Top Pizza Restaurants in Cupertino, CA Near You

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The best pizza in Cupertino: a local guide

Cupertino is known for thick crust pizza which is a type of pie which, while it originated in Italy, has over the years spread its popularity to all corners of the globe. In its most basic form, normally called a Margarita or cheese pizza, a thick crust pie consists of a chunky dough base covered in tomato sauce and then liberally sprinkled with cheese. When baked the dough crisps up and the cheese melts into the sauce to create a flavorsome combination that's hard to beat. What you will find when being offered a thick crust at the pizzerias in Cupertino is that it'll mostly be more than just a simple cheese pizza. The Cupertino pizzeria chefs are masters at adding tasty ingredient combinations to their pies which turns them into true delights and makes them rank highly on the tasty pizza scale of one to ten.

Best delivery pizza in Cupertino, California

To get the best delivery pizza in Cupertino you need to order from a pizzeria that knows how to combine ingredients to make a great pie and then make sure they deliver it on time. You'll find the Cupertino pizzeria that does both of those things, and more besides to get you the perfect pie, is Via Mama Pizza. Via Mama Pizza has a premises in the Oakmont Square shopping mall on East Homestead Road. Although they do have a small dining area, Via Mama is a pizzeria that mainly focuses on deliveries and take-outs so service is quick. In truth, it may well take you longer to decide which pizza on their menu you want than it will for them to prep and bake it, so don't start dialing the number until you're sure of what you want.

Best takeout pizza in Cupertino, California

If you've been giving your four-legged friend some exercise in Wilson Park, it could quite possibly follow its nose to where you can get the best take-out pizza in Cupertino as it's not far from there. You don't need to have your nose to the sidewalk and sniff your way to Legends Pizza as this Cupertino pizzeria is just around the corner on Stevens Creek Boulevard. Legends Pizza occupies a smart premises fronted by a columned portico and terrace. Inside the décor is eye-pleasingly modern if you're a fan of deep purple, the color not the rock group. You'll be pleased to know that the pies at Legends have more easy on the eye color combinations than the walls. An extra bonus with getting a take-out from Legends Pizza is that you can choose between old world thick crust or traditional Italian thin crust.

Best pizza near Cupertino, California

Palo Alto

If you appreciate the finer things in life, and even if you don't, you'll find Palo Alto a great place to spend the day. For anyone who likes the arts then the Iris and Gerald B. Center for Visual Arts is an absolute must-do. For those who prefer beautiful things that have been crafted by nature rather than those made by man, visiting either the Baylands Nature Reserve or the Portola Redwoods State Park is an unmissable activity. If you want a day away from technology then choose the Portola Redwoods State Park as there's no cell phone coverage there at all. You'll be able to hike in peace along trails that will lead you to an ancient grove where there's a waterfall. You can return to reality with a pizza at Patxi's Pizza on Emerson Street.

San Jose

One of the best places to head for from Cupertino when you have youngsters in the family is San Jose. It's a short drive and there are a lot of interesting things for them to do there. Start the day in the Children’s Discovery Museum, follow that up with The Tech Interactive or the Computer History Museum and they'll be totally mind blown by what they've seen and done. After that it'll be time for some let-their-hair-down fun at the California Great America theme and water park or a more sedate visit to the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo where they'll learn about conservation. When they're starting to get hungry you can get them a great pizza take-out from Bibo's NY Pizza on Bird Avenue.

Coyote

When you want to escape from it all a great place to go is to Coyote which is around twenty miles southeast of Cupertino. You might not want to go as far as heading into the hills of the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve or the Soquel National Forest and you don't need to. Coyote is bordered by the Calero County Park where there are almost five thousand acres of countryside and a reservoir. In the park you can go backcountry hiking through woodlands of California oak and grassy meadows. There are boating opportunities on the lake as well as fishing and water sports to try your hand at. Make a visit to the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum before picking up a pie from Five Star Pizza on Bernal Road on your way home.

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