National Pizza Day: Where To Get A Slice In Memphis

Posted by Holly Whitfield | February 9th 2015 1267 1

I’ve just been informed that it’s National Pizza Day. Here’s a few of my favorite pizza places in Memphis. I’m aware that this isn’t a comprehensive list of places that you can eat pizza in our metropolitan area. This list is just a “slice” of the pizza offerings around town (sorry).

Click on the bold links to find out more about these locations.

Ed. Note: This post is originally from 2015 and has been updated for Feb. 2016.

– This is the Red Eye Pizza at Hog & Hominy. You want to try it, I promise.

red eye pizza 1

– Coletta’s claims to have invented barbecue pizza, but has other pie offerings as well. This is the ham pizza.

coletta's

– Maui Brick Oven offers gluten free pizzas in Germantown with all kinds of toppings. It’s good and you hardly notice the gluten-free crust. (Closed)

maui brick oven pepperoni pizza

– The pizza at Strano Sicilian Kitchen is one of my favorites. Their homemade crust is the bomb.

strano pizza-small

– This is the Memphis BBQ pizza (including a scoop of slaw) from Aldo’s downtown.

aldos bbq pizza 2

– Pyro’s Pizza is fresh and fast out of the oven, with four locations – Park and Ridegway, Midtown on Union, Collierville, and Cordova.

pyros pizza

– Options for vegans and non-vegans alike at the Rock ‘n’ Dough locations and food truck.

rock'n'dough

– Get pizza in a pinch in The Pinch District at Ferraro’s.

ferraro's

– Memphis Pizza Cafe! Can’t go wrong with a classic, especially when they have locations all over town.

Hey Meat!, Memphis Pizza Cafe, Memphis, Tenn.

– Go off the beaten path for a pie at High Point Pizza.

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– For delivery or takeout, go with Camy’s. Their pineapple and pepperoni pizza is my favorite.

Camy's Delivery, Memphis, Tenn.

Broadway Pizza is a Memphis institution. This is the cheeseburger pizza, including pickles!

Broadway Pizza

Little Italy is another Memphis institution, and honestly one of my favorites for NY-style slices.

Little Italy Holly Whitfield

– Try “The Hangover” pizza at Midtown Crossing Grill.

Midtown Crossing Grill Slice Jason Prater

– There’s lots of delivery goodness (and a lunch buffet) at Garibaldi’s.

– I haven’t had a chance to try the regional chain Lost Pizza Co. but I’ve heard good things.

What are your favorite pizza places in Memphis?


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. John says:

    No Trolley Stop Market? It's top tier Memphis pizza, in my book. 

  2. jgw says:

    Best pizza in/around Memphis, for my money – having tried more or less all of these – is at Ciao Baby on West Poplar in Collierville.

  3. Tamara says:

    This is the best thing I've seen all day! Memphis Pizza Cafe is always and forever my jam!

  4. Sarah McCormick says:

    Old Venice Pizza Co on Perkins  across from Laurelwood has the best pizza crust in town. And great lunch specials. By far my favorite. 

  5. James says:

    Midtown Crossing Grille in Crosstown is a wonderful new addition. I love The Hangover (steak, bacon, and an egg on top) with mushrooms added.

    I’ve been happy with Lafayette’s too.

    And I loved the pizza at the old Hi-Tone. Do they still do it at the new location?

    Memphis has some serious pizza culture!

    • Holly Whitfield says:

      James, I have to get to the Midtown Crossing Grille soon! The new Hi-Tone doesn’t have their pizza unfortunately. 

  6. Clint Norwood says:

    I went to Lost Pizza with a Groupon. The wings and nachos were okay but the pizza tasted like Chef Boy ArDee would be upset that someone fell short. No kidding. Pyro's doesn't hold a candle to Rock n Dough which is the one of the best in the region.

  7. Chris Roberts says:

    Ciao Baby in Collierville has authentic Neapolitan-style pizza and it’s fantastic — try the ricotta pizza if you go…

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