The 7 Best Albuquerque Pizzas

The 7 Best Pizzas In Albuquerque

Have a craving for the best Albuquerque pizzas? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. The city has an incredible food and drink scene: burgers, cocktails and of course, coffee.

Whether you’re a local looking for new food spots or just here for a few days while you’re visiting New Mexico, 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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1. Golden Crown Panaderia Neighborhood Bakery

This unique father-son pizzeria has some fairly unusual crust choices that make it special. Try a new pizza creation with a choice of blue corn crust, New Mexico green chile crust, or peasant crust and discover a pie variety you never knew existed.

It’s full of flavour and will instantly make you a lifetime fan of this place.

Golden Crown Panaderia Neighborhood Bakery

2. Amore Neapolitan Pizzeria

Amore is the city’s only certified Neapolitan pizza restaurant, serving up all-fresh, all-natural, pizzas. The crusts are super fluffy, chewy and topped with premium Italian ingredients.

Go for a classic Margherita or shake things up with a New Mexico version: tomato sauce, crushed Hatch red chile, Italian salami, house-made mozzarella and Pecorino Romano cheese.

Amore Neapolitan Pizzeria in Albuquerque

3. Farina 

This wood-fired pizza comes with a perfectly-charred, crispy crust and responsibly-sourced toppings. Think creamy goat cheese, broccoli, and gourmet Parma ham that was cured at Farina’s in-house charcuterie. 

There’s gluten-free bases available; be sure to order the creamy gorgonzola dipping sauce. You won’t be able to eat pizza without it ever again!

Farina Pizza

4. Dion’s

Dion’s is a real local favourite – known for their ranch dressing that’s become pretty famous in the area and beyond. Order a large pizza with pepperoni and green chile and finish the perfectly-chewy crust by dipping it in the green chile ranch dressing.

Dion's Pizzeria in Albuquerque

5. Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza 

One of the city’s original wood-fired pizzerias and first local microbreweries, you can’t go wrong with a pie here.

The wood-fired pizzas vary from the Margherita to gourmet-inspired toppings such as goat cheese, fiery shrimp or roasted chicken. Feel like something different? Order the Motorino: alfredo sauce, spinach, artichoke hearts.

Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza 

6. Brickyard Pizza

25 beers on tap and huge slices of pizza – what more could you possibly ask for? Brickyard Pizza has everything from personal pies to huge, deep dish pizzas.

P.S. While they’ve lots of great of menu items, they are famous for their Blue Ribbon Special. A huge slice of cheese pizza and a PBR for only $4.75. The perfect combination.

Brickyard Pizza in Albuquerque

7. Saggios

This pizza joint is a family-owned and run pizzeria that does deliciously cheesy pies with thick crusts and a nice and doughy base. It’s a great family restaurant, with great value food and big portions to fill hungry bellies.

It’s a fun spot: the front and side-panel of a Mercedes Benz serves as a sidebar and soda fountain.

Albuquerque pizzas
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Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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