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Little Star Pizza

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400 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3415
+1 415-551-7827
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

If you like Chicago pizza, this is the best. As a Chicagoan I can say that it's the best. I prefer thin crust but this truly is Chicago finest. Staff is great. There is a 3% surcharge which pays for the employee's insurance. Way to go Little Star.

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Thank Mary K
McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States
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127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We tried the deep dish and the thin and crispy chicken pesto. The chicken pesto was amazing. The deep dish was good, just a touch too many what seemed like can tomatoes and not quite enough seasoning. Service was prompt but got off to a rocky start because it took a bit to be acknowledged. Food came out relatively quickly... More 

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Thank Kelly F
San Francisco, California
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My quest for the perfect pizza led me to the Mission, specifically to Little Star. Little Star offers both thin crust and deep dish style pizzas. Whenever I am in the mood for deep dish pizza its always a toss up between Patxi's and Little Star. Now what makes Little Star different from Patxi's is the crust. You can taste... More 

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Thank SasMonti
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had plans to go to Little Star but Divisadero was a little out of the way for us. To our delight, we accidentally stumbled upon this branch on Valencia St and although we'd just eaten a little bit of lunch we popped in anyway and sampled their 'personal size' deep dish pizza. Absolutely delicious!! Really yummy fillings and the... More 

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Thank Natalia L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Being a New Yorker, I have a strong preference of thin crust over deep dish. This place has both but I can definitely recommend the thin crust. We got the white pizza. Great beer selection also.

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Thank Global-EXEC-Travel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I have had lots of deep dish in Chicago , and this rivals the best of them. Try the little star- wow. Great thin crust also. It's the cornmeal.

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Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We went at about 9pm on a Wednesday and it was pretty busy. We order the classic and metranian deep dish pizza. They have beer and wine too. Everything tasted fresh and high quality ingredients.

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Thank Elizabeth H
Paris, France
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335 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

My title says it all- this place is a staple and once you eat here, you will come back over. And over. Excellent pizza. Even better deep dish.

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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Don't mess about and order the deep dish pizza. I'm not a fan of pizza crust but this one was crispy, delicious and not greasy at all! Not a big eater as well but inhaled my share of the pizza. Definitely a must-go!

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Thank Restria F
San Mateo, California
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

A local fav for deep-dish and thin crust pizza. The last time I went was with an expatriate living in Paris, visiting "home" SF, and the first place he wanted to eat, was Little Star... apparently pizza isn't so plentiful in Paris~ Our service was friendly, and our pizza was remarkable... it's just that simple.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-551-7827

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

Staying in Mission District

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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