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Best pizza in San fernando valley, barones and Uncle Ernie's are pretty good but I want to try something new..

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  1. Miceli's in Studio City.

    If you want to come all the way to Granada Hills, Casa di Pizza is kind of a kick. It's been around since the early sixties, and is a living shrine to Frank Sinatra. The place is covered in Frank Sinatra memorabilia, with old Sinatra films playing on the TV. On thursday nights they have performances of Sinatra tunes. The rest of the food is pretty standard, but the pizza is good.

    16161 San Fernando Mission Blvd
    Grenada Hills

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    1. re: MarkC

      Add another Casa de Pizza fan! I found this place a couple months ago and we are hooked! We always do take out, so I can't speak for the waitstaff or ambiance, but the pizza is great. We usually get the Mike's Special. We also like the house salad and the pastas. Take out wait times on the weekends can be up to an hour, so call early!

    2. If you like thick garlic crusts, I like Vincenzo's on Balboa at San Fernando Mission Blvd.

        1. A branch of Joe's Pizza opened up at the Fashion Square in Sherman Oaks last year.

          Its affiliated with the locations in Hollywood and in Century City but not the one in Santa Monica; go figure!

          Probably the best NY style thin crust that I've found in the Valley.


          1. Joe Peeps in North Hollywood has excellent pizza and it's been around for years.

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            1. re: SIMIHOUND

              You won't go wrong with Joe Peep or Miceli's. If you go to Joe Peep's, be careful. Their regular large pizza weighs damn near 10 pounds. Also, they have only a small dine-in area. It's primarily take-out.

              1. My all time fave in the SFV is Tony's Bella Vista in Burbank.

                While I haven't tried anything but the pizza, this is pizza at a level that is truly sublime. The crust is superb with a nice outer crisp that gives way to a soft slightly chewy center, the sauce is rich with a wonderful tang, and the cheese is both piled on generously and with a lovely "pull" to it.

                With pizza like this, there's no need to order a pie with a ton of toppings - just one or two, maybe three at most will do. Any more, and you'll overshadow the wonderful synergy of the crust, cheese, and sauce.

                This is transcendent pizza.

                Tony's Bella Vista Restaurant & Pizzeria
                3116 W Magnolia Blvd
                Burbank, CA 91505

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                1. re: Moose

                  "sublime" "wonderful" and "transcendent" are not three words i think of when i think of tony's bella vista pizza.
                  it's...o.k. at best. and that's a stretch. nondescript, weirdly textured crust and not much taste.

                  people seem to love dino's pizza, on hollywood way and burbank. i don't know why. again, styrofoamy crust and nothing special going on with the sauce, cheese and toppings. it's meh. http://www.yelp.com/biz/dinos-pizza-b...

                  my favourite for italian american style pizza is, to ns1's (at least) bafflement, is little tonys(http://www.yelp.com/biz/little-tonis-...). sometimes they underbake it and it's a miss. sometimes they get it just right and the crust has a nice thin crunch and the sauce is really bright. can be a tad oily.

                  1. re: linus

                    "my favourite for italian american style pizza is, to ns1's (at least) bafflement, is little tonys(http://www.yelp.com/biz/little-tonis-...)."

                    bafflement confirmed.

                2. This place just opened in Sherman Oaks. Supposed to be good.http://www.onthethirty.com/

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                  1. re: MarkC

                    It's pretty good but be warned that this is more along the lines of "designer" pizza -- it's square and has some exotic toppings. I'd recommend the house burger with the fried egg instead, it's to die for. And the truffle fries...

                  2. D'Amores on Winnetka near Sherman Way is my favorite, much better than Barones in my opinion. I also like Mulberry St. in Encino, although it has been many years since I've been there.

                    1. Does not get better than Barones

                      1. Chi Chi's Pizza in Northridge, Simi Valley, or Santa Clarita is hands down the BEST pizza in the San Fernando Valley!! So many variations are delicious but the mushroom & basil is yummy. And the pepperoni and sausage are a fave. The sauce and crust is what makes them a standout for me. Lido's in North Hollywood has the same menu just a different name…I too enjoy Barone's and Casa de Pizza in Granada Hills. And if you want to take a nice drive to San Clemente try Sonny's Pizza, absolutely tasty and scrumptious…second to my number one Chi Chi's!!!

                        1. Pagaliccis. Theres one off of Ventura near Laurel Canyon and another on Coldwater Canyon and Moorpark. Good crisp crust. Huge by the slice.

                          1. Mulberry Street has quite a good thin crust pizza, with locations in Sherman Oaks and Encino, both on Ventura Blvd.

                            1. Santinos on woodman just north of Ventura blvd.

                              In addition to the regular crust they do a square crust that's slightly chewier... Awesome with the clam pie :-)

                              1. My Top 5 for the Valley would be:

                                1) Lido's Pizza in Van Nuys
                                2) Barone's in Valley Glen
                                3) Little Toni's in North Hollywood
                                4) Pit Fire Pizza
                                5) Vincenzo’s Pizza in Granada Hils