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UNCLE Rocco's New York Pizza

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437 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2304
+1 805-884-0994
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been living here for 2 years and it's the best pizza in the area. We tried many others but continue to come back again and again.

Thank georgeSandy
Elk Grove, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

As a New Yorker living in CA, I always look for authentic NY pizza. This place does NOT disappoint. Wish we had eaten Thanksgiving here as our Thanksgiving meal was horrible down the street! Anyway, so yummy! Wish we lived closer.

Thank Erica M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

my partner and I called late evening. hungry. we were not disappointed. pizza hot and tasty. lovely.

Thank enncle
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We arrived really late after going to sequoia national park and every restaurant was closed! So luckily we ended up buying to-go pizza in this place. We had the tomato and basil pizza, really good! The crust was perfect, not very big not very thin.

Thank MelPhUK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Pizza by the slice. Hot and fresh. Not cheap-good. Sports TV. inoffensive music to my ears. Tasty. There isn't much to add, pizza, beer, wine, simple, fast good

Thank ProTraveler54
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Yes, the slices are $6 each for pepperoni, but they are very big slices. Pizza lacked any real flavor, sauce was bland, cheese seems not 100%. But it is "NY" Pizza in California, so that in mind keep your expectations low.

Thank Chris S
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75 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

So one of the benefits of living on the east coast and not the best coast is they have great pizza. Great NY style, thin crust pizza dotted all up and down the eastern seaboard. Where as the best/west coast (I grew up in SD) has the best Mexican food and burgers and beer, and wine and beaches, and vibe... More 

Thank SweetPeaAdventures
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Our third nite in town and had a hankering for gooood pizza. It doesn't get ANY better than this! I thought I'd had the best pizza several times before, bit no.....THIS place has it

Thank NancyBozich
Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

You probably already know that you can spend a LOT of money in Santa Barbara. We were always on the lookout for a quick, cheaper spot for lunch. This place is a cute little pizzeria located in a very convenient spot on State Street. The $3 beers pulled us in, as it was a warm day and we were ready... More 

Thank Stephanie W
Santa Barbara, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

As a pizza lover, this pizza is just ok. Not bad, but nothing I write home about. The sauce was bland, cheese was average. The pepperoni was bland. Crust was pretty good, but a little doughy in the middle. Hate writing mediocre reviews, but they really did not impress me.

Thank Dutchman101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-0994

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