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Zachary's Chicago Pizza

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1853 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
+1 510-525-5950
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Washington dc
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149 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was so crowded the night we arrived, that we had to wait for 15 minutes just to get a seat and then another 40 minutes to get the pizza ready. The pizza is called deep dish because of its thickness. We ordered the Zachary special pizza which they said available only in their place so we could not... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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97 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Someone in our group drove over there and just walked in and bought a vegetarian deep dish pizza which we baked at home. I was told that there is a waiting time to eat there or to pick any other type of pizza up. This one is already pre-made and therefore ready. The pizza was fantastic. One was plenty for... More 

Thank Melina B
Gurgaon, India
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Went on a weekday and found a place to sit easily. Took half an hour for the deep dish pizza to arrive and it was well worth it. Must try place!

Thank AnkitShahh
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Best deep dish pizza around. Thin crust pizza is also pretty good. Great takeout option. They also have a good salad.

Thank W8146BAalim
berkeley, califormia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Their pizza is good but not as good as New York pizza! They have deep dish and thin crust. Lunch time is less busy than dinner time.

Thank nancy r
Berkeley, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Zachary's on Solano is the fourth number on my speed dial after my immediate family. We always call for take out and our favorites are the deep dish bbq chicken and Good Health pizza with the wheat crust. The thin crust pizzas are also very good. Make sure if you call in that you are calling the correct location. (College... More 

Thank CalBearsFan2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I am generally more a fan of thin crust New York Style Pizzas, such as at the Cheese Board, but I have to admit that Zachary's does a great job with the Deep Dish Pizzas. We love the Sausage, or Pepperoni and Black Olive, or Vegetarian (takes a bit longer for this one) Pizzas. Nice crust. The Sauce is good,... More 

Thank albebuc
Sacramento, California
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108 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Well worth the detour off 80 for this deep dish pizza. Small dining room with child-made artwork on the walls. Pizza can be purchased by the slice, the whole pie or as half baked pizzas to go. Service was good and pizza pretty fantastic.

Thank Shannon-in-ca
Berkeley, CA
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

First off - we never sit down at Zachary's. We used to when the kids were little and I loved looking at the posters. They are brilliant. As a place to eat, it's fine. Cozy enough. But the salads are just nothing to write home about so just sitting for pizza isn't what we do. But, stuffed (deep dish) spinach... More 

Thank tgnorcal
San Francisco, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Zachary's has the very best Chicago-style deep dish pizza in the entire San Francisco area. It's as good as the deep dish pizza in Chicago -- and I used to live near the Windy City and eat pizza there frequently!. I've been to two of Zachary Pizza's locations -- on Solano Ave. and on College Ave. in the Rockridge area... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1853 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-525-5950

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