Best Richmond pizza in Virginia

The 7 Best Pizzas In Richmond

Cheesy bread, vegetable-laden pies and crisp pepperoni slices just hit the spot sometimes. Whether you prefer a thin, crisp crust or a soft hand-tossed pizza, these are the best pizzas in Richmond, Virginia to try.

Don’t forget to order a craft beer alongside a pizza polished off with your favourite toppings.

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1. Bottoms Up Pizza

This long-time Richmond favourite serves pizzas, salads and burgers as well as American starters such as chicken wings, garlic bread and nachos. This is a great solution for those with dietary restrictions as the restaurant offers a gluten-free crust as well as vegan cheese.

Order the Goat in the Garden pizza for something light and fresh to eat on the enclosed patio.

The 7 best Richmond pizzas in Virginia

2. Mary Angela’s Pizzeria

This intimate, casual Italian restaurant serves all of the classics. Pizza, pasta, subs, salads and more make up the menu here. Their pizzas are Sicilian- and New York-style with staple flavour profiles on the menu, though plenty of toppings are available.

There are also gluten-free pizzas here as well as calzones and rolls for those who want something a little different from a regular pie. You can’t go wrong here.

The 7 best Richmond pizzas in Virginia

3. Pupatella

If you’re searching for great Neopolitan pizza, this is a great place to stop by. There are happy hour food and drink specials which are worth exploring. Try the Chorizo pizza from the red pizzas menu, and start with anything from the friggitoria section of the menu, which are fried starters typically found in Naples. Arancini is always a solid pick.

The 7 best Richmond pizzas in Virginia

4. Belmont Pizzeria

This is a perfect place for a quite bite or pizza on the go. This counter-service storefront makes Sicilian-style pizza and sells it by the slice or by the pie. Order a slice of Eggplant Siciliano and take a seat at the window.

The best Richmond pizza in Virginia

5. The Hop Craft Pizza&Beer

This late-night food option is part beer store, part pizzeria and brew bites restaurant. It’s the perfect one-shop stop for a Friday night movie at home. They have American appetisers, salads, sandwiches, calzones, pizzas and dessert to top it all off.

Pick up your favourite six-pack and the meat-laden #1 Stunna as well as a Vegan Girlfriend for the vegetarian in your life.

6. Pizza&Beer of Richmond

PBR, or Pizza&Beer of Richmond, makes craft brick-oven pizzas as well as grinders, baked pastas and salads. For an elevated, light pie that pairs well with a pale ale, order The Jam, which features fig jam, prosciutto, arugula and mozzarella. Try the cauliflower wings from the starter menu too.

7. Piccola Italy Pizza&Subs

This local favourite is casual and serves a full Italian menu. There’s a full bar too, so that Apérol spritz isn’t off the table on any given night. Choose from salads, subs, classic American starters, a range of pastas, strombolis and calzones.

The pizzas are made in both New York and Sicilian fashion. Keep it classic with a Sicilian cheese pizza.

Molly Harris

Molly Harris is a freelance travel journalist dividing her time between the United States and the Western Balkans.

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