Louisville is home to tons of great bourbons and strong drinks as a hub for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and pizza is a great meal for soaking up booze. These restaurants make the best pizza in Louisville.
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Set in a former Veterans of Foreign Wars post, this Germantown pizzeria serves pizza by the slice as well as full pies. Naturally, the pizzas are themed after the U.S. military and include more than 10 house pizzas. Build your own New York-style pizza or try The Riveter topped with meatballs, basil, banana peppers and provolone.
Sleek and clean, this industrial-chic pizzeria with a full-bar service turns out coal-fired gourmet pizzas. Crisp-crusted pizzas are stacked high with premium toppings but the house special pizzas are worth trying. The Waverly is a sweet and savoury hit with prosciutto, mozzarella, gorgonzola, parmesan and fig jam.
Bonnie & Clyde’s is known for its unique thin crust, their crispy cracker-like base is a thin-crust pizza lovers dream. The pizza’s here are build-your-own and they have some delicious toppings, dont let the thin crust fool you, you can pack a whole lot of ingredients on their pizzas!
Lupo’s pizza are masters are crust making, the dough has enough chew and char making each bite better than the next! One of their signature pizzas is sting like a bee, it’s topped with soppressata salami and drenched in a sweet and spicy local honey, yum!
A longtime favorite in the Highlands neighbourhood, Za’s tosses great pizzas in part because of the great, basic dough they use. From garlic knots and cheesy bread to the pizzas, the yeasty dough is versatile and delicious. Go on Mondays for half-price appetisers.
Another longtime Louisville standby, this pizzeria offers fast service in a no-frills setting. The pizzas are soft, chewy and piping hot, but the restaurant also makes Italian sandwiches, pasta and salads for anyone looking for something different.
For the real-deal New York-style pizza in Louisville, this straightforward, strip-mall shop is the place to go. Served by the slice or in full, these thin-crust pies go above and beyond expectations.