Like most iconic American cities, Las Vegas has its share of mouthwatering pizzerias. Some of the best pizza spots in Sin City are creations from celebrity chefs, known for popping up on TV, while others are no-frills pizza joints, simply focused on delivering the delicious goods. Here are our top 10 pizzerias, both on and off the famed Las Vegas Strip.
1. Five50 Pizza Bar
Five50, from chef Shawn McClain is located at the Aria Resort. Here you can enjoy authentic New York and Sicilian-style pies or build your own. Five50 has an impressive craft beer selection as well.
Located in Summerlin, Due Forni features Neapolitan and Roman ovens that deliver pies with old-school crusts. They also feature some of the freshest ingredients in town. Don’t forget to check out their fabulous wine list as well.
3. Pizza Rock
Located in the newly revived Downtown area, Pizza Rock features a huge 185-seat venue – so bring your friends as there’s almost always room to spare! They specialize in six styles of pizza, including NYC-style pies cooked in a gas-fired brick oven. You can also enjoy Neapolitan pies cooked in a 900-degree wood oven as well.
Radio City Pizza is a Downtown favorite. Enjoy gourmet pizzas of all types, from a tangy chicken parmesan pie to a meat-lovers delight that will please the carnivores. For those who are health conscious, you can order up whole wheat and gluten-free pizzas as well.
Radio City Pizza (credit: Facebook/Radio City Pizza)
5. Secret Pizza
Secret Pizza at The Cosmopolitan really is a secret, but it’s well worth the hunt! Look for a hallway with vintage records on the walls. Once inside, order a New York-style pizza with a ton of toppings and a cold beverage as a reward for your search efforts.
Want to get off the strip? Naked City Pizza, located inside Moon Doggies Bar near China Town, is a favorite among Las Vegas locals. The house-made meatballs are a favorite!
A white garlic sauce, pancetta, and egg pizza at Naked City (credit: Facebook/Naked City)
Located in Summerlin is Settebello, a Neapolitan pizza specialist. The pizzas are simple and made with fresh ingredients that are sure to please. They also have a roomy full bar to quench any thirst you may have.
8. Metro Pizza
Metro Pizza has been around for over 30 years and offers tasty pies as well as numerous other gastronomic delights.
D.O.C.G. Enoteca from chef Scott Conant is another great pizza spot at The Cosmopolitan. The signature D.O.C.G. Pizza is topped off with fonduta, egg, and truffles.
Dom Demarco’s, an offshoot of Brooklyn’s celebrated Di Fara, is located in Summerlin. The pizzas are tasty and the venue offers a warm family feel with many additional menu items that keep you coming back for more.
Those are our Top Ten Pizzas in Las Vegas for 2014. However, we would be remiss without giving a nod to the newly opened Pin-Up Pizza at the Planet Hollywood Resort. At Pin-Up, you can order, look at the dolled up rockabilly Pin-Up servers, and enjoy the largest slices on the Strip.