8 Best Neighborhood Pizzerias in Metro Phoenix

Laura Hahnefeld
Big Boy Slice with sausage and mushrooms.
Best Neighborhood Pizza, Southeast Valley: Big Boy's Pizza

At Big Boy's Pizza, husband-and-wife team Dennis and Vickie Heath like their pizzas big. How big? Along with the standard 14-, 16-, and 18-inch pies, this friendly Mesa joint features a 28-inch monster nearly the size of a kiddy pool. Then there are the three-buck slices, which are more like pizzas shaped like a slice and served with their own pizza cutter. Read more here.

Best Neighborhood Pizza, South Phoenix: Amano Pizza Bistro

Everyone in South Phoenix knows Amano Bistro. It's that fun little spot with the bright yellow and red walls that used to be a realty office. South Mountain-area residents Eric and Kathy Bower have owned it for almost a decade, turning out excellent pies with crispy and chewy crusts you don't mind sharing, on the condition that you order more than one. Read more here.

Location Info



Postino Central

5144 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant


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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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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