The Crescent City might have a better rep for gumbo & po-boys than for the corner slice joint, but a serious Italian immigrant population starting in the early 20th means that we know a thing or two about red sauce (and Italian sandwiches... muffaletta, holla!), and the recent culinary boom-times have resulted in some serious slice warfare in the Big Easy -- here’s a power-ranked list of the best in town to satisfy your pie jones.
The official New Orleans pizza power rank
1. Slice Pizzeria5538 Magazine St, New Orleans
2. Cibugnu709 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
3. Midway Pizza4725 Freret St, New Orleans
4. Mondo900 Harrison Ave, New Orleans
5. Pizzicare3001 Tulane Ave, New Orleans
6. Ancora Pizzeria4508 Freret St, New Orleans
7. Pizza Delicious617 Piety St, New Orleans
8. Domenica123 Baronne St, New Orleans
This Uptown New Orleans' pizza joint cooks up specialty pizzas using organic ingredients and local artesian water.
Located on St. Charles Ave, this Italian resto doles out Italian-Sicilian cuisine from scratch, including hot pizzas and their signature bruschetta spaconé.
Midway Pizza serves up quality pizza served Chicago-style, which is deep and loaded with toppings.
This Harrison Ave bar and resto serves American grub and specializes in wood oven-baked pizzas, while serving up a terrific selection of beers and wines.
With a name like Pizzicare, you know they put a lot of heart into their pies, and that's exactly what they do, baking 'em in a variety of styles.
The folks at Ancora bake truly artisanal pies, making their crusts only with flour, water, and sea salt, and no commercial yeast.
Located on Bywater's Piety Street, NOLA's first NY-style slice shop was started by two LI guys who'd never made pizza before. The menu incorporates local produce from Alexandria, LA's Inglewood Farms and features daily special 'za like the Homemade Hot Italian Sausage pie with caramelized onions and peppers.
Meaning Sunday in Italian, this spot in the CBD's Roosevelt Hotel is meant to evoke feelings of dinner at your nonna's casa. The pies here are the show-stoppers, with crowd favorites like the prosciutto and wild mushroom pizza.