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The Best Pizza in Minneapolis

Known for its nightlife, classic architecture and vibrant neighborhoods, Minneapolis has a hip, high-tech vibe in the Midwest. Some of "The Mill City's" most beloved foods include walleye and dishes inspired by the city's Scandinavian roots. Kitchens across the city also serve Minnesota-style pizza, known for its thin-crust topped with thick, spicy sauce, loads of cheese and toppings cut into square pieces. But where do the savviest foodies go for a slice? Look no further than the Tastemaker Lists. We've collected data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. The best pizza in Minneapolis is found at these hotspots. Reserve a table and enjoy!

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The OpenTable Team
12 Restaurants
Updated February 26, 2020
Restaurants:Tavola Italian Kitchen & Bar, Cedar + Stone, Urban Table, Ciao Bella
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Downtown / North Loop, Bloomington
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Tavola Italian Kitchen & Bar

$$$$
Italian
Downtown / North Loop
4.2
339 reviews

Tavola Italian Kitchen + Bar is a modern eatery located in the Elliot Park neighborhood. Those searching for the best pizza in Minneapolis can expect full-flavor wood-fired pizzas and pastas at Tavola, all of which pair perfectly with their handcrafted cocktails. The restaurant itself is bright and airy, and in the center, guests will immediately notice the pride of their kitchen, the wood-fired stove. Offering warmth and captivating aromas, as the chefs bake fresh breads and pizzas, guests are transported to Italy. There are plenty of speciality dishes to choose from, but for those who come for the pizza, their "parma" creation is a must-try. Featuring prosciutto, arugula, goat cheese, and honey, it showcases the beauty of quality and simplicity. Numerous vegetarian options are also available.


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Cedar + Stone, Urban Table

$$$$
Contemporary American
Bloomington
4.5
1134 reviews

Situated in the upscale JW Marriott, Cedar + Stone, Urban Table celebrates Minnesota's natural surroundings, as well as the many local farmers. The dining room is bright and open, with high ceilings and wood accents throughout. Their menu is full of thoughtful creations, including a roasted cauliflower heirloom tomato tartin, filo-dusted walleye, and house-made ricotta cavatelli. Pizza lovers appreciate the classics, and at Cedar + Stone, Urban Table, their tomato, burrata, and basil pizza is just that — a wonderful Italian classic.


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Ciao Bella

$$$$
Italian
Bloomington
4.8
5117 reviews

Ciao Bella features well-lit arched ceilings, white tablecloths, and a terrace. The stone fireplace is certainly a focal point, offering a calming, cozy vibe. Known for their unmatched service and long wine list, some of the best pizza in Minneapolis is found here. They also make all of their own hand-rolled egg pastas daily, as well as freshly baked bread and small-batch gelato. Diners have the choice of many pizza and flatbread options, including those made with mild mushroom, spicy shrimp and spinach, prosciutto, parmesan, and avocado, as well as other, more classic creations.


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Nolo's Kitchen & Bar

$$$$
Contemporary American
Downtown / North Loop
4.7
780 reviews

NOLO's is a friendly neighborhood eatery, with a grand brick entrance, stylish bar, and casual seating area. Offering ingredient-driven American cuisine, as well as a wide selection of handcrafted cocktails, guests can interact with the chefs as they make pastas and prepare other in-house dishes. To start, their crispy walleye tacos are hard to pass-up, as well as their duck spring rolls, and poached shrimp salsa. When it comes to wood-fired pizza, their smoked chicken creation is a crowd-pleaser, as well as their spicy prosciutto and pineapple pie. Gluten-free options are also available.


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Campiello - Eden Prairie

$$$$
Italian
Eden Prairie
4.7
2918 reviews

Located in the Shady Oak Center, Campiello is an elevated, award-winning Italian restaurant, offering a lunch, dinner, and happy hour menu, as well as speciality cocktails and an extensive wine list. The restaurant is lively with an Italian-inspired ambiance, while the outdoor patio is the perfect place to kick back and relax. Guests can begin their evening with a selection of antipasti, including mussels and beef tartare; and although there are plenty of sandwiches, pastas, and speciality dishes available, pizza lovers are also spoiled for choice. Diners can select 6-, 9-, 12-, or 16-inch pizzas, made with either white or rosé sauce, topped with a wide range of toppings, including pancetta, fennel sausage, truffle, and pickled peppers.


