Best Best Pizza In Greenville South Carolina | 11 Incredible Restaurants That You Can’t Afford To Miss!

Excellent pizza is a must for any city, because who wants to live in a place with bad pizza? Nobody, that’s who. And in a city that takes food as seriously as Greeneville, SC, does, you know there will be plenty of delicious options. Thin and formidable? Of course. Thick and doughy crust? Yes! Wood-fired? Obviously. Late at night? Depends on how late we’re talking.

How exactly did we rank the pizza in a city with so many options? First, we ate a lot of pizza. We visited the classic spots, checked out the newcomers, and debated which places best represented their genre.

But not everybody has that much time. So how does one choose the best slice? Fear not! Lowcountry Style and Living has scoured the city to bring you the ultimate list of must-try pizzas. So grab a napkin and dive into the delicious world of Greenville pizza.

At Lowcountry Style and Living we recognize that pizza preferences will always be deeply personal, so read through our list and find the pie that sounds right for you.

Next time you find yourself craving a slice, here are the places to try (in no particular order).

Sidewall Pizza


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Pizza at Sidewall Pizza is handcrafted and delicious. The dough and scratch-made crust are house-made and baked in Sidewall’s brick oven until each pizza crust is perfectly thin, crispy, and charred.

No matter what you’re looking for, Sidewall Pizza has it: from their classic Margherita pizza to more venturesome options like the Cajun Chicken and Sausage pie. This place has something for everyone.

You’ll also enjoy their entire menu because besides offering their great pizza they have tasty salads to pair it with.

Stellar, friendly service, nice selection of craft beers, and comfortable outside seating make this a great destination. They even have some vegan and gluten-free pie selections.

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Also, don’t forget to leave some room for their homemade ice cream.

We recommend: Margherita pizza, Triple Pepper pizza (big pepperoni, peppadew peppers, hot cherry peppers, mozzarella, pecorino), and Blonde pizza (mozzarella, pecorino).

Sidewall Pizza Company
99 Cleveland Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 558-0235
https://sidewallpizza.com/

Tito’s Restaurant Pizzeria

Tito’s makes some of the best pizza in Greenville with a homestyle atmosphere to match. Simplicity is key here, as the sauce allows the acidity and sweetness of the tomato to shine through but not to be masked by the cheese. The crust is delish with a nice, even rise and cook.

Want to enjoy specialty pies with Sicilian recipes? Then head to Tito’s as they have a wide range of homemade recipes to choose from. Be sure to add a glass of wine.

Locals flock to Tito’s not only for the pies and traditional dishes, but also for the welcoming atmosphere and attentive sauce.

We recommend: New York Style Pizza (round thin hand tossed crust), Sicilian Genova Pizza (white pizza with spinach, roasted red peppers, chopped fresh garlic), Sicilian Margherita Pizza (fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, shredded mozzarella).

Tito’s Restaurant Pizzeria
2018 North Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 322-0670

Pizza City New York Style


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Pizza City can be easily missed on Pleasantburg Drive, but the nondescript store is turning out quality pies. The sauce is oregano-forward, which is put on the pizzas with a skilled touch. The crust has a great chew and crunch in the bottom with lots of small, even air bubbles running throughout. The slices are easily foldable to give you that full New York slice experience.

The atmosphere at Pizza City is cozy and inviting which makes it perfect for a night out or hanging with friends (alcohol served). The staff is very friendly and accommodating.

We recommend: Hand tossed NY Style Cheese Pizza, Traditional Italian Pizza (fresh tomatoes, chopped garlic, mozzarella, diced basil, dash of olive oil).

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Pizza City New York Style
1547 North Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 292-0485

Coastal Crust


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An upscale spot with an exceptional, authentic, wood-fired pizza. With brightly painted walls and exposed brick, this is an attractive spot for tourists and is also a local favorite.

The dough is hand-rolled and stretched, so you get a light and flaky crust with a soft, chewy inside bite. All their food is locally sourced, meaning you’re getting the highest quality possible. They have a customized-designed, wood-fired Vatoriani pizza oven which gives the pizzas a unique and delicious smoky flavor.

In addition to their wood-fired pizzas, they provide Italian-inspired dishes (including vegetarian options) and well-crafted cocktails.

We recommend: Grandma Pizza (olive oil, crushed tomato sauce, house pulled mozzarella, fresh basil), Chorizo Pizza (parmesan mornay, leeks, smoked mozzarella), Fig & Prosciutto Pizza (truffle oil, smoked bleu, house hot honey).

Coastal Crust
1254 Pendleton Street
Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 412-8501
https://www.coastalcrust.com

Trio

From the moment you step into Trio’s impressive interior (styled with hand-crafted gas lanterns that line the walls and the wafting smell of baking brick oven pizzas) you know you’re in a special place.

Trio offers gourmet, wood-fired pizzas with daily made sauces and diverse topping combinations. They also serve a wide variety of pastas, soups, and salads.

Peruse Trio’s large wine list, which offers guests a choice of over 25 different wines by the glass.

And don’t miss the Chocolate Lava Cake for dessert.

We recommend: Traditional Cheese Pizza (Roma tomato sauce, mozzarella, cheddar, Monterey Jack, feta), BLT Pizza (herb infused olive oil, mozzarella, cheddar, diced tomatoes, bacon, lettuce, ranch dressing), Goat Cheese Pizza (basil pesto, goat cheese, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, kalamata olives, sun dried tomatoes, capers).

Trio – A Brick Oven Cafe
22 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 567-1000
https://www.triocafe.com/

Belladina’s Pizzeria


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This small, family-owned pizzeria located in downtown Greenville is known for its freshness and flavor. There is a can’t-miss mural depicting Michelangelo’s paintings from the Sistine Chapel (in which a local artist has taken liberties by including slices of pizza).

