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9 Can't Miss Places to Get Pizza in Nashville

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Pizza can be a pretty polarizing topic. Essentially everyone loves it, but everyone seems to have his or her opinion on which is the best. And the reasons can vary, from pizza style to the myriad topping combinations that are available. So since not all pizzas are created equal, to help sort things out (and possibly start up some lively debate) here are 9 of Nashville's go-to, must-try pizza purveyors. And since the Music City doesn't exactly have a glut of pizzerias, we threw in a few restaurants that really know how to do the pie right as well. Don't see your favorite? Leave a comment or let us know through the tipline.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Manny's House of Pizza

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Arcade Alley
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 242-7144
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Located in The Arcade downtown, Manny's House of Pizza has been owned and operated by Brooklyn native Manny Macca since 1984. A major lunchtime destination, the large Sicilian-style slices are where it's at.

2. Bella Nashville

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900 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 457-3863
Tucked away inside the Nashville Farmers' Market, Bella Nashville proprietors Emma Berkey and Dave Cuomo churn out crispy, quick-fired pies. Expect offerings anywhere from margherita to hummus.

3. DeSano Pizza Bakery

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115 16th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 953-1168
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Located slightly off the beaten path near the Demonbreun Circle, this carbon-copy of Atlanta's hugely popular Antico Pizza Napoletana serves certified Neapolitan-style pizza out of three massive ovens, shipped from Naples, Italy and weighing in at over 10,000 pounds each.

4. City House

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1222 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 736-5838
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While City House isn't all about pizza, James Beard nominated chef Tandy Wilson offers some of the best in town at his Germantown restaurant. Menu staples are the margherita or the pie with house made belly ham.

5. Five Points Pizza

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1012 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 915-4174
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East Nashville's Five Points Pizza packs 'em in, offering up New York-style pizza by the slice or a roster of nearly 20 whole pies. Also: they have a late-night walk-up window for slices to-go.

6. Lockeland Table

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1520 Woodlawn Ave.
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 228-4864
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This James Beard nominated restaurant, helmed by chef Hal Holden-Bache, isn't a pizzeria, but it is serious about pizza, featuring a dedicated pizza bar where diners can see all the action. Offerings change frequently, from 'octo-pie' to their take on clams casino.

7. Pizza Perfect

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1602 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 329-2757
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In operation since 1983, this Hillsboro Village standby has been taking care of the Vandy University crowds' pizza cravings for over three decades.

8. Joey's House of Pizza

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897 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 254-5639
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Joey Macca (brother of Manny, owner of Manny's House of Pizza) moved from Brooklyn to Nashville in 1988 to work with his brother. Ten years later, he branched out on his own and opened Joey's in Brentwood. Now located off Elm Hill Pike, Joey's carries on the grand family tradition of massive, Sicilian-style slices.

9. NY Pie

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6800 Charlotte Pike, Ste 105
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 915-1617
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A relative newcomer to Nashville, NY Pie opened up in 2010 in the Nashville West shopping center. Owner Greg Meyer, who previously owned two other pizza joints before moving to the South, grew up working his way thru pizzerias in New York and New Jersey, learning the tricks of the trade. And they've since expanded with a new Hendersonville location.

10. 312 Pizza Company

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371 Monroe St
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 730-7888
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Fans of Chicago-style pizza can enjoy the thick crust pie at 312 Pizza Company in Germantown. Make sure to account for some waiting time, as each pizza is made to order and takes about 45 minutes to cook.

1. Manny's House of Pizza

Arcade Alley, Nashville, TN 37219
Located in The Arcade downtown, Manny's House of Pizza has been owned and operated by Brooklyn native Manny Macca since 1984. A major lunchtime destination, the large Sicilian-style slices are where it's at.
Arcade Alley
Nashville, TN 37219

2. Bella Nashville

900 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208
Tucked away inside the Nashville Farmers' Market, Bella Nashville proprietors Emma Berkey and Dave Cuomo churn out crispy, quick-fired pies. Expect offerings anywhere from margherita to hummus.
900 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37208

3. DeSano Pizza Bakery

115 16th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Located slightly off the beaten path near the Demonbreun Circle, this carbon-copy of Atlanta's hugely popular Antico Pizza Napoletana serves certified Neapolitan-style pizza out of three massive ovens, shipped from Naples, Italy and weighing in at over 10,000 pounds each.
115 16th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

4. City House

1222 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
While City House isn't all about pizza, James Beard nominated chef Tandy Wilson offers some of the best in town at his Germantown restaurant. Menu staples are the margherita or the pie with house made belly ham.
1222 4th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

5. Five Points Pizza

1012 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206
East Nashville's Five Points Pizza packs 'em in, offering up New York-style pizza by the slice or a roster of nearly 20 whole pies. Also: they have a late-night walk-up window for slices to-go.
1012 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206

6. Lockeland Table

1520 Woodlawn Ave., Nashville, TN 37206
This James Beard nominated restaurant, helmed by chef Hal Holden-Bache, isn't a pizzeria, but it is serious about pizza, featuring a dedicated pizza bar where diners can see all the action. Offerings change frequently, from 'octo-pie' to their take on clams casino.
1520 Woodlawn Ave.
Nashville, TN 37206

7. Pizza Perfect

1602 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
In operation since 1983, this Hillsboro Village standby has been taking care of the Vandy University crowds' pizza cravings for over three decades.
1602 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212

8. Joey's House of Pizza

897 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37210
Joey Macca (brother of Manny, owner of Manny's House of Pizza) moved from Brooklyn to Nashville in 1988 to work with his brother. Ten years later, he branched out on his own and opened Joey's in Brentwood. Now located off Elm Hill Pike, Joey's carries on the grand family tradition of massive, Sicilian-style slices.
897 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210

9. NY Pie

6800 Charlotte Pike, Ste 105, Nashville, TN 37209
A relative newcomer to Nashville, NY Pie opened up in 2010 in the Nashville West shopping center. Owner Greg Meyer, who previously owned two other pizza joints before moving to the South, grew up working his way thru pizzerias in New York and New Jersey, learning the tricks of the trade. And they've since expanded with a new Hendersonville location.
6800 Charlotte Pike, Ste 105
Nashville, TN 37209

10. 312 Pizza Company

371 Monroe St, Nashville, TN 37208
Fans of Chicago-style pizza can enjoy the thick crust pie at 312 Pizza Company in Germantown. Make sure to account for some waiting time, as each pizza is made to order and takes about 45 minutes to cook.
371 Monroe St
Nashville, TN 37208

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