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A guide to San Antonio’s pizza scene

Dig into 25 of San Antonio’s must-try pizza shops.

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Try the pizza picante and grab an espresso martini.

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Whenever we’re feeling saucy, we like to dig into a slice of local pizza. San Antonio’s pizza scene is bubbling with options — and we keep finding ways to top ourselves. If you’re on the quest for the perfect slice, we’ve pie-oneered a list of 25 places to grab pizza that are definitely worth the dough.

Local legends

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You won’t be hungry after pizza and pasta from Big Lou’s.

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Barbaro, 2720 McCullough Ave.
In addition to serving daily happy hour deals from 4-6 p.m., this establishment offers online ordering and reservations, perfect for a night out or a night in.

Big Lou’s, 2048 S. WW White Rd.
Hungry? You can get a pizza up to 42 in. If you’re not in the mood for pizza, they also offer wings, salads, pasta, and more.

DoughBoy Pizza, 1009 Avenue B
If you’re looking for an outdoor environment and something simple, ordering the CheesyBoy doesn’t disappoint.

Goomba’s Pizzeria, Multiple locations
If you’re feeling nostalgic, this place has pizza rolls as appetizers. Try this: The Goombas supreme pizza.

Little Italy Restaurant & Pizzeria, 824 Afterglow St.
Restaurant owners, the Visocaro family, are from Sicily and they brought their traditional flavors of Italy with them. Enjoy New York and Italian-style pizzas as well as a deli if you need freshly cut meats + cheeses. This is City Editor Nicholas’ family’s favorite pizza spot.

Fancier fare

Dough Pizzeria

Grab a slice (or two) from Dough Pizzeria Napoletana.

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Braza Brava Pizzeria Napoletana, 7959 Broadway St. #300
Fancy wine with your pizza? Stop by every Monday and Tuesday for half-off bottles of wine with your lunch or dinner pizza purchase. Cheers.

Dough Pizzeria Napoletana, Multiple locations
Make it a date night with this pizza spot. Try this: The Margherita pizza and the house-made burrata to start.

Flume Pizzeria, 200 S. Alamo St.
This pie place along the River Walk brings the best of Texas and Neapolitan-style pizza together to create what it calls Texapoletana.

Fralo’s, 23651 W. I-10
This local pizzeria has shared its family recipe with the city, and it offers live music on select nights.

Volare Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, 3902 McCullough Ave.
Whether you’re in need of a date night or a pizza place to cater for your next event, this spot has something for everyone to enjoy. Try this: The caprese is amazing.

Online ordering

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Make it a pizza date at Il Forno.

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Il Forno, 122 Nogalitos St.
The meats, sauces, and dough are all made in-house at this restaurant. Il Forno also sources local wine and beer as well as veggies from farmers. Fun fact: This pizzeria is ranked 24 on the 2023 50 Top Pizza list for the US.

Julian’s Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria, Multiple locations
This family-owned restaurant has been hand-crafting pizzas for three generations, plus if you’re hosting a gathering it offers a bulk menu.

Mad Pecker Brewing Co., 6025 Tezel Rd.
Whether you’re in the mood for a pint of beer, wings, or pizza, this brewery has it all.

Rome’s Pizza, Multiple locations
Gus Nassar introduced the city to this gourmet pizzeria in 1986 and has been serving up unique handcrafted pizzas ever since.

Trilogy Pizza, 19141 Stone Oak Parkway #113
Deep dish pizza lovers unite. In addition to delicious pizza, you can’t go wrong with an appetizer salad. Try this: The Texan pizza.

If you can’t take the wheat (gluten-free)

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Grab a slice from Lou’s Woodfire Pizza.

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1000 Degrees Pizza, 11224 Huebner Rd. #206
Build your own gluten-free pizza with various toppings and sauces. Try this: The chicken club salad.

Julian’s Italian Pizzeria & Kitchen, multiple locations
Aside from offering gluten-free oven-baked pizzas, there’s also a section of the menu for those who want to enjoy pasta like the Pasta Basilico and Fettuccine Alfredo.

Lou’s Woodfire Pizza, 11930 US-90 Suite #101
Grab wood-fired pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and more. The pizza spot also offers cauliflower crust and veggie options.

Mellow Mushroom, 115 N. Loop 1604 E., # 2100
From veggie pizzas with cauliflower crust to its magic mocktails, you’ll want to try everything. You can also take you pie to go.

Pizzeria Vesuvio, 1110 S. Alamo St.
Located in the King William neighborhood, this local staple offers pizzas, wings, paninis, pasta, and dessert. We want to try the King William Pizza which has a double crust stuffed with seasoned mozzarella cheese, bacon + pepperoni — it even comes with a crown.

It’s delivery

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Grab a slice of pizza and check out its latest mural painted by Los Otros Murals.

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Guillermo’s, 618 McCullough Ave.
This popular local pizza restaurant asks for a 24-hour advance notice on pizza delivery, but they also offer immediate delivery for an extra fee.

Maar’s Pizza & More, 14218 Nacogdoches Rd.
This is your one stop shop for pizza, beer + cocktails, mozzarella bites, and desserts. Try this: The Jalapeno-Cheddar Meteor Bites.

Pizza Patron, Multiple locations
Grab a slice from this pizza place that’s been in the city for over 20 years, and check out its Los Otros mural at the Medical Center location.

Poppy’s Pizza, 7115 Blanco Rd. Suite 107
Swing by the family-owned Italian restaurant serving up authentic NY-style pizza and some of the best wings in the city. Active service members can get 10% off.

Royal Pizza, 4415 De Zavala Rd.
Bring a taste of Italy to the table with this local restaurant that has been perfecting it’s pizza recipes for years. Grab a slice of the Spinach & Ricotta pizza or try out a Stromboli.

Did we miss your favorite pizza place? Add your own point to our pizza map.

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