Portland May 05, 2016
These 18 Pizza Places in Portland Are So Good Your Mouth May Explode
Whether it’s thick & buttery or thin & crispy, it is undeniable that pizza of all sorts is a crowd favorite. Portland restaurants go above and beyond to produce some of the best and most imaginative pizza pies to make your mouth explode. Here are the best pizza places in Portland:
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1. Apizza Scholl's - SE Portland
This low-key pizza spot will surprise you with their gigantic and delicious pies. You seriously don’t want the inevitable line out the door to deter you from trying this pizza!
2. Pizzeria Otto - NE Portland
Offering the neighborhood of Roseway a traditional Neapolitan pizza joint, Pizzeria Otto uses an old-style wood oven to fire up some delicious soft-crust pizza.
3. Ken's Artisan Pizza - SE Portland
Known for its originality and deliciousness, Ken’s Artisan Pizza makes its magic using only organic and local ingredients.
4. Nostrana - SE Portland
Offering a traditional Napoli-style pizza mixed with a fine dining experience, Nostrana is sure to rock your socks off.
5. Hogan's Goat - NE Portland
This is one place that does not live up to the name “Hogan’s Goat.” Offering some of the tastiest pizza with a stellar selection of wine makes this pizzeria actually quite the opposite.
6. Sizzle Pie - Multiple Locations
This funky pizzeria never fails to concoct some of the best and most interesting pizza topping combinations. You have to try their vegan specialty, the “Spiral Tap,” made with a swirl of marinara and a caramelized onion spread.
7. Dove Vivi - NE Portland
Known for its deep-dish style cornmeal crust, Dove Vivi makes it OK to break the rules and dig in with a fork.
8. Blind Onion - NE Portland
The delicious crusty pizza, and the cold microbrew you can get with it, makes Blind Onion one of Portland’s most beloved pizza haunts.
9. Oven and Shaker - Pearl District
There’s something to say about an establishment that takes the time to use seasonal ingredients and make house-made mozzarella. Yum!
10. P.R.E.A.M. - SE Portland
With a Wu Tang Clan-themed pizza shop, you are sure to get a fun atmosphere and some tasty & explorative pies.
11. Escape From New York Pizza - NW Portland
Looking for a classic thin crusted, no-fuss slice of pizza? You’re in luck, because Escape from New York Pizza is just that.
12. Pizza Jerk - NE Portland
Pizza Jerk offers great, wide-sliced pizza with a classic ‘80s pizza parlor atmosphere.
13. Lovely's Fifty-Fifty - North Portland
You have to try their pizza that’s topped with stinging nettle! Don’t worry; the nettle won’t sting you after it’s been cooked.
14. Start Street Pizza Co. - SE Portland
Celebrating its 50th year as one of Portland’s pizza staples, Stark Street Pizza is sure to prove to you why people keep coming back for more.
15. Pizzicato - Multiple Location
This Portland-based chain has been slinging some of Portland’s best pizza since 1989, and is so good that they’ve begun to invade all of Oregon.
Handsome Pizza focuses on producing excellent food by working with local growers & makers. The “Rico Suave” pizza is a must-try!
17. Baby Doll Pizza - SE Portland
Bringing us New York-inspired pizza by the slice, Baby Doll Pizza is a late night haven for pizza junkies and continues to leave long-lasting positive impressions on the people of Portland.
18. Firehouse - NE Portland
Firehouse stays true to its name by offering the freshest of pizza pies from their old fashioned wood-fired oven. To keep us on our toes, they update their menu daily to offer a “pizza of the day.”
Are we missing anything? Let us know what you think are the best pizza places in Portland!