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The San Francisco Calzone Map

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Ah, the elusive calzone. A mainstay of East Coast pizzerias, it may seem like San Francisco just hasn't caught on to the folded pizza's mysterious allure. Less trendy than thin-crust, less contentious than deep-dish, the calzone merely is. And therein lies its charm. But where to seek out the humble hot pocket? We've got you covered with a city-wide map of your calzone options.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Tommaso's Restaurant

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1042 Kearny St
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 398-9696
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Tommaso's storied history is entertwined with that of the calzone, which they've had on the menu since the spot was called Lupo's. Try to Calzone Imbottito with ricotta, mozzarella and prosciutto, or the option with mushrooms and sausage.

2. Presidio Pizza Company

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1862 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 409-6672
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This newcomer is aiming for a New York slice shop vibe, and they've got a "pizza pocket" calzone that comes stuffed with a cheese blend, baked with marinara and filled with pizza toppings of your choice.

3. Calzone's Pizza Cucina

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430 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA
(415) 397-3600
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Big surprise: Calzone's serves calzones, boasting six listed options like mediterranean eggplant, creamed spinach, mozzarella & Humboldt Fog goat cheese or Philly pepper cheesesteak with raw milk white cheddar, grilled onions and cherry peppers.

4. Valencia Pizza & Pasta

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801 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 642-1882
Known for their behemoth portion sizes and low prices, Pizza & Pasta is hidden in plain view on Valencia, where it slings calzones the size of a hefty pizza folded in half (there will be doggy bags).

5. Giorgio's Pizzeria

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151 Clement St.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 668-1266
Giorgio's has no problem slinging a selection of calzones, and has the decency to offer them in small, medium, large and XL size increments (think salami and pepperoni; meatball, ham and mushrooms; or chicken with artichokes and feta).

6. Tony’s Pizza Napoletana

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1570 Stockton St
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 835-9888
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Tony's gets a lot of play, but it also gets why calzones should be on the menu, with two simple options that come either baked or fried. Choose between the Manhattan with mozzarella, garlic, meatballs and ricotta, or the Brooklyn with mozzarella, garlic, spinach, and ricotta.

7. Marcello's Pizza

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420 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 863-3900
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Marcello's features a full complement of house calzones, from the Torpedo (Canadian bacon, salami pepperoni) to Wilamita's (meatballs, fresh roma tomatoes, pesto sauce) to Danielle's (rosemary garlic potatoes, broccoli, green onions) and more.

8. Victor's Pizzeria & Restaurant

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1411 Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 885-1660
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This no-frills slice shop offers calzones in "mini", small, medium and large sizes, but beware: if grabbing a solo late-night bite, the mini is plenty for one person.

9. Paradise Pizza & Pasta

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393 West Portal Ave
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 759-1155
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Paradise for calzone enthusiasts, this spot doesn't stint on the calzone options, with choices like four cheese, vegetarian and a "Traditional" calzone stuffed with Italian sausage, ground beef, mushroom, bell peppers and more.

10. Little Joe's Pizza

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5006 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
(415) 333-3684
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Little Joe's calzone is advertised to feed 2-3 people, and it's a consideration worth paying attention to as you choose between the old school spot's regular (sausage, salami, pepperoni), vegetarian (mushroom, onion, olives, green pepper and garlic) or Hawaiian calzones (ham and pineapple).

11. The Pizza Place on Noriega

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3901 Noriega St
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-5752
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If being near the beach stirs your calzone cravings, this spot is here to help, with a choice of 14" or 20" calzones of your choosing. Come hungry.

1. Tommaso's Restaurant

1042 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Tommaso's storied history is entertwined with that of the calzone, which they've had on the menu since the spot was called Lupo's. Try to Calzone Imbottito with ricotta, mozzarella and prosciutto, or the option with mushrooms and sausage.
1042 Kearny St
San Francisco, CA 94133

2. Presidio Pizza Company

1862 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115
This newcomer is aiming for a New York slice shop vibe, and they've got a "pizza pocket" calzone that comes stuffed with a cheese blend, baked with marinara and filled with pizza toppings of your choice.
1862 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115

3. Calzone's Pizza Cucina

430 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA
Big surprise: Calzone's serves calzones, boasting six listed options like mediterranean eggplant, creamed spinach, mozzarella & Humboldt Fog goat cheese or Philly pepper cheesesteak with raw milk white cheddar, grilled onions and cherry peppers.
430 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA

4. Valencia Pizza & Pasta

801 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Known for their behemoth portion sizes and low prices, Pizza & Pasta is hidden in plain view on Valencia, where it slings calzones the size of a hefty pizza folded in half (there will be doggy bags).
801 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110

5. Giorgio's Pizzeria

151 Clement St., San Francisco, CA 94118
Giorgio's has no problem slinging a selection of calzones, and has the decency to offer them in small, medium, large and XL size increments (think salami and pepperoni; meatball, ham and mushrooms; or chicken with artichokes and feta).
151 Clement St.
San Francisco, CA 94118

6. Tony’s Pizza Napoletana

1570 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Tony's gets a lot of play, but it also gets why calzones should be on the menu, with two simple options that come either baked or fried. Choose between the Manhattan with mozzarella, garlic, meatballs and ricotta, or the Brooklyn with mozzarella, garlic, spinach, and ricotta.
1570 Stockton St
San Francisco, CA 94133

7. Marcello's Pizza

420 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114
Marcello's features a full complement of house calzones, from the Torpedo (Canadian bacon, salami pepperoni) to Wilamita's (meatballs, fresh roma tomatoes, pesto sauce) to Danielle's (rosemary garlic potatoes, broccoli, green onions) and more.
420 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114

8. Victor's Pizzeria & Restaurant

1411 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
This no-frills slice shop offers calzones in "mini", small, medium and large sizes, but beware: if grabbing a solo late-night bite, the mini is plenty for one person.
1411 Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109

9. Paradise Pizza & Pasta

393 West Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127
Paradise for calzone enthusiasts, this spot doesn't stint on the calzone options, with choices like four cheese, vegetarian and a "Traditional" calzone stuffed with Italian sausage, ground beef, mushroom, bell peppers and more.
393 West Portal Ave
San Francisco, CA 94127

10. Little Joe's Pizza

5006 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
Little Joe's calzone is advertised to feed 2-3 people, and it's a consideration worth paying attention to as you choose between the old school spot's regular (sausage, salami, pepperoni), vegetarian (mushroom, onion, olives, green pepper and garlic) or Hawaiian calzones (ham and pineapple).
5006 Mission St
San Francisco, CA

11. The Pizza Place on Noriega

3901 Noriega St, San Francisco, CA 94122
If being near the beach stirs your calzone cravings, this spot is here to help, with a choice of 14" or 20" calzones of your choosing. Come hungry.
3901 Noriega St
San Francisco, CA 94122

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