It's one of America's favorite foods. Whether it's thin crust, deep dish, Chicago-style or anything in between, we scoured Austin restaurants to find the best pizza pies in town. Thankfully, we’ve compiled that list for the best pizza in Austin to make it easy for you. Enjoy!
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Want a taste of where American-style pizza began? Home Slice Pizza offers Austinites large, thin-crusted slices of New York-style pizza. If you want to fold a classic slice in half before taking a Big Apple-sized bite like they do in the city, then Home Slice Pizza is for you.
If you’re looking for a thicker slice of pizza with more surface area, then look no further than Via 313 Pizza. Boasting a rich history of Detroit-style pizza, the brothers Hunt offer excellent, square-shaped pies out of their restaurants and trailers all over Austin.
Perhaps you’d like your pizza to come with an award-winning pint to wash it down. If so, look no further than Pinthouse Pizza. Their hand-crafted pizza is made with quality, sustainability-oriented ingredients, which has led to some truly artisanal pies.
Pieous is a family-run shop that just reopened last month after the owners took a well-deserved vacation. Fans of Pieous are truly devoted, and often make long trips just to have some of their delicious homemade food. Even Guy Fieri of Food Network fame is a fan! You can’t go wrong with a slice of crispy pepperoni pizza from Pieous.
The Backspace provides a classy environment to enjoy fresh Neapolitan pizza. With a cozy environment and Italian atmosphere, you can enjoy a classic slice in the style that the chefs in Naples intended.
Don’t let the humble name fool you! Little Deli and Pizzeria specializes in excellent New Jersey-style pizza to complement their wide array of New England deli food. Come for their slice of the day, or one of their hearty calzones (calzones are basically folded-over pizzas with extra cheese, right?).
East Side Pies is a wholesome establishment that puts heavy emphasis on their role in the Austin community and on their quality-sourced ingredients. Their Chicago-style pizza is out of this world, with their 100% whole milk mozzarella making for a creamy and delicious slice. Plus, they can cater to those of us who are gluten-free or vegan!
Want a little more customization in order to make the perfect pie for you? Look no further than MOD Pizza; they offer 30+ toppings in any combination you can imagine. While they have plenty of preset ingredient combinations you can choose from, MOD encourages you to make your own pizza for your own tastes. The best part? Pizzas are sold at a set price– regardless of what ingredients you pick.
Bufilina is a hot location to enjoy your pizza on any weekend, but on National Pizza Pie Day the demand for seating is likely to skyrocket. If you want to enjoy their Neapolitan pizza this weekend, make sure to book your reservation now!
Maybe you like Neapolitan pizza but are looking for a more down-to-earth or chill atmosphere. If this sounds like you, give 40 North a try. Served from a friendly neighborhood location near Duncan Park, the pizza here is of high quality and the atmosphere is relaxed. What’s not to love?
This is as authentic as it gets; fresh, hand-crafted food for any meal served out of a gas station. The humble origins of the meal reflect just how much hard work and care is put into every dish. Be ready to fight the crowd to get your slice!
For a touch of the modern era in your pie, look no further than Marye’s Gourmet Pizza. In a clean pub atmosphere, Marye’s provides amazing pies with quality-sourced ingredients to provide a full dining experience. From pizza to craft beer, or from artisanal desserts to fine wine, Marye’s offers a uniquely local atmosphere to enjoy your meal, with fine service to boot.
For the thinnest, crispiest slice you can find, try Salvation’s New Haven-style pizza. Complimented by the homey atmosphere and emphasis on community, Salvation Pizza offers customers a fresh, wholesome place to enjoy National Pizza Pie Day.