Eat Local Pizza in New Orleans

Photography By Matthew Noel | Last Updated September 22, 2015
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The pizza renaissance in New Orleans has given us a fair shake of options to quell any slice craving, whether you're into crackly-crusted wood-fired pies or deep-dish dough bombs. These pizzerias score for holding true to the classic tenets of great pizza (that perfect ratio of cheese, a toothsome crust, killer toppings), and still manage to put a distinctly New Orleans stamp on the genre. 

Mid City Pizza

Why We Love It: What Mid-City Pizza lacks in national recognition from the pizza cognoscenti it more than makes up for in local street cred. Case in point: if you order right, these folks scatter your pie with...
|4413 Banks St., New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 483-8609

Pizza Delicious

Why We Love It: No matter how much best-NOLA-pizza press they’ve gotten, owners Michael Friedman and Greg Augarten are always around throwing pies in the kitchen, and it’s been a blast watching these dough boys...
|617 Piety St, New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 676-8482

Naked Pizza

Why We Love It: We are staunch supporters of any and all efforts everywhere to make one of our favorite hand-held "junk" foods healthy. That, and we love any excuse to throw the word "naked" around. This ambitious,...
|6307 S. Miro, New Orleans, us
|(504) 865-0244

Domenica Restaurant & Bar

Why We Love It: Located in the historic Roosevelt Hotel, Domenica is where New Orleans goes downtown for rustic, wood-fired pizzas, along with some of the best regional Italian food in the city. You’ll find unique...
|123 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 648-6020

Ancora Pizzeria and Salumeria

Why We Love It: Ancora’s custom-made 6,000-pound, $16,000 wood-burning pizza oven built by a third-generation Neopolitan oven-maker got more attention than the pizza when they first opened in 2011, but this Freret...
|4508 Freret St., New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 324-1636
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