Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Gialina

2842 Diamond St. (Kern Alley) Send to Phone
415-239-8500 | Menu
The pizza-tossing pride of Glen Park, a family-friendly village sliced in half by I-280.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.5 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Gialina Restaurant Review

: It's all about the pizza at Gialina. Though the changing cast of seasonal starters includes under-salted padron peppers engorged with goat cheese; a balsamic-flecked speck-and-melon platter featuring crunchy, ice-cold wedges of Charentais; and rich polenta veined with swirls of melted Gorgonzola, these dishes are only a prelude to the real reason diners flock here: The Pie. The crust is dark, gnarled and notably crunchy-thin on the bottom, a foil to all manner of sweet, salty, creamy and spicy toppings. The Atomica boasts tomatoes, mushrooms, chilies, red onion and mozzarella. For those looking for something more unusual, there's a pie topped with lamb sausage, young greens, spring onions, goat cheese and yogurt, or one with nettles, mushrooms, pancetta and provolone. Take-out customers --- a sizable portion of this tiny restaurant's business --- must limit their order to five pizzas. Gialina's doesn't take reservations and waits can be long so plan accordingly.

User Ratings & Reviews for Gialina
 
Discover new San Francisco restaurants like Causwells
BE IN THE KNOW
New Restaurants in San Francisco
Find all the San Francisco/Bay Area restaurants that have opened recently with GAYOT's round-up.

See What's New in San Francisco!



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2015

Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.