20 Vegas Valley pizzas to try right now

The Good Hot (grandma style) at Good Pie
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Greg Thilmont

EDDIE SPAGHETTI AT ACES & ALES Carbo loading for a big race? This deep-dish monster comes piled-high with sausage, pepperoni, cheese and noodles in beefy meat sauce to get you revved up. 3740 S. Nellis Blvd., 702-436-7600; 2801 N. Tenaya Ave., 702-638-2337.

VEGGIE DELIGHT AT DIVINE CAFE Paired with a lovely view of the lush Springs Preserve, this pie topped with fresh mozzarella, zucchini, cremini mushrooms, caramelized red onions and black olives makes for a natural lunchtime choice. 333 S. Valley View Blvd., 702-822-8713.

March Special at Metro Pizza (Wade Vandervort/Staff)

MARCH SPECIAL AT METRO PIZZA (CENTENNIAL HILLS) The northwest outpost of the beloved local chain is a culinary “test kitchen” gem where a mind-blowing amalgam of piquant, spreadable ’nduja sausage, onions and peppers will be baked throughout the month. 6720 Sky Pointe Drive, 702-564-6726.

PHILLY CHEESE STEAK PIZZA AT BALBOA PIZZA Stroll along the leafy pedestrian passages of the District at Green Valley, then chillax like a champ with this rectangular slab topped with beef, onions, bell peppers, and provolone sauce. 2265 Village Walk Drive, 702-407-5273.

SHRIMP SCAMPI PIZZA AT CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN Gluten-free fans love this cauliflower-crusted creation with lemon-garlic shrimp, caramelized onions, mozzarella and Parmesan with fresh arugula and wild Greek oregano for aromatic foliage. Multiple locations, cpk.com.

BLEU CHEESE PANNA AT CRAFTHAUS This new beer-centric Arts District gathering place features comestibles curated by the excellent Esther’s Kitchen across the street. This suds-forward flatbread arrives equipped with fragrant cheese, bacon, pickled dates and a garnish of arugula. 197 E. California Ave., 702-888-1026.

SUPREMA AT POP-UP PIZZA It’s winner, winner, tasty dinner at the Plaza Hotel with this amazingly crispy crust topped with Italian sausage, crispy pepperoni, mushrooms, red peppers and fresh tomato sauce. 1 S. Main St., 702-366-0049.

MAUI WOWIE AT THOSE GUYS PIES Say aloha to this pineapple-adorned muncher rounded out with slices of savory bacon, cheese blend and pickled jalapeños with classic tomato sauce. 2916 Lake East Drive, 702-629-2626; 2895 N. Green Valley Parkway, 702-331-0978.

Snake River Special at Evel Pie (Wade Vandervort/Staff)

SNAKE RIVER SPECIAL AT EVEL PIE Featuring rattlesnake sausage with caramelized onions, roasted red peppers and mozzarella, this wild wheel sounds like a daredevil stunt, but it’s welcoming in flavor and serves as the edible star at this punk-rocking Downtown party pad. 508 Fremont St., 702-840-6460.

CHEESE-STUFFED PIE AT AMORE TASTE OF CHICAGO Red sauce goes on top of these Windy City stuffed pizzas. Hearty like the Midwest, every deep-dished, gooey slice is a comforting culinary bear hug. 3945 S. Durango Drive, 702-562-9000.

THE GOOD HOT AT GOOD PIE Things get zesty at Downtown’s Pawn Plaza with this crispy-crusted, grandma-style ’za featuring double mozz, sausage, pepperoni, jalapeños and a drizzle of Mike’s Hot Honey. Take a heart-warming Insta of your slice with the photo-festooned “Grandma Wall” in the background. 725 Las Vegas Blvd. S. #140, 702-844-2700.

BBQ CHICKEN PIE AT MACKENZIE RIVER PIZZA Hungry hockey fans get their Golden Knights-inspired grub on at City National Arena with fajita chicken in smoky sauce, mozzarella, red onions, cilantro and a view of the ice. A kid-friendly pie, for sure. 1550 S. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-916-2999.

THE OLD SCHOOL AT PIZZERIA MONZÚ This oblong Sicilian pie is undeniably Old World with its toppings of broccoli rabe, cured Mediterranean olives, medium-cooked egg and anchovies. Don’t be shy: Tomatoes, mozzarella and basil make a show, too. 6020 W. Flamingo Road, 702-749-5959.

GUINEA PIE AT NAKED CITY PIZZA There’s no resisting this savory upstate New York smooch of garlic sauce, spinach, meatballs, ricotta and mozzarella. You’ll need a mint after, though. Multiple locations, nakedcitylv.com.


PEPPERONI AT SECRET PIZZA You’re famished after rocking out at the Chelsea, but there’s no reason to get hangry. A piping-hot slice awaits through the wee hours of the night at the Cosmopolitan. 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-698-7860.

CLAM PIZZA AT DOM DEMARCO’S Get a sunny taste of the sea on this white pie topped with in-shell littleneck clams, baby clam meat, mozzarella, oregano, Grana Padano, Meyer lemon halves and fresh chopped parsley. 9785 W. Charleston Blvd., 702-570-7000.

SUPREME PIE AT BROOKLYN’S BEST NYC expats flock to this Walmart-adjacent joint for perfectly firm-yet-foldable discs of pepperoni, sausage, onions, green peppers and black olives. It’s quite possibly the best strip mall ’za in Southern Nevada—and that’s saying a lot. 5270 S. Fort Apache Road #320, 702-786-0103.

MARGHERITA PIZZA AT SETTEBELLO PIZZERIA NAPOLETANA Knife and fork into the thin, charred-crust pie goodness that originated in Naples, Italy, centuries ago. This version’s got crushed tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, Parmigiano-Reggiano, basil and not much more. It’s chewy perfection. 140 S. Green Valley Parkway, 702-222-3556; 9350 W. Sahara Ave. #170, 702-901-4877.

Taco Pizza at Wolfgang Puck Players Locker (Wade Vandervort/Staff)

TACO PIZZA AT WOLFGANG PUCK PLAYERS LOCKER The Wolf has been a winner in the Vegas gourmet pizza game for three decades, and now he’s upped the local stakes at his new hockey-themed—and VGK players-co-owned—Downtown Summerlin eatery (see Page 47) with a hat trick of spicy beef, melty cheddar and crisp lettuce. 10955 Oval Park Drive, 702-202-6300.

DUCK PIZZA AT ADA’S Ever wondered what duck à l’orange would taste like on a handcrafted crust? Find out at Tivoli Village, where this richly delectable combination of confit quacker, scamorza, mascarpone, caramelized onions and citrusy notes is served. 410 S. Rampart Blvd. #120, 702-463-7433.

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