8 Best Neighborhood Pizzerias in Metro Phoenix

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Kholood Eid
Anthony Spinato placing the pizza in the conveyor oven.
Best Neighborhood Pizza, North Valley: Spinato's Pizza

Spinato's, the family-owned local of chain of pizzerias, has been flipping dough in the Valley just shy of 40 years, amassing a loyal following of fans along the way. And with good reason. Its excellent old-school Chicago-style pies are delicately crunchy, dutifully slathered with a sweet housemade sauce, and cut into squares. Read more here.


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Jackie Mercandetti
Lamp churns out red and white artisan pies that are delicate yet able to be laden with top-notch ingredients.
Best Neighborhood Pizza, Scottsdale: Lamp Wood Oven Pizzeria

Lamp chef-owner Matt Pilato doesn't quite adhere to the strict Neapolitan pizza standard he learned at the Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli Academy in San Francisco, but when the pizza's this good, who cares? Combining Neapolitan techniques with his own style, Pilato features nearly 20 varieties of red and white artisan 12-inch pies served up in a restaurant that's as casually refined as the neighborhood. Read more here.

Location Info

Venue

Map

Postino Central

5144 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Windsor

5223 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Joyride Taco House

302 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Federal Pizza

5210 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana

705 N. 1st St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Lamp Wood Oven Pizzeria

8900 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Spinato's Pizza

1614 E. Bell Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Big Boy's Pizza

1731 W. Baseline Road, Mesa, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Amano Pizza Bistro

1541 E. Baseline Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Venezia's New York Style Pizzeria

33 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ

Category: Restaurant

La Piazza Al Forno

5803 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

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2 comments
Joe Nonno
Joe Nonno

COME ON!! This is weak... I understand this is an opinion, but it's one that's missing some key places... Federal!!!? Seriously!? Have you not been to the parlor or Bianco's place in T&C... That's just one example... WEAK!

Nick Cupo
Nick Cupo

The fact that Nook isn't on this list... I call shenanigans

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