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Where is the Best Pizza in California?

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When it comes to pizza, most people have their go-to place, but where can you get the very best pizza? We asked PBS fans to nominate their favorite spots, and here are the votes for the best pizza in California.

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    Los Angeles

    800 Degrees

    Yucaipa

    A J Bariles

    San Jose & Sunnyvale

    A Slice of New York

    San Francisco

    A16

    Venice

    Abbot’s Pizza Company

    San Mateo

    Ameci’s East Coast Pizzeria

    Redwood Shores

    Amici’s

    Dana Point

    Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana

    Kings Beach

    Apizza Bella

    Menlo Park

    Applewood Pizza

    Berkeley

    Arinell’s

    San Fransico

    Arizmendi Bakery

    Napa

    Azzurro Enoteca

    Valley Glen

    Barone’s

    South Lake Tahoe

    Base Camp Pizza

    San Diego

    Basic

    San Francisco

    Beretta

    San Jose

    Bibo’s

    Palm Springs

    Bill’s Pizza

    Moreno Valley

    BJ’s

    Burlingame

    Blue Line Pizza

    San Leandro

    Bluebird Pizza

    Fremont

    Bombay Pizza House

    Torrance

    Bonellos

    Oakland

    Boot & Shoe Service

    San Diego

    Bouna Forchetta

    Alameda

    Bowzer’s Pizza

    Eureka

    Brick and Fire

    Cameron Park

    BrIckhouse Wood Fired Pizza

    San Diego

    Bronx Pizza

    San Diego

    Bruno Napolitano

    San Diego

    Buena forcheta

    San Diego

    Cafe Calabria

    San Francisco

    Capo’s Chicago Pizza

    San Francisco

    Carmel Pizza

    Eagle Rock

    Casa Bianca Pizza

    Salinas

    Casa Sorrento

    San Francisco

    Casey’s Pizza

    Berkeley

    Cheeseboard Pizza

    Berkeley

    Chez Panisse Cafe

    Sacramento

    Chicago Fire

    Moreno Valley

    Chicago Pasta House

    Yucaipa

    Chicago Pizza

    San Diego

    Ciro’s Pizzeria and Beerhouse

    San Diego

    Cordiano Winery Restaurant

    Alameda

    Croll’s

    Newport Beach

    Cruisers Pizza Bar Grill

    Bakersfield

    Cubbies Pizza

    San Diego

    Cucina Urbana

    Moorpark

    Custom Pie

    Stockton

    Dantes

    San Francisco

    Del Popolo

    San Francisco

    Delfina

    Los Angeles

    Delicious Pizza

    Pleasant Hill

    Devino’s Pizza

    Geyserville

    Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria

    Belmont Shores and Long Beach

    Domenico’s

    Oakland

    Dopo

    Mountain View

    Doppio Zero Pizzeria Restaurant & Bar

    Downey

    Downey Pizza Co.

    Arcata

    Dutchy’s Pizza

    San Diego

    East Coast Pizza Hillcrest

    Alameda

    East End

    Berkeley

    Emelia’s

    Encinitas

    Encinitas Pizza Company

    Santa Cruz

    Engfers Pizza

    Stockton

    Eric’s New York Style Pizza

    San Francisco

    Escape From New York

    Beverly Glen

    Fabrocini’s

    Sacramento

    Federalist

    Los Angeles

    Fidel’s Pizza

    Temecula

    Filippi’s Pizza Grotto

    Murphys

    Firewood

    Oakland

    Fist of Flour Pizza Co.

