The Best Pizza in Philadelphia

The OpenTable Team

Italian immigrants influenced Philadelphia in many ways, including bringing plenty of authentic pizza places. The best pizza in Philadelphia includes University City restaurants that pair craft beers with crispy crusts and modern Center City joints that still have the spirit of the traditional trattoria. Local Philly flavors crop up, with iconic classics like cheesesteaks getting an Italian makeover. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker Lists. We've pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Take a look through the best pizza restaurants in Philadelphia and book a table for the perfect pie tonight.

Restaurants:Osteria, Barbuzzo Restaurant, North Italia In King of Prussia
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Mediterranean
Neighborhoods:Art Museum, Center City, King of Prussia

Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
Art Museum
4,682 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Traditional pizza gets a new lease on life at this critically acclaimed Italian restaurant near Spring Garden. Somewhere between industrial and elegant, the spacious dining room isRead more
100% recommended
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Barbuzzo Restaurant

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Center City
5,402 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
Power couple Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran rule the restaurant scene on 13th Street, and Barbuzzo is their Mediterranean-inspired intimate dining experience. Chef Turney has creRead more
98% recommended

North Italia In King of Prussia

$$$$·Italian·
King of Prussia
1,071 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
The King of Prussia Mall is one of the largest retail spaces in America and the largest shopping mall on the East Coast. With over 400 stores and restaurants to browse, at least shRead more
92% recommended
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Bar Lucca

$$$$·Italian·
Conshohocken
1,196 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
Bar Lucca stands in the riverside borough of Conshohocken and has a fantastic outdoor seating area that gives the feel of street-side dining. Step inside one of the best pizza restRead more
97% recommended
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Bertucci's - Wayne

$$$$·Italian·
Wayne
47 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Quick Bite
Hand-rolled dough, homemade sauce, and a blazing brick oven are the keystones of Bertucci's success. Bold flavor and hearty portions make this West Wayne Italian restaurant a favorRead more

Barra Rossa – Philadelphia

$$$$·Italian·
Center City
1,886 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Casual
This Center City Italian restaurant is a “bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy.” From the sumptuous leather booths to the single candle on each table, the atmosphere channelRead more
91% recommended

City Tap House - UC

$$$$·American·
University City
556 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Outdoor Eating
City Tap House has the motto “kitchen and craft,” and here craft means everything from innovative craft beers to tempting handcrafted pizzas. The University City branch of City TapRead more
92% recommended
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Nomad Roman

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Center City
122 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
This centrally located pizza place prides itself on using local, organic ingredients and name checks plenty of nearby producers, such as Cherry Grove Farm and Applegate. The wood-fRead more
98% recommended
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Pietro's Italian - South

$$$$·Italian·
South Philly
287 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
The recipe for the homemade pizzas at Pietro's on South Street has been a closely guarded family secret for over 60 years. It was only ever shared with family members in New York, Read more
93% recommended
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LaScala's Birra Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
South Philly
115 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Happy Hour
This South Philadelphia restaurant prides itself on creative pizza, world beers, and artisan Italian food. The extensive menu has a huge range of starters, from sharing boards to sRead more
94% recommended
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In Riva

$$$$·Italian·
East Falls
1,420 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Scenic View
Part of the ever-evolving Philadelphia restaurant scene for over 20 years, Chef Arthur Cavalier has combined his love of Philadelphia and Naples to create an Italian restaurant witRead more
100% recommended
Scenic View in Philadelphia
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Davio's - Philadelphia

$$$$·Italian·
Center City
3,454 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Davio's is Italian food served in style. Billed as a Northern Italian steakhouse, the menu actually holds a range of Italian-style dishes from pasta to seafood and just about everyRead more
94% recommended
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Macaroni's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Northeast Philly
1,279 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Macaroni's is a Northeast Philly favorite, serving modern Italian cuisine that looks as good as it tastes. Built on risk and a sense of adventure, the current Macaroni's reopened iRead more
96% recommended
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Botto's Italian Line Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Swedesboro
396 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Established in 1998, Botto's is a proper Italian family-run restaurant in the heart of Swedesboro. Rated as one of the top restaurants in the area, this is definitely a joint to chRead more
87% recommended
Child Friendly in New Jersey Suburbs
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Carlucci's Waterfront

$$$$·Italian·
Mount Laurel
2,359 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
With a huge menu to choose from including an extensive raw bar, Carlucci's in Mt. Laurel is the local home of fine Italian dining. Astonishing views of the Rancocas Creek are just Read more
88% recommended
Outdoor Eating in New Jersey Suburbs
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Olce Pizza Grille

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Skippack
556 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Child Friendly
  • Lunch
For those looking for the best local pizza restaurants in Philadelphia, Olce in the Cedars is a great out-of-town choice. They serve artisanal pizza in chic surroundings, and thereRead more
99% recommended
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La Fourno Ristorante - Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Queen Village
314 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Just a little way from Washington Square West is a restaurant that's wowing diners with spectacular service and out-of-this-world food. With a range of awards from Trip Advisor andRead more
92% recommended
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Santucci's Pizza - Italian Market

$$$$·Italian·
South Philly
33 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual
Forget triangular slices: it's time to go square. It makes sense; it's easier to divide up, chefs can fit more on a tray, and it's the way Santucci's have made pizza for over 50 yeRead more
100% recommended
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