Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or a fun meal to share with friends, a great pizza parlor is the go-to for many people enjoying a night out on the town. And when that town happens to be Los Angeles, you can enjoy excellent pizza from multiple restaurants and eateries. Get ready — we’re about to share our picks for the best places to get pizza in Los Angeles.
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Enjoy mouthwatering pizza pies loaded with plenty of toppings and cheese at Pizza Next Door. Image courtesy of Yelp.
806 W. 8th St Unit B | Downtown/ pizzanextdoor.com
Founded by two brothers, Pizza Next Door has been delighting Los Angeles with its pizza since 2005. This place boasts pizza made with fresh ingredients with double the usual toppings and cheese you’ve come to expect. You’ll find all your favorites here, including pepperoni and meat deluxe, as well as BBQ Chicken and more exotic styles like the Avocado Pesto Pizza. You can even order New York Style Pizza — although considering this pizza parlor is located in downtown LA, you might want to try a more local flavor.
“This place has amazing pizza, toppings are loaded, the taste is incredible with super friendly service. It’s located in downtown LA. Must go if you in downtown!” — Yelp Review
Your pizza is made with care at Pizza Buona. Image courtesy of Yelp.
922 N Alvarado St. Ste C | Echo Park/ pizzabuonala.com
Located in Echo Park, Pizza Buona has taken pride in producing high-quality, handcrafted pizza, pasta, and bread since 1959. All the pizzas made here are made from scratch using recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. You’ll also enjoy quality service and many vegetarian options. If you’re in the mood for some fine Italian dining that lets you sample quality linguini, garlic bread, and lasagna as well as mouthwatering pizzas, Pizza Buona should be on your list of dining destinations.
“Everything was made on time, the line wasn’t too long, although they seemed super busy. Owners were nice, family-owned place.” — Yelp Review
Order large pizzas at very affordable prices at Tumby’s Pizza. Image courtesy of Yelp.
1059 Alvarado St | Pico-Union/ tumbys.com
Want to enjoy quality pizza without breaking your budget? Tumby’s Pizza is famous for providing delicious and filling pizzas at affordable prices. Create your own customizable pizza pie — available in a variety of sizes with your choice of different sauces, cheese, vegetables, and other toppings. Or visit their website to see what type of specials they’re offering, as well as any specialty pizzas, like their BBQ Chicken Pizza. And don’t forget to add your favorite appetizers, including breadsticks, cheese sticks, garlic bread, or wings.
“I dig this pizza joint a lot! Fast and friendly staff. Delicious and affordable food that hits the spot when you’re hungry.” — Yelp Review
Order pizzas with gluten-free dough, made fresh every day. Image courtesy of Yelp.
1321 E Colorado St Ste C | Glendale/ pizzaboy.us
Pizza Boy is known for offering pizzas with gluten-free dough, prepared fresh every day. You’ll find many different types of crusts here, including vegan, gluten free, whole heat crust, cauliflower crust, broccoli crust, sweet potato crust, and even beet crust. And you can choose from 73 different toppings. While the prices here are higher than some other pizza parlors, many customers swear by the quality of the food.
“Incredibly impressed with the options and quality of food here. Great customer service and reasonable prices for the value. I went in with low expectations and was very happy with the vegan keto pizza I ordered.” — Yelp Review
Customize your orders at Pizza Go. Image courtesy of Yelp.
4200 W 3rd St | Koreatown, Wilshire Center/ lapizzago.com
If you love a lot of toppings and variety with your pizza, you’ll want to try Pizza Go, which offers both classic and unique pizza styles. Order a Meat Eater Pizza, Ranch Chicken Pizza, or Hot Hawaiian Pizza. Or, if you want to try something more different, go for the Sweet Potato Pizza. You can even combine flavors by ordering combination pizzas that let you split your orders among your party. Pizza Go also offers vegan options and many vegetarian options. And don’t forget the hot wings, garlic & cheese bread, and garlic dipping sauce.
“Literally my favorite pizza!!! Soooo good I love how it’s not too salty and it’s just perfect.” — Yelp Review
Devour a homestyle sausage and pepperoni pizza at Slicey’s. Image courtesy of Yelp.
3627 W. Pico Blvd | Arlington Heights/ sliceys.com
Located in Arlington Heights, this pizza parlor offers a delicious assortment of salads, spicy wings, and — of course — delicious pizzas. Try their specialty dishes like the Flyin’ Hawaiian or Finger Lickin’ BBQ Chicken. Meat lovers will want to sample the Carnivore with its assortment of sausage, ham, pepperoni, beef and chicken — but vegetarians won’t be left out either, thanks to the Herbivore which boasts a delectable blend of organic spinach, mushrooms, red onions, and tomatoes. Still craving more? Order their Churros as a dessert!
“This place is a Gem. The pizza is so good and I’ve had some of the best all over the world. They have that ‘mom and pop’ type vibe and taste.” — Yelp Review
Enjoy a gluten-free cauliflower crust pizza at Ameci Pizza & Pasta! Image courtesy of Yelp.
10847 Los Alamitos Blvd | Los Alamitos/ amecilosal.com
Established in 1997, Ameci Pizza & Pasta has a full menu of pizza, pasta, subs, and salads for every palate. Popular dishes include the Meat Lover Pizza, BBQ Chicken Pizza, and Meat Lovers Calzones. But don’t let these names make you feel Ameci only caters to pepperoni and sausage lovers. You’ll find several vegetarian pizza options here as well, like the Very Very Veggie. Plus, you can order your pizzas on gluten-free cauliflower crusts. Come see what the locals (and tourists) are raving about by stopping in or ordering out.
“Everything at Ameci is consistently great. Ordering for delivery is a breeze and the food always arrives hot.” — Yelp Review
There’s a pizza for everybody’s preference at Lucy’s Pizza & Burgers. Image courtesy of Yelp.
624 E. Colorado St. | Glendale
If you like a great tasting lunch, Lucy’s Pizza & Burgers has what you’re looking for. As its name indicates, you’ll find cheeseburgers and margherita pizzas here — along with Greek salads, wings, sandwiches, and calzones. Other signature favorites include the Lobster Ravioli and Shrimp Alfredo Pizza. Owned by a chef with more than twenty years of experience, Lucy’s Pizza & Burgers gives you plenty of choices to keep your taste buds happy.
“My favorite pizza spot in the area! Great tasting and is open later than most restaurants plus the customer service is always on point.” — Yelp Review
Treat your taste buds to a deluxe/supreme pizza from Pizza Bandit. Image courtesy of Yelp.
6201 Whittier Blvd | Los Angeles/ pizzabanditla.com
You’ll find plenty of delicious pizzas at Pizza Bandit — along with hot wings and chicken strips. A family-owned business based in East Los Angeles, each pizza produced here is made to order. Local favorites include the Pastrami Pizza, Santa Fe BBQ, Mexican Pizza, and Hawaiian. Pizza Bandit also offers some fun twists, including heart-shaped pizzas for Valentine’s Day and date night. Personal size pizzas are also available, and you can choose from a traditional selection of toppings including pepperoni, ham, sausage, black olives, bacon, and green peppers. Plenty of vegetarian options are also available.
“First time trying their pizza. Ordered the veggie and loved it! Great flavor, perfect crust size.” — Yelp Review