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TOP PICKS: Best pizza, pizzerias, specialty pies
As 2020 comes to a close, here are the best pizzas and pizzerias from the yearlong 52 Weeks of...
Goodfellas makes a helluva meatball pie
With dough and bona fides straight from New York City, this pizzeria brings big-city flavor to...
I’m dreaming of the white pizza at Pizzeria Vesuvio
This quirky pizzeria makes an outstanding Alfredo pizza, and all pies are 16 inches with New...
Ray’s Pizzaria has S.A.’s best pizza value
The Ray’s Classic as big as the Death Star. But it’s not just about size; it’s good and...
Nico’s toppings go over the edge — literally
This no-frills pizzeria piles the ingredients onto crunchy, crackerlike crusts.
Expensive, meh pies at Deco Pizzeria
From the spot in the Deco District comes disappointing, featherweight pizza that’s priced too...
Playland has some of S.A.’s best pizza
The sourdough crusts might not win a beauty contest, but with farmers-market fresh toppings, they...
Mario’s has the upper crust
New York dough gives Mario’s in Bulverde the edge for crust that holds its own.
Cosa Nostra’s meat pizza a pie you can’t...
Cosa Nostra’s thin, crackerlike crusts support mounds of toppings and deliver a solid pizza...
At Bootleggers, best pizza is a taco (sort of)
Part saloon, part pool hall, part pizzeria, New Braunfels’ Bootleggers makes a strong case for...
Il Forno among S.A.’s best Neapolitan pies
Michael Sohocki’s brick oven turns out a great mushroom pie and a soulful margherita pizza.
Catalano’s has awesome stuffed pie
The Cibolo pizzeria offers a classic-deep dish hybrid that rocks.
Little Italy an S.A. classic for good reason
The family eatery scores with a righteous Sicilian style pizza with a mountain of toppings.
Capparelli’s on Main comfy with pizza excess
This Monte Vista Italian restaurant goes all-out with a Supreme pie on a hearty pan-style crust.
The heat is on at Jimmy’s
This hidden pizzeria has been in business for 15 years, with a large pizza lineup as well as...
Zapata’s Pizza at Mi Tierra fails
There are so many reasons to love Mi Tierra. Pizza isn’t one of them.
Pizza Patrón puts Latin flair into pizzas
The S.A.-based Pizza Patrón punches beyond its pizza chain competitors.
Barbaro serves good pizzas made for takeout
This Monte Vista spot shines with a pie of Benton’s Country Ham and smoked mozzarella.
Pizza Classics among best pepperoni pies
The pizzeria has found its groove on St. Mary’s, catering to college students and late-night diners.
Don’t bother with Grandpa’s Pizza
The pizzas, with generic, doughy crusts, don’t get cooked long enough for successful pies.
Goomba’s delivers classic NY-style pizza
Chicken pesto pizza ladled with Alfredo sauce ruled our review visit.
Volare scores high with cheese pizza
Pizzas are understated, much like Volare itself, tucked into a boutique strip center just outside...
Maar’s Pizza & More is out of this world
The name and menu sound spacey, but the down-to-earth spot serves some of the best pie of the...
Once was enough at this fussy Stone Oak bar and grill
Embers Wood Fire Kitchen & Tap leaves pizza mostly on the sidelines.
X Factor has one good pizza
The Mediterranean pizza is a winner here, but the rest falls flat.
Miss Ellie’s Pizza brings NY pie to S.A.
Miss Ellie’s Pizza of New York manages to mostly pull off the authenticity of a Big Apple joint.
Pizza the weak spot of Southtown Pizzeria
Under new ownership, the San Antonio restaurant falls short of its pizza mission.
Back Unturned a pizza gem
The pizza star of surprisingly large menu uses walnuts and truffle oil as a surprise toppings.
Trilogy Pizza ’s deep dish does Chicago proud
This Stone Oak shop also offers New York and California styles, plus a solid gluten-free option.
Meatballs shine at Braza Brava
A large pizza lineup with fresh ingredients make Braza Brava a solid neighborhood option.
Constantino’s pumps up the pepperoni
This Somerset pizza spot is a favorite with the surrounding San Antonio-area schools.
Dough delivers pepperoni pie worth a drive
With traditional Italian methods, Dough creates pizzas among the best San Antonio has to offer.
When in Rome’s, go with Greek
We got to dine in again, and the global flavors come together nicely all over the menu at Rome’s...
Julian’s makes best all-meat pizza of series
Outstanding crusts and meatballs made with love the hallmarks of Julian’s on West Ave.
No tragedy in Rami’s Greek pie, just bliss
This small, strip center spot on the Northeast Side offers a full menu of Italian faves along...
Z’s in Boerne makes a great fungi pie
Housed in a charming cottage, the spot serves solid pies with a real attention to the art and...
Cerroni’s Purple Garlic fails with pizza
Home to a great Italian sandwich, this Austin Highway spot has under-topped pizzas and overly dry...
Hungry Chameleon masters blended global...
True it its name, this small spot on Austin Highway takes international flavors and translates...
Last Slice worth a drive for veggie pie
This pizza spot lives up to its apocalyptic promise with creative pies from a Culinary Institute...
Stout’s zips up meaty pie with ranch, jalapeño
Fresh dough and plentiful toppings provide the framework for Stout’s three San Antonio-area...
Most expensive pies at Fralo’s
The family-run Italian restaurant in Leon Springs features wings, salads, pasta, live music and...
Chicago’s Pizza survived S.A.’s deep-dish...
The pizzeria features the heavy, Chicago-style of pizza that has tanked so many others in this city.
Royal Pizza commands a pizza-gyro combo
This North Side pizzeria makes solid Italian and Mediterranean pies, plus sandwiches and pasta.
Florio’s has S.A.’s best NY-style pizza so far
The secret to this pizzeria’s feeding San Antonio for nearly 30 years? Dang good pies and a love...
Tank’s Pizza tanks with meh pizza
This casual joint on the East Side got our first ‘once was enough’ rating of the 52 Weeks of...
Fratello’s Italian Market & Deli
Quality ingredients are the key to what makes Fratello’s a great one-stop show for all things...
This small shop on the far West Side serves the classics of Italian joints with a side of classic...
Bob & Timmy’s on Wheels
This pizzeria on wheels puts the charcoal grill to work with a 15-pizza lineup that features...
Bland cheese sinks Boerne’s Broken Stone
A sauce that could be a Chef Boyardee special and the blandest cheese of the series were enough...
Capo’s: Worth a drive
The spot scores big with a classic pepperoni pizza, a great chicken and artichoke pie and a...
Big Lou’s Pizza
The 42-inch pie gets all the attention, but the barbecue pizza’s a sleeper hit at this South Side...
This house of pizza and beer has been a Thousand Oaks neighborhood institution for more than 30...