Are you craving pizza? Greenville locals have told us where to find the best pizza around town. Peruse our list to find your new favorite pizza in Greenville, SC.
There are over 75,000 pizzerias in the United States and as a $36 billion a year industry, Americans are champions when it comes to pizza eating. They eat approximately 100 acres of pizza per day, which is a gorgeous picture to imagine.
The South is known for some exceptional cuisine but it’s the Northeast that takes the award for the best pizza, especially the New York/New Jersey region (I’m originally from NJ and lived in Rome for a time, which I’m proud to say makes me a pizza expert – this is the only thing I’m an expert at so let me have it). Most pizzerias claim they are NY-style pizza, which consists of a thin crust topped with a delicious tomato sauce and melted cheese.
One astute Kidding Around Greenville reader noted that when people get asked what their favorite pizza place is, it’s implied it is NY-style because “let’s face it, is the only style that really matters.” Well said, sir.
Where To Get Great Pizza In Greenville, SC
We asked our readers where they go for the best pizza places in the Greenville area. I’ve been to most of these but I can personally recommend only one place that comes closest to the kind of pizza I grew up eating (aka the best kind) – it’s Della Ventura’s in Greer. There is no other place that comes close in terms of correctly cooking the dough, the balance of flavor in the sauce, and the right amount of cheese. For non-NY pizza, Sidewall Pizza takes the win there with their brick oven chewy dough and a wide array of fresh toppings.
Now that I’ve likely offended a bunch of people with my recommendation, let’s see where ya’ll go for pizza:
Della Ventura’s Ristorante and Pizzeria
337 S Buncombe Road, Greer | 864.989. 0100
Della Ventura is awesome. The closest thing we’ve had to NY pizza since moving here. Their pastas are delicious as well.Jennifer T.
Della’s is definitely a great place. I’m from NJ and it is the closest thing to home.Jennifer M.
99 Cleveland Street, Greenville | 864.558.0235
35 South Main Street, Travelers Rest | 864.610.0527
3598 Pelham Road, Greenville | 864.991.8748
117 Southeast Main Street, Simpsonville | 864.757.9191
Sidewall! They are so attentive, work well with kids (hello gold fish or a free bread stick if your pizza is slow on delivery), dairy free and vegan options INCLUDING ice cream 😮, free birthday pizzas and other great promos, and the best seasonal menu in town 🙌🏻Alyssa M.
Sidewall. Not only is the margherita pizza awesome, but the smoky salad and breadsticks with homemade marinara hit the spot! Fav pizza place in town! Oh yeah, a whole FREE pizza for your birthday and 1/2 off a pizza for your half birthday! Who else does that?!Baird S.
Sidewall…have gluten- free option, lots of toppings, great salads and ice cream!Joann H.
Sidewall pizza is so good! The staff is great and the pizza tastes great tooBrittany W.
Sidewall! For all the reasons everyone else mentioned, and also because it’s just so good. We’re there at least once a month.Simone B.
134 South Main Street, Simpsonville | 864.757.9330
The Slice in Simpsonville!! Amazing pizza, homemade pasta, and staff that treats every customer like family!!Megan D.
Brooklyn Pizzeria in Simpsonville! Oh man oh man! The crust was still crispy when reheated the next day in the oven! Wings amazing ! Salads yummy!Kathy S.Y.
Slice of Brooklyn in Simpsonville!! Authentic, fresh ingredients, and amazing staff!Laura T.
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
1125 Woodruff Road Suite 1601, Greenville | 864.286.1070
We love Brixx- great pizza, good kids menu, and their salads are delicious.Claire B.
We love Brixx, actual pizza and their salads are the best!Paige K.
1207 West Poinsett Street, Greer | 864.4697409
101 North East Main Street, Easley | 864.442.5062
Merrell’s in Greer!!! Their pizza is so good and their sauces are delicious.Samantha H.
Merrell’s Pizza! You can buy by the slice and each slice is huge! Their sandwiches, wings, and fries are also delicious!Laura H.
Sciortino’s Trattoria & Pizzaria
3734 Pelham Road, Greenville | 864.991.8636
Sciortino’s Pelham Rd. True Italian pizza.Lauren G.
