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Pizza for a crowd near Fairmont Hotel [San Francisco]

sbp Jan 27, 2014 03:28 PM

Hi. I'm going to need to ensliceafy about 70 hungry sommeliers prior to the main dinner of a wine event at the Fairmont in San Francisco.

It's to tide them over till later, but I'd like to get them something pretty good and relatively close. Delivery would be a plus. Probably 20 pies.

Any ideas?

  1. Melanie Wong Jan 28, 2014 12:01 AM

    Welcome back!

    The Pacific Heights location of Pizzeria Delfina is a straight shot down California St about a mile and a half. Easy to send someone in a cab to pick-up. No one will argue with your choice.

    Then a little closer and with delivery, Za Pizza. It's also thin crust. It's been a while since I've had one. Hopefully someone can give us an update.

    Closer still at 0.7 miles, Victor's Pizza delivers. It's more of a slice place, and again, it's been a while since I've eaten anything from there.

    1. Robert Lauriston Jan 28, 2014 08:41 AM

      I replied in the duplicate topic and it got deleted.

      You could call Tony's Coal-Fired Slice House, Pizza Orgasmica, Amici's, and Escape from New York about delivery to the hotel.

      Pizzeria Delfina makes small pies only so you'd need more of them.

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      1. re: Robert Lauriston
        sfchris Jan 29, 2014 10:58 AM

        Escape from NY has really gone downhill in the last couple years.

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        davidg1 Jan 28, 2014 08:52 AM

        Escape From New York? Didn't the poster ask for something pretty good? LOL

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        1. re: davidg1
          Robert Lauriston Jan 28, 2014 08:56 AM

          It's pretty good if it hasn't been sitting around.

          1. re: Robert Lauriston
            marilees Jan 29, 2014 09:01 AM

            and especially good after a couple of drinks ;)

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          saffrongold Jan 28, 2014 10:18 AM

          Tommasso's doesn't deliver but it is very nearby

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          1. re: saffrongold
            Robert Lauriston Jan 28, 2014 11:35 AM

            Tommaso's delivers through Waiters on Wheels.

            If you need the pizzas during rush hour, nearby doesn't mean fast.

            1. re: Robert Lauriston
              saffrongold Jan 29, 2014 08:54 AM

              I can always count on you to set me straight, Robert.

          2. sbp Jan 28, 2014 01:51 PM

            Thanks All!!!!!

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              joisey al Jan 28, 2014 02:41 PM

              sbp, try the Nob Hill Café, 1152 Taylor Street. It's a few minutes away from the Fairmont. Unfortunately, no delivery. Enjoy your dinner event!

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                davidg1 Jan 29, 2014 12:46 PM

                I need more than a couple.

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                  OliverB Jan 29, 2014 07:35 PM

                  Tony's delivers but that could get expensive. Call at least a day in advance if you plan to order 20 pies.

                  1. sbp Jan 31, 2014 10:21 AM

                    Once again, thanks to all. We're also considering Del Popolo, since they would essentially come to us. Have heard good things, but I trust CH'ers

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                    1. re: sbp
                      Robert Lauriston Jan 31, 2014 10:37 AM

                      Do you have a spot on private property where they could park the truck?

                      1. re: sbp
                        Melanie Wong Jan 31, 2014 10:54 AM

                        Another mobile option is Casey's Pizza,

                        As RL mentions, finding a level spot for the truck to park could be a challenge.

                        1. re: Melanie Wong
                          Robert Lauriston Jan 31, 2014 11:12 AM

                          Level's another issue. I was thinking of legal. I don't believe the city issues one-day permits for food trucks in that neighborhood.


                          1. re: Robert Lauriston
                            Melanie Wong Jan 31, 2014 12:38 PM

                            The State's rule for mobile vending is 30-minutes in one spot. If its a catered gig, e.g., not selling to the public, then then one just has to adhere to the posted parking limits.

                            1. re: Melanie Wong
                              Robert Lauriston Jan 31, 2014 01:11 PM

                              Interesting. In that neighborhood it would still be quite a trick to get enough spaces in one place to park the truck.

                              Aren't food trucks typically $1500 minimum?

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