Have a craving for the best pizza in Boise? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. Whether you’re a local looking for new food spots or just here for a few days while you’re visiting, this is one place where carb lovers will be safe and sound.
Put your game face on; get ready to eat your bodyweight in fresh cheese and chargrilled dough at these seven best places for pizza…
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A legit New York-style pizza in Boise – they keep things simple here and focus on the flavour of the pizza. A classic NY slice or huge 20-inch pie will leave you satisfied.
Guido’s knows not to mess with something already perfect, so you won’t find any whacky ingredients here, just the beloved favourites. Pies are hand-tossed and tasty.
As the name suggests, these pies with huge puffy crusts are very much in the Neapolitan-style of making pizza. They load the centre up with toppings to create a pizza that is absolutely bursting with flavour through every single mouthful.
For something different, go for the Purple Potato & Bacon pie: roasted purple potatoes, candied bacon, fontina, gorgonzola, fresh thyme, and chili flakes.
The Wylder makes “hand crafted, slow batch pizza with soul”. What does that mean, exactly? Well, they serve up amazing sourdough crust pizza. Sourdough pizza has a light, crisp base with a soft, pillowy and slightly crisp crust, made by hand stretching.
The toppings here are just as light and absolutely beautiful. Think: Italian sausage and spicy honey.
Red Bench Pizza is all about old world, Neapolitan style pizza, right in the heart of the Boise. The pizza here is among the best pizza in Boise because of their fresh, local ingredients. The pies here are just like you’d find in Naples, Italy, meaning it’s cooked in a wood-fire oven and made to perfection.
Try the Magic Kingdom, which has goat cheese, roast mushrooms, truffle oil and arugula.
This buzzing spot serves a Detroit-style pizza slice which is utterly unique in its crust. It’s deep-dish pizza but is square-shaped, instead of the usual pie size.
The key to a classic Detroit pie is the deep pans in which the pizzas are baked, which gives it a crunchy crust and soft base, with caramelised cheese on top. The slices taste absolutely incredible and look just as good.
Flying Pie is a super popular local pizza chain that’s been around for more than 40 years and still hits the spot. The pies are huge and come loaded with delicious toppings. They also have some great side dishes – it’s the sort of place you’ll stay on for a couple of drinks with friends.
This funky downstairs pizzeria and bar offers up speciality pies and a great rotating menu of microbrews. The pizzas are thin and crispy and ideal for sharing, which makes it the perfect place to visit with friends.
Can’t choose what toppings to get? The chipotle BBQ pulled pork slice with cheddar and caramelised red onion is indulgent but delicious.