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The Best Pizza in Baton Rouge

Louisiana's capital of Baton Rouge teems with activity, culture, scenic wonders, and good eats. You'll find more than Cajun cooking here, and the best pizza in Baton Rouge blends Southern American with traditional Italian techniques. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Baton Rouge headed to when it comes to the best pizza in Baton Rouge? Welcome to the Tastemaker list. Here, we've put together a list of the best pizza restaurants in Baton Rouge, gathered from in-the-know diners. You'll find everything from local-favorites to upscale downtown restaurants, all serving the best pizza in Cajun country. Grab a table and enjoy some of the best pizza in Baton Rouge tonight!

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7 Restaurants
Updated February 26, 2020
Restaurants:Ruffino's, La Contea Italiano Ristorante, Portobello's Grill - Bocage Village
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steak, Italian
Neighborhoods:Baton Rouge
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Ruffino's

$$$$
Steak
Baton Rouge
4.7
1961 reviews
Ruffino's is a locally-renowned institution with some of the best pizza in Baton Rouge. Stop into this relaxing, upscale downtown spot for slices and pies from Ruffino's wood-fired oven. Try the three-cheese pizza, with Parmesan, fontina, provolone, and tomato sauce. For meat lovers, go for the pie with pepperoni, Italian sausage, prosciutto, and provolone. The "Suprema" features a wide selection of meats, cheeses, and vegetables. On weekends, head in for the Sunday brunch with eggs Benedict, eggs Vermillion, and homemade Ruffino's waffle.

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La Contea Italiano Ristorante

$$$$
Italian
Baton Rouge
4.8
592 reviews
This cozy neighborhood favorite offers a full menu of Italian favorites and some excellent pizza pies and slices. Try their specialty margarita pizza, a sauceless pie with fresh tomatoes, basil, mozzarella slices, garlic, and olive oil. La Contea also boasts a hearty meat stromboli with salami, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, ground beef, and mozzarella. There are also plenty of prime Italian entrees on the menu. Go for the "Tour of Italy," a sampling of chicken Parmesan, lasagna, and fettucini alfredo, or the chicken or eggplant Parmesan served with spaghetti.

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Portobello's Grill - Bocage Village

$$$$
Italian
Baton Rouge
4.3
401 reviews
Trek over to Bocage Village for some fine Italian dining and some of the best pizza in Baton Rouge. Start the meal with some crabcakes Louisiana with roasted corn maque choux and creolaise or the bleu cheese potato chips. For pizza, Portobello's features a white pie with alfredo, caramelized onions, smoked bacon, and mozzarella. There's also an Italian sausage pie with mozzarella, marinara, and fresh basil, and a Margherita pie with mozzarella, provolone, and romano cheese.

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Sports Zone Pub & Grill

$$$$
American
Baton Rouge
2.8
5 reviews
The downtown Sports Zone Pub & Grille is the place to go in the city for a relaxed game watch and some of the best pizza in Baton Rouge. Stop in for a few beers, some football, and the "Big Puck Pizza." This crowd-pleasing pie features mozzarella, cheddar, Parmesan, and pepper jack with a host of other toppings. Sports Zone is also an excellent place for prime barbecue. Try the St. Louis style ribs or grilled chicken breast. Diners should also leave some room for dessert. Sports Zone boasts key lime pie, bourbon pecan pie with whipped cream, and chef's bread pudding with chocolate sauce.

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French Market Bistro

$$$$
Bistro
Baton Rouge
4.6
605 reviews
This cozy bistro off of Highland Road in Baton Rouge has a menu full of Cajun favorites and excellent pizza. Try the roasted vegetable pizza, with artichokes, mushrooms, red peppers, and plenty of other treats. The focaccia pizza boasts caramelized onions and goat cheese with fresh arugula. An "Around the World" pizza is a meat lover's delight with pepperoni and Italian sausage. For some local treats, try the "Taste of Louisiana," with a crab cake, oyster Bienville, fried shrimp, and fried catfish. The menu also features oyster meadow grouper, boiled grouper set over grits and flash-fried oysters.

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The Gregory at The Watermark

$$$$
American
Baton Rouge
4.0
510 reviews
One of the finest spots to dine in the city also boasts some of the best pizza in Baton Rouge. This converted bank is an upscale, exquisite dining destination at The Watermark hotel. Head in for some excellent people watching and a creative menu of Louisiana favorites. The brunch pizza is a must-try. This meal features shaved ham, two sunny-side-up eggs, peppered lard, and provolone on a Roman-style crust. Diners should also go for the crawfish cheese omelet, Nola barbecue shrimp, or bread pudding for some authentic Louisiana tastes.

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Pizza Byronz

$$$$
Pizza Bar
Baton Rouge
4.1
35 reviews
This French-American hot spot on Village Plaza Court bills itself as something different than the average American pizza place. Flambee Cafe offers a "Louisiana take on the Flatbread of France." The restaurant specializes in the "Tarte Flambee," with a variety of different tastes for this French-inspired pizza dish. Try the traditional cheese, pepperoni, or veggie styles. The Southern-inspired "a la Louisiane" menu features favorites like chicken and swiss, muffuletta, crawfish etouffee, and smoked salmon with capers. There's also an authentic French tarte flambee menu with mushroom and bacon, brie and fig, and seasonal vegetable styles.

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