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
614 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
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
91% recommended
Italian in Houston
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Arturo Boada Cuisine

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
394 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
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
96% recommended
Italian in Houston
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Coppa Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
Rice Village
893 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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
94% recommended
Italian in Houston
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La Griglia - Houston

$$$$·Italian·
River Oaks
1,696 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
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
94% recommended

Roma

$$$$·Italian·
Rice Village
631 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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
Outdoor Dining in Houston

Enoteca Rossa

$$$$·Italian·
Bellaire
513 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
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
90% recommended

Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown / Montrose
2,388 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
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
95% recommended

North Italia – BLVD

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
2,671 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fun
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
94% recommended
Italian in Houston
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Mia Bella Trattoria - Greenway Plaza

$$$$·Italian·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
415 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
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
94% recommended

B.B. Italia Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
West Side
299 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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

Grotto - Houston

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
1,306 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • 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
95% recommended
Italian in Houston

Osso & Kristalla

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
339 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
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
92% recommended

Maggiano's - Memorial

$$$$·Italian·
West Side
900 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
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
89% recommended
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Fratelli's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Spring Branch
558 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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
Neighborhood Gem in Houston

Crisp - Heights

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Heights / Washington
530 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Groups
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
86% recommended

Ciro's Italian Grill

$$$$·Italian·
West Side
622 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
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
94% recommended

Ristorante Cavour at the Hotel Granduca

$$$$·Italian·
Galleria / Uptown
673 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
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

True Food Kitchen - Houston

$$$$·American·
Galleria / Uptown
992 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
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
92% recommended
Healthy in Houston

Radio Milano

$$$$·Italian·
West Side
211 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
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
81% recommended
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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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