The Best Pizza in Houston

The OpenTable Team

The booming city of Houston has grown into one of America's most important cities, boasting a growing economy, blossoming culture and diverse culinary atmosphere. The best pizza in Houston sits at the forefront of the culinary scene, mixing the influences of Houston's population with traditional Italian styles to create a scene all of its own. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Houston going out to eat when they crave some of the city's best pizza? Welcome to our Tastemaker Lists. Here, we've gathered data from in-the-know diners to determine the best pizza in Houston. From neighborhood pizza joints and lively Italian spots to upscale, sit-down restaurants downtown, the best pizza in Houston have it all. Grab a table at one of these pizza places and enjoy!

Restaurants:Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar, Arturo Boada Cuisine, Coppa Osteria
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian
Neighborhoods:Galleria / Uptown, Rice Village

Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
728 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Houston's local-favorite Amalfi Ristorante is an exquisite restaurant that delivers flavors of Italy's Western Coast. This comfortable spot includes prime seafood and meat dishes, Read more
98% recommended
Italian in Houston
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Arturo Boada Cuisine

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
440 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Arturo Boada features some of the most eclectic cuisines in all Houston. Blending Italian, Spanish, and Latin cuisine, Arturo Boada is a colorful spot with one of the most eclecticRead more
97% recommended
Best Service in Houston

Coppa Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
Rice Village
1,022 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
This Rice Village neighborhood hot spot is one of Houston's top places for a pizza and glass of wine. Stop into this elegant restaurant in Houston's Hanover building for something Read more
93% recommended
Italian in Houston
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La Griglia - Houston

$$$$·Italian·
River Oaks
1,841 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
The River Oaks neighborhood favorite called La Griglia is a comfortable, lively spot for some of the best pizza in Houston. Head in during the Monday-Friday happy hour for specialsRead more
97% recommended
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Roma

$$$$·Italian·
Rice Village
683 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
For a traditional Roman-style pizza, the Roma Restaurant is the place to go in Houston. Every day, the talented chefs at Roma whip up a brand-new Roman-style pizza of the day for tRead more
94% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Houston

Enoteca Rossa

$$$$·Italian·
Bellaire
584 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
The hot spot Bellaire neighborhood is the location for Enoteca Rossa, a classic Italian restaurant with a prime selection of favorite dishes and drinks. Head into this traditional Read more
91% recommended

Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown / Montrose
2,568 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
One of the most romantic restaurants in the city, the exquisite Sorrento is a cozy place perfect for a night out with loved ones. Grab a selection from the restaurant's excellent wRead more
98% recommended

North Italia – BLVD

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
2,925 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
One of the most stylish restaurants in Houston, North Italia is an elegant and engaging spot with incredible decor and some of the best pizza in town. Grab a table under the traditRead more
96% recommended
Italian in Houston
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Mia Bella Trattoria - Greenway Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
475 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
The Greenway Plaza location of this Houston-area chain is a colorful and cozy spot for some of the best Italian in town. Stop in for some of the highlights on its “small plates” meRead more
98% recommended

B.B. Italia Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Westside
368 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
This highlight of Houston's “energy district” is a lively place for an Italian meal in the heart of the city. The brainchild of proprietor Benjamin Berg (hence the B.B. in the nameRead more
87% recommended
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Grotto - Houston

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
1,460 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
One of the prime spots for Italian in Downtown Houston, Grotto is an authentic spot with a colorful, creative menu. The Downtown outpost of this acclaimed national chain features sRead more
91% recommended

Osso & Kristalla

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
387 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
A downtown Houston favorite, Osso & Kristalla is only steps away from Minute Maid Park. The perfect spot for a meal before or after an Astros game, Osso features a full menu of ItaRead more
97% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Houston

Maggiano's - Memorial

$$$$·Italian·
Westside
901 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
The Houston installment of this nationally-renowned chain features some of the best pizza options in town. Family-style dining is on the menu at Maggiano's. Head in with a group ofRead more
86% recommended
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Fratelli's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Spring Branch
632 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
This highlight Italian spot in Spring Branch is one of the places for the best pizza in Houston. Head out to Fratelli's in the summertime for a pizza and a drink on the restaurant'Read more
98% recommended

Crisp - Heights

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Heights / Washington
600 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Variety is critical for the hand-tossed pizzas at Crisp. This Bevis Street favorite boasts a full selection of creative pizzas. They're available in traditional, stone-ground wheatRead more
92% recommended

Ciro's Italian Grill

$$$$·Italian·
Westside
741 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
A family-owned favorite off the Katy Freeway, Ciro's Italian Grill is a top spot for some of the best pizza in Houston. Available in either pizza or calzone styles, the menu is fulRead more
96% recommended
Best Value in Houston

Ristorante Cavour at the Hotel Granduca

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
692 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
This intimate Uptown Park location is one of the most engaging spots in all of Houston. Stop into this local favorite for some excellent people-watching outside the hotel and an elRead more
93% recommended
Romantic in Houston
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True Food Kitchen - Houston

$$$$·American·
Galleria / Uptown
1,061 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Healthy options are on the menu at Houston's acclaimed True Food Kitchen. This local favorite boasts a green menu full of healthy, cleansing cuisine along with some of the best pizRead more
96% recommended
Healthy in Houston

Radio Milano

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Westside
212 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Stop into the Hotel Sorella at City Centre for some of the best pizza in Houston at Radio Milano. This classic Italian restaurant is an excellent place for people-watching, a few dRead more
83% recommended

Bistecca

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown / Montrose
718 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
This classic Midtown steakhouse is one of the most celebrated restaurants in all of Houston. Modern and stylish, Bistecca features all the best of traditional Italian steakhouse faRead more
92% recommended
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