Omaha might be known for its juicy steaks, but there’s also incredible New American restaurants, sushi, and carbs upon carbs – namely, pizza. Omaha pizza choices range from authentic wood-fired pies to greasy, cheesy slices that have been a local favourite for decades.
Us? Well, we love ’em all. Whether you’re in the mood for a Neapolitan-style pizza or just want a quick classic slice to eat on the go, you’re in good hands in this city.
Here’s our pick of the very best pizzas in Omaha – get ready to drool…
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Lighthouse Pizza does ridiculously large pizza slices, not that you’ll be complaining – they taste incredible. It’s popular for their drive-thru grab ‘n’ go, so you can be assured you’ll always have time for a slice from here.
Their Mac & Cheese pizza is the thing of legends.
Inspired by the Italian Pizzeria slices of New York City, this is the closest thing you’ll find to a NYC pie in Omaha. They go above and beyond though, sourcing local and seasonal ingredients when available for artisan pizzas. Specialty toppings include succulent beef, herb ricotta or oyster mushrooms.
The crispy yet chewy crusts here are all down to the dough, which uses a levain sourdough starter and takes a minimum of 3-days to create, using a slow shaping and fermentation process. The huge wood-burning pizza oven is in the heart of the restaurant, so you can see your delicious pies cooked right in front of you.
Since 1919, Orsi’s Italian Bakery & Pizzeria has cooked up fresh and savoury Italian foods for Omaha locals to takeaway, including their amazingly tasty pizzas. Each morning they begin their day by preparing our dough and fresh ingredients for baking, so everything is super fresh.
It’s traditional comfort food at its best – be sure to get the hamburger pizza.
Pitch Pizzeria is a popular choice for a delicious dinner in the city, thanks to its coal-fired-pizza and gourmet toppings. Go for the always-perfect Shrooms pie, with thyme cream, mozzarella, wild mushroom, oven roasted tomatoes, truffle oil, parmesan, fresh parsley or the Marsala, which comes with figs, goat cheese, pear and truffle oil.
There’s also a pizza special each week, so keep an eye out for new creations.
Mama’s Pizza has been a classic spot in since 1970’s, and their Omaha store can go through over 500 lbs of pizza dough a day! It’s safe to say that people really love these pies. They cook the ground beef daily for the most popular pizza, Mama’s Classic Beef Pizza, which comes loaded with freshly cooked beef and their hand sliced mozzarella cheese.
Dante specialises in authentic wood-fired pizza and rustic Italian cuisine, with ingredient-driven dishes that use fresh produce from local farmers. Order at the counter and receive Neapolitan-style pizzas.
The ingredients are the real heroes here. Choose pizzas topped with smoked caciocavallo cheese, Calabrian chiles, salami, and mint or potato and rosemary on a white base.