Top 5 Pizza Restaurants in Columbus, Ohio

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Few foods are quite as crowd-pleasing as pizza.

Whether you're looking for somewhere to dine with your family, enjoy sampling different styles of pizza everywhere you go, or you're looking for a spot to treat a friend to, you can never go wrong with pizza.

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Columbus, Ohio might not have its own signature style of pizza, but that doesn't stop the locals from serving up some great pies. From wood fires thin crust to cheezy deep-dish, there's no shortage of great spots to choose from. If you're looking for the best pizza in the area, keep reading to learn the top 5 pizza restaurants in Columbus, Ohio.

1. Goremade Pizza

Wood-fired pizzas made from scratch with locally sourced ingredients

Image courtesy of Yelp.

936 N 4th St, Columbus, OH 43201 goremadepizza.com

Goremade Pizza was inspired by a Sunday tradition among a group of friends. Looking to feed a crowd but working on tight budgets, the friends decided to each bring toppings, which they added to fresh-made pizza crusts. This resulted in a wide variety of inventive combinations. Today, Goremade Pizza carries on that tradition. Their pizzas are made entirely from scratch, using locally sourced ingredients. While you can build your own pie, we recommend opting for one of their recommended combos for a tasty treat you won't soon forget.

"Yesterday, I went to GoreMade for the first time with some friends and we shared a few pizzas for dinner. Sat on their patio, which is a huge space and has plenty of tables for seating (All of which are spaced out appropriately for covid precautions).The crew there was very accommodating and super friendly.We got the Porkistopheles, Clintonvillain and the Chefs Choice. All of which were delish!! The chefs choice was my fave, they take their local and fresh ingredients that are always in season and combine them for a unique pizza that is spot on. The crust is the perfect thickness, and the size of the pizza is enough to indulge.Supporting local brews and spirits, their bar inside is inviting and showcases the kitchen as you watch the crew create the masterpieces you'll soon eat.This is a hidden gem for Columbus, and our now go-to pizza spot!" -Yelp Review

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2. Dewey's Pizza

Chain restaurant serving up oversized calzones, tasty pizzas, and more

This pizza chain is known for its delicious pies and oversized calzones. Image courtesy of Yelp.

1327 W 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43212 deweyspizza.com

While a chain restaurant isn't always the best choice, in this case, Dewey's Pizza has earned its spot on the list of top pizza options in Columbus, Ohio. This family-friendly restaurant serves us tasty, overflowing pies and giant calzones filled with tasty toppings. The big menu with a variety of pizza and non-pizza options means that there's something for everyone to enjoy.

"This is a great family pizza shop in Columbus.

The dough is homemade and shaped in front of a window so the kids love seeing it tossed.

All the ingredients are fresh. The tomato sauce has flavor! My favorite is the Porky fig, but even the classic pepperoni is delicious.

They have gluten free options. A great beer menu on tap and in the bottle.

All that and it won't break the bank. Every time we are in Columbus, this is a place even my kids beg to go back to." -Yelp Review

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3. Boston's Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar

Chain sports bar serving up tasty pizzas and more

This family-friendly restaurant and sports bar serves up tasty, classic pizzas. Image courtesy of Yelp.

191 Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215 bostons.com

If you're looking for simple, classic pizzas and other sports bar favorites like wings, burgers, and plenty of appetizers, Boston's is the spot for you. While their pizzas won't make it into any foodie magazines, they're filling, cheesy, and can come with your choice of a variety of toppings, so everyone in your family will leave with a full stomach. While there's just one location in Columbus, Boston's is a chain with locations in several other states.

"Love it! It was a cool bar/ restaurant! There were plenty of tvs to watch all your favorite sport events! The day I went they had basketball and hockey on! The place is pretty roomy but they had events going on downtown the day I went! So the bar was packed and we had a a long wait for our table! The food portions was huge and it taste so good! I definitely recommend this place just try to avoid it when there are events going on because they were so packed!" -Yelp Review

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4. Bellacino's Pizza and Grinders

Traditional oven-baked pizzas in a friendly setting

Bellacino's pies are inspired by Old World recipes. Image courtesy of Yelp.

4926 Morse Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230 bellacinoscolumbus.com

When you're in Columbus and in the mood for a cheesy, traditional-style pizza with classic toppings, Bellacino's Pizza and Grinders is just the place. Besides their pies, Bellacino's also specializes in traditional, oversized sandwiches stuffed with toppings, also known as "Grinders." The term comes from World War II-era sandwich shops on the East Coast, opened by Italian immigrants. These affordable, filling sandwiches were a favorite among laborers, or "grinders," and the name stuck to this tasty treat.

"I'm not going to lie, I'm a little embarrassed and sad that it took me so long to discover the deliciousness of Bellacino's pizza. Tucked away in a plaza off of Morse Road, Bellacino's is unassuming and easily missed among all the shops. I finally ordered it for dinner after always thinking "I should try that place." It was SO good! The pepperonis have a little kick and the cheese is not overly greasy which is a huge win. Pricing is pretty standard and they have coupons in the local ad magazines. I look forward to ordering again and trying their baked subs. Yum!" -Yelp Review

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5. Meister's Bar

Corner bar specializing in deep-dish and traditional pizza pies

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1168 Chambers Rd, Columbus, OH 43212

You wouldn't typically head to your local dive bar when you're in the mood for pizza. But if you live near or are visiting the area around Meister's Bar, that's exactly where you'll want to go. While it might not look like much from the outside, this is one of the best-kept secrets in Columbus. Offering both traditional and deep-dish options and a long list of toppings to choose from, their delicious pizzas and friendly service make this spot a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

"Ok, let's get one thing straight.  

Having a good beer selection is good.Having retro beers for $2 is greatHaving affordable craft beers at good price is awesome.

It feels like a college campus bar.  But it's not.  Cool decor, friendly staff, nice out-of-the-way location, and holy crap that is some freaking amazing deep-dish Chicago style pizza!!!  I don't like deep dish Chicago pizza, but I LOVE Meisters deep dish Chicago style pizza.  Great little out of the way place.  It just goes to show you that you don't need an expensive building, valet parking, huge menu and high-end decor to have a great hang out spot.  Yeah, it could use a sweep, some paint, and some bathroom maintenance, but hey.....I'm not holding it against them.  Keep doin' whatcha doin'." -Yelp Review

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From traditional Old World favorites to deep-dish or crispy, wood-fired crusts, you'll find it all in this friendly Ohio city. Whether you're dining yourself or looking for the perfect gift card for a friend, you can't go wrong with one of the top pizza restaurants in Columbus, Ohio! Try one—or all five—yourself to find your favorite!

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