7 Pizza Parlors in Nashville That Locals Love

Pizza. It’s the ultimate comfort food. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also quite versatile. Whether you’re hanging out with friends or organizing a corporate lunch meeting, pizza is always a great item to add to the menu! Thankfully, Nashville is filled with a wide selection of pizzerias for you to visit. Check out our list of the 7 best pizza joints in Nashville now!

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1. Two Boots Pizza

Friendly pizza joint located on Music Row

Fill your pizza with all the toppings you could ever want. Image courtesy of Yelp

1925 Broadway | Midtown, Music Row | twoboots.com

Two Boots is a charming and quirky pizza joint located right on Music Row. Outside, you’ll find a bright red storefront welcoming you through its swinging doors. As you enter, you’ll be greeted by smiling staff members and a delightful array of decorations and wall paintings. 

As for the pizza, you can find a wide selection of different pies. Vegan? Two Boots offers 9 different options! Veggie and meat pizzas are also available. Everything from the Animal Collective to the Cleopatra Jones comes loaded with fresh and delicious toppings. 

“We've been meaning to come try this pizza for a LONG time and finally made it! As soon as you walked in they were instantly welcoming. It was just two of us and they explained their options available for slices and then what other options they had on the menu as well. We got three slices of pepperoni and one slice of their "the bird" pizza with buffalo chicken, green onions and blue cheese along with some of their garlic knots. IT WAS ALL GREAT!” - Yelp Review

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2. City House

Popular Italian restaurant known for its pizza and pasta

Hot slices of mouthwatering pizza await you! Image courtesy of Yelp

1222 4th Ave N | Germantown | cityhousenashville.com

City House is another popular spot for enjoying fresh and savory pizza. Catfish, roasted cauliflower, fried bologna, and beans are just some of the more unique ingredients you can find on their award-winning pizzas. 

Thirsty? City House offers a wide selection of cocktails, beer, and wine! If you’re still hungry for dessert, City House also serves an array of sweet dishes like the Lemon Almond Ricotta Skillet Cake and Vanilla Malt Ice Box Cake. 

“I've been eating at City House for six years and it is my absolutely favorite restaurant in all of Nashville. I love their pizza (belly ham is not to be missed), pastas, and Rebecca's desserts (always order the layer cake!) Their covid-19 prevention practices are the gold standard among restaurants. I am so grateful to the staff here for continuing to provide exceptional and safe service to patrons during the pandemic.” - Yelp Review

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3. Bella Nashville

Downtown pizzeria offering a wide selection of special pies

Photo of Bella Nashville - Nashville, TN, United States. Kale and Linguica Pizza
Treat yourself to some Kale and Linguica Pizza. Image courtesy of Yelp

900 Rosa L Parks Blvd | Downtown Nashville 

At Bella Nashville, pizza is their speciality. Every day, the cooks mix a fresh batch of dough made with natural leaven for their pies. Absolutely no commercial yeast is used. Part of the reason why their pizza is delicious is because they use mainly local ingredients. Together, this allows them to bake the perfect pie! 

Guests can order a specialty wood-fired pizza with predetermined toppings or add three custom ones yourself. Artichokes, mushrooms, and pineapples are one of the many delicious ingredients you can add to your pizza! 

“This pizza is really good. It's made fresh to order and baked to perfection. I'm not a fan of wood fired pizza normally but I thought I'd give it a try and I was not disappointed. They meticulously cook the pizza and there wasn't a single burnt edge - the gentleman working the counter was so friendly.  I ordered the Hawaiian (I know - pineapple on pizza... how dare I) it was sooooo good!” - Yelp Review

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4. Manny’s House of Pizza

Prime destination for savory and delicious New York style pizza

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You can choose a variety of different toppings to add to your pizza. Image courtesy of Yelp.

