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Best Pizzerias in San Antonio. Image courtesy: @helloimnik via Unsplash

Few things are better than walking into a pizzeria and smelling the oregano that’s baking in the brick oven. Usually, people order their pizza from fast-food restaurants like Dominos. But in San Antonio, we support local, which means the pizzerias too. If you want to switch up the dough for this week’s pizza night, order from one of these pizzerias!


Best Pizza Places in San Antonio 

Dough Pizzeria Napoletana

Dough Downtown San Antonio

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If there’s one place you go, it should be Dough. After all, this pizza place was featured on the famous show, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, and on Triple D Nation! The restaurant was also just awarded San Antonio Magazines Best of the City for 2021… do I need to brag more?

Where:  518 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205


Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

Grimaldi’s began in a Brooklyn borough and has made its way to several states. Their coal-fired, brick-oven pizza is beloved by many as the coal bakes the pizza and calzones to perfection. If you want to get transported back to New York, this is a must-try.

Where: 330 E Basse Rd Ste 101, San Antonio, TX 78209


Braza Brava Pizzeria Napoletana

Oven baked Pizza

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This small but chic pizzeria was born from family tradition. The tables and bar top was made personally by the owners! All pizzas are considered personal pizzas here. But with traditional Italian items like paninis and bruschetta, you may want to think about sharing.

Where: 7959 Broadway #300, San Antonio, TX 78209


Luciano Restorante e Pizzeria

Luciano’s is the go-to neighborhood pizzeria. With recipes coming from Napes, Italy, you know this is authentic and the food is made of the freshest ingredients found. As soon as you walk in, you’ll smell the pizzas and pasta baking!

Where: Space #100, 15614 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78248


Pizza Patron

Pizza Patron

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While it’s not the traditional pizzeria, Pizza Patron is pizza with a twist. There are seven locations in San Antonio, so there’s no excuse to not have a bite of this Latin-inspired pizza. There’s even a drive-thru, making ordering quicker, and desserts like stuffed churros!

Where: 2913 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201


Southtown Pizzaria

Southtown is a rustic spot with amazing pizza. If you’re looking for pizza in a cozy setting, then take a drive to Southtown. If anything, the outdoor scenery makes for a great photo op that’ll make all your friends jealous, especially at night when the patio lights up.

Where: 728 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210


Big Lou’s Pizza

Pizza in San Antonio

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Do you claim yourself to love pizza? Like, a lot? Then go to Big Lou’s and order the famous oversized 42-inch pie. This pie has made an appearance on Man vs Food. And while things are done big at this pizza joint. There are also wings, pasta, and more for those who aren’t up to the challenge.

Where: 2048 S WW White Rd, San Antonio, TX 78222


Playland Pizza

This isn’t your typical pizza place. Playland offers a modern take on the favorite classic food. At Playland, you can eat, drink, and play. Playland offers many specials when it comes to their drinks and even offers all-you-can-eat pizza every Wednesday.

Where: 400 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205


Mellow Mushroom

Pizza to go

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Instead of the brick-oven pizza, try out the stone-baked pizzas here. This colorful restaurant offers funky artworks on the wall and an array of draft beers to enjoy. The pizzas can be made gluten-free or vegan, Mellow also has several weekly events, like trivia, during the week!

Where: 115 N Loop 1604 E #2100, San Antonio, TX 78232


Truth Pizzeria

Truth is still a fairly new pizzeria in San Antonio. This restaurant is a hybrid of the New York Neapolitan style and San Antonio pizza. Truth offers patio seating for you to enjoy your meal or carry out. It has quickly become a San Antonio hidden gem… find out the truth for yourself!

Where: 1602 E Houston St #111, San Antonio, TX 78202


Each of these pizzerias in San Antonio offers something different. While some have been featured on the Food Network and others are hidden gems, know that whichever pizzeria you try will be better than your usual. You may even dare to say that was the best pizza you’ve had in a while you lick the flavors of your fingers – don’t worry, we won’t tell.


Looking for dessert after? Check out our list of the Top 10 Ice Cream places in San Antonio.

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Mirella Gonzales