Pizza Pie of Los Angeles

I am a rare one. Not a huge pizza fan, but if you’re like the other 99% of the population, then it’s probably in the top three of your favorite foods. Here is the mega list of where to grab a slice in Los Angeles:

Brownstone Pizzeria
Eagle Rock’s favorite and word on the street is it is as close to NY style pizza you will find in Cali. Take the trip to check it out yourself. 2108 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, 90041; 323.257.4992

Joe’s Pizza
There are multiple locations of Joe’s. This no nonsense spot serves up pizza by the slice. Try the Grandma Pie with special indexmade marinara, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil
topped with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. 8539 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069; 310.358.0900

Garage Pizza
Order up their Garage pizza (ground beef, tomatoes, red onions, pickles & cheddar cheese) or go the total opposite side and go vegan with their vegan cheese and vegan sausage. 4339 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90029; 323.668.1190

Two Boots
This NY pizza place just opened up in downtown LA. Experiment with their Cajun toppings like crawfish, spiced shrimp, andouille and hot coppa). 1818 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90026; 213.413.2668

Tomato Pie Pizza Joint
At this popular Silver Lake and Melrose spot you can order up house pies that are your staple, normally topped pies. Or, gourmet pies in flavors like the Ruthie Swan with Salami, Granny Smith Apples, Gorgonzola & Caramelized Onion on a White Base. 2457 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, 90027; 323.661.6474

Rocco’s Italian Kitchen
This is a great spot to catch any game (plus their happy hour can’t be beat). Their pies are delicious and come in flavors like bbq chicken, buffalo mozzarella, white pies and cheeseless! 6335 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90048; 323.655.0058, and 12514 Ventura Blvd., Studio City; 818.985.9876

Xlixe Pizzeria Pies & Pints
Don’t let the weird name scare you away; it’s pronounced “slice.” Order The Matador with tomato sauce, mozzarella, braised oxtail, roasted red pepper and diced jalapeno. 432 E 2nd St., Los Angeles, 90012; 213.620.0513

Vito’s Pizza
Get bonus points at this solid NY-style pizza joint on La Cienega if you recognize Vito in the back. 846 N La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 90069; 310.652.6859

Village Pizzeria
They have both Sicilian and Neapolitan styles in all their pies. Order the  Village Special with homemade meatballs, homemade sausage, pepperoni, onions, green peppers, mushrooms, olives and anchovies. 31 N Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, 90004; 323.465.5566

Papi’s Pizzeria
A downtown dive with personality serving up their specialty, Zapata Pizza with spicy tomato sauce, mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, chorizo, jalapeños and cilantro. 109 E 8th St., Los Angeles, 90014; 213.623.3588

Masa Echo Park
A Chicago, deep-dish, crispy crust right here in Los Angeles. Order The Quintero (spicy buffalo sauce, buffalo chicken, bleu cheese, celery and mozzarella), The Lucretia (pomodoro sauce, baked chicken parmesan, basil and mozzarella) or create your own with a zillion toppings. 1800 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90026; 213.989.1558

Pitfire Pizza Company
Artisan pizza to the max with pies like The Burrata (Burrata cheese, tomato sauce, wild arugula, caramelized onions, hazelnut and pesto Drizzle) and The Big Sur (Laughing Bird shrimp, marinated tomatoes, roasted garlic, Italian parsley and red chile flake). 12924 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90066; 424.835.4088

Hollywood Pies
This delivery or pick up only place is pretty good. And by good, I mean amazing. serving up Chicago deep dish in pies like The Angeleno with Jack cheese, red bell peppers, chopped mediterranean olives, artichoke hearts and crumbled feta cheese. 1437 S Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, 90035; 323.337.3212

When you mention Los Angeles pizza, most people say Mozza. Now, grab these artisan pizzas to go. They have pies like Squash blossoms, tomato & burrata; Fennel sausage, panna, red onion & scallions; Prosciutto di Parma, rucola, tomato & mozzarella and Speck, mozzarella di bufala, olive tapenade & oregano. 6610 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, 90038; 323.297.1130

Hostaria Del Piccolo
They have very thin crust, very fresh toppings on pies like Jamon (tomato sauce, mozzarella, Robiola, prosciutto) and Mezzanota (tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham, roasted potato, onion, egg). 606 Broadway, Santa Monica, 90401; 310.393.6633




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