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It’s all in the name here folks, this pizza is seriously delicious. They take classically perfect pizza – fresh dough, tangy sauce and crunchy crusts – and add a unique spin. Think: a Hawaiian pie with sriracha pineapple, smoked ham or toppings such as roast cauliflower.
They use the freshest produce, cook it from scratch and change the menu with the seasons.
Wildwood Pizza is all about delicious flavours and quality ingredients: they use high quality ingredients and make their dough from scratch every day. Funky creations include Porky’s Revenge, with mozzarella, pulled pork, caramelized onion, bell pepper, smoked cheddar and BBQ sauce. Drooling yet?
For authentic Neapolitan pizza in New Orleans, make your way to Ancora. They stick to the principles of Neapolitan cooking so tightly that you could easily be sitting in Naples when eating here. Wash it down with wines from the Campania region of southern Italy, or some hand-crafted cocktails.
It’s all about that perfectly charred dough here… Their crusts are big and spongey and wonderfully chewy. Along with their fresh toppings, this is as tasty as a pizza gets. For something different, try the Lady and the Scamp which has a persiallde base, with stratciatella, fontina, and mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, roasted garlic, shrimp, and garnished with freshly grated parmesan.
Tony’s is a classic American-style pizza joint, where you’ll get an absolutely incredible cheesy pizza feast. Gourmet Italian it ain’t, but that’s what we love. Sometimes only a big loaded pie will do the trick, and there’s no better spot than here.
Choose from local favourites such as Buffalo Chicken Pizza, Hawaii Five-O with pineapple, or Bacon & Blue Cheese Pie at this beloved pizzeria. All pies are baked to crunchy perfection in a stone hearth oven for 30 minutes – it’s not quick, but well worth the wait.
This funky pizza joint serves up American-style, thin crust pies that are easily among the best pizza in New Orleans. Must-eats include the Shrimp Remoulade pizza and the T-Bird Special, which is a serious feast of pepperoni, chicken, sausage, asparagus and peppers. And yes, they do all taste just as good as they look…
This longtime pizza joint has been serving up some of the best pizza in Louisiana since 1976 and is a real local favourite. Thin crust, super cheesy and seriously delicious. Feast on their signature pie with thinly sliced pepperoni, home-made Italian sausage and green peppers. The background tunes retro jukebox music add an extra vibe.
From the hand tossed dough to a tangy sauce made with ripe tomatoes, fresh herbs, and a small kick from Louisiana’s legendary cayenne pepper, Slice Pizzeria is a top notch spot. They have a wonderful bacon and basil pizza, although their classic offerings are also absolutely superb.
This Roman pizza place is the ideal spot to grab a slice on the go. Once slice is the perfect meal; once you taste the freshness of the toppings coupled with that wonderful base you will be hooked for life. Must-eat toppings include the meatball sopressata, zucchini ricotta, potato mozzarella, and muffuletta.
We’re not messing around here, as this pizza really is lit. The pies here have everything you want… Choose from one of their signature creations or go wild with your own pick of toppings. Don’t forget to add on one (or more!) of their finishes or drizzles, which include habanero honey or pink salt.
Make your way to the edge of downtown to this droolworthy pizzeria with a menu full of tempting pies. Magazine Pizza uses only the freshest ingredients for its pizza, with local NOLA flavours shining through. Think: a pizza topped with Louisiana crawfish, shrimp, corn and jalapeño, or one with fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, cilantro, artichoke, pineapple, chili pepper and roasted garlic.
You won’t be able to resist these authentic wood-fired pies – with a light and fluffy base this is easily one of the tastiest spots for pizza in Louisiana. Want a pie that packs a real flavour punch? Go for the Colligan Bianca, with parmesan, taleggio, salsa bianca, blue oyster mushrooms, arugula and guanciale (cured pork cheek).
This popular pizza joint in Hammond is the place to go to when you want a classic, Italian-American pie. These are the kind of pizzas you want to eat every single weekend – and when they’re as good as NOLA Pizzeria’s, we won’t blame you if you do.
This hole-in-the-wall pizza spot in the French Quarter is a popular haunt for slices late at night (or indeed, any time that pizza craving hits). Pies here are loaded with all sorts of tasty toppings and covered in ooey, gooey cheese for an instant flavour hit.
If you’re in the mood for a droolworthy slice of pizza and fun surroundings, Red Zepplin Pizza never disappoints. They specialise in thin-crust pies as well as craft beer, with over 35 brews to choose from. As for those pizzas? Bubbling cheese, fragrant salamis and a great crust = pizza heaven.
Think you can’t get proper deep dish pizza in Louisiana? Think again. Midway Pizza gets it right time and time again with their deep crust and flavoursome toppings. Rich tomato sauce, doughy crusts and creamy mozz combine for a pizza you’ll be dreaming about long after the last slice is gone.
Open since 1971, Dean-O’s Pizza is a pizzeria with a cajun twist that has made a name for itself with its made-from-scratch sauces that use their own patented blend of spices and pies baked in oldschool brick ovens. Freshly cooked, super cheesy and nicely priced, it has all the essential ingredients for a beloved local pizzeria.
You’ll find this superb pizza place in a few locations across the state, including Covington and Baton Rouge. Their pies are thin and crispy 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 neighbourhood restaurant is centered around its wood-burning pizza oven, which churns out those famous pies. Their pizzas are cooked in minutes and delivered to the table piping hot and looking divinely charred. With a focus on local and organic ingredients, you can always expect the food here to be of super high quality.
Pizza Village’s unique “cracker crust” and cajun flair gives it an extra edge when it comes to choosing where to go for a pizza feast in the area. Their pizza is served on the thin and crispy side and absolutely piled high with toppings. It makes it perfect to fold each slice in half and enjoy the sheer delight of the explosion of flavours in your mouth.
One of the state’s top pizza joints, this badly-kept secret proves that pizza this delicious needs to be shared. Lighthouse Pizza is a funky restaurant that has great pizzas, with chewy crusts and a rich tomato sauce.
Wash it all down with their great selection of beers (or daiquris!)
The key here at PizzaRev is the combination of seriously good dough, a rich tomato sauce and some seriously high quality cheese. With pizza this good you really don’t need to overcomplicate the toppings. Keep it simple and enjoy every single bite.
Pizza Shack is a local, family-owned restaurant that has a great selection of comfort food dishes, but take our advice and focus in on the pizza. The bases are nice and crisp and come with classic toppings. Along with great service this is not a place you are going to want to miss.