The Best Pizza in Every State

Alabama: Davenport’s Pizza Palace, Mountain Brook

The 1964 Mountain Brook bar includes arcade games and retro decor. Meat Lover's Special and customizable pizzas are popular for their perfect crusts, tasty sauces, and gooey mozzarella.

Alaska: Moose’s Tooth, Anchorage

Anchorage locals love Moose's Tooth, a pub-pizzeria. Spicy Thai Chicken pizza and brewed-onsite Broken Tooth Beers are among the 30 pizzas, including vegan and gluten-free options.

Arizona: Cibo, Phoenix

Cibo's tree-filled patio and refurbished 1930s cottage make it cozy. It makes red and white Neapolitan pizzas with blistered crusts. Popular dishes include Diavola pizza with spicy salami and Nutella crêpes.

Arkansas: ZAZA, Little Rock

ZAZA in Little Rock serves delicious thin-crust, wood-fired pizzas such Italian Sausage and Prosciutto-Arugula. It offers fresh salads and dulce de leche gelato to conclude the meal.

California: Buona Forchetta, San Diego

Along with salads and spaghetti, Buona Forchetta makes wonderful Italian pizzas. It sells foldable Napoli-style burnt crust pies on its roadside patio.

Colorado: Joy Hill, Denver

Joy Hill, a Denver favorite, makes sourdough pizzas with bison chorizo and handmade mozzarella. It has a comfortable atmosphere, a well-stocked bar with natural wines, and a large rooftop patio for dining.

Connecticut: Zuppardi’s Apizza, West Haven

A New Haven institution, Zuppardi's in West Haven, is owned by an Italian family since the 1940s. It features two restaurants and a pizza van serving regular and customized clam pizza.

Delaware: La Pizzeria Metro, Wilmington

Light, wood-fired pizzas are served at La Pizzeria Metro near Wilmington Brew Works. White pizza and neighborhood-named calzones are among its 30 variants.