Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta has been a long established family favorite pizzeria in Santa Cruz, California. Original owners Joseph and Sharon Carolla opened in 1979. Current Owner Ernesto Chavez began his career with Upper Crust in 1987, but it wasn’t until May 10, 2004 the Carolla’s asked Ernesto to take over the business. Ernesto Chavez and his wife, Ana Chavez, now see the day to day operations of Upper Crust and enjoy working hard to maintain the same great food and service the restaurant has always delivered. Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta specializes in their own unique brand of pizza – the Authentic Thick Crust Sicilian Square Pizza. They do offer Thin Crust Round, but the restaurant is distinguished for their square shaped and cut pizzas. The dough is prepared in house, fresh daily. The original sauce used for the pizzas is a secret family recipe that keeps folks coming back for more. The pizzas are then baked to perfection in a brick oven. The menu features amazing specialty pizzas, though you may customize your own choosing from a variety of fresh vegetable and meat toppings. Upper Crust’s most popular signature pizza is the Original Meat Combo, featuring sausage, pepperoni, mushroom, onions, and bell peppers. Appetizers, pastas, sandwiches, and soups and salads are offered on the menu as well, along with weekly dinner and lunch specials. Any dietary restrictions? Upper Crust has gluten free and vegetarian pizzas so everyone can enjoy! For their beverage menu, a nice selection of wine and beer is available to peruse, along with soft drinks, juice, coffee, and root beer floats. Dine-in, carry-out, or have Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta deliver right to your door. Upper Crust offers catering services as well for any party or event you may be planning. Next time you find yourself in Santa Cruz, see why Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta is the most popular family restaurant around. You’re sure to end your meal happy, full, and satisfied!
2501 Soquel Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065