UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant

Drop by at our UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant for an exceptional dining experience fragrant with the fresh ingredients, spices, and herbs brought to you from Naples, Italy. Savor authentic cuisine that gives you an unmatched, unforgettable evening.

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Irvine Authentic Italian

The pizza ovens we use are amazing contraptions created by 3rd generation oven builders with bricks from Vesuvius volcanic earth.



Irvine Fine Ingredients

We bring you the freshest of ingredients from the Mediterranean for subtle flavors and aroma that offer you a treat for the senses.



Irvine Fast and Fresh

Taste the expertise of authentic techniques by which the pizzas are baked in extreme temperatures of 900F degrees for 90 seconds only.



Irvine Serves Tradition

Sample the exceptional taste of Neapolitan cooking methods used by our master pizza craftsman to create traditional Italian cuisine.



Pizza at the University of California, Irvine

The UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant, Pizza 90 is the favorite pizzeria of the students in Irvine. A public ivy with an extensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, the university is located in the Orange County and was one of the three to be set up in California in the 1960’s. The teaching institute also features a research facility and has an affiliated health sciences system. Students attending the university, and residents and visitors in Irvine love the cool funky ambience of Pizza 90 with its warm, lively colors and inviting décor.

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Fresh Pizza at the UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant near you

Visit the UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant and you will be pleasantly surprised to find that we create special pizzas to match your particular tastes. As the expert chefs toss the pizza dough in front of you, you can choose the toppings you like best. We use only the best of ingredients brought in from the farms and gardens of Italy to give you an authentic taste unmatched by any other diner. Savor the yummy cheese, pepperoni, olive oil, wines, and other elements fragrant with the unique climate of the Mediterranean.

Authentic Taste of Italy

At the UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant, we can confidently bring you the original flavors and taste of authentic pizza created by our head chef, Francesco Savinetti. He has trained extensively in the art of creating finger-licking cuisines in the kitchens of Naples, Italy. He now imparts these unusual techniques to the team of sous chefs working under his watchful eye. In addition, we take care to follow the regulations mandated by the Italian governing association, VPN to bring you only the best of Neapolitan pizzas, pasta, and other choice dishes.

Elements of Originality

To add special touches that add aroma and flavor to the food, we have created the same ovens used in Italy over the centuries. At the UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant near you, we have ovens built with bricks made from the earth of the Vesuvius volcano. Crafted by third-generation master builders, these ovens can take the heat of up to 900F degrees. This extreme heat makes it possible to cook your pizzaiolos in 90 seconds flat just like they have always meant to be cooked. We also use high-grade Californian timbers to fuel the ovens that are very similar to the wood of the Mediterranean.

Unmatched Gastronomic Experience

When you dine on pizzas at the UCI (University of California, Irvine) Italian Restaurant close to you, you don’t just enjoy an amazing meal with family and friends; you enjoy a gastronomic journey that takes you to the kitchens of Naples for a genuine taste of Neapolitan cuisine. Savor an incredible meal with servings of craft beer that together created an unforgettable experience. Join us for a fantastic evening out at prices that are surprisingly economical. Visit us at Pizza 90 at our Irvine location and sample the authentic flavors of Italy.