SIX OF A KIND: PIZZA - SLICE OF HEAVEN by Michael Bauer
"If you want the perfect definition for a hole-in-the-wall, Gioia is it. There's a carryout counter and room enough for six stools."
PIZZA FRIDAY: GIOIA by Michael Bauer
"I received scores of nominations for the best pizza places around the Bay Area, but most frequently mentioned was Gioia, a hole in the wall in Berkeley near the famed Monterey Market."
A SLICE OF BROOKLYN IN BERKELEY
"...Will Gioia is recreating the pies of his youth. His extra thin crust, crisp from center to edge, cracks when you bend it, and the toppings are applied judiciously..."
NEW YORK PIZZA FINDS A HOME IN BERKELEY: GIOIA - 5 out of 5 forks
"The mushroom pizza I'm devouring in my car is the perfect blend of New York and Bay Area."