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The 9 Best Pizza Places Near San Carlos

Updated: October 6, 2021

Do you prefer a tomato base or is pizza Bianca your jam? Either way, these are the top pizza joints in San Carlos. We scrutinized millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites for this list of the best parlors in San Carlos. Spoil yourself with a slice of Neapolitan or California pizza from these places doing this Italian classic best.

Find the perfect spot

Blue Line Pizza

Pizza, $$, San CarlosPizza, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

New York Pizza Pasta & More

Pizza, $$, San CarlosPizza, $$San Carlos
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

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Vesta

Pizza, $$, Redwood CityPizza, $$Redwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Pausa Bar & Cookery

Italian, $$$, San MateoItalian, $$$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Vivace Ristorante

Italian, $$$, BelmontItalian, $$$Belmont, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • AAA

    Three Diamond Restaurant

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  • Find Me Gluten Free

    Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants San Mateo, California

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Velo City Pizza

Pizza, $$, San MateoPizza, $$San Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Rise Woodfire

Pizza, San MateoPizzaSan Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Villa Lucias

Pizza, $$, Redwood CityPizza, $$Redwood City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Speederia Pizzeria

Pizza, $, Redwood CityPizza, $Redwood City, Canyon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Carlos. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in San Carlos, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at Find Me Gluten Free, AAA and Eater and more. All with some boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Find Me Gluten Free - Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants San Mateo, California, AAA - Three Diamond Restaurant and Eater - San Francisco's 2019 Michelin Bib Gourmands, Mapped. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Manhattan with your cheese pizza

    Not sure what cocktail to drink with your cheese pizza? Try Manhattan. The bitter and sweet flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The perfect match for your quattro formaggi

    Experts suggest pairing a quattro formaggi with a glass of soda, a popular cold beverage.


Fun facts

  • An order for 401/2 slices of pizza?

    Joey Chestnutate the most pizza in the world by finishing no fewer than 40. Who’s up for breaking this record?

  • National Pizza with Everything except anchovies day Day in The United States

    If you’re in The United States, be ready for November 12. It’s National Pizza with Everything except anchovies day Day!

  • The Napoli Pizza Village Festival

    Why don’t you try something new this year and head to the Napoli Pizza Village Festival in Italy? Take part in the World Pizza Maker Championship or just enjoy the festival as a whole. We recommend it!

Parking info

Parking in San Carlos can be a challenge. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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