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Zelo

$$$$
Italian
Downtown / North Loop
4.5
3427 reviews

Zelo is an Italian eatery, inspired by global cuisines, offering guests a modern dining experience, in addition to a lively bar scene. The restaurant is well-lit and relaxed, featuring beautiful hardwood flooring. The dark tones contrast with the white tablecloths, creating a level of elegance that makes eating pizza that much more enjoyable. For starters, its tough to resist braised meatballs or scallops with crispy prosciutto. To follow, pizza lovers have their pick of the bunch, including a spicy bolognese pizza, finished with mozzarella and parmesan. There are also five flatbread options, including their pepperoni, mozzarella, jalapeno, and local goat cheese creation.


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The Loop Bar + Restaurant - West End

$$$$
American
St. Louis Park
4.5
486 reviews

While searching for the best pizza in Minneapolis, diners may not first think of a three-floor club. However, The Loop is more than a VIP bar and dance floor, it's also a modern restaurant, serving beautifully presented dishes in a vibrant atmosphere. Whether diners feel like a 3-course meal, bar bites, or sharing platters, they'll find it all The Loop Restaurant. Their menu is fairly extensive, offering everything from wings to tacos, meat pies to wraps, as well as their many hand-stretched sourdough stone-baked pizzas. Nine pizzas, plus a pizza of the month, are ready to order, including their smoky sloppy Joe and pulled shawarma chicken pizza. However, many pizza lovers opt to build their own, choosing from over a dozen toppings.


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Tavern23

$$$$
Contemporary American
Edina
4.4
1583 reviews

Tavern23 offers New American and internationally-inspired cuisines in a large well-lit setting, complete with a wrap-around bar. Serving bold, homemade recipes, diners can expect hearty dishes made with simple, quality ingredients. Decorated with sports memorabilia, Tavern23 is a humble neighborhood restaurant where friends and family meet to enjoy a lively atmosphere and good, honest food. Their menu is vast, offering starters, burgers, fish dishes, meat dishes, sushi, and wok specialities. Those craving pizza must try their Stromboli or spinach and artichoke wood-fired artisan pizza.


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Spasso Minnetonka

$$$$
Italian
Minnetonka
4.5
1932 reviews

Whether diners decide to eat in Spasso's spacious dining area or out on their sunny patio, this stylish Italian eatery always makes guests feel right at home. Known for their Italian classics, fresh entrees, and delectable desserts, Spasso was voted for the Best Wine Selection and the Best Pasta Dish in Minnetonka. Don't miss out on their prosciutto and fig pizza, or their classic Sicilian. Guests can pair their pizza with one of over 100 wines, selected from the largest wine list in the Twin Cities. Gluten-free crust is available upon request.


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The Copper Hen

$$$$
American
Whittier
4.4
1764 reviews

As quaint as they come, The Cooper Hen Cakery and Kitchen os a harmhouse-chic eatery that specializes in market-to-table food, as well as beer, wine, and speciality coffee. The wood floors, posts, and exposed ceiling beams offers a truly rustic, country vibe. Cozy and stylish, this neighborhood meeting place feels like a home away from home. Although their diver scallops, chicken pot pie, and 3-course steak dinner are popular among guests, The Copper Hen also serves some of the best pizza in Minneapolis. Where else will you find a pizza topped with duck confit, kale, pesto, and pickled red onion? Be sure to save room for dessert, their selection and attention to detail is unmatched.


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Primo Plates & Pours

$$$$
Italian
Wayzata / Long Lake
4.8
759 reviews

Primo Plates & Pours is an upscale Italian eatery that offers guests a cozy, casual, and intimate setting. Whether diners sit in the dining room, at the large bar, or on the patio, this restaurant is welcoming and warm. Offering specials throughout the week, as well as a daily happy hour menu, Primo Plates & Pours is the perfect spot to meet with friends, co-workers, and family. Pizza lovers can choose from a selection of vegetarian and meat pizzas. Finish the evening off with a speciality coffee and a piece of tiramisu.


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Downtowner Woodfire Grill

$$$$
American
Saint Paul
4.7
3139 reviews

Downtowner Woodfire Grill is a Persian eatery that prepares all their meats and vegetables over an oak wood burning grill. Celebrating ancient fire-roasted cooking techniques, these unique flavors result in some of the best pizza in Minneapolis. Offering a unique selection, such as their smoked salmon pizza; or their roasted apple, onion, pecan, and bleu cheese, this is the place-to-be to try something new and exciting.


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