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If there’s one dish most anyone can agree on- it’s pizza! It’s the ultimate comfort food offering a myriad of variations and styles that are easy to customize, even for the pickiest of pizza lovers. (Feature image courtesy of Mellow Mushroom)

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Wood firing pizza at All Souls Pizza 

Asheville’s unique culinary scene has its part in influencing creative takes on pizza pies, including distinct kinds of pizza ranging from old-school, New York-style to contemporary with unusual (but delicious!) toppings. Whether you love baked, grilled or wood fired pizza, Asheville has it all- with plenty of options for dietary restrictions like gluten-free pizza and vegan pizza.

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Pizza tossing at 828 Family Pizzeria, Asheville

Below you’ll find a list of locally loved pizza restaurants in and around Asheville, ranging from high-end to off the beaten path. Some more casual pizza places in Asheville have arcade games, ping-pong, pool tables and more. Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company has a dine-in movie theatre and arcade room, making it an ideal “pizza night” destination for families. With 30+ breweries in Asheville alone, many pizzerias have plenty of local brews on tap for that classic duo of pizza and craft beer. See local Breweries in Asheville

Insider’s Tip: Order take out and hop on the Blue Ridge Parkway  for pizza and sunset views. See our Best Spots for Sunrise & Sunsets for ideas. Also, many local pizza places deliver to nearby Asheville hotels if you want to order in. See listings for menu and delivery options.

Best Pizza in Asheville that Locals Love

Soprana Rooftop Cucina, Asheville

Soprana is an Appalachia-meets-Alps, full-service rooftop restaurant with expansive, sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Perched atop the Embassy Suites in Downtown Asheville, Soprana… read more

Soprana is an Appalachia-meets-Alps, full-service rooftop restaurant with expansive, sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Perched atop the Embassy Suites in Downtown Asheville, Soprana features brick oven pizza and locally sourced ingredients paired with a curation of craft beer, wine, and cocktails. Guests will enjoy unobstructed views of the Blue Ridge Mountains with floor-to-ceiling…

Mellow Mushroom, Asheville

Serving delicious stone baked pizza, this pizzeria is a popular place to enjoy a slice. In addition to pizza, they serve calzones, hoagies, salads and a great local beer selection. Vegan and… read more

Serving delicious stone baked pizza, this pizzeria is a popular place to enjoy a slice. In addition to pizza, they serve calzones, hoagies, salads and a great local beer selection. Vegan and gluten-free options available. Enjoy the large patio for downtown people watching! 50 Broadway St.

Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria, Asheville

Enjoy fresh New York style pizza, along with lasagna and sandwiches at this long-time local's favorite with 40+ beers on tap. Kitchen features late night hours for locals and tourists alike. Live… read more

Enjoy fresh New York style pizza, along with lasagna and sandwiches at this long-time local's favorite with 40+ beers on tap. Kitchen features late night hours for locals and tourists alike. Live music, billiards, and darts. 42 Biltmore Ave

Pizza Mind, Asheville

This family friendly pizza restaurant in West Asheville offers signature and build-you-own pizza pies, along with a great local beer selection and extensive wine list. Kids can enjoy the arcade!… read more

This family friendly pizza restaurant in West Asheville offers signature and build-you-own pizza pies, along with a great local beer selection and extensive wine list. Kids can enjoy the arcade! 285 Haywood Rd. Suite 10

Asheville Pizza & Brewing

Slinging pizzas since 1998, this independently owned & operated pizza joint is a local hang out with dine-in $3 movie theatre, arcade and brewpub. They offer build-your-own and specialty… read more

Slinging pizzas since 1998, this independently owned & operated pizza joint is a local hang out with dine-in $3 movie theatre, arcade and brewpub. They offer build-your-own and specialty pizzas. They also offer vegan cheese and gluten-free crust options. Don’t forget to sample their craft brews! 675 Merrimon Ave

Fahrenheit Pizza & Brewhouse

This family owned South Asheville neighborhood pizzeria serves up delicious, crispy New York Style pizza out of their top of the line stone brick oven. Enjoy a great selection of local brews from… read more

This family owned South Asheville neighborhood pizzeria serves up delicious, crispy New York Style pizza out of their top of the line stone brick oven. Enjoy a great selection of local brews from self serve, pay by the ounce beer taps. Also try the smoked wings! 17 Lee St. South

Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria, Asheville

Enjoy fresh sourdough pizza, lasagna, and sandwiches at this long-time local's favorite with 40+ beers on tap. Their stage showcases live bluegrass, jazz, and Americana music with no cover charge… read more

Enjoy fresh sourdough pizza, lasagna, and sandwiches at this long-time local's favorite with 40+ beers on tap. Their stage showcases live bluegrass, jazz, and Americana music with no cover charge. Upstairs is the Billiard Room with four regulation slate billiard tables and five regulation dart lanes. 42 Biltmore Avenue, downtown Asheville 

828 Family Pizzeria, Asheville

Formerly known as Marco’s Pizza, this 4th generation family pizzeria fires up New York style pizza that is crispy and full of flavor. They serve other Italian favorites like salads, pastas,… read more

Formerly known as Marco’s Pizza, this 4th generation family pizzeria fires up New York style pizza that is crispy and full of flavor. They serve other Italian favorites like salads, pastas, sandwiches, calzones, and strombolis. 946 Merrimon Avenue

All Souls Pizza

This wood-fired pizzeria located in the River Arts District of Asheville features pizza dough made with freshly milled grains and high quality, seasonal ingredients. They also offer an array of… read more

This wood-fired pizzeria located in the River Arts District of Asheville features pizza dough made with freshly milled grains and high quality, seasonal ingredients. They also offer an array of salads, polenta and pasta dishes. Family-friendly! 175 Clingman Ave

Tin Can Pizzeria

Beloved by locals, this pizzeria on wheels is parked at local Asheville breweries like Wedge, Highland and Pisgah Brewing. They serve a rotation of crispy, thin crust pies that pair well local… read more

Beloved by locals, this pizzeria on wheels is parked at local Asheville breweries like Wedge, Highland and Pisgah Brewing. They serve a rotation of crispy, thin crust pies that pair well local craft beer. See their up-to-date weekly schedule on Facebook.

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