Tony's Pizza Napoletana
San Francisco, CA 94133
SF Weekly's Description
At this handsome Italian North Beach restaurant - all checked tiles, carved woods, and mirrors - the menu lists more than a dozen regional styles of pizza, from Bronx to Naples, each with notes on crust characteristics and flour used. The pizza makers at Tony's Pizza Napoletana wear "Respect the Craftsman" T-shirts, the servers "Respect the Craft." Lest you worry it's all too Buca di Beppo, remember that owner Tony Gemignani has won a world pizza-making championship, and that he backs up his hype with good product. His showcase pizzas are the Neapolitan-style margherita pies baked in a wood-fired oven. The (imported flour) crust bubbles up higher and looser than those from Tony's direct competitors, and the crust chars just so.
Tips from foursquare
World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani's Neapolitan is an award-winner and his on-site pizza school attracts students from across the country. [Eater 38 Member]
Every style of pizza is on the menu except Californian. Nothing against artichoke heart & walnut toppings, but if Tony stays true to form his old-school pizza will start racking up raves fast.
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