Everyone loves to give their input on what makes pizza truly The Best. With so many choices in Minneapolis, it can be hard to really nail down which ones are top tier. We made the decision-making process just a little bit easier for you by narrowing down the list to 10 of the best pizza restaurants in Minneapolis, in no particular order:
Photo Credit: Red Wagon Pizza Company
Red Wagon Pizza Company
5416 Penn Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419
When the owner turned their pizza making hobby into a business by using a mobile oven, this magnificent pizza restaurant in Minneapolis was born. Consistently topped with the freshest of often locally-sourced ingredients, it’s no wonder that Red Wagon Pizza Company is on this list. Try the Popeye pizza, it’s a classic!
729 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN
As the name suggests, this pizza spot serves up Detroit-style (rectangular shaped) pies that are sure to take your taste buds on a ride. Providing you with the perfect balance of cheese, toppings, sauce and crust, Wrecktangle Pizza blends taste with creativity – all baked in a sheet pan.
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Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza
2550 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Located in North Loop, this spot is well-known for the coal-fired crust on each pie. By adding toppings like chicken, banana peppers, and mushrooms, you’ve created a mouth-watering pizza in seconds. If you don’t want to make your own, try their Persian Beef, Tomato, Feta & Harissa pizza.
1933 Colfax Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
Don’t let the name mislead you, Burch Steak has some of the best pizza in the Twin Cities area. The vibrant atmosphere accompanying the delectable brick-oven pizzas is sure to give you the dining experience you’ve been searching for. Try their Fugazza pizza, you won’t regret it.
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2917 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Providing locally-sourced pizza in a space-like setting, what’s not to love about Galactic Pizza? This spot has something for everyone, and people of all ages. If you get it delivered, don’t be surprised if your delivery driver has on a superhero costume – making this restaurant even more perfect for families.
Element Wood Fire Pizza
96 Broadway St NE, Minneapolis, MN
Wood-fired neapolitan pizza is a classic, but no one does it quite like Element Wood Fire pizza. Located in the Arts District, this spot is a great location for a meal out while enjoying everything that the Minneapolis Art’s District has to offer. Try their Spinach Artichoke Dip as a starter, you can thank us later.
119 N 4th St, Minneapolis, MN
If you’re looking for innovative and unique pizzas to try, look no further than Pizza Luce. With fresh ingredients and handcrafted sauces, this place is an absolute hit. One of our favorites on their menu is the Ruby Rae specialty pizza. Not feeling pizza? They have plenty of other Italian-inspired simple dishes for you to enjoy!
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5557 Xerxes Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Located in South Minneapolis, this pizza restaurant has been a hit since opening in 2010. Crafting unique wood-fired pizzas, Pizzeria Lola adds a Korean flair to each of these traditional pizzas. One of the most important parts of the pizza is the crust, and there is no doubt that Pizzeria Lola has perfected this craft.
Various Locations, Minneapolis, MN
This independent chain is a household pizza classic. Carbone’s Pizza started off as a small, family-run Italian grocery store in the 1920s, and has become the well-known pizza joint that we all know and love today. You can never go wrong with their Chicken Alfredo pizza, and of course, one of their many appetizers. If you can’t decide, go with the Italian Cheese Bread.
165 13th Ave NE #1172, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Serving craft cocktails and extraordinary pizzas, Young Joni is a cozy restaurant providing you with a comfortable dining experience. Young Joni is an award-winning Minneapolis restaurant, so there is no doubt you’ll be satisfied with your visit. Not sure which pizza to try? We recommend the Umami Pizza, incorporating Asian-inspired elements with traditional pizza style.
Didn’t see your go-to choice in our top 10 list? With so many to choose from, it can be hard to pick only 10. Not to worry! Leave us a comment with your personal favorite!