Pizza in Las Vegas: 6 Places you HAVE to try
There's nothing better than a slice of warm, juicy pizza. Las Vegas, Nevada has plenty of pizza joints to offer, but these six are definite must-tries!
Pizza is one of America's favorite foods. From flat bread to deep dish, the options are endless. Whether you prefer chewy or crunchy, a red or white sauce, goat cheese or mozzarella, and a vegetarian or meat-lover pie, we all have our favorites. Las Vegas, Nevada, as we all know, has some of the best joints to eat at in the world. With pizza restaurants being our focus, it's simple to say that Vegas is home of some of the tastiest pizzas known to man, and we're here to tell you the top six you've got to try next time you find yourself in Las Vegas with an empty stomach and an open mind to trying new restaurants.
1. Bambino's East Coast Pizzeria
Located in Vegas's Lake Side Village Plaza rests Bambino's East Coast Pizzeria, home of wood-fired pizzas with so many options to choose from. If you're wanting a simple Italian pie, order the Margherita. Try the Buffalo Chicken for a spicy kick, or the White Clam pizza for your seafood fix. A few other options include the Pizza Bianca, BBQ Chicken, Chicken Bacon Ranch, and their Sicilian-style pizza. Want a mixture of everything? Simply create your own New York style pie, picking from Bambino's various toppings. One of the best things about this joint, besides the obviously delicious pizza, is the fact that Bambino's has homemade pizza sauces, and they are to die for and much better than the canned ones you find in the grocery store! Craving Bambino's, but your guests are feeling pizza for dinner? No worries! This pizzeria also serves other delicious meals: Sausage and Peppers Stromboli, Baked Ravioli, Baked Ziti, Fried Calamari, Antipasto Salad, Eggplant Parmigiana, and Chicken Marsala, as well as many others; and for an Italian dessert, try Bambino's Zeppoles, Homemade Ricotta Cheesecake, or Cannolis. Bambino's has great pizzas as well as a modern, clean atmosphere, perfect for a Friday night out with friends or family.
Address: 2555 S Durango Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Sunday - Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
2. Novecento Pizzeria
If you know some Italian, then you'd know 'Novecento' means 'nine hundred' when translated to English. At Novecento Pizzeria, this is not just a number for them, it's the degrees in which they cook their pizzas! Great pizzeria name, right? Oh, and we should mention that their pizzas are fully cooked in just 90 seconds! Their Neapolitan pies range from Smoked Salmon to Calabrese to a decadent Dessert Pizza! Still unsure? Try Novecento's create-your-own pie, starting off with the base Margherita, Classic White Cheese, or Fra Diavolo. Some of the more uncommon toppings offered at this joint that are harder to find at the average pizzeria are goat cheese, smoked salmon, eggs, sundried tomato, capers, eggplant, Prosciutto di Parma, Soppressata, meatballs, and ricotta cheese. Delicious! To pair along with your 90 second pie, try Novecento's Burrata Salad, order the Cheese & Olive Platter, or share the Prosciutto Di Parma with your table guests! This lovely pizzeria also offers calzones, strombolis, and gluten-free pizzas! Don't be shy to dine-in at Novecento's; they have a sleek dining area with a nice yet comfy set of chairs, making you feel welcome. Before you pay and leave, don't forget to grab a warm coffee at their coffee bar or take home one of their delicious desserts: Italian Gelato, Affogato, Canollis, Tiramisu, or their to-die-for Nutella Cake!
Address: 5705 Centennial Center Blvd #170, Las Vegas, NV 89149
Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday-Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
3. Naked City Pizza Shop
You know Naked City Pizza Shop is good when Guy Ferrari, Food Network celebrity and TV personality as well as restaurateur, ate at this yummy joint on his show, 'Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives!' Featured on Guy's show was Naked City Pizza Shop's Guinea Pig Pie, consisting of meatballs, spinach, ricotta, white garlic sauce, and delicious mozzarella. Naked City has been cooking and serving their Buffalo, New York cheesy goodness from scratch for a whopping fifteen years now and will continue to be a popular Vegas pizzeria for years to come, carrying the title, "Las Vegas' Best Spot for the Buffalo Bills and Sabres." Order Naked City pizzas by the slice or by the sheet, and choose from some of their specialty pies: Chicken Finger, the Rebel, Steak & Cheese, the Stinger, along with several other yummy bites. Try their pie, 51, for a nice, fresh egg on top along with pancetta, arugula, white garlic sauce, and mozzarella. Start of with Naked City's Philly Cheesesteak Rolls, Stuffed Mushrooms, Roasted Garlic Buns, or one of their other appetizers. This restaurant also serves delicious sandwiches, hot or cold: Steak & Cheese, Italian Beef, Beef on Weck, just to name a few. Wait, there's dessert! Try their beloved Paper Bag Zeppoles for $5 that come with a delicious chocolate sauce on the side.
