If you’re in the mood for some delicious pizza, you’ve come to the right place! The Mile High City loves our pizza and Denver is home to some of the best pizza joints in the country. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic slice or something a little more unique, you’re sure to find something to your liking.
We’ve rounded up the best spots around town. Did we miss a hot spot? Leave a comment below and we will consider them for our next update!
1. Fat Sully’s
Fat Sully’s is all about big, hearty slices of pizza. The menu features both New York-style and Chicago-style pies, as well as a selection of unique specialty pizzas.
Patxi’s is widely regarded as one of the best pizza places in the city, and for good reason. They are also known for their deep-dish Chicago-style pies. The pies here are truly top-notch, made with high-quality ingredients and cooked to perfection.
We recommend trying out their deep dish bestseller, the Favorite Pizza, which is made up of Pepperoni, fresh mushrooms & black olives. And if you’re feeling adventurous, you can even build your own pie. Just choose your favorite crust, sauce, and toppings and let the magic happen. They also offer vegan and gluten-free options.
This local spot has been serving up delicious New York-style pizzas for over 30 years, and they definitely know what they’re doing. They create their pizza dough from scratch every day and use 100% whole milk mozzarella. Anthony’s also uses stone deck ovens to bake their pizza. In addition to their delicious pizzas, Anthony’s also offers a wide selection of salads, sandwiches, pasta dishes, and traditional Italian desserts. And they have gluten-free options!
If you’re looking for a budget-friendly option, you can’t go wrong with Mellow Mushroom. This hip chain restaurant is known for its reasonably priced pies, as well as its fun atmosphere. The pizzas at Mellow Mushroom are large and customizable, so you can get precisely what you’re craving.
They serve fresh, stone-baked pizzas to order in an eclectic, art-filled, and family-friendly environment.
Marco’s is a popular spot for both locals and tourists alike. The pizza here is authentic Neapolitan-style, with a thin crust, slightly charred edge and cooked in 60 seconds in a 900F wood-fired oven. This gives the pies a unique flavor that you won’t find anywhere else.
If you’re looking for a traditional Margherita pizza, Marco’s is the place to go. Their Margherita pizza is their bestseller! They also serve Sicilian-style pizza which is delicately mixed and fermented for five days. They have gluten-free and vegan options.
The Prosciutto pizza is definitely a must-try – it’s topped with fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, and a secret blend of spices. The combination of flavors is absolutely amazing and it’s definitely one of the best pizzas in Denver.
If you’re feeling adventurous, try the Salsiccia pizza. This delicious pie is made with roasted garlic, Bellissimo extra virgin olive oil, broccoli, and fresh mozzarella. It’s absolutely divine!
Denver Pizza Company is a local favorite, and for good reason. Their pizza is made with fresh, high-quality ingredients, and their recipes are always perfect. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic pepperoni or something a little more unique, you’ll find it at Denver Pizza Company.
And don’t forget to try their famous garlic parmesan appetizer! They’re the perfect complement to any pizza, and they’re sure to leave you wanting more. Or if you’re up to some dessert, you can give their new Raspberry Mountain Dessert Sticks a try!
8. Sexy Pizza
This local chain has been serving up amazing pies since 2008, and they just keep getting better and better. Sexy Pizza has several locations around Denver, so you’re never far from a piping hot slice.
They have vegan and gluten-free options!
If you’re looking for something different, Blue Pan Pizza is the place for you. This Denver spot specializes in Detroit-style pizza, which is a thick, square pizza with a crispy crust. Their pizzas are baked in blue steel pans imported from Detroit.
The menu features both classic and creative pizzas, so you’re sure to find something you’ll love. They offer 16″ Chicago Cracker, 16″ New York Style, and gluten-free pizzas offered in both “13 round and small Detroit Style sizes!
10. Pizzeria Locale
If you’re in the mood for some truly authentic Italian pizza, Pizzeria Locale is the place to go. The wood-fired pies here are some of the best in the city, and the ingredients are always fresh. Plus, the vibe is casual yet chic, making it the perfect spot for a date night.
So there you have it, our top picks for the best pizza in Denver. What are you waiting for? Grab a slice (or two) and enjoy!
Have a local place we should check out? Leave a comment below!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on September 7, 2013. Updated August 2022.
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