Best Pizza Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Stella Barra Pizzeria, Los Angeles (Photo courtesy Stella Barra Pizzeria)

LA’s Best Pizzerias

Thin crust or deep dish? Sicilian or Chicago? For many of us, pizza is a passion. If you want to call some nationwide chain for fast delivery of something that doesn’t taste much better than the cardboard box it comes in, go right ahead. That means the wait will be shorter for the rest of us at GAYOT’s Top 10 Pizza Restaurants in Los Angeles Area, presented in alphabetical order.

Casa Bianca Pizza Pie

After decades of relative anonymity, this nondescript Eagle Rock pizzeria has emerged as one of Southern California’s legendary eateries. See More…

Giant 900-degree pizza ovens imported from Italy turn out Neapolitan-style specialty pies in 60 seconds at DeSano Pizza Bakery. See More…

Thin-crust gourmet pizzas and a rockin’ gothic sensibility are the hallmarks of Lucifer’s Pizza in Los Angeles. See More…

Chef Daniele Uditi, who hails from Naples, has brought authentic Neapolitan-style pizza to LA’s Brentwood community. See More…

Enjoy thin-crust pizzas, antipasti and more from epicurean superstars Nancy Silverton and Joseph Bastianich. See More…

A custom-built wood-burning oven turns out Neapolitan pizzas at Sotto in Los Angeles. See More…

If you don’t mind the high volume (you get used to it), there’s hardly a better place to explore some interesting wines and chow down on first-rate pizza than South End. See More…

To make the pizzas at Stella Barra unique, chef Jeff Mahin put a lot of work into creating the dough. The recipe is the result of more than 30 trials. See More…

At Terroni, choose from among 30 versions of pizza, from a classic margherita to several varieties of “white” (no tomato sauce). See More…