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Belladina’s makes Neapolitan, Sicilian, and Detroit-style crusts and sells its pizza by the slice or pie.

Be patient when ordering a pie, as it takes a little longer than most places, but it’s always well worth the wait. The staff bakes their pies with care and precision. They also serve (arguably) the best meatballs in town.

We recommend: Vesuvio Pizza (San Marzano tomatoes, hot cherry peppers, genoa sausage, pancetta, garlic, honey), Potenza Pizza (genoa salami, peperoni, sausage, pancetta, San Marzano tomatoes), Giardino Pizza (mushrooms, baby spinach, eggplant, roasted peppers).

Belladina’s Pizzeria
9 West Washington Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 509-1916
https://www.belladinas.com/

Pebble Creek Pizza


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Pebble Creek Pizza has been serving Greenville for almost thirty years with quality pizza.

The dough is made fresh daily and is the perfect vehicle for any of their toppings. The sauce leans acidic, but it’s needed against the cheese. The hand-tossed pizza is a local favorite and unlike many locally-owned, independent pizzerias, they will deliver. The extensive menu includes pizzas, pasta, wings, calzones/strombolis, and hoagies.

We recommend: Classic Cheese Pizza (hand-tossed, thin crust), Radical Pie (onion, mushrooms, green pepper, pepperoni, italian sausage, beef, pork sausage, black olives, extra cheese), Greek Pie (feta cheese, black olives, diced tomato, extra cheese).

Pebble Creek Pizza
1306 Stalling Road
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 322-5353
https://www.pebblecreekpizza.net/

World Piece


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World Piece is the newest kid on the block. It recently moved into the Westone development (on Stone Avenue) next to Moe’s BBQ and Liability Brewing. They have all the usual options plus they let you customize your pizza however you want. Their crust has a nice crunch yet the dough is light and airy. Their sauce has the perfect balance of acidity and sweetness. If you want something different, they also have Chicago deep-dish pizza that is filling and delicious.

Besides pizza, the restaurant offers wings, burgers, salads, and desserts.

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We recommend: Spicy Pepperoni Pizza (roma sauce, mozzarella, extra pepperoni, black pepper), 5 Meats Pizza (roma sauce, mozzarella, ham, Italian sausage, ground chuck, crumbled bacon), Chicago Supreme Deep Dish (pepperoni, Italian sausage, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, black olives).

World Piece Pizza
109 West Stone Avenue Suite A1
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 568-5221
https://www.worldpiecemenu.com/

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza


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Brixx Wood Fired Pizza opened in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1998. Since then they have opened 26 more locations including Greenville. Brixx incorporates the food quality of a fine dining experience with a fast, casual concept to bring its guests terrific pizzas baked in unique styles. Their brick oven adds that classic wood-fired flavor to each pie. All their creative pizzas have vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options.

Besides pizza, Brixx offers appetizers, wings, salad, pasta, desserts. and craft beers.

We recommend: Margherita Pizza (housemade mozzarella, Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil), Wood Roasted Vegetable Pizza (housemade sauce, onion, peppers, mushrooms, roasted tomato, mozzarella, ricotta), Bronx Bomber Pizza (Italian sausage, prosciutto, mozzarella, gorgonzola, pizza sauce, fresh oregano).

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza + Craft Bar
1125 Woodruff Road, Suite 1601
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 286-1070
https://brixxpizza.com/locations/greenville/

Pizza Parcheggio

This “secret” place has gained a cult following with pizza lovers in Greenville. They offer pizza carry-out only (no dine in, no delivery) and their classic thin crust is only baked well done. They are very strict about how they do things which adds to the intrigue. These are the marching orders:
They have a limited amount of pies each day, first come first served
All pies are 16”, 8 slices and they do not do half toppings or substitutions
They absolutely recommend pre-ordering and if they are sold out you can order the next time slot available the next day

They are only open from Thursday through Sunday, so plan ahead. Trust us, it is worth it.

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We recommend: Brooklyn Pizza (San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella, salsiccia, red pepper, ricotta, basil), Pinky Tuscadero Pizza (vodka sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, fresh basil, garlic, parmigiano reggiano), Johnny 99 (mozzarella, garlic, salsiccia, red onion, pesto, pecorino, basil).

Pizza Parcheggio
775 Woodruff Rd, j2
Grenville, SC 29607
https://www.parcheggio.pizza/

Sciortino’s Trattoria & Pizzeria


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Sciortino’s not only offers one of the best New York-style pizzas in Greenville, but they are also famous for their traditional Italian dishes from recipes handed down through generations.

This spot is a perfect place for an informal dinner or even a relaxed date. Everything is about quality and flavor.

They serve pizza, pasta, soups, salads, seafood, and wine.

We recommend: Fresh Marinara Pizza (garlic, herb plum tomato sauce, aged Romano, fresh basil, olive oil), Anthony’s Pizza (breaded chicken cutlet, sauteed broccoli, diced tomato, and onion vinaigrette), Margherita Pizza (traditional marinara sauce, housemade mozzarella).

Sciortino Trattoria & Pizzeria
3734 Pelham Road
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 991-8636
https://www.sciortinostrattoria.com/


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Did you know?

Approximately 3 billion pizza pies are sold annually in this country? This figure just shows how many pizza lovers are in the US alone. While NY remains the heart of pizza culture, Greenville, SC, also boasts many pizza restaurants that can rival those of the Big Apple.

Putting together this list was a tough task, as we all have our favorites, but we are confident that you can’t go wrong with visiting the places we selected.

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