Travel

19 Pizza Shops In The U.S. That’ll Change Your Damn Life

Pizza crawl, anyone?

We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the best pizza place they’ve ever eaten at in America. Here are the mouthwatering results.

1. Giordano’s — Chicago

 

The crust is perfectly light and flaky — then the pepperoni and cheese just comes together like a glorious symphony in your mouth.
jeredm

2. Grimaldi’s — Brooklyn, NY

 

Classically delicious New York-style pizza cooked in a coal-brick oven, and it’s right under the Brooklyn Bridge. The line for this stuff goes on for BLOCKS.
gokuh013

3. Ian’s Pizza — Milwaukee

 

Their mac ‘n’ cheese pizza is insanely good. A combination of the best two things in the world.
peytonf4f63d894f

4. Frank Pepe’s — New Haven, Connecticut

 

Their bacon and white clam pie will change your life.
benb44d0c01da

5. Serious Pie — Seattle

 

It hurts me to say this as a proud Jersey boy, but it’s the best damn pizza I’ve ever had.
chadjones

6. Lou Malnati’s — Chicago

 

Their buttery crust is unbeatable — even if you tend to skip out on pizza crusts, you’ll want this one. It’s passionately argued as one of the best pizza places in Chicago.
morgand46ddca2db

7. Artichoke Basille’s Pizza — New York City

 

It has a creamy spinach artichoke dip-like substance instead of marinara and then it’s drowned in cheese. Pure heaven.
tiannap2

8. Via 313 — Austin

 

Every piece is a deliciously crispy corner and the little scoopy pepperonis fill up with just the right amount of grease.
sarahs4ae7d690c

9. We, The Pizza — Washington D.C.

 

They have such a huge selection of random pizzas and they’re all so darn tasty. It’s a favorite on Capitol Hill.
isabelm4c0a98da1

10. BAR — New Haven, Connecticut

 

They have mashed potato and bacon pizza! What more can you ask for?
paulat40218dd78

11. Little Vincent’s — Long Island, New York

 

You can ask for their “cold cheese slice,” which is a regular slice they top with cold shredded mozzarella cheese, and it’s so damn good.
kshore

12. Piecasso — Stowe, Vermont

 

Their margherita pie and brown sugar cinnamon pizzas are to die for. I drive two hours just for this pizza regularly. It’s that worth it.
colleenmaryxo

13. Pequod’s — Chicago

 

Their crispy cheese crust is perfection and makes you truly question which end of the slice you want to start eating from.
punkblitz

14. Imo’s — St. Louis

 

It’s pure St. Louis tradition and Jon Hamm is obsessed with it.
laurennicoleh2

15. Tony’s Pizza Napoletana — San Francisco

 

The owner has studied for years on how to make literally every type of pizza imaginable. He can make Sicilian-style, Chicago-style, New York-style, and everything in between.
taylorcwilson

16. L&B Spumoni Gardens — Brooklyn, NY

 

Their signature square slices have just the right amount of puffiness and their Sicilian-style pizza is AMAZING.
—Rianna Greenfield, Facebook

17. The Backspace — Austin, TX

 

Their thin-crust pies are the best thing I’ve ever had.
tomw40423acc0

18. Sizzle Pie — Portland, OR

 

They have the most AMAZING vegan options. Their “Spiral Tap” pizza, which is topped with a creamy and caramelized onion spread, is my absolute favorite!
elis41ad298da

19. And Lombardi’s — New York City

 

It’s the first pizza place in the U.S. ‘Nuff said.
—Chandra Robrock, Facebook

Want to be featured on BuzzFeed? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter!

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Contributions

    Now Buzzing