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21 Pizzas In Los Angeles You Have To Eat Before You Die

21 Pizzas In Los Angeles You Have To Eat Before You Die

While you can argue for days on end about most things, one thing the vast majority of us can agree on is that pizza is one of the world’s best food. Los Angeles Pizza is way tastier than the average, so we wanted to set out and find the best of the best.

After naming the 50 best pizzas in the country, we thought Los Angeles could more than hold it’ own against any city in the world when it comes to great pies. All you have to do now is work your way through the list one by one…

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1. Hollywood Pies – 6116 1/2 W Pico Blvd

1. Hollywood Pies – 6116 1/2 W Pico Blvd

Probably the best Chicago style deep pie pizza outside of Chicago itself. They’ve been around since 2011 and getting more popular by the day. You’ll want to bring a serious appetite – these pies are BIG.

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2. Masa of Echo Park Bakery & Cafe – 1800 Sunset Blvd

2. Masa of Echo Park Bakery & Cafe – 1800 Sunset Blvd

They serve several different types of pizza including a deep dish pie and a special pizza which is wildly popular with vegans. Throw in some amazing salads and a world class wine list, and this is the perfect spot to come with a group of friends.

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3. South End – 2805 Abbot Kinney Boulevard B, Venice

3. South End – 2805 Abbot Kinney Boulevard B, Venice 

Pizzaiolo Mario Vollera turns out rustic pies, crisp-tender sough dough-style pizzas with a lot of Italian cheeses, local ingredients and seasonal products. Their customer base is super loyal; once you taste one of these incredible pizzas no other pie will ever be good enough for you again.

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4. 800 Degrees – 10889 Lindbrook Dr

4. 800 Degrees – 10889 Lindbrook Dr

As the name suggests, 800 Degrees is all about a super hot oven and a pizza than cooks in under 2 minutes. They use only the highest quality ingredients and also have vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Their pizzas are like an explosion of taste when they hit your mouth.

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5. Pizzeria Mozza – 641 N Highland Ave

5. Pizzeria Mozza – 641 N Highland Ave

They have a branch in LA and one in Newport beach if you want a road trip. Pizzeria Mozza is all about the crust, and have put years into perfecting a chewy, crunchy and airy crust. You have to taste it to see just how good it really is.

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6. Tomato Pie Pizza Joint – 2457 Hyperion Ave

6. Tomato Pie Pizza Joint – 2457 Hyperion Ave

They have venues in South Pasadena, Silver Lake and on Melrose Avenue, so you’re never too far from one of their amazing pies. You can eat in, have them delivered or pick up – but don’t be mistaken by the casual decor, this is seriously high end cooking and as good as it gets when it comes to pizza.

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7. Mulberry Street Pizzeria – Sherman Oaks

7. Mulberry Street Pizzeria – Sherman Oaks

They proudly serve the best slice of Authentic New York Style pizza in Southern California, with locations in Beverly Hills, Sherman Oaks, Encino, and Thousand Oaks. The pizza is simple and classic in style but once folded over and in your mouth you’ll be taken to another planet in terms of flavour profile.

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8. Roberta’s – 8810 Washington Blvd, Culver City

8. Roberta’s – 8810 Washington Blvd, Culver City

Probably one of the best known pizza joints in the world from their wildly successful spot in Brooklyn. Not every NYC transplant works when it comes to LA but they have made the transition perfectly and are now wowing pizza lovers on the West coast with their gorgeous classic pies.

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9. Gjelina – 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice

9. Gjelina – 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice

Some of the very best cooking in the city full stop. While the menu is diverse, packed full of treats and utterly compelling we urge you to go with the pizza. The ingredients they source, along with their skilful handling is what makes this place so special. A remarkable pizza.

10. Ronan – 7315 Melrose Ave

10. Ronan – 7315 Melrose Ave

The restaurant is easily visible thanks to the two-story floral mural painted on the side of the building by local artist, David Flores. This husband and wife team have created a pizza that has the perfect spongey crust and is beautifully charred.

11. Pitfire Artisan Pizza – 730 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena

11. Pitfire Artisan Pizza – 730 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena

Pitfire has eight restaurants across the city, yet it doesn’t feel like a chain because entering every single one of them is still like going into local restaurant. The pizza is classic in style and they staff that serves it make it even more special.

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12. Bestia – 2121 E 7th Pl

12. Bestia – 2121 E 7th Pl

The restaurant is constantly winning awards, picking up national press coverage and they even have their own cook book. Some of the dishes on the menu are technically perfect, but to miss out on the pizza would be a sin. The perfect crust, a rich sauce and just the right amount of cheese on this classical pizza. Throw in some of the best service in LA and you are onto an absolute winner here.

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13. Provami – 7407 W Melrose Ave

13. Provami – 7407 W Melrose Ave

A classical Neapolitan Pizza that is served with minimum fuss and drizzled with some of the best olive oil you’ll ever taste. So good you could easily be sitting in Naples eating it rather than in the heart of LA.

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14. Triple Beam Pizza – 5918 N Figueroa St

14. Triple Beam Pizza – 5918 N Figueroa St

This is a completely different concept for pizza where they charge you by the weight. You look at the long pies, show them how much you want with your hands before they cut it and weigh it. A wonderful concept and unique idea, but it wouldn’t work without the pizza itself tasting incredible, which it does.

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15. Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana –  625 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena

15. Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana –  625 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena

They import nearly all their ingredients from Italy, with many coming from the home of pizza, Naples. Add in the fact that their oven is so hot the pizza can cook in under a minute and this is absolutely the real deal. An incredibly authentic experience.

16. Vito’s Pizza – 4708, 846 N La Cienega Blvd

16. Vito’s Pizza – 4708, 846 N La Cienega Blvd

Vito’s does NY style pizza that is served without all the fuss and pomp that so many restaurants insist on. This is just good, honest pizza served by the slice exactly as it should be. Grab a paper plate and use your hands.

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17. PIZZANA – 11712 San Vicente Blvd

17. PIZZANA – 11712 San Vicente Blvd

PIZZANA mixes traditional Italian ingredients alongside the freshest Californian produce from local farmers markets. The dough is superb but it is their inventive, fresh and original toppings where this place really shines. A pizza for the new ages.

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18. Superfine Pizza – 1101 San Pedro St unit F

18. Superfine Pizza – 1101 San Pedro St unit F

Superfine is an homage to the old world’s and new world’s finest pizza-making traditions. They’ve picked their favourite elements from each and bolstered them with the freshness of local produce to create a blended trifecta of deliciousness. Their branding is absolutely on point, with the only thing they do better being the pizza itself.

19. Hail Mary Pizza – 3219 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles

19. Hail Mary Pizza – 3219 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles

Hail Mary Pizza likes to support small farmers directly because more money goes into their pockets, and the end result is produce that makes an incredible pizza. The room is simple and stripped back (but always buzzing), which means the pizza can do all the talking and is the star of the show.

20. Cosa Buona – 2100 Sunset Blvd

20. Cosa Buona – 2100 Sunset Blvd

Cosa Buona’s secret is in the airy yet thick and chewy crust that brings the whole pizza together. Their toppings are super original and the service always fast and friendly. This is what good food is all about. Simplicity and substance.

21. Milo & Olive – 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica

21. Milo & Olive – 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica

Milo & Olive is a neighbourhood bakery and pizzeria that’s open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their breads and pastas are to die for, but the real star of the show is the pizza which has some of the very best dough in the city. Ludicrously good.

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