The Best Family-Friendly Pizzerias Across Every State

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Many families look forward to pizza night. Whether you prefer crispy or thick pizza, there’s a pizzeria out there waiting to steal your heart. Every state has its hidden gem, a place where locals flock for that perfect pie, and we’ll discover them today.

Midtown Pizza Kitchen – Alabama

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Midtown Pizza Kitchen’s cozy yet vibrant setting welcomes families and friends with walls decorated with local artwork. Their signature 5-Meat Pizza contains generous portions of fennel sausage, salami, pepperoni, prosciutto, and pancetta topped with high-quality mozzarella cheese on a bed of homemade red sauce.

Mountain High Pizza Pie – Alaska

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Mountain High Pizza Pie has a rustic log cabin design and friendly staff ready to greet hungry adventurers. The eatery offers delivery services, ensuring that even those in remote cabins can enjoy a hot slice of their famous The Mountain High Pizza Pie, which features over 30 toppings.

Family Joint Pizzeria – Arizona

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Established by cousins Leo Garcia and Vince Bencomo, Family Joint Pizzeria has been a beloved gathering spot for families across Arizona. It is famous for various specialties, like the Calabacitas with Mexican squash and your choice of extra cheese or tomatillo sauce.

Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom – Arkansas

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People love this pizza joint’s industrial-chic setting, with exposed brick walls and elegant leather booths. Raduno offers delivery services for those craving their delicious pizzas at home. Diners can explore the vast varieties on the menu, from pizzas to salads, appetizers for sharing, soup, and sandwiches.

The Cheese Board Pizza – California

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Since beginning in 1967 as a cheese store, The Cheese Board Pizza’s laid-back and eclectic setting created a welcoming atmosphere for diners. Pizzas are named after days of the week, and you can buy one slice with a wide selection of cheese and focaccia bread.

Pizzeria Rustica – Colorado

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Pizzeria Rustica brings a taste of Italy to the heart of Colorado. Diners can enjoy many gluten-free and vegetarian appetizers, followed by the famous Rustica Pizza with crushed San Marzano tomato sauce, house-made fior di latte mozzarella, and garlic ricotta, topped with prosciutto di parma and fresh baby arugula.

Willington Pizza House – Connecticut

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What started as a one-man-operated restaurant with four tables has become one of Connecticut’s most famous pizza joints. Pizza lovers can relish the tasty national award-winning red potato pizza with sharp cheddar cheese and chives. You can also try the cheeseburger pizza with burger, bacon, ketchup, mustard, and pickles.

Pomodoro Pizzeria – Delaware

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The owners of this place previously owned an eatery that they closed to open a new diner for pizza and stromboli. Their gourmet pizza collection includes several tasty options like Pizza al Pomodoro with no cheese, white chicken, broccoli, or Special Pizza with pepperoni and sausages.

Baccano – Florida

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Antonio and Alessandro grew up in Italy and decided to rent a place in Miami to serve pizza. They built their restaurant to take diners on a trip to Italy when they visit their place. The menu contains tasty items like Pizza Lasagna, Truffle Steak, and Scampi Pizza with shrimp.

Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria – Georgia

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This pizza place, founded in 2009 by Max Smith, has a modern yet inviting décor. Customers can try the delicious selection of appetizers, classic salads, Italian sandwiches, and mouthwatering New York Srugula and Prosciutto Pie or Salumi Pizza with spicy Italian sausages, pepperoni, and salami.

Round Table Pizza  – Hawaii

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Round Table Pizza was founded in 1959. It is famous for its homemade dough and the three-cheese blend of mozzarella, aged cheddar, and smoked provolone. Diners order the signature Kalua Pig Pizza with Italian and Portuguese sausages. You can also try the Maui Zaui with its sweet and spicy Polynesian sauce.

The Wylder – Idaho

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With reclaimed wood furnishings, this is the perfect place to enjoy a charming pizza experience. Pizza is made from a 53-year-old sourdough starter and topped with various toppings to create tasty inventions like the Bronco with salumi, burrata, pickled fresno chili, and White Pizza selections with parmesan cream sauce.

