Houston pizza is not lacking in quality, flavor or variety. All over the city you can find great pies including deep dish, traditional New York style and even an Indian-Italian style pizza. The only problem might be finding the time to try each and every one of them!
Most any pizza place is going to have both fans and people who think it doesn’t rate on the pizza scale.
Here are several pizza places to try and judge for yourself. If you know of a great Houston pizza place, please tell us about it at the bottom of the page.
Luigi’s Pizzeria (luigipizzamidtown.com)
This pizza joint offers up a good selection of New York style pizza including a Mexicana, Caprese and a Gourmet Veggie option. The menu also includes lasagna and other pasta dishes, sandwiches, calzones, wings and salads.
Location: 3700 Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77004
Beer & Wine: No
The Bombay Pizza Co. (bombaypizzaco.com)
If you’re looking for something a little bit different, you’ll find it at this Indian-Italian pizzeria. The pizzas include specialties such as Scott’s Greek (spiced eggplant, feta, spicy hummus, olives and cilantro) or the Berry Bombay (strawberries, crushed tomato, onion, roasted pine nuts, basil, paprika, mozzarella, gouda and balsamic vinegar). There’s also a pizza with NY strip steak or grilled chicken. You can also create your own masterpiece at this cool Houston pizza place.
Location: 914 Main St., #105, Houston, TX 77002
Beer & Wine: Yes
Ruggles Green (rugglesgreen.com)
This pizza joint offers up organic, all-natural, hormone and preservative-free items. Their wood-fired pizzas are made on dough made with organic wheat flour and include an organic vegetable pizza, a Greek pizza and a smoked chicken pizza (among others). Their full menu includes salads, sandwiches, burgers, tacos, pasta and much more.
Location: 2311 W. Alabama St., Houston, TX 77098
Delivery: No. Take-out available.
Beer & Wine: Yes
Dolce Vita (dolcevitahouston.com)
Get a taste of true Italy at this pizza restaurant. The upscale pizza menu offers a lot of variety including a taleggio, arugula, pears and truffle oil pizza, a tomato, mozzarella, prosciutto and arugula pizza or a butternut squash, pancetta, smokes bafala mozzarella and red onion pizza. The menu also offers salads and pastas.
Location: 500 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006
Delivery: No. Take- out available.
Beer & Wine: Full Bar
Brother’s Pizza (brotherspizzeriahouston.com)
If you’re looking for New York style pizza, try this pizza place. You can get their pies by the slice of the whole pizza. The toppings stay true to the classics… pepperoni, cheese, meats and veggies. The menu also offers hot and cold subs, pasta and salads.
Frank’s Pizza (frankspizza.com)
Serving hand-tossed dough and homemade sauce make this pizza place a late-night favorite for folks in Houston. They offer a nice variety of classic and vegetarian pizzas, as well as house specialties like a chicken fiesta, pesto chicken and BBQ chicken pizza. The menu also includes lasagna, sandwiches, burgers, wings and salads.
Location: 417 Travis St.
Beer & Wine: Yes
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