When it comes to pizza, one person’s perfect pie is another person’s close but no cigar. H-Town has so much great pizza to offer that whether you love it super crispy and charred or deep dish and gooey, you are sure to find your pizza profile somewhere close. Here are a handful of the city's best spots, as well as an extended list for some more delicious diversion.
Bombay Pizza Co.
Italian pizza with Indian flavors is what you’ll find at Bombay, like Tandoori Chicken, Saag Paneer, and their homemade cilantro-mint chutney. Think it’s too outrageous? Don’t knock it till you taste it! Downtown.
Founded in Dallas, Cane Rosso specializes in signature wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas made with Double Zero flour and house-made mozzarella before being baked in a wood-burning oven crafted from bricks from Sorrento, Italy. Montrose and The Heights.
Coppa’s wood-burning oven is responsible for their delicious signature Neopolitan pizzas that boast a classic char, now a hallmark of their offerings. Rice Village.
Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca
You can only get dinner at Dolce whose tiny, but perfect, menu is rife with nearly twenty crispy, authentic Neapolitan pizzas with toppings like prosciutto, arugula, wild mushrooms, and fresh herbs. Montrose.
The pizza is hand-tossed and the closing time is 3:00 a.m., which means that on weekends after hours, the place is packed and the delicious specialty pies roll out at record numbers.
This real taste of Chicago is worth traveling outside of H-Town’s famed loop. Deep dish heaven is what you’ll find here, and if you want to go old school, don’t miss the Meaty Legend or Chicago Fire Pizza.
Real New York pizza right here in the Bayou City. It seriously doesn’t get much better than Gotham’s scratch made pies made in gas-fired deck ovens that fire away until 3:00 a.m.
La Fresca Pizza
Here you can get pizza to stay or to go. Either way, it’s hard not to fall for the daily-made dough, handpicked veggies, signature marinara, and plethora of toppings from goat cheese to roasted red peppers to artichokes.
If you dream of those giant, fold-over pieces of pizza that NYC is famous for, you’ll love Pink’s. and in the Houston Gayborhood, it’s considered a tried and true tradition.
This casual pizza joint comes to H-Town from New Orleans with traditional pies graced with clever combos, including garlic herb sauce, mozzarella, roasted garlic sun dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, and fresh spinach (the Mediterranean) and marinated chicken, prosciutto and spinach (the Saltimbocca).
Looking for more pizza to explore? Fear not, here are more options for finding your perfect pie.