Freedom Brothers Pizzeria and Alehouse – Illinois

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Brothers Corey and David Svoboda grew up in the southern suburbs and now live right around the corner from their pizza joint. Diners always ask for their signature Floyd Pizza, which features tomato sauce, sausage, shitake, white and cremini mushrooms, and fresh mozzarella. Gluten-free crusts are available.

Uncle Menny’s Original Greek’s Pizzeria – Indiana

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Serving pizza since 1969, this place offers dine-in, delivery, and pickup options for pizza lovers in Indiana. This family-owned business allows you to design your 16-inch pizza by selecting the base sauce, type of crust, and a variety of vegetarian, meat, and chicken toppings. Check their monthly offers for new inventions.

Mabe’s Pizza – Iowa

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The history of Mabe’s started in 1953 when Mabel White began a small café that later became a pizza diner. In addition to a selection of appetizers and sandwiches, guests order the unique Breakfast Pizza, which features scrambled eggs on a bed of creamy cheese sauce and a mix of tasty cheese types.

Minsky’s Pizza – Kansas

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Since 1976, Minsky’s has expanded into 14 locations. Start your meal with the boneless and jumbo chicken wing combo or the pretzel bites. Then, choose from Minksy’s original, thin, or deep-dish crust and add your favorite toppings. Get some ranch, garlic butter, hot honey, or buffalo sauce for dipping.

Coals Artisan Pizza – Kentucky

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In 2011, this place introduced the concept of coal-fired pizza. The dough is fermented for two days, and you can switch it to a cauliflower base or gluten-free version. It’s topped with high-quality, locally sourced ingredients. The Anchorage pizza with lobster in sherry cream sauce and mascarpone-ricotta cheese is a must-try.

Louisiana Pizza Kitchen French Quarter – Louisiana

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Louisiana Pizza Kitchen French Quarter was voted the best pizza place for nine years in a row by New Orleans Magazine. It overlooks the French market and serves an outstanding beer selection and tasty gourmet pizzas. If you’re in town, check out the Jambalaya Pizza or explore the plant-based menu.

Lazzari Pizza – Maine


Whenever you’re craving pizza, you can head to this place or order online because it’s open seven days a week. Try the tasty Bolognese Pizza with hot honey wings, and wash them down with one of the house cocktails. End your meal with homemade cannoli and ask your waiter about the available toppings.

Isabella’s Brick Oven – Maryland

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Want to try the best brick-oven pizza in Maryland? Try the Greco Pizza with feta cheese, kalamata olives, or the traditional Margherita. Then explore the subs menu for the meatball chub or the Rustico with roasted beef and blue cheese. This restaurant also accepts catering orders.

Pino’s Pizza – Massachusetts

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Since 1962, Pino’s Pizza has been serving high-quality pizza and has succeeded in maintaining professional-grade service. The owner wrote the Ten Commandments of Pino’s to remind employees of the rules of providing the best dining experience. Diners swear by Pino’s Special with spinach, olives, and feta cheese.

Supino Pizzeria – Michigan

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Supino Pizzeria, founded in 2008 by Chef Dave Mancini, has become a Detroit landmark for artisanal pies. Located in the city’s historic Eastern Market district, this is the best place to enjoy the famous East Coast-style pizza, like the City Wing Thing, with smoked chicken, smoked gouda, and banana pepper.

Big Pine Lodge – Minnesota

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If you’re in Perham, don’t miss this pizza joint. The owners transformed a 1930s dance hall into a pizzeria, adding modern touches to the classic ambiance. Suppose you don’t want to build your pizza. In that case, diners recommend the Chicken Bacon Ranch and the Veggie Lover with mushrooms, bell peppers, and olives.

Tony’s Brick Oven Pizzeria – Mississippi

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Head to Tony’s Brick Oven Pizzeria for fresh pizza prepared by the best chef in town and served by a friendly staff. The menu has delicious choices like Mediterranean and Gumbo Pizza with shrimp, crab, andouille sausage, slicked okra, and a mix of 4 cheese types with a parmesan topping.

