The Ultimate Pizza Journey Through Rhode Island Makes For One Delicious Adventure
There are so many fantastic spots to grab a great slice or pie in the Ocean State. We even have our own Little Italy (Federal Hill in Providence,) that has a ton of spots on its own. Any type of pizza you’re craving be it deep dish or thin crust, New York style or brick oven, we’ve got it! If you are looking to discover some of the best pizza in Rhode Island, this road trip is for you. You can check out our
custom map to help you plan your route, and even add some stops if you have a favorite pizza joint you want to make sure you don’t miss.
1. Pizza J, Providence
Pizza J, 967 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Start your journey at absolute Providence mainstay
. The shop is full of antique pinball machines you can play while sipping on one of their many local beer options, and the pizza is both comforting and creative. With a crispy crust and innovative topping combinations like butter softened leeks and peas with crispy prosciutto and a mint garnish, as well as all the old classics, you're sure to fall in love with this old school pizza spot.
2. Rhodes Pizza and Restaurant, Pawtucket
Rhodes Pizza & Restaurant, 3736 Pawtucket Ave, Riverside, RI 02915, USA
is a truly classic style pizzeria in Riverside, just a quick 15 minutes from Pizza J, this spot will transport you back to the heyday of 90's era pizza joints. The pizza comes loaded with toppings and choices range from traditional such as pepperoni to more out of the box like chicken and walnut! The white pizza especially comes highly recommended.
3. Rosa Mia Pizza, Johnston
Rosa Mia Pizza, 133 Greenville Ave, Johnston, RI 02919, USA
Just a 20 minute drive from Rhodes Pizza,
will quickly become your favorite for a well done slice of Sicilian pie. Rosa Mia also offers thin crust and gluten free round pizzas, but they are particularly known for the focaccia style thick white crust. And if you're looking to switch it up from a traditional pie, you can't wrong with a calzone at Rosa Mia.
4. Tommy's Pizza, Cranston
Tommy's Pizza, 870 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920, USA
To start the second half of your pizza journey, you'll drive 20 minutes to
. Founded 1955, this spot knows what they are doing when it comes to the perfect pie. Tommy's is known for their tomato pies, do if you want your meal cheesy, make sure to specify cheese as a topping. The famous crust also comes in a whole wheat option that is equally scrumptious. Specialty options include white pizza with spinach and cheese and bar-b-que pizza. Tommy's also offers signature pies that are well known and quite beloved.
5. Frank and John From Italy, East Greenwich
Frank & John from Italy on the Water, 743 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI 02828, USA
A family owned spot for multiple decades,
Frank and John From Italy
is commited to feeding you just like they would feed family. This classic Italian restaurant offers up a slightly thinner, crispy crust with a variety of choose your own toppings. We recommend the delectably simple tomato and basil.
6. Little Country Pizza, Exeter
Little Country Pizza, 349 Nooseneck Hill Rd, Exeter, RI 02822, USA
Your last stop is a 20 minute drive from Frank and John from Italy, giving you plenty of time to digest.
Little Country Pizza
is the perfect spot to end your pizza journey. The business is family owned and operated, the ingredients and incredibly fresh, and the specialty pies are creative and fun! These thick and crusty pies come with just the right amount of crust bubbles and gooey cheese that will knock your socks off. We recommend the taco or brisket pizza. Or if you've found yourself a bit pizza'd out by now, maybe give the homemade pastrami a try!
All of these pizza spots seem utterly scrumptious, and it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Rhode Island pizza! Will you be attempting the full trip in a day? If so, maybe try and fit in a little stroll to make some extra room in your stomach! If you are looking for even more of the best pizza in Rhode Island,
this list is likely right up your alley.
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