Pizza is the perfect family food. Kids love it. Grown-ups love it. It’s a win-win all around when you need an easy family dinner. Whether you’re craving an artisanal pie with unique toppings or just want the best plain cheese pizza on the planet, you’ll find no shortage of delicious pies in L.A. Check out our list of the best pizza in Los Angeles for your next family dinner night.
Best Pizza in Los Angeles
L.A. has just about every style of pizza you could imagine. There’s a pizza for everyone in the City of Angels, from Neapolitan and Roman-style to thin, foldable N.Y. slices and hearty, crispy Detroit-style pizzas. Here are the best pizza in Los Angeles for families:
A SoCal staple, Pitfire Pizza is just about the perfect spot for a family dinner. Featuring kid-sized basics, like cheese, alongside unique, artisanal ingredients and beer on tap for the big kids, Pitfire has something fun for everyone. And we can’t forget their classic but delicious organic soft-serve, the perfect way to end a memorable family dinner.
Multiple locations: North Hollywood, Mar Vista, Pasadena, Manhattan Beach, West LA
Pizzana is one of the top 101 restaurants in L.A. In fact, the Los Angeles Times called it the best place to experience the new pizza revolution. With a blend of California tradition and Neapolitan, you get a revolutionary Neo Neapolitan pizza. The signature “slow dough” is what makes these pizzas so delicious. The dough is meticulously prepared with a blend of imported Italian flours, allowed to ferment for 48-hours, and then cooked to perfection. While the kids might not fully appreciate the intricate process, their tastebuds –and yours, definitely will.
11712 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
If you want to impress your teen with an Insta-worthy pizza slice, Quarter Sheets is the place to be. This pop-up Detroit Style pizza joint offers pillowy squares of pizza that melt in your mouth with every bite. You can get all the classics like pepperoni and cheese, but you’ll definitely want to check out the weekly specials for entirely new creations. Creations like the pierogi-inspired Polish Yacht Club, which features potato and bacon over cheese-crusted dough, are just one of the many dishes that make Quarter Sheets one of the best pizza places in Los Angeles.
But, pizza isn’t the only reason to visit Quarter Sheets. You don’t want to miss out on the delicious desserts like their layered cakes, pies, and cookies.
1305 Portia St, Los Angeles, CA
If you’re looking for a New York-style pizza, Little Coyote is the place to go! The crust is perfectly foldable and always brimming with creativity. Don’t forget to look out for the specials for an even more unique pizza.
Not only are the pizza, subs, and salad phenomenal, but this spot is all about providing the right vibe and service to its guests. The patio is the perfect spot for a family dinner outdoors. Don’t forget to check out their merch of tie-dyed goods, too.
2118 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA
Whether you have a tween or teen with an insatiable appetite or you’re pregnant, and you just want to eat all the things, 786 Degrees is the unique pizza joint you didn’t realize you were missing.
Cooked in a wood-fired oven at 786℉ because it’s the perfect temperature to cook a pizza in 60-90 seconds! Impressive, right?! You’ll have your pizza before your kids can exclaim, “I’m hungry!” But, what’s even more amazing is that you can travel the world through your taste buds when you visit 786 Degrees. Moroccan, Turkish, Indian, Mexican, Korean, and even classic American are well represented in their eclectic menu of pizza toppings.
8879 Laurel Canyon Blvd unit # A, Sun Valley, CA
Made with organic wheat and grains and fresh veggies from local farms in California, the quality of ingredients found in a Hail Mary pizza speaks for itself. With classics and unique flavors, you can find something everyone will love at Hail Mary.
3219 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles
As the name says, Fresh Brothers pride themselves in using fresh ingredients and providing pizza for people with multiple dietary needs. With fresh dough made daily, a homemade sauce made from vine-ripe tomatoes, pure mozzarella cheese, 100% unprocessed meats. Fresh Brothers is the place to go for some of the best and freshest pizza in L.A. with vegan and gluten-free options.
Multiple locations across the Westside, Valley, and South Bay.
Do you know of any pizza places nearby that we missed on this list? If so, we’d love to know your favorite spot with the best pizza in Los Angeles. Head on over to our Local Anchor Facebook Group, and let us know where we should go for the best pizza places in town!