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Cheeseboard Pizza

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1504 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1517
+1 510-549-3183
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
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San Francisco, California
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to Cheese Board pizza for lunch today. So impressed by the place. Excellent thin crust pizza with four cheeses. There was a long queue but so worth it. Would highly recommend Cheese Board Pizza.👌👍

Thank Lils707
San Francisco, USA
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253 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Cheeseboard (and its Arizmendi independent spinoffs) is delicious, fun, cool, veg, progressive, cooperative. Great pizza, bread, cheese, scones, and other possibilities made, sold, and served by a worker-owned cooperative, which is an alternative to capitalism or perhaps a beautiful blend of capitalism and socialism. Not only do many local people go and eat here, locals brings their out-of-town guests... More 

Thank JDZatSF
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to add that others haven't already. Super delicious gourmet pizza. May not appeal to more mainstream tastes but then it's not a mainstream place. Always crowded but lines move fairly quickly. Great ingredients. Good price. And it's a cooperatively owned company - that means every staff member you see there is a partial owner. Awesome!

Thank BoBo1000
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food - salads are pretty good too. In the evenings there's usually a great atmosphere with live music. I've been going there for 20+ years and never had a bad experience.

Thank W8146BAalim
Bengaluru, India
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177 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have never seen Cheeseboard without a long queue at least up to the sidewalk often beyond . Just one pizza, probably always vegetarian and delicious, it is collect and go if you like, or to tarry within or outside listening to one or the other bands, usually jazz. A local institution greatly loved and visited, and surely a must for... More 

Thank RamSRam
Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting Cheeseboard for over a decade. The pizza is always delicious, fresh, and made from the best ingredients. I love the jazz on the weekends as well. This place has remained among my favorites for years. The line can be intimidating but it moves quickly.

Thank rose0326
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in Berkeley, it would be hard not to shop at the Cheeseboard whenever possible. It's an amazing institution of Berkeley. Warning - there are usually lines for their Pizza of the day around 4-6 PM. But, even the line is entertaining! The shop has cheeses from all over the world, and you get to taste before you buy! The... More 

1 Thank Janice B
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212 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The line was out the door and the place was packed inside (very limited seating) and people were eating outside in various places. You can order 1 slice or half or whole (prices as of November $2.75, $11 and $22 respectively). The line does move relatively fast since there is only one choice of pizza, plus 1 type of salad.... More 

Thank 4va2000
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Berkeley Must... The Pizza, the music, the scene.. love it! Lots of BERKELEY people .. The line might be long but it moves quickly and it's worth the wait.

Thank annahobbet
Rochester, Minnesota
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wondered if waiting in,line down the sidewalk would be worth the wait. Well it was, it's a quirky place for sure! They apparently make one vegetarian pizza option per day. You tell them how many you want and presto they hand you the fully cooked hot fresh pizza. We also purchased the green sauce to add spice! Loads of... More 

Thank MNmoni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-549-3183

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?