The Best Pizza in Philadelphia

Italian immigrants influenced Philadelphia in many ways, including bringing plenty of authentic pizza places. The best pizza in Philadelphia includes University City restaurants that pair craft beers with crispy crusts and modern Center City joints that still have the spirit of the traditional trattoria. Local Philly flavors crop up, with iconic classics like cheesesteaks getting an Italian makeover. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker Lists. We've pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Take a look through the best pizza restaurants in Philadelphia and book a table for the perfect pie tonight.

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Restaurants:Osteria, Barbuzzo Restaurant, North Italia In King of Prussia
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Mediterranean
Neighborhoods:Art Museum, Center City, King of Prussia
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Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
Art Museum
4,618 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List

Traditional pizza gets a new lease on life at this critically acclaimed Italian restaurant near Spring Garden. Somewhere between industrial and elegant, the spacious dining room is perfect for all occ...

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Barbuzzo Restaurant

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Center City
5,514 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Power couple Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran rule the restaurant scene on 13th Street, and Barbuzzo is their Mediterranean-inspired intimate dining experience. Chef Turney has created a few favorite ...

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North Italia In King of Prussia

$$$$·Italian·
King of Prussia
1,191 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date

The King of Prussia Mall is one of the largest retail spaces in America and the largest shopping mall on the East Coast. With over 400 stores and restaurants to browse, at least shoppers now know wher...

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Bar Lucca

$$$$·Italian·
Conshohocken
1,297 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating

Bar Lucca stands in the riverside borough of Conshohocken and has a fantastic outdoor seating area that gives the feel of street-side dining. Step inside one of the best pizza restaurants in Philadelp...

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Bertucci's - Wayne

$$$$·Italian·
Wayne
54 reviews
  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Authentic

Hand-rolled dough, homemade sauce, and a blazing brick oven are the keystones of Bertucci's success. Bold flavor and hearty portions make this West Wayne Italian restaurant a favorite with locals. A s...

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Barra Rossa – Philadelphia

$$$$·Italian·
Center City
1,958 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays

This Center City Italian restaurant is a “bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy.” From the sumptuous leather booths to the single candle on each table, the atmosphere channels the spirit of the ...

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City Tap House - UC

$$$$·American·
University City
545 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Outdoor Eating

City Tap House has the motto “kitchen and craft,” and here craft means everything from innovative craft beers to tempting handcrafted pizzas. The University City branch of City Tap is an ode to the cr...

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Nomad Roman

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Center City
122 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings

This centrally located pizza place prides itself on using local, organic ingredients and name checks plenty of nearby producers, such as Cherry Grove Farm and Applegate. The wood-fired, brick oven piz...

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Pietro's Italian - South

$$$$·Italian·
South Philly
309 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Group Bookings

The recipe for the homemade pizzas at Pietro's on South Street has been a closely guarded family secret for over 60 years. It was only ever shared with family members in New York, so this is the only ...

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LaScala's Birra Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
South Philly
115 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Happy Hour

This South Philadelphia restaurant prides itself on creative pizza, world beers, and artisan Italian food. The extensive menu has a huge range of starters, from sharing boards to stuffed hot peppers. ...

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In Riva

$$$$·Italian·
East Falls
1,572 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Scenic View

Part of the ever-evolving Philadelphia restaurant scene for over 20 years, Chef Arthur Cavalier has combined his love of Philadelphia and Naples to create an Italian restaurant with a difference. Sout...

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Davio's - Philadelphia

$$$$·Italian·
Center City
3,412 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

Davio's is Italian food served in style. Billed as a Northern Italian steakhouse, the menu actually holds a range of Italian-style dishes from pasta to seafood and just about everything in between. Th...

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Macaroni's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Northeast Philly
1,382 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating

Macaroni's is a Northeast Philly favorite, serving modern Italian cuisine that looks as good as it tastes. Built on risk and a sense of adventure, the current Macaroni's reopened in 2011 after the own...

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Botto's Italian Line Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Swedesboro
440 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating

Established in 1998, Botto's is a proper Italian family-run restaurant in the heart of Swedesboro. Rated as one of the top restaurants in the area, this is definitely a joint to check out when searchi...

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Carlucci's Waterfront

$$$$·Italian·
Mount Laurel
2,558 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions

With a huge menu to choose from including an extensive raw bar, Carlucci's in Mt. Laurel is the local home of fine Italian dining. Astonishing views of the Rancocas Creek are just one reason to visit ...

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Scenic View in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
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Olce Pizza Grille

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Skippack
556 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Child Friendly
  • Lunch

For those looking for the best local pizza restaurants in Philadelphia, Olce in the Cedars is a great out-of-town choice. They serve artisanal pizza in chic surroundings, and there's a welcoming outdo...

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La Fourno Ristorante - Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Bella Vista
310 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions

Just a little way from Washington Square West is a restaurant that's wowing diners with spectacular service and out-of-this-world food. With a range of awards from Trip Advisor and more, La Fourno is ...

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Santucci's Pizza - Italian Market

$$$$·Italian·
Bella Vista
33 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
  • Casual

Forget triangular slices: it's time to go square. It makes sense; it's easier to divide up, chefs can fit more on a tray, and it's the way Santucci's have made pizza for over 50 years. A family affair...

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