Pizza City New York Style
1547 North Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville | 864.292.0485
Pizza City, because it comes close to my NY Pizza.Vivian R.
Pizza City. Great New York style pizza. Friendly staff. Never disappoints.Margaret D.
World Piece Pizza
109 West Stone Avenue Suite A1, Greenville | 864.568.5221
We tried World Piece Pizza off W. Stone Avenue a few weeks ago. Hands down best pizza I’ve had in years! (And really good wings too!)Heather L.
For deep dish awesomeness, I love World Piece on Stone Avenue.Ann M.
9 West Washington Street, Greenville | 864.509.1916
Belladina’s Pizzeria…Detroit style is the BEST and the bruschetta is delicious!!! Can’t wait for them to open their location at The Silos!!!Hollie S.
Belladina’s is the only acceptable answer!Stephanie D.
Tito’s Restaurant Pizzeria
2018 North Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville | 864.322.0670
Tito’s Restaurant Pizzeria!! It’s the best pizza!!!Angie E.
Tito’s Pizza is our favorite! True NY style and always good!Amanda P.
Tony’s New York Style Pizzeria
30 Orchard Park Drive #14, Greenville | 864.297.8318
Tony’s New York Style Pizzeria on Orchard Park in Greenville! Closest thing to Buffalo pizza I have had since moving here.Nicole E.
Myles Pizza on S. Pleasantburg is amazing! I first experienced it when I was in college, 30 years ago at BGSU and it was a huge part of my college experience. Lots of fresh quality ingredients and loaded with cheese. Their cheesy garlic bread melts in your mouth. We’re lucky they’ve moved here to Greenville!Lori R.
Myles Pizza Pub on Pleasantburg is fantastic!Lisa F.D.
Myles Pizza Pub is amazing! The toppings are top-notch and is great the next day too!Brianna S.
We love Frankie’s Pizza!Kimberly C.
Coastal Crust Pizza
1254 Pendleton Street, Greenville | 864.412.8501
Coastal Crust! After I had theirs, I never wanted it from anywhere else.Jenny H.
Love the location/the aesthetic/the service, and the pizza and dishes are fantastic. Fresh ingredients and exquisite flavors.Nicole S.
Coastal Crust Greenville is by far the best pizza in Greenville. That wood fired oven taste just makes it perfect.Liz C.
For More Greenville & Spartanburg Pizza opinions – check out our Pizza Story Highlight on Instagram
Delicious Quick-Fired Pizza
Sometimes the kids can’t wait and everyone is hangry, and waiting 30+ minutes for a traditional pizza just won’t do. Lucky for us there are a few options that can have you out the door, pizza in hand in less than 10 minutes! Don’t worry these are not the cardboard crust pizzas you might be expecting, we wouldn’t dishonor pizza that way.
109 North Main Street, Greenville | 864.412.0050
This delicious and fast pizza is co-owned by basketball superstar LeBron James. The Pizza is made as it passes down a line of different sauce, cheese, meat, and veggie topping choices. It is then quick-fired in a specialty oven. Blaze also has some delicious artisan soda to complete your meal!
27 S. Pleasantburg Drive – Suite 160, Greenville | 864.263.3748
On top of fast and delicious pizza, this newcomer to Greenville also offers a kids-eat-free night, a wall of self-service beer taps, and more. You can choose from a predesigned pizza or customize your own.
If you haven’t tried Pizza Artista, you have to try it!! So much variety- crusts, sauces, cheeses, toppings. Everything is fresh!Jan M.
Rapid Fired Pizza
Locations across the Upstate
Rapid Fired Pizza makes 9”-11” pizzas, that are custom made right in front of you, so everyone can get what they like! They offer several crust options including a gluten-free crust and an option called “No Doh” that is prepared on a bed of spinach and parmesan cheese.
- Rapid Fire Pizza Is Bringing Pizza To The Table In Just 180 Seconds With Locations Across Greenville, SC
For more pizza options – check out our Kidding Around Spartanburg Pizza Guide!
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