Fratelli’s Ristorante – Missouri

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Joesph “Joe” and Tom “Gaetano” Alagna founded this Italian eatery in 1983. Fratelli means brothers in Italian, and the two brothers developed a menu from recipes shared in the family. After starting your meal with an appetizer like the toasted ravioli, you can try one of the signature pizzas, like Fratelli’s Pizza.

Biga Pizza – Montana

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Located in Missoula, Biga Pizza offers a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. Exposed brick walls and warm lighting create the perfect ambiance for a relaxed dining experience. While dining in offers a warm atmosphere, Biga Pizza also offers delivery services for those who prefer to enjoy their delicious pizza at home.

Orsi’s Italian Bakery & Pizzeria – Nebraska

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In 1919, World War I veteran Alfonso Orsi founded this pizza place, which still stands as one of the landmarks of Omaha’s Little Italy. It serves Sicilian-style pizza, to which you can add your favorite toppings. You can also order uncooked slices to enjoy whenever you like.

Zanata – Nevada


According to regular diners, the wood-fired brick oven makes Zanata’s pizzas taste amazing. The restaurant offers a modern and chic setting, with sleek furnishings and contemporary artwork that create a stylish atmosphere perfect for a night out on the town. Order half and half pizza to enjoy as many flavors as possible.

Fremont Pizzeria – New Hampshire

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Two brothers, Illias (Lou) and Nikos (Nick) Kakouris, established this restaurant in 1985 to serve the tastiest pizza to the people of Fremont. You can order your standard or thin-crust Buffalo Chicken or Meat Lovers’ Pizza. Don’t miss the weekly specials for other delicious dishes.

Denino’s Pizza Place – New Jersey

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This establishment started as a tavern in 1937 until Carlo Denino introduced pizza in 1951. The pizza menu is tempting, with top sellers like the Clam Pie and Denino’s MOR Pie with meatballs. For a delightful meal, you can also try their signature subs, wraps, and pasta plates.

Farina Pizzeria & Wine Bar – New Mexico

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This place was ranked one of the top 20 pizzerias in the US. It serves high-quality pizza with the best locally sourced ingredients. Try the Pepe Caldo Pizza with broccolini, caciocavallo, and red chile flakes paired with one of the selections from the reserved wine list for an unforgettable dining experience.

Joe’s Pizza – New York

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Joe Pozzuoli founded Joe’s Pizza in 1975, following the recipes of his Neapolitan family. If you crave pizza at night, you can make an order because the place opens until 4 a.m. Order a plain cheese pie, Sicilian square, supreme, or Caprese pie, then add your favorite toppings.

Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria – North Carolina

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Established in 1994, Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria is a popular gathering spot in North Carolina. Located in Asheville, diners swear by the wings, but nothing beats their All-American or Spicy American Pizza. You can also buy your favorite pizza by slice.

Duane’s House of Pizza – North Dakota

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Duane Schultz was a pizza place manager in 1959 and purchased this eatery in 1969 to start his own business. The menu offers few choices, but diners love the focus on quality and locally sourced ingredients. Every month, they release a special, like your favorite pizza with a side of ribs.

Ramundo’s Pizzeria – Ohio

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You won’t be disappointed when you try Ramundo’s Pizzeria. Visit with your family for a starter menu packed with choices from Ramundo bites to cheesy pepperoni basil bread and loaded fries. The soup of the day changes all the time, and you can follow it with the Hawaiian Hot Honey colossal 24-inch pizza. 

Oklahoma City Incredible Pizza Company – Oklahoma

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This is an incredible place for family and friends gatherings, with a section for bumper cars and go-karts. People love the all-you-can-eat buffet with many pasta, appetizers, tacos, and fresh salad choices. And the best thing is that there are more than 100 pizza varieties to choose from every day.

Life of Pie Pizza – Oregon

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Jason Kallingal started his career by opening a restaurant and bar on campus. Then, he bought a pizzeria that went out of place and began Life of Pie pizza place after three weeks of renovation. You can build your pizza, but most diners love the goat cheese, leeks, and bacon combo.

