Top pizza choices in Mountain View for takeout and dining in

A lot goes into choosing a pizza -- even beyond the question of toppings. But whether you go for takeout or sit-down, thick crust or thin, sauced or bare, you want something delicious -- particularly on National Pizza Day, Feb. 9.

Fortunately, Mountain View boasts a number of quality pizza shops to satisfy your craving for a slice or a pie.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pizza outlets, using both Yelp data and our own blend of spices to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture -- or to call -- on National Pizza Day.

1. Doppio Zero

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Topping the list is Doppio Zero. Located at 160 Castro St. in Downtown Mountain View, this local Italian mini-chain, which offers pizza and more, is the highest rated pizzeria spot in the area, boasting four stars out of 793 reviews on Yelp.

2. Napoletana Pizzeria

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Next up is Napoletana Pizzeria, situated at 1910 W. El Camino Real, Suite C. With four stars out of 664 reviews on Yelp, the Neapolitan-style pies at this pizzeria have proven to be a local favorite.

3. Blue Line Pizza

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Downtown Mountain View 's Blue Line Pizza, located at 146 Castro St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Peninsula-based mini-chain, which specializes in options like gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan pies, four stars out of 623 reviews.

4. Maldonado's Pizzeria

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Maldonado's Pizzeria, which offers salads and sandwiches as well as pizza, is another go-to, with four stars out of 481 Yelp reviews. Head over to 615 S. Rengstorff Ave. to see for yourself.

5. New York Pizza

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Last but not least, over in Cuesta Park, check out New York Pizza, which has earned four stars out of 366 reviews on Yelp. You can find its New York-style thin-crust pies at 1040 Grant Road, Suite 310.