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
2. Pizzeria Mozza
This upscale restaurant has introduced a new concept of pizza, featuring sophisticated pizza ingredients.
641 N. Highland Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA
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
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,
210 E. 3rd St., Long Beach,
A favorite of vegetarians, this is one of Venice’s most popular and trendy restaurants.
1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd.,
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
At this contemporary yet understated restaurant, the pizza cooks in less than a minute at 900 degrees.
5 W. Pico Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA
8. Mother Dough
Traditional Neapolitan-style pizza that offers some interesting surprises.
9575 W. Pico Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA
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.
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
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
Zagat, September 26, 2013. http://www.zagat.com/l/los-angeles/best-pizza-in-la