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It’s National Pizza Month: Twenty Slices From Around North America That Put The ‘Za In Zany.



Question: What time is it?
Answer: Pizza’clock.

That’s right, folks. It’s always pizza time, but especially in October when we dedicate an entire month to the doughy delight. While we’re sure you’ve eaten your weight in cheese and pepperoni pies between kids’ birthdays, celebrating sports championships, college, and now COVID, we wanted to share a few unique slices with you from around North America. Actually, strike that… we don’t know how to share when it comes to pizza so you’ll just have to get your hands on these the next time you find yourself in their ‘zap code!

 

Taco Pizza

Tony Boloney’s in Hoboken, NJ. Photo by Yelper Emily A.

“I was in the mood for their famous taco pizza slice, which you can only get on Tuesdays… Everything was so fresh and just awesome. We started out eating the tacos first, which I really enjoyed; you get three different tacos on each individual slice. The guac and sour cream were nice dipping additions. Then, the pizza itself was really good, too.” – Steve S

 

Dill Pickle Pizza

Rhino’s Pizza in Webster, NY. Photo by Elite Yelper Amy L.

“Being a pickle nut…just had to stop in and try it… The garlic oil in lieu of sauce, sweet, creamy mozzarella, and pickles melded together perfectly!” – Jenn T

 

Guava Pizza

Tio Colo in Hialeah, FL. Photo by Yelper Nelson S.

“The fact that they have a guava pizza was what drew me in… The pizza was a mix of sweet and salty.” – Cindy M

 

The Dalton


The Flying Goat in Spokane, WA. Photo from The Flying Goat’s IG.

“Specialty pizza joint with some really cool combinations. I went for the dalton… It’s got pulled pork, bbq sauce and coleslaw on top. Not what you would normally top a pizza with but the result was that I hammered through the whole thing in a pretty short time interval.” – Jesse T

 

Serpent

Steveston Pizza Company in Richmond, BC, Canada. Photo by Elite Yelper Heather T.

“Let’s take a moment to appreciate the outstanding presentation of this pizza…shrimp, prawns, four huge lobster tails, and smoked salmon! The lobster tails were delicious and super yummy! The cheese on top was so good…watch out—it’s super messy because there is also mashed potato in the middle underneath the entire pile of seafood… Gave the pizza a creamy texture, and gave my hands the need for a lot of napkins.” – Selina C

 

Penne Alla Vodka with Spinach Roll Crust

Munchy’s Pizza & Wings in Deerfield Beach, FL. Photo by Elite Yelper Timothy H.

“Yup… Munchy’s has it…that thing…that quality that makes a pizzeria great and not just good…On to innovation…the garlic spinach roll crust using penne alla vodka as a topping. What the…friggin’ amazing awesome ideas! The rolls are a perfect appetizer on their own. The alla vodka is its own side order…but put it all on one pizza and…dang, son…that’s something to write home to mamma about.” – Timothy H

 

Mac n’ Cheese

Ian’s Pizza in Denver, CO*. Photo by Yelper Stephen P.

*Additional locations: Seattle, Madison, and Milwaukee

“Holy cow – mac and cheese pizza is a thing, and Ian’s is to die for. My two favorite foods—mac and cheese and pizza combined into one. At first I was skeptical, until I actually was able to go in and try it. It did not disappoint…not one bit.” – Sarah Q

 

Vinnie’s Famous Pizza on Pizza™

Vinnie’s Pizzeria in Brooklyn, NY. Photo by Yelper Rebecca A.

“So pleased I was able to try the pizza on pizza (Inception pizza? Lol) slice… I chose to get my slices to go… I was able to shovel the big slices and the little slices in my mouth to my heart’s content, in the privacy of my own vehicle.” – Trice B

 

Istanbul

Sapori Di 786 Degrees in Pasadena, CA. Photo by Yelper Diego R.

“The Istanbul is both savory and complex; a new family favorite. Their wood fire oven gives the entire pie, and especially their crust, a smokey finish that’s impossible to resist.” – Diego R

 

Plato’s Pie

Wild Garlic Pizza & Pub in Reno, NV. Photo by Yelper A F.

