8 Best Neighborhood Pizzerias in Metro Phoenix
The best un-kept secret at Venezia's (besides the hero sandwiches) for the area's large population of cash-strapped college kids and underemployed recent grads is its very good handcrafted pizzas. The Montanile family, which opened the joint in 1995, serves up handcrafted pies with thin, crispy crusts, tangy homemade marinara, and 100 percent mozzarella cheese. Read more here.
Best Neighborhood Pizza, West Valley: La Piazza Al Forno
Nikki Buchanan The Margherita Montanara by Piazza al Forno.
If soft-centered, real-deal Neopolitan pizzas are your thing, then La Piazza Al Forno in downtown Glendale (complete with a stamp of approval from the Italian trade group Associazone Verace Pizza Napoletana) is your place. And by the looks of the line out the door on Friday and Saturday nights, just about everyone else's in town, too. Read more here.
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