    San Francisco

    Flour & Water

    Carmel

    Forge in the Forest

    Brooklyn

    Fornino’s

    Fullerton

    Fuoco Pizzeria Napoletana

    Spring Valley

    Gaetanos

    San Francisco

    Gaspare’s

    Pleasanton

    Gay Nineties Pizza

    San Francisco

    Gialina’s Pizzaria

    Monterey

    Gianni’s Pizza

    Berkeley

    Gioia Pizzeria

    San Francisco

    Goat Hill Pizza

    San Francisco

    Golden Boy Pizza

    La Mirada

    Gondola’s Pizza

    San Francisco

    Gosling

    Redlands

    Gourmet Pizza Shoppe

    Palm Springs

    Guiseppes

    Blairsden

    Gumba’s Pizzeria & Grill

    San Diego

    Gus’s Pizza

    Sacramento

    Hot City Pizza

    Sacramento

    Hot Italian

    San Francisco

    Il Casaro

    San Diego

    Isola Pizza Bar

    Cupertino

    J.T. McHart’s Pizza Restaurant

    Riverside

    Jafang

    Saratoga

    Jakes

    Oakland

    Jules Thin Crust

    Canoga Park

    K Bronx

    Oceanside

    Killer Pizza from Mars

    Arroyo Grande

    Klondike Pizza

    San Diego

    Knock Out Pizzeria

    Westwood

    La Monica’s New York Pizza

    San Diego

    La Pizzeria Arrividerci

    Culver City

    LaRocco’s Pizzeria

    San Diego

    Lefties

    Van Nuys

    Lidos Pizza

    San Francisco

    Little Star Pizza

    San Carlos

    Locanda Positano

    Rim Forest

    Lou and Eddies

    Pasadena

    Luggage Room

    Sacramento

    Luigi’s

    Mountain View

    Maldonado’s

    Pasadena

    Mama’s Brick Oven Pizza

    El Cajon

    Marechiaros

    Ukiah

    Marinos Pizza and Ravioli

    Anaheim

    Marris

    Sonoma

    Mary’s Pizza Shack

    Los Angeles

    Masa of Echo Park Bakery & Cafe

    Costa Mesa

    Massimo’s Pizza

    Sacramento

    Massulo

    Sacramento

    Matteo’s Pizza & Bistro

    Sherman Oaks

    Mazzarino’s

    Fresno

    Me-N-Ed’s

    Pleasant Hill

    Melos Pizza & Pasta

    Long Beach

    Michael’s Pizzeria

    Sacramento

    Milano Pizza

    Los Angeles

    Milo & Olive

    Fremont

    Mission Pizza

    New Haven

    Modern Pizza

    San Diego

    Mona Lisa

    Los Angeles

    Mozza

    San Francisco

    Mozzeira

    Glendale

    Mr. K’s Pizza

    Middletown

    Mt. St. Helena Brewery

    Los Gatos

    Mt. Mikes

    Mountain View

    Napoletana Pizzeria

    Vallejo

    Napolis

    Walnut

    New York Pizzaria

    Costa Mesa

    Nick’s Pizza Ristorante Italiano

    San Francisco

    Nizario’s Pizza

    San Francisco

    North Beach Pizza

    Burbank

    North End Pizzeria

    Los Gatos

    Oak & Rye

    Napa

    Oenotri

    Petaluma

    Old Chicago Pizza

    Auburn

    Old Town Pizza

    Sacramento

    One Speed

    Newport Beach

    Original Pizza

    Los Angeles

    Osteria Mozza

    San Jose

    P’izza Chicago

    San Francisco

    Paradise Pizza

    Orcutt

    Patricio’s

    Palo Alto

    Patxis

    San Carlos

    Pazzo

    Santa Barbara

    Persona Pizza

    San Gabriel

    Petrillo’s

    San Francisco

    Pi Bar

    Fort Bragg

    Piaci Pub and PIzzeria

    Joshua Tree

    Pie for the People

    Visalia

    Pizanos

    San Jose

    Pizza Antica

    Elk Grove

    Pizza Bell

    San Jose

    Pizza Bocca Lupo

    Glendale

    Pizza Boy

    Santa Clara

    Pizza Chicago

    Mariposa

    Pizza Factory

    San Francisco

    Pizza Hacker

    Monterey