Address: 3240 S Arville St, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Hours: Monday-Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
4. Dom Demarco's Pizzeria
The modern, semi-formal pizzeria, Dom Demarco's, serves the ultimate New York City and Sicilian-style pizzas and makes for a hit spot in Vegas. Try their Clam Pizza, White Truffle, Buffalo Chicken, Broccoli Rabe, or maybe order their arrabiata made with a delicious spicy tomato sauce topped with fresh mozzarella. They have thin, round pies or even squared-off, Sicilian-style pizzas cooked in a cast iron pan. Talk about variety! Gluten-free pies are also a option at this joint. Stay up-to-date with Dom Demarco's daily specials! They have a different special each day of the week for a special bite. Really hungry? Try some of their delicious appetizers, anything from Fried Calamari to Gram's Meatballs to Grilled Fennel Sausage and Beans. Not feeling pizza? Try one of their salads, pick from one of their large variety of pastas, or decide on one of their yummy entrees, anywhere from Chicken Picatta to Seafood Pescatori. Delicious sides, but not exclusive to, include Garlic Knots, Sauteed Spinach, and Dom's Truffle Fries. Can't forget dessert! They have plenty of sweet treats to offer: Deep Dish Cookie, Tiramisu, Limoncello Torte, Mascarpone Torte, Carrot Cake, House Made Cannoli, Hot Fudge Sundae, Chocolate Cake, New York Cheesecake, or their Trio of Sorbet. Yum!
Address: 9785 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Sunday-Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
5. Five50 Pizza Bar
Another New York and Sicilian style pie joint is the upscale Five50 Pizza. This exclusive, elegant pizzeria, located on the Vegas Strip, is owned by ARIA with Executive Chef and Restaurateur Shawn McClain. Besides delicious pizza, this restaurant is known for their wide variety of craft beers, homemade pastas, and exquisite desserts. Cooked at 550 degrees, their pies range from their Gotham to Farmstead to Truffle. Try their 16" Picante Pizza for a spicy kick featuring ghost chili salami, shishito, calabrian chili, and roasted sweet peppers to balance out the spicy flavors. Instead, create-your-own pie choosing from ingredients such as wood-fired eggplant, shishito peppers, farm egg, whipped ricotta, buffalo mozzarella, or truffle salami as a few of your toppings. This joint is not cheap, but keep in mind that the flavors are insanely amazing! Try their Garlic Knots or perhaps their Beer Mac'N'Cheese, try one of their scrumptious salads, or maybe order their Housemade Meatball Sandwich. Don't forget to try Five50's dessert drinks: Mint Chocolate Swirl Shake, Creamsicle Float, or even their Black Cherry Float. Yum! If you really want a delicious drink, try the Elvis Shake consisting of banana & chocolate ice cream, peanut butter, candied bacon, and topped with whipped cream. Add alcohol to one of these sweet treats for an additional $6. Though with higher prices, this is not a pizzeria you want to miss out on! There are so many unique menu items and delicious dishes to try that are worth every single cent, not to mention the beautiful, luxurious atmosphere that screams "Las Vegas!"
Address: 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m (yes, you read that correctly)
Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
6. Cucina by Wolfgang Puck
Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck has a delicious pizza joint by the name of Cucina that you will be more than pleased to check out. This beautiful, fancy and sleek, warm-toned restaurant is definitely a place to go for a luxurious, and tasty of course, Italian pie! Try to reserve a table ahead of time as this is a very well-known and loved pizzeria, especially due to Chef Wolfgang being the owner. Though prices are considered semi-high for pizza, this restaurant will meet your high expectations, and if anything, prices are too low for how worthwhile your visit will be and in consideration of the famous owner. Pizzas range from Lamb Chorizo to Italian Meat to Caramelized Onion with creme fraiche. Their starters are also must-tries : Tuscan White Bean Soup, Sauteed Shrimp Scampi, and even a Calamari "Frito," to name a few. Besides their delicious pizzas and appetizers, they also serve the best-of-the-best paninis, pastas, and dedicant desserts. Try their Basil Pesto Grilled Chicken Panini, Four Cheese Ravioli, Belgian Endive Salad, or Linguine with fresh clams. For dessert, you have a large list to choose from, a few being Apple Crostata a la Mode, Chocolate Glazed Hazelnut Mousse, and an Assortment of Gelato and Sorbet. No matter what you order, you will be pleased with your meal as well as the gorgeous dining area you will be seated in. This is a beautiful restaurant, perfect for a good pie, pasta, and a yummy dessert afterwards for a fancy get together.
Address: 3720 S Las Vegas Blvd #240, Las Vegas, NV 89158
Monday-Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday Open 24 hours
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