Pizzaiolo

5008 Telegraph Ave (at 51st), Oakland, CA 94609
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 6:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 3:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • None
  • Mon
    • 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
    • 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.3/10

Based on 444 votes

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  • "Get the gin and homemade tonic. Amazing." (2 tips)
  • "... woodfired pizza with nettles and tequila based cocktails along w/ East..." (2 tips)
  • "... on the weekday to get Blue Bottle coffee, killer pastries, and free Wi-Fi. Nice..." (2 tips)
  • jason m.

    Stop in before noon Monday - Saturday and enjoy their donuts and coffee. Make sure you bring cash....

    jason m. · August 4, 2009
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  • Tara d.

    Go to Pizzaiolo and try the wood fired pizza

    Tara d. · June 4, 2009
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  • Slice Pizza Blog

    The window for the Wild Nettle and Pecorino pie is limited, but the combination of grassy nettles with salty Pecorino and creamy, buttery, almost-nutty mozzarella is killer when it's in season. Read more

    Slice Pizza Blog · August 20, 2011
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  • scamper r.

    The secret: go out back! The inside is a circus, but the back is open, quiet, and warm.

    scamper r. · July 30, 2011
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  • Kesten M.

    Get there at 8am on the weekday to get Blue Bottle coffee, killer pastries, and free Wi-Fi. Nice break from the office.

    Kesten M. · February 9, 2010
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  • Chris M.

    Get the whiskey beverage (but ask for Black Maple Hill bourbon).

    Chris M. · September 4, 2011
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  • patrick h.

    best tripe I have ever had. Tomato sauce and gorgonzola in a carzuela....soooo goood...

    patrick h. · February 28, 2010
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  • James H.

    People are sore nice here. Some of the best service I've had in a long time. Good it's great too.

    James H. · July 24, 2013
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  • Liz W.

    Homemade tonic makes the Gin & Tonic one of the best I've had. Don't miss it.

    Liz W. · April 4, 2013
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  • Of a Kind

    Local jewelry designer, Lauren Wolf, is a big fan of this spot featuring local food (and great pizza!) Check out exclusive designs by Lauren on ofakind.com. Don't miss out! Read more

    Of a Kind · July 27, 2012
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  • Adelin C.

    Everything is delicious here. Thanks to a friend's recommendation, I now get their tonic (no alcohol) with each meal for $4. Every time it's just a little bit different.

    Adelin C. · March 16, 2012
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  • Olivia H.

    Sit at the bar and get to know the amazing, dynamic and very friendly bartenders. They are rock stars!

    Olivia H. · September 17, 2011
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  • Lee R.

    Great pizza the Italian way. Yummy green salad too.

    Lee R. · September 1, 2011
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  • Kevin B.

    Yeah it's a pizza place... Have the fried chicken. You won't regret it.

    Kevin B. · May 20, 2011
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  • Amy B.

    Absolutely everything on the menu (which changes daily) is fantastic. If you're lucky enough to come on a night they have sformata, get it. Get five. And order a vodka tonic- their tonic's house-made!

    Amy B. · April 3, 2011
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  • Lee S.

    Everything was amazing but the Rigatoni with Pork Ragu is especially ridiculous!!!

    Lee S. · December 5, 2010
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  • Ed G.

    Hot tip of the day... Lake for Mayor of Pizzaiolo.

    Ed G. · November 19, 2010
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  • Abe M.

    get the meatballs, if available.

    Abe M. · September 2, 2009
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  • Sas M.

    Get the pasta Arrabiata it is delicious!

    Sas M. · March 26
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  • Dayyan L.

    The Jerusalem salad is amazing!

    Dayyan L. · January 16
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  • Toby C.

    get the pizza. duh

    Toby C. · January 5
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  • Dave S.

    Fourbarrel coffee in the mornings!

    Dave S. · November 23, 2013
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  • Xande M.

    Please, you must have bourbon and their house made tonic. Do it. I am telling you!

    Xande M. · October 5, 2013
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  • Erin T.

    I'm a glute-tard who willingly subjects herself to inevitable pain and suffering for their pizza + pasta. It's that good. Pro tip: if you love pork, you'll want anything with guanciale in it.

    Erin T. · September 21, 2013
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  • Rebecca P.

    The gazpacho right now is off the hook

    Rebecca P. · September 8, 2013
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  • cynthia w.

    Pizza! and buttermilk panna cotta.

    cynthia w. · August 24, 2013
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  • Bryan Y.

    Wow, this place is nuts. Sand Nabs, Salmon, Beets, Sausage., Movies on the big screen. Ask for the hot sauce

    Bryan Y. · July 4, 2013
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  • April S.

    Leave every notion you've ever had about what toast can be at the door. Best toast ever. Butter and Meyer lemon jam makes it even more amazing.

    April S. · May 28, 2013
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  • Gretchen K.

    There is a chicken coop out back.

    Gretchen K. · January 27, 2013
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  • Angela Y.

    Try the Buttermilk Donut - With cafe americano (via @Foodspotting)

    Angela Y. · July 24, 2012
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  • D Ki K.

    Try the Donuts (via @Foodspotting)

    D Ki K. · February 28, 2012
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  • Rod C.

    Pizza is good but not amazing. Back room smells like wet dish rags.

    Rod C. · January 21, 2012
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  • Leslie P.

    Perfect in the AM with house-made donuts

    Leslie P. · November 14, 2011
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  • Bob L.

    Great pizzas and pasta. Same owner as Boot and Shoe and less of a Mission District type crowd.

    Bob L. · September 19, 2011
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  • Chris M.

    Get the gin and homemade tonic. Amazing.

    Chris M. · September 4, 2011
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  • savoryexposure.com

    Don't skip dessert and the delicious Blue Bottle Coffee that can be served with it

    savoryexposure.com · August 17, 2011
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  • savoryexposure.com

    Pizzaiolo updates their menu daily before their doors open online at pizzaiolooakland.com

    savoryexposure.com · August 17, 2011
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  • patrick h.

    had the meatballs AND oven roasted calamari last night...so freakin' good...

    patrick h. · April 7, 2010
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  • Gina

    One of my favorite restaurants in O-Town. Alice Waters-trained chef, simple ingredients with complex flavors, amazing pizzas….never had a bad meal here! Read more

    Gina · March 20, 2010
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  • Green K.

    new Orleans buck- so good

    Green K. · November 8, 2009
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  • Alice M.

    Mange on the woodfired pizza with nettles and tequila based cocktails along w/ East Bay hipsters and foodies. So far my experience tells me that anything on the menu is a "go."

    Alice M. · October 26, 2009
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  • Tests C.

    wi-fi network: pizzaiolo-guest wi-fi password: meatball - via 4sqwifi.com

    Tests C. · December 21, 2011
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