Bay Area's Best for Offbeat Pizza


These 'za spots think out of the box when it comes to mixing interesting toppings not typically found on top of a pizza.

  • Pizza Glen Park
    Gialina Map 2842 Diamond Street, San Francisco, California | 415-239-8500
    Food27 Decor18 Service24 Cost$31

    California-style toppings like pesto with sundried tomatoes and chard or wild nettles with pancetta; plus a dessert pie with nutella

  • Italian Oakland
    Pizzaiolo Map 5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, California | 510-652-4888
    Food26 Decor20 Service22 Cost$45

    Pizza topping combos include summer squash, parsley and grana plus wild nettles and pecorino

  • Italian Haight-Ashbury
    Ragazza Map 311 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, California | 415-255-1133
    Food26 Decor19 Service22 Cost$38

    Fun menu names like the Miss Figgy, which features black mission figs, caramelized onions, fontina, speck and arugula; and the Triple P, which features pork belly, Hungarian peppers and pecorino

  • Pizza Pacific Heights
    Pizzeria Delfina Map 2406 California St, San Francisco, California | 415-440-1189
    Food25 Decor18 Service20 Cost$30

    Inventive specials like the Carbonara, which features guanciale, farm egg, scallion, pecorino and black pepper

  • Californian The Castro
    Starbelly Map 3583 16th St, San Francisco, California | 415-252-7500
    Food22 Decor21 Service19 Cost$36

    Try your pizza with common salad accompaniments like Green Goddess dressing and a hard egg, or head over in the A.M. for breakfast pizza (house-made chorizo, sunny eggs and cilantro)

  • Pizza Outer Richmond
    Pizzetta 211 Map 211 23rd Avenue, San Francisco, California | 415-379-9880
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    Order specials like a Greek-influenced pie with house-made lamb sausage, roasted gypsy pepper, mint and yogurt