The Best Pizza in Baltimore

Baltimore’s nickname of Charm City comes from a combination of harbor-side views, friendly locals and fine food. Famous for seafood, Bay seasoning, and an increasingly diverse dining scene, Baltimore also has plenty of places to eat. But where can diners find the best pizza in Baltimore? Welcome to our Tastemakers list. We’ve done deep dish plus thin and crispy all across town to create this exclusive list of the best pizza places in Baltimore. Head to Little Italy for Neopolitan style, drive downtown for deep-dish delights or explore the suburbs to taste creative flatbreads. Whichever you choose, book a table tonight for the best pizza in Baltimore. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. From Hamden to Towson or Ellicott City, options for great pizza surround Charm City, and this list is foodie-approved by locals that know the score and where to get a slice of authentic deep dish or a crunchy, flaky, thin crust.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Hersh's, Sammy's Trattoria, LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Timonium
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian
Neighborhoods:Federal Hill, Mt. Vernon, Timonium
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Hersh's

$$$$·Italian·
Federal Hill
915 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Great food, made fresh is the concept behind the Hershkovitz siblings' authentic Italian restaurant, Hersh's. This small, intimate eatery plates up small portions designed for sharing. The black and g...

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Best Overall in Baltimore / Maryland
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Sammy's Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Mt. Vernon
1,462 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

Hardwood, ochers and ambers, and two floors of windows create an inviting space for Sammy's Trattoria, nestled in the heart of Mt. Vernon. This upbeat and energetic area is just a few blocks south of ...

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Best Value in Baltimore / Maryland

LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Timonium

$$$$·Italian·
Timonium
1,004 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

Liberatore's, a family-owned and operated restaurant, takes an Old World menu and pairs it with modern, chic decor. Outdoor seating is plentiful and lets diners enjoy the weather during the warmer mon...

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Forno Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Downtown
1,112 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual

Located right in the heart of Charm City, Forno Restaurant & Wine Bar is in the center of everything. The Hippodrome Theater is just across the street — Baltimore's Broadway venue. Brick oven pizza is...

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La Tavola - Baltimore

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
1,991 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem

Chef Carlo Vignotto serves up a variety of classic Italian dishes in the heart of Little Italy, a famous waterside district in downtown Baltimore. Surrounded by robust, authentic flavors, the scent of...

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Fit for Foodies in Baltimore
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Chiapparelli's - Baltimore

$$$$·Italian·
Inner Harbor
712 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual

The worst-kept secret in Little Italy, Chiapparelli's is the place that locals take their out-of-town friends. White tablecloths and folded napkins add an upscale touch to an essentially casual eatery...

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Kid Friendly in Baltimore

Tino's Italian Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Columbia
1,046 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List

Columbia is home to boutique shopping, big, open green spaces and plenty of places to grab a bite, but Tino's Italian Bistro & Wine Bar is a top spot in the area. Homemade sauces and an exceptional wi...

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Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore Suburbs

George Martin's Vivo Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Hanover
569 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies

The sight of planes flying overhead is a frequent one at George Martin's Vivo Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar. This family-friendly restaurant is close to BWI, making it a great spot to entertain out of ...

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Birroteca - Bel Air

$$$$·Italian·
Bel Air
542 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

Mosaic tile floors and dark red beams create an elegant background for the authentic Italian menu at Birroteca. Pizza makes up a large chunk of the options, with both personal and shared sizes. A sala...

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Verde

$$$$·Pizza Bar·
Canton
915 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating

The secret to a perfect crust starts with the oven, and Verde's in Caton uses the traditional methods perfected more than 150 years ago in Italy. An 850-degree oven blisters the crust for just about 9...

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Best Food in Baltimore / Maryland

Noona's

$$$$·Italian·
Bolton Hill
44 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual

Perfectly situated for University students and visitors alike, Noona’s offers arguably some of the best pizza in Baltimore. Described as New American Pizza, the crust is sourdough. It's made in house ...

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The Owl Bar

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon
338 reviews
  • Late-night Find
  • Paleo Friendly
  • Romantic

Mid-Town Belvedere is full of amazing places to eat and hang out, plus some cool historic sights. The Owl at the Belvedere Hotel manages to combine all these things. Established in 1903, the bar survi...

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Late Night Find in Baltimore / Maryland
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Casa Mia's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Parkton
257 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Worth the Drive
  • Great for Lunch

For over three decades Casa Mia’s has been White Marsh’s go-to place for subs, pasta and some of the best pizza in Baltimore and its suburbs. The extensive menu now runs from chicken tender to Marylan...

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Kid Friendly in Baltimore Suburbs