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The 7 Best Pizzas In Charleston

Are you on the hunt for the best pizzas in Charleston? Take your pick from deep-dish, thin-crust, wood-fired and more with these seven great pizza joints.

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1. The Obstinate Daughter

First up is a Charleston staple right famous for its oysters, craft beer and gorgeous beach location. What many don’t know though is that they also serve some of the best pizza in town. Their Old Danger pizza is a must-try when visiting. It’s a white sauce pizza with dollops of pancetta topped with a runny egg. You won’t find another pizza quite like it!

2. Slice Co.

This family-owned pizzeria is located in West Ashley and brings a little bit of NYC to Charleston with their New York Style pies. They pride themselves on fresh, homemade ingredients and authentic New York pizza.

3. Evo Pizzeria

In the heart of Charleston’s just off Park Circle is our next pizzeria. Fresh, local ingredients and wood-fired pizza are three things Evo does best. They are famous for their craft bakery and slow approach to pizza, relying only on local farms for the freshest cheese, meats and produce.

4. Wood & Grain

Opened in 2017 by Chef Parick Owens, Wood & Grain is known for their handcrafted wood-fired pizzas and a modern, inviting atmosphere. Owens is famous for bringing a global approach to his pizzas with toppings such as soppressata, fennel sausage and even duck ham. We recommend booking a table for date night.

5. Melfi’s

Anyone who has been to Rome will love this pizza joint as thin and perfectly crispy Roman-style pizzas are what they do best. This classy, clubby and intimate Italian eatery is perfect for date nights, dining alone or with friends. You can’t go wrong with any of their items that offer stracciatella. The cheese is homemade in house and to die for. You can find them on King Street.

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6. Indaco

Located on upper King Street, Indaco takes regular pizza crust and cranks it up a few notches with crispy, buttery, always perfectly salted crust on all of their pies. Take your pick from any of their artisan-style pizzas with toppings like apples and honey or classic Margherita.

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7. Crust Wood Fired Pizza

Perfectly spiced meats, stretchy farm-fresh cheese, local produce and crust with a perfect char make up Crust Wood Fired Pizza’s menu. Try their unique butternut pizza made with caramelised onions and squash before being topped with goat cheese arugula and olive oil.

Seafood fanatics will love their crustacean pizza with spicy shrimp, pesto and chilli oil.

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Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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