Nancy Silverton's authentic ingredients, day-to-day consistency, and innovative crust, made Pizzeria Mozza the crux upon which all pizzadom currently stands in Los Angeles. Read more.
Ed LaDou was the one who hashed out most of the original California Pizza Kitchen concept and even invented the Barbecue Chicken Pizza, which fills commissaries and cafes around the country. Read more.
A classic, the Martorana family has been serving Eagle Rock denizens since 1955. The card-board like crust has its days, but at its best, the fried eggplant and sausage pizza is the one to beat. Read more.
An old-school pizzeria in the heart of Beverly Hills, Mulberry Street's pizzas are perfect for the image-conscious denizens of the 90210 as the crust is near invisible. Read more.
After moving to West Hollywood, Vito really started earning the credibility as one of the best renditions of NY-style pizza in LA. Vito's still remains one of the best slices in the city. Read more.
A Larchmont classic, this San Francisco transplant has been serving this charming part of town since 1997, no small feat in a constantly changing retail environment. Read more.
Started in 1996 by Paul Hibler and David Sanfield, the chain has melded the best elements of classics California-style with Neopolitan aspects, as well as chef-like take on topping combinations. Read more.
A local favorite, the Grandma pie garner rave reviews by GQ's Alan Richman. Landing at one of the top ten pizzas in the country, this perfectly balanced creation still manages to surprise doubters. Read more.
An old school pizzeria founded in 1968, this Highland Park icon still makes fantastic pies of the East Coast tradition. With extremely low prices and a convivial atmosphere, it's ideal for gathering. Read more.
A humble pizzeria in Palms stays true to its East Coast roots with simple, house-made ingredients like sauce and dough, all prepared in a half-broken oven that still manages to push out doughy crusts. Read more.
One of the original pizza spots to open with the influx of Italian-American immigrants into the San Gabriel Valley, this place endures because of hefty crusts that get loaded with cheese and toppings. Read more.
One of the first pizzerias to insist so much on authenticity that they didn't cut the slices, Terroni's super-thin crust pies remain one of the most consistent in Mid-City. Read more.
New York pies served in a no-nonsense place that caters to every weary worker that passes by. Whenever you call on Hard Times, this is the place to hit. Read more.
A newer entrant to open on the edges of the Arts District, Pizzanista captures the zeitgeist of the budding hipster enclave better than any other late night eatery. Read more.
The toppings are fresh and sometimes quite innovative. There are even pizzas that feel like salads, which work perfectly for the weight-conscious Westsiders. Read more.
Considered the oldest Italian restaurant in Hollywood, Miceli's has been serving since 1949. The atmosphere will be sure to conjure up memories of gangster films and old-time establishments. Read more.
Ellen Degeneres ordered pizzas from here during the Academy Awards and handed them out to Hollywood A-Listers sitting in the audience. She then gave the delivery guy a $1,000 tip the next day. Read more.
Though the real roots of Joe's belongs in NY, the transplant's opening in Santa Monica certainly did wonders to shape the by-the-slice atmosphere on Third Street, which is generally mired by chains. Read more.
With creative topping combinations and a cornmeal-heavy crust, Two Boots is a reliable late-night options for those coming out of The Echo. Read more.
Sporting thin crust, Neopolitan pizzas, Eatalian was the progenitor of many authentic Neopolitan-style pizzas joints that eventually opened around town. Read more.
The to-go extension of Gjelina, this too-cool-for-school pizzeria and sandwich spot makes some very good pizzas, albeit at an eye-poppingly expensive price. Read more.
Retaining some of the best aspects of Mozza's crust-centric vision, Milo & Olive prepares some of the best pizzas on the Westside, thanks to fantastic toppings and a steady wood-fired crust. Read more.
This late-night pizza joint makes very good New York style, thin-crust slices. The hipsters of Silver Lake and now Downtown are definitely fans of the punk rock-style. Read more.