Texas Dining March 17, 2022
The Ultimate Pizza Journey Through Texas Makes For One Delicious Adventure
Get ready to sample some of the best pizza in Texas! This five-hour road trip leads to six restaurants that serve up the best pies in the Lone Star State. From wood-fired Neapolitan style to the classic thin crust of New York City, you’ll get to try a little bit of everything on this delicious little road trip.
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1. Comfort Pizza (Comfort)
Comfort Pizza, 802 High St, Comfort, TX 78013, USA
Tucked away in the tiny town of Comfort (population: 3,717), Comfort Pizza boasts an atmosphere that's almost as noteworthy as the food. The quirky restaurant is a throwback to the 1950s, and the pies are some of the most unique you'll find. Build your own with dozens of toppings to choose from, or opt for one of their signature pizzas. Either way, you're in for a real treat. Learn more on the
Comfort Pizza Facebook page.
2. Dough Pizzeria Napoletana (San Antonio)
Dough Pizzeria Napoletana, 518 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Dough Pizzeria Napoletana, WillowBend Market, 5960 W Parker Rd #286, Plano, TX 75093, USA
Follow your taste buds to San Antonio, where we'll be visiting Dough Pizzeria Napoletana. Here, you'll find traditional Neapolitan-style pizza, plus other classic dishes like house-made burrata. There's also an all-Italian wine list, so rest assured your experience will be as authentic as possible. Plus, the restaurant was featured on the Food Network, so you know it has to be good. Learn more on the
Dough Pizzeria Napoletana website.
3. Big Lou's Pizza (San Antonio)
Big Lou's Pizza, 2048 S WW White Rd, San Antonio, TX 78222, USA
Also in San Antonio, Big Lou's Pizza is most famous for its massive, 42-inch pies that are as big as the table (check out the hand for scale.) If you have a crowd to feed, this is the place to go! They also have regular sized pizzas for smaller parties. Learn more on the
Big Lou's Pizza Facebook page.
4. Home Slice Pizza (Austin)
Home Slice Pizza, 501 E 53rd St, Austin, TX 78751, USA
Home Slice Pizza, 1415 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
More Home Slice Pizza, 1421 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Next up is Home Slice Pizza in Austin, one of the most iconic pizza joints in the state. This neighborhood eatery dishes out authentic, New York-style pies that are available whole or by-the-slice. There is an emphasis on local, organic produce, and unique toppings like fried eggplant and chopped clams take the experience to a whole new level. Thin crust and traditional Sicilian are both on the menu, so pick your poison! Learn more on the
Home Slice Pizza website.
5. DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana (Austin)
DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana, 8000 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757, USA
DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana - Downtown Austin, 301 Lavaca St Suite 200, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Another Austin favorite, DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana is as authentic as it gets. They follow the stringent guidelines of the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana in Italy, so eating here is like taking a trip to Napoli. The menu is simple, with classic pies like the Margherita standing front and center, but tried-and-true flavors need no pomp and circumstance. All of the pies are cooked traditionally: in a wood-fired oven for no longer than 90 seconds. Just wait until you taste the difference! Learn more on the
DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana website.
6. Frank's Pizza (Houston)
Frank's Pizza, 417 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Located in downtown Houston's renowned Historic District, Frank's Pizza has long been a local icon. Their pizzas are hand-tossed, and the dough and sauce are made fresh daily. The best part? They're open until 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, so you can satisfy your craving for a late night slice. Learn more on the
Frank's Pizza website.
Would you take this delicious road trip? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for
more of the best pizza in Texas. Address: Comfort Pizza, 802 High St, Comfort, TX 78013, USA Address: Dough Pizzeria Napoletana, 518 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA Address: Dough Pizzeria Napoletana, WillowBend Market, 5960 W Parker Rd #286, Plano, TX 75093, USA Address: Big Lou's Pizza, 2048 S WW White Rd, San Antonio, TX 78222, USA Address: Home Slice Pizza, 501 E 53rd St, Austin, TX 78751, USA Address: Home Slice Pizza, 1415 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA Address: More Home Slice Pizza, 1421 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA Address: DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana, 8000 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757, USA Address: DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana - Downtown Austin, 301 Lavaca St Suite 200, Austin, TX 78701, USA Address: Frank's Pizza, 417 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002, USA