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Arinell Pizza

2109 Shattuck Ave Ste 1, Berkeley, CA 94704-1225
+1 510-841-4035
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
22 Apr 2017
“Missing Arinell's Pizza!”
10 Oct 2016
“Average NYC Hippie Pizza with Rude Service !”
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza
2109 Shattuck Ave Ste 1, Berkeley, CA 94704-1225
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

I'm in Morocco, where good pizza is not. I grew up with Arinell's, and think about the perfect flavor, and texture often. It is the best pizza on Earth!

Thank Lana23S
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Arinell's pizza has been here for quite a while. The pizza is average at best. It's NY style pizza served by hippies that looked like they haven't bathed for a while. Not the type of people I would hire if I owned a food establishment....More

Thank Brooklynexpat65
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I work across the street and eat here about a couple times a month. They have the best thin crust east coast style pizza that I've had in the Bay Area. Compares very favorably with the best NYC places.

Thank Arjun D
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Ok, this time I have left Marin on my tour, but I had a good reason. Arinell is easily the best pizza in the East Bay and I think, probably in the Bay Area. Limited toppings, but great crust and dough, excellent tomato sauce and...More

Thank trvlin_man
Reviewed 19 November 2015

In Berkeley, if you want to find Californian style pizza, you go to Cheese Board or Sliver. If you want to find authentic NYC style pizza with thin crust and heavy cheese, then go to Arinell!

Thank KP S
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

This is the spot to get a quick slice of Pizza and a drink. I generally go for the NY Neopolitan Style. Mushroom is my favorite-- with extra Mushrooms. The whole pies are reasonable and delicious and good to take home.

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We had been living in California for a few years, transplants from NY.We tried many Pizza places but none could stack up NY's. That is until we tried Arinell. Both their round and Sicilian pizzas are really good. We were so happy our son decided...More

Thank lovethesummer62
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I've twice gone here due to it's close vicinity to the downtown Berkeley Bart. I still don't know why I ever made the second trip. I knew after the first visit this was typical west coast pizza, which is to say very poor. If you've...More

Thank M_R_Photo_MI
Reviewed 29 May 2014

and this place is it... not a reheat. a straight outta the oven slice(or pie). still as good as the first time i had it in the mid 70s... and the sicilian(thick dough) slices are ALSO excellent... and the fountain coke. a nyer's dream lunch....More

Thank isaac m
Reviewed 26 August 2010

Great taste. A hole in the wall but once you try it, you'll forget any deep dish.

Thank philibe
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2109 Shattuck Ave Ste 1, Berkeley, CA 94704-1225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-841-4035
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