Whether you’re looking for Neapolitan, Sicilian, or prefer a hand-tossed crust, Boston is the city to curb your pizza cravings. With plenty of places around town offering every topping you can imagine (yes, that includes pineapple) the options are endless. Without further ado, here are the 15 best pizza places around Boston.
Pino’s Pizza (Brighton)
Sticking with the basics has worked wonders for Pino’s Pizza over the last 45 years. If you find yourself near Cleveland Circle late night, head to Pino’s and refuel.
Stoked Wood Fired Pizza Co. (Brookline)
Coolidge Corner’s neighborhood pizzeria offers delicious wood-fired pizzas, craft cocktails, and friendly vibes. Grab a seat at the bar and place an order if tables aren’t available.
Pinocchio’s Pizza and Subs (Cambridge)
Selling Sicilian-style slices for the last five decades, Pinocchio’s Pizza and Subs is easily one of the best pizza places around Boston.
Area Four (Cambridge)
Kendall Square’s Area Four boasts hand-pulled mozzarella and dough that’s been fermented for over 30 hours. If it’s good enough for Obama, it’s good enough for us.
Coppa (South End)
Head to Coppa for awesome patio seating and pizzas crafted by two James Beard award-winning chefs.
Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant (South Boston)
Sure, we’ve mentioned Lincoln Tavern before. So it should come as no surprise they’ve earned a reputation as one of the best pizza places around Boston.
Santarpio’s Pizza (East Boston and Peabody)
If you’re looking for a hole-in-the-wall pizza place, head to Santarpio’s. Generous toppings and crispy dough are waiting.
Regina Pizzeria (North End)
Opening in 1926, Regina’s is a North End pizza staple. If you haven’t been, are you even a Bostonian?
Head to Posto for an upscale pizzeria experience. Their menu includes plenty of crowd-pleasing options for pizzas with both red and white sauces.
Ernesto’s Pizza (North End)
Small and friendly are two words to describe Ernesto’s in the North End. Slices are available just be warned they’re massive!
Dragon Pizza (Somerville)
At Dragon Pizza, anything is possible you just have to ask. The menu oozes with creative combinations such as maple bacon cheddar pies and kung pao chicken pizzas.
Max & Leo’s Pizza (Fenway, Newton, Sudbury, and Chelmsford)
Max & Leo’s started back in 2018 by local twins with a love for coal-fired pizzas. Did you know their pies only take two minutes to cool at 900 degrees?
Galleria Umberto (North End)
Galleria Umberto’s hours are limited so make sure you get there early and bring cash. Their $2 slices are worth the wait.
Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown)
If you’ve never had corn on pizza, head to Brewer’s Fork right now and chow down on their street corn pie. Stop by their sister restaurant, Dovetail, for brunch or mid-day snacks before carb-loading at Brewer’s Fork.
Double Zero (Boston)
Vegans can rejoice at Double Zero — a Michelin-rated pizzeria chain that began in New York. Plant-based pizzas are readily available thanks to James Beard-nominated chef Matthew Kenney.