    Pizza My Heart

    Claremont

    Pizza N Such

    Atladena

    Pizza of Venice

    San Francisco

    Pizza Orgasmica

    Sutter Creek

    Pizza Plus

    Solana Beach

    Pizza Port

    Sacramento

    Pizza Rock

    lLoma Rica

    Pizza Round-Up

    Bakersfield

    Pizza Veloz

    San Francisco

    Pizzahacker

    Oakland

    Pizzaiolo

    Los Angeles

    PizzaRev

    Folsom

    Pizzaria Classico

    Los Angeles

    Pizzaria Mozza

    San Diego

    Pizzeria Bruno

    San Francisco

    Pizzeria Delfina

    San Diego

    Pizzeria Luigi

    Los Angeles

    Pizzeria Mozza

    St. Helena

    Pizzeria Tra Vigne

    San Francisco

    Pizzetta 211

    Chula Vista

    Pizzos

    San Francisco

    Ragazza

    San Mateo

    Rainbow Pizza

    Moorpark

    Redballs Rock-n-Roll Pizza

    Walnut Creek

    Rocco’s

    Tustin

    Roma d Italia

    Carson

    Rosarios

    Santa Rosa

    Rosso

    San Francisco

    Rotten City Pizza

    Placerville

    Round Table

    San Leandro

    Rubiano’s

    Santa Barbara

    Rusty’s Pizza

    Santa Barbara

    Sal’s Pizza

    New Haven

    Sally’s

    San Diego

    Sammys

    San Carlos

    San Remos Pizzeria

    Ukiah

    Saucy

    Big Bear City

    Saucy Mamas

    Savannah

    Screaming Mimi’s

    Oxnard

    Setebello Pizza

    Anaheim

    Shakey’s

    San Diego

    Sicilian Thing

    Clayton

    Skipolini’s

    Seal Beach

    Slice of New York Pizza

    Los Angeles

    Slice Truck

    Brentwood

    Soleil Wood Fired Pizza

    San Clemente

    Sonny’s Pizza & Pasta

    Costa Mesa

    South Coast Pizza Parlors

    Fairfield

    Southport Pizza

    Hollywood

    Stefanos

    Los Angeles

    Stella Barra

    Berkeley

    Summer Kitchen

    Los Gatos

    T-Bird’s Pizza

    Pasadena

    Tarantino’s

    Palo Alto

    Terun

    Los Angeles

    The Coop

    Westchester

    The Good Pizza

    San Diego

    The Venetian

    San Diego

    Toast Enoteca

    San Francisco

    Tomasso’s

    South Pasadena

    Tomato Pie Pizza Joint

    Mill Valley

    Tony Tutto Pizza

    San Francisco

    Tony’s Napoletana Pizza

    Rohnert Park

    Tony’s of North Beach

    Port Hueneme

    Topper’s Pizza

    San Francisco

    Toto’s Pizzaria

    HIghland Park

    Town Pizza

    St. Helena

    Tragvigne’s

    Sacramento

    Trattoria Bohemia

    Sacramento

    Trick Pony

    Highland

    Two Guys Pizza & Pasta

    San Francisco

    Una Pizza Napoletana

    San Francisco

    Uncle Vito’s

    Vista

    Urbn Pizza

    Manhattan Beach

    Valentino’s PIzzs

    Fair Oaks

    Velocity

    san juan bautista

    Vertigo

    Redwood City

    Vesta

    Vista

    Via Sicilia

    San Francisco

    Vicolo Pizza

    Sebastopol

    Vignette Pizzeria

    San Fransico

    Village Pizza

    Escondido

    Vinz

    Los Angeles

    Vito’s Pizza

    Santa Rosa

    VLB Winery

    Tiburon

    Waypoint Pizza

    Youngstown

    Wedgewood Pizza

    West Sacramento

    Wicked West Pizza

    Petaluma

    Wild Goat Bistro

    Los Gatos

    Willow Street Wood Fired Pizza

    Isla Vista

    Woodstocks

    Laguna Beach

    Z Pizza

    San Ramon

    Zachary’s

    Sacramento

    Zelda’s

    Arcadia

    Zelo

    Newport Beach

    Ziggy’s Pissa

    Orange

    Zitos

    Berkeley

    Zut

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