Roma Pizza – Pennsylvania

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Roma Pizza is a family-owned business that opened in 1974. It’s open seven days a week, and delivery is available with standard or cauliflower crust pizza. The Vodka Sauce Pizza is a crowd-pleaser, and many love the French Fries Pizza. You can also try their calzones and strombolis.

Providence Coal-Fired Pizza – Rhode Island

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The first Providence Coal-Fired Pizza opened in 2012. Today, diners go for their special Clam Pizza or build their own with many available toppings. Take advantage of their weekly deals, and book the place for a special event with two dining options – the family-style buffet or the a la carte.

Benny Ravello’s – South Carolina

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Benny Ravello’s offers a cozy ambiance with warm lighting and stone walls. The satisfying menu features regular toppings like cheese, sausages, or pepperoni. Get a specialty topping like mac and cheese with bacon in a slice or a whole pizza.

Big Time Pizza – South Dakota

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Right in the middle of Keystone, Big Time Pizza is a laid-back pizza place with rustic wooden walls and vintage ceiling fans. In addition to the signature Big Quad pizza, which the chef won’t customize, diners can order the Big Ta Tanka with lean buffalo meat.

Big Ed’s Pizza – Tennessee

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Big Ed started this pizza joint in 1970 with his wife, offering a relatively simple menu with high-quality ingredients. Choose between the classic and premium toppings or order Big Ed’s Special Pizza with ham, sausage, and mushrooms, followed by a beer.

Cane Rosso – Texas

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This is the best place to enjoy authentic Neapolitan food, cooked in wood-fired ovens and topped with the best ingredients. Meatballs and mac and cheese are popular starters, and people can choose between red and white pizza options, like the Billy Ray Valentine Pizza with bacon marmalade and vodka sauce.

Settebello Pizzeria – Utah

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Founded in 2005, this became one of the first joints to serve Pizza Napoletana, the way it was prepared in Naples for centuries. You can choose between the standard and gluten-free pizza with many versions like the Marinara or Settebello with sausages and pancetta. Then, end your meal with a Nutella pizza.

Piecasso – Vermont

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Piecasso is a community of food lovers with a refreshing menu that includes drinks, appetizers, and pasta. These pizza artists offer 16-inch pizzas with a limit of 7 toppings, and you can order white flour, gluten-free flour, or cauliflower crust. Add red, white, pesto, buffalo, or barbecue sauce for a signature taste. 

Bottoms Up Pizza – Virginia

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Established in 1989, this place serves impressive pizza and offers a special package for events and parties. Take advantage of the regularly updated discount offers and order the Maggie Malay, a tasty choice with spinach and artichoke hearts and regular or vegan cheese.

The Flying Goat – Washington

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This eatery offers a variety of beer choices to complement the well-thought-out pizza menu. Waikiki Pizza is famous for its house cheese blend, back bacon, coppa, caramelized pineapple, and roasted jalapeño. If you’re not a pizza fan, order a sub with a side of beef stew.

DiCarlo’s Pizza – West Virginia

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Whether you’re ordering dine-in, pickup, or delivery, your experience at DiCarlo’s will be great. Large groups can order the 24-slice tray, which allows you to add your favorite toppings. For an extra kick, order your pizza with a bag of cheese and banana peppers.

Pizza Brutta – Wisconsin

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Pizza Brutta is the right place to order your next dine-in or catering order. It offers many tasty choices, like the vegetarian Margherita con Bbufala or the Nostrano with sausage and roasted red peppers. Many people prefer white pizza choices, such as the Cremini Pizza made with mushrooms and fontina cheese.

Pinky G’s Pizzeria – Wyoming

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Pinky G’s pizzeria started serving tasty pizza in 2011, with a mouthwatering menu of starters, salads, and freshly baked pizza. The Godzilla is a popular choice for meat lovers, and the Guys Pie offers a mix of chicken and pepperoni with blue cheese and a hot sauce topping.


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