The Best Pizza in Austin

The OpenTable Team

Austin is a food-loving, music-loving metropolis that offers some of the most mouth-watering pizzas in all of the United States. Pizzas in Austin come in two types: pizzas in traditional Neapolitan, Chicago, and New York City styles and pizzas based on progressive local Southwestern recipes that showcase locally sourced ingredients. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Check out our Tastemakers List. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable’s most expert, seasoned diners. Here’s a list of the best pizza in ATX, according to our Tastemakers.

Restaurants:Quattro Gatti Ristorante e Pizzeria, Siena Ristorante Toscana, Maggiano's - Austin
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Italian
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Northwest

Quattro Gatti Ristorante e Pizzeria

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
629 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Romantic
This Austin classic brims with hungry locals who crave hand-tossed pizzas just like Mama used to make. Located in a 19th-century building a stone's throw from the Capitol, this famRead more
90% recommended
Special Occasion in Austin

Siena Ristorante Toscana

$$$$·Italian·
Northwest
1,468 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Nestled in the leafy Hill Country, a 10-minute drive from downtown, this authentic Tuscan bistro fuses seafood and pizza in a casual, quiet setting. Try the grilled‎ flatbread pizzRead more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Austin

Maggiano's - Austin

$$$$·Italian·
Northwest
3,638 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Classic comfort food rules at this casual restaurant chain. Spaghetti and meatballs and four-cheese ravioli are menu staples but tuck into chicken and roasted pepper flatbread pizzRead more
85% recommended
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The Backspace - Austin

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Downtown
508 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
This busy bistro, located behind Parkside, bustles with the clatter of wineglasses. Here, guests gorge on thin-crust pizza cooked in a brick oven and served on a slab of wood. ThisRead more
92% recommended

North Italia - Austin 2nd Street

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
697 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Smack bang on 2nd Street, with its flagship fashion stores and boutique hotels, this buzzy trattoria fuses healthy north Italian grub with contemporary interiors. Here, gigantic liRead more
95% recommended
Italian in Austin
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ASTI Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown
1,485 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
In historic Hyde Park, this pizzeria welcomes locals with fresh Italian flavors. Much-loved starters include chicken-mushroom soup on garlic toast and semolina-fried calamari. The Read more
96% recommended
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Il Brutto

$$$$·Italian·
East Austin
529 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
This neighborhood Italian serves handcrafted pizza fresh out of a wood-burning oven, just like they do in Naples. There's an emphasis on the classics like Margherita with its mozzaRead more
90% recommended
Romantic in Austin

Cipollina

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
662 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
Wood-fired pizza is the star attraction at this uber-contemporary downtown bistro, with specialty pasta and fresh seafood making up the rest of the menu. Get stuck in! Do-it-yourseRead more
91% recommended
Best Service in Austin

OP Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
414 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Good for Anniversaries
Breathing distance from downtown Austin, this brand-spankin' new trattoria has everyone talking. Perhaps it's the piping thick-crust pizza, which fills the plate and satisfies the Read more
88% recommended
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68 Degrees

$$$$·Italian·
Central Austin
768 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Hometown sisters Joan and Marion Gillcrist preside over 68 Degrees, a buzzy bistro in a quiet corner of downtown, where they bring bruschetta to the block. Locals here glug a glassRead more
94% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Austin

Visconti Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Bee Caves / Lakeway / Lake Travis
173 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
Located in the Hotel Granduca in West Lake Hills, with its meticulously manicured gardens, Visconti Ristorante serves north Italian cuisine inside a grand dining room and, if it's Read more
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Buca di Beppo - Austin

$$$$·Italian·
Arboretum
623 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Step inside this red-and-white-table-clothed restaurant chain for Italian fare, and wolf down ample portions of pizza and pasta close to Arboretum Crossing. All the classics are onRead more

Cane Rosso - Austin

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
159 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Authentic
This Texas-wide restaurant chain occupies a brick building in downtown Austin. Inside, floor-to-ceiling windows flood the dining hall with natural light, while a chalkboard displayRead more
92% recommended
Kid Friendly in Austin

Mia Italian Tapas & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
North Central
346 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Tasting Menu
Italian small plates make up the menu at this Rock Rose hangout as Chef Mario Medina fuses fresh local ingredients with Neopolitan staples. Fire-grilled pizzas are perennially popuRead more
83% recommended
Late Night Find in Austin

California Pizza Kitchen - Barton Creek - PRIORITY SEATING

$$$$·American·
South Austin
2 reviews
Hearth-baked pizzas are the specialty at this nationwide restaurant chain, which has a base in downtown with a contemporary interior. Nibble on the spicy buffalo cauliflower pizza Read more
100% recommended
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Home Slice Pizza - North Loop

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Austin
Grab a slice of New York-style Margherita at this no-thrills pop-up in the North Loop. Eat in or carry out; it tastes the same — hot, fresh, and just like Manhattan. Feeling experiRead more
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Numero 28 Pizzeria

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
1 review
Girdled by the soaring skyscrapers of downtown, this cozy trattoria serves Southern Italian fare in a laid-back setting. Diners come for the pizza and stay for the wine. Taste the Read more
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Romano's Macaroni Grill - Austin - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
Arboretum
57 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Quiet Conversation
Looking for the best pizza in Austin? This child-friendly Denver-based restaurant chain in Great Hills Trail welcomes diners who devour chunky brick-oven pizzas baked at 600 degreeRead more
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