Ten Best Pizza Restaurants in Los Angeles

Ten Best Pizza Restaurants in Los Angeles

Are you new to Los Angeles and craving pizza? Overwhelmed by choices?

Here’s a compilation of the top ten Los Angeles pizza restaurants gleamed from several rankings including but not limited to The LA Times and Zagat.

1. Vito’s Pizza

These 18-inch diameter pies are the handiwork of chef Vito Di Donato, who works alone to keep secret the 500-year-old family recipe. Gluten-free option. Take-out, catering and delivery.


846 N. La Cienega Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 652-6859

2. Pizzeria Mozza

This upscale restaurant has introduced a new concept of pizza, featuring sophisticated pizza ingredients.

www.mozza2go.com — delivery and take-out

641 N. Highland Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 297-0101,

3. Masa of Echo Park Bakery and Café

Masa means dough in Spanish and these pizzas feature a two-inch deep cornmeal crust. Pies are slowly baked to maximize flavor. Sauces and dressings made from scratch. This family restaurant is also known as a great place for comfort food.


1800 West Sunset Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 989-1558

4. Michael’s Pizza

Recently selected by Zagat’s as the best restaurant for pizza in the U.S. In this restaurant, their thin crust pizzas are topped with locally grown, organic produce. Known for excellent service and modest prices. Try to avoid the long lines that form during supper.


5616 E. 2nd St., Long Beach,
(562) 987-4000
210 E. 3rd St., Long Beach,
(562) 491-2100

5. Gjelina

A favorite of vegetarians, this is one of Venice’s most popular and trendy restaurants.


1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd.,
Venice, CA
(310) 450-1429

Ten Best Pizza Restaurants in Los Angeles

6. Casa Bianca Pizza Pie

Famous for best Italian food outside of New York City, this classic pizza parlor accepts only cash Avoid long lines at peak hours.


1650 Colorado Blvd.,
Eagle Rock, CA
(213) 256-9617,

7. Sotto

At this contemporary yet understated restaurant, the pizza cooks in less than a minute at 900 degrees.


5 W. Pico Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 277-0210


8. Mother Dough

Traditional Neapolitan-style pizza that offers some interesting surprises.


9575 W. Pico Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 277-0210

9. Mulberry Street Pizzeria

Huge pies with paper-thin crust, these pizzas are known to be some of the best outside of New York City.


5 locations:
347 N. Canon Dr. Beverly Hills
240 S. Beverly Dr. Beverly Hills
15136 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks
17040 Ventura Blvd. Encino
1655 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks

10. Olio Pizzeria

General consensus is that this Los Angeles restaurant serves up an amazing pizza. Avoid peak hours.


8075 W. 3rd St. #100
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 930-9490

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List compiled from the following articles and websites:

Gold, Jonathan. February 7, 2014. The LA Times Food, “A Pizza for Every Persuasion”. http://www.latimes.com/food/la-fo-gold-20140208,0,5565470.story – axzz2zBAkuHqH

Guest of a Guest. “Top 10 LA Pizza Spots”. January 8, 2014. http://guestofaguest.com/los-angeles/restaurants/celebrate-national-pizza-week-at-our-top-10-la-pizza-spots

The Huffington Post. “Best Pizza in LA, According to DailyCandy”. November 11, 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/08/best-pizza-la_n_4241466.html

The LA Eater. “A Handy Guide to 25 Iconic Pizzerias in LA”. March 17, 2014. http://la.eater.com/archives/2014/03/17/a_handy_guide_to_25_iconic_pizzerias_in_los_angeles.php

Trip Advisor. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g32655-Los_Angeles_California.html

Zagat, September 26, 2013. http://www.zagat.com/l/los-angeles/best-pizza-in-la

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