Whether you like Chicago-style deep dish or New York’s thin crust, you can get the best of both pizzas right here in Oklahoma. Homemade sauces, fresh cheese and secret recipes make Oklahoma pizzerias top contenders for best pizza in the nation. We took recommendations from our readers, combined with high ratings on Yelp and Facebook, and put together a list of the best places to find mouthwatering pizza in the Sooner State. Read on to find 11 of the finest pizzerias in Oklahoma (in no particular order)…
1. Andolini's Pizzeria, Tulsa
The story of Andolini's Pizzeria family lineage starts near Naples, Italy, then immigrated to lower Manhattan and then progressed through San Francisco before ultimately landing in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The pizza is made from all fresh ingredients and is so good, it'll "smack you in the mouth!"
2. Empire Slice House, Oklahoma City
As Empire Slice House says, "It's like Frank Sinatra and David Bowie had a pizza baby." Located in the Plaza District of OKC, Empire serves outstanding New York-style pies and pizza by the slice.
3. Baker's Pizza, Maysville
Baker's Pizza of Maysville, OK has been cooking mouthwatering pizzas for more than 20 years. Customers drive from all over the Oklahoma City metropolitan area to get a piece of their handmade crust, baked fresh daily.
4. Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Tap Room, Hochatown
Near the shores of Broken Bow Lake and Beaver's Bend State Park, lies tucked away some of the best pizza in the state. Grateful Head serves delicious hand-made gourmet pizza, along with a great selection of tap beer and yummy hot wings.
5. Pizza Peddlers, Noble
Pizza Peddlers, the oldest independent restaurant in Noble, opened its doors in June of 1985. They make their dough fresh from scratch daily and hand tossed to order. All ingredients are fresh, never frozen and the vegetables are cut daily. The friendly staff, retro decor and outstanding pizza has kept customers coming back for over 30 years.
6. Deco Pizzeria & Bistro, Enid
Deco Pizzeria isn't your normal pizza joint. They make their dough fresh every day, along with all of their sauces and spreads. Their ingredients are obtained as local as they can get them, sometimes from the Farmers Market down the street. So whether you try a Signature Original, invent your own Unique Creation, or stick to what you know, you can't go wrong.
7. Pizzeria Gusto, Oklahoma City
Located in the historic Uptown district of OKC, Pizzeria Gusto is the first Neapolitan pizza restaurant in "The City." Their pizza is cooked in a Stefano Ferarra oven that was hand-built in Naples. They import their tomatoes, flour and other fine ingredients from Italy. In addition to amazing pizzas, they feature a great selection of sharable small plates, appetizers, salads and made from scratch desserts. As they say, "After experiencing Neapolitan pizza, it’s hard to go back to ordinary pizza."
8. Rodney's Pizza Place, Purcell
Based on an old family secret recipe, Rodney's pizza sauce is superb. Combine that with the homemade crust and fresh ingredients and you'll see why Rodney's makes the list of best pizza in Oklahoma.
9. Umberto's Pizza, Tulsa
Umberto's is a family owned pizzeria that's been serving Tulsa for over 17 years. The location just changed to 3147 S. Harvard. They serve New York-style pizza that is incredibly delicious and fresh.
10. Ten Star Pizza Kitchen, Ardmore
Owners, Ryan and Amber Matlack, created a "Pizza Kitchen" and want people to feel like they've been invited into their kitchen for some great conversation, great music and the best pizza around. They proudly use a secret family recipe, sliced mozzerella and fresh ingredients everyday.
11. Cindy's Pizza STW, Stillwater
Don't let the looks on the outside deceive you if Siri leads you to a trailer in the middle of the woods. This once-mobile home has been completely remodeled on the inside to become an impressive full scale pizza kitchen. Once you eat at Cindy's you'll be surprised you never found them before.
If you didn’t find your favorite on this list, check out our Best Pizza (Part I)
here. So where do you think is the best place to get pizza in Oklahoma? Ready, set, go…