15 Arcade Building | Downtown Nashville | mannyshouseofpizza.com

Since 1984, Manny’s House of Pizza has been the top destination for visitors in need of some good New York style pizza. From transplants to natives, visitors have eventually found their way to Manny’s House of Pizza. Whether you want to try some savory thin crust pizza or thick crust Sicilian, you will be delighted by the appetizing array of options they offer. Manny’s also offers savory pizza rolls, calzones, pasta, and subs! Beer, soda, tea, and lemonade are also available to finish your meal. 

“This is a local family owned pizza shop. I was greeted with kindness as soon as I walked in. The daughter of the owner even brought my dog water as she can tell he needed it. The pizza was ready quickly and was hot! Pizza slices are large and absolutely scrumptious! I honestly could order a whole pie and eat it alone.” - Yelp Review

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5. Nicky’s Coal Fired

Delicious coal-fired pizza, pasta, and more await you at this popular restaurant

Feeling hungry? Head to Nicky’s Coal Fired! Image courtesy of Yelp

5026 Centennial Blvd | The Nations | nickysnashville.com

By day, Nicky’s is a bustling bagel shop. By night, it transforms into a lively pizzeria. At Nicky’s, you can expect to be treated with great service and delicious artisanal Italian cuisine. Coal-fired pizza, housemade pasta, and more await you at this stylish eatery. You can find a wide selection of specialty pizzas on the menu, such as the Classic Margherita, Aces High, and Nicky’s Supreme. A full drink menu filled with cocktails, wine, and beer is also available for your enjoyment. Yum! 

“Nicky's has been one of my go to spots since I've moved to Nashville two years ago. I have watched them grow and adapt to change and everything about them is great. The pizzas range from your classics to innovative collaborations with guest chefs. The pastas are made in house and I honestly have never had a bad one. All of them are great.” - Yelp Review

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6. Five Points Pizza

Cozy neighborhood pizzeria that specializes in New York style pies

Five Points Pizza featured different slices of the day. Image courtesy of Yelp

1012 Woodland St | East End | fivepointspizza.com

Located in the East End neighborhood, Five Points Pizza is a stylish and fun pizzeria known for its New York style pies and refreshing beer selection. The pizzeria’s dough is made from scratch daily before being hand tossed and topped with the restaurant’s signature tomato sauce and housemade mozzarella. Each pizza is then baked on 2” bricks inside a gas-fired deck oven. 

Pizzas can be ordered in 14” or 18” sizes. From the T-Rex to the Rocket Pie, each pizza comes loaded with a variety of savory toppings. Dining with someone who isn’t a big pizza person? Strombolis, are also served at this popular joint.

“In the battle of best pizza in Nashville, Five Points Pizza will ALWAYS be in the discussion. Because of the pandemic, we aren't eating IN restaurants right now. But we are FOR sure supporting local by doing pick up/carry out. Incredible specialty pies, amazing lunch specials, and always great if you have leftovers. (Hey, pizza for breakfast!)” - Yelp Review

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7. Emmy Squared

Detroit-style pizza made from fresh, high-quality ingredients

Image courtesy of Yelp. Pictured above is a deluxe pizza topped with sausage, peppers, and mushrooms. Image courtesy of Yelp

404 12th Ave S | The Gulch, Downtown | emmysquaredpizza.com

The weather in Nashville can be wonderful in the spring. Why not treat yourself to a fun meal outside at Emmy Squared? This popular pizza joint offers a spacious heated outdoor patio perfect for kicking back and relaxing with friends. Their pizza is made with King Arthur Organic Flour and topped with savory sauce and mozzarella. Pepperoni, pickles jalapenos, sausage, and more can be added to your pizza! If you aren’t interested in customizing your pie, you can choose one of their many specialty pizzas instead. 

“This place has really good pizza! We got Zia waffle fries, a tasty starter. We tried the Margarita pizza and added pepperoni. This Detroit style pizza was amazing! Some of the best I've had.  The place had a relaxed atmosphere, not a lot of seating here with social distancing. Definitely some of the best pizza in Nashville.” - Yelp Review

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Finding a delicious slice of Nashville is easy. But picking the right pizza parlor can be challenging. Hopefully, some of these pizza parlors caught your eye. Which one do you plan on visiting next? Let us know in the comments!

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