very greasy all lots of pepperoni hidden under the toppings. The pepperoni is quite spicy, while the cheese is thick and good.

Zacharys Pizza Oakland Zacharys Special Thick crust pizza 2

Zacharys Pizza Oakland Zacharys Special Thick crust pizza

Stuffed Zachary’s Special ($17.95) was a 10inch deep dish pizza filled with tomatoes, sausage, onion, green pepper, and mushrooms. Very dense and heavy, each slice is very filling with lots of sweet and savory tomatoes. The crust is a crunchy and chewy style crust. So filling that I could only handle 2 slices. The leftovers were still good the next day.

OK:
None

Pans:
None

Zachary’s Chicago Pizza does not disappoint. The wait can be long though. It is the deep dish leader in the San Francisco Bay Area. A little better than Little Star in San Francisco. This place is a must visit for pizza lovers. Thin crust lovers should look else were for the best.

Also at:
1853 Solano Ave.
Berkeley CA 94707
(510) 525-5950

3110 Crow Canyon Place
San Ramon CA 94583
(925) 244-1222

Zachary's Chicago Pizza (Oakland) on Urbanspoon

Zachary\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Chicago Pizza Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Very Good)
Service Rating: (Average)
Atmosphere Rating: (Average)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine, $9 corkage
Attire:Casual
Hours:Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat, 11am-10:30pm
Parking:Street
Reservations:No
Prices:$3.25 - $30.75

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