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We’ve put together a roundup of a few of local pizza joints in Pittsburgh. Whether you’re in the mood for a single slice or a whole pie, Pittsburgh has a pizza for every tastebud.
Located in the heart of Squirrel Hill, Aiello’s is one of many restaurants, cafés, coffee shops, bakeries and more on the main drag of Murray Ave. Aiello’s offers a large menu with gourmet pizzas, calzones, strombolis, hoagies, pepperoni rolls (a local favorite) and more! Enjoy dining in with an array of craft beer options to try or take home your pizza AND a six pack of delicious local brews.
Bloomfield, Crafton, Hampton, Mt. Lebanon, Aspinwall, Monroeville & Sewickley
Caliente opened its first location in Bloomfield in 2012 “with a handshake” and has since grown in locations and popularity. Most locations offer a restaurant atmosphere with a full menu including appetizers, salads, sandwiches and, of course, – PIZZA! Their perfectly crafted pizza and many awards speak for themselves.
What started in 2015 as a food truck whipping up woodfired pizzas at local breweries quickly became a brick and mortar in 2017. Today, Driftwood Oven offers a unique artisan sourdough pizza and baked goods at its home in Lawrenceville. Featuring an eclectic menu, choose between thin, New York-style pizza or thick, square-cut Roman Style, both made on a sourdough crust.
Don’t forget to grab fresh baked goods starting at 9 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday!
Brookline & McMurray
Arguably one of the most popular pizza spots in Pittsburgh, Fiori’s checks all the boxes for the diehard pizza lover. Since opening its original location on Capital Ave. in Brookline in 1979, Fiori’s has been serving the Pittsburgh community authentic Italian style pizza for more 40 years. Fiori’s opened a second location in McMurray in 2013, offering a typical pizza shop menu of pizza, wings, appetizers, hoagies, salads, pastas and more.
Strip District and Millvale
A pizza style unlike the rest on this list, but one that cannot be missed in Pittsburgh! Iron Born serves a thick, Detroit-style pizza that is unforgettable. Created with fresh, homemade ingredients like its garlic oil and pickled banana peppers, this pizza takes Sicilian-style to the next level with the sauce and toppings on top of the cheese. Pick up one of the specialty pies at both Iron Born locations in Millvale and the Strip District. And don’t forget to try one of the tasty pastas and sides, too!
Squirrel Hill, Mt. Lebanon & Allison Park
Last but not least, Mineo’s is considered a Pittsburgh-family tradition. The original location opened in Squirrel Hill in 1958 (just a few doors down from Aiello’s – there’s history there, Google it!) and has been serving homemade dough and sauce from Italian tomatoes - plus a signature cheese blend that is hand grated daily - since the beginning.