“I love their thick, buttery crust. It almost tastes like a pretzel. And who doesn’t love dipping their crust in honey? The Plato’s Pie is my favorite specialty pizza on the menu. It is a take on a Greek pizza. Plus, it has hummus on it. Delicious.” – Justine M

 

Green Curry Chicken Eggplant

Southside Station in Berkeley, CA. Photo by Yelper Wirunna W.

“We’ve also had their green curry chicken eggplant pizza, which is amazing. It really tastes like you’re eating a Thai curry dish, but in pizza form. So creamy and comforting.” – Emma W

 


Mashed Potato


Urbn – North Park in San Diego, CA. Photo by Yelper Ryan A.

“The potato bacon pizza is a thing of beauty. It’s rich, buttery, savory and has just the right amount of fat…forget the safe stuff… When the guy brought it over to the table he said ‘Dude, I want to eat your pizza.’ Affirmation at its best.” – Jason L

 

Saag Paneer

Curry & Pie in Washington, DC. Photo by Yelper Monte A.

“I opted to get the personal curry pie with saag paneer medium spice. It was absolutely delicious! I finished the entire pie and was completely satisfied. I have had paneer in pizza before, but this was a whole new level.” – Giannina G

 

Elote

Empire Pizza & Pub in Tucson, AZ. Photo by Elite Yelper Kovia P.

“The elote was amazing. It had goat cheese, corn, and spicy mayo, and was probably also one of the most unique pizzas I’ve ever had… Their crust is also light and perfectly cooked, and make sure you order some of their yummy ranch for dipping!” – Ariel N

 

Old ‘97s

Eastside Pies in Austin, TX. Photo by Yelper Hanna J.

“It has lil’ smokies, green chilis, bacon, and jalapeños. You have to order the cracked egg on top. It really sets the pizza over the top and you could eat it for breakfast. I usually don’t like New York style pizza, but ESP has exceptional crust that is foldable and never too crispy.” – Adam H

 


Karlyn’s Beer Garden

Pizza Box in St. Petersburg, FL. Photo by Elite Yelper Brett N.

“In the movie Bull Durham I always loved the line, ‘Don’t mess with a streak.’ Well, that’s how I feel about Karlyn’s Beer Garden. Homemade beer cheese, fingerling potatoes, caramelized onions, herbed whipped ricotta, bacon, and chives, all on a 100-year-old sourdough starter passed down through generations… How can you go wrong? And that’s why it’s my go-to pizza.” – Steve M

 

Buffalo Mac

Sammy G’s in San Jose, CA. Photo by Yelper Jonathan E.

“Some dude named Sammy that’s prob a G decided to open up this hot lil’ joint serving some fresh outta the oven goodness of pizzas. 10/10 would order the buffalo mac again, that stuff was good. Greasy, carby, fatty, cheesy pizza.” – Sabrina N

 


Chicken and Waffles

The Mitten Brewing Co in Grand Rapids, MI. Photo by Yelper Hillary S.

“We were psyched to pick out our pizzas for our pizza flight experience… I cannot stop thinking about that chicken and waffles pizza, several days later. Syrup on pizza strangely cannot go wrong…at least that’s what I learned… Mitten Brewing just does syrup on pizza right.” – Anna K

 

Steak-N-Fries

Slyce Pizza in Fort Collins, CO. Photo by

“Steak, fries, cheese and barbeque sauce on a pizza which is unexpected but so good. The crust was definitely the best part, super crispy on the bottom and delicious.” – Becky F

 

Becky B

PieTana in Lexington, KY. Photo by Yelper David B.

“Spinach base topped with corn, paprika, and goat cheese. This is a nice vegetarian pizza with some good substance. Well balanced, and nicely proportioned toppings.” – Daniel B

 

Variety is the slice of life, so get out there and get you some pizza and then don’t forget to share your experience with the Yelp community by writing a review and posting a drool-worthy photo (or six!).

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