By the Slice: The Top 5 Pizza Restaurants in Orange County

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Mamma mia! Don’t know where to go for your pizza fix? Here are our Top 5 picks. Whether you’re in the Chicago camp of deep dish or you’re looking for something lighter, these spots top our list of OC’s best.

1 Pizzeria Ortica

After a chef shuffle, there's no doubt that there's one pizza place that rules the rest. While some might think of slices as lowbrow, there's a reason Pizzeria Ortica has such a loyal following. With an woodburning oven and inventive toppings, one stop here and you'll be back for more.

650 Anton Blvd.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626


2 Naples Ristorante

Don't think of it as a tourist trap -- there's might always be a crowd, but there's a good reason for that. For authentic Naples-style thin crust pizza, forget that it's at Downtown Disney and head to this spot to get your fix.

1550 Disneyland Dr.

Anaheim, CA 92702


3 Il Dolce

Triangle Square's resident pizza parlor is anything but a quick stop-and-go pizza shop. Sleek and modern, there's no mistake that Il Dolce takes pizza to the next level. Pick any of the topping combinations and you'll find a new favorite.

1902 Harbor Blvd.

Costa Mesa, CA 92627


4 Selma’s Pizzeria and Tap Room

Beer and pizza hold a strong friendship, and at Selma's, you can see why. With just as many brews on tap as combinations of pizza, this is the place to go for the deepest dish Chi-town style pies. Sit back, eat your slice with a fork and knife and throw it all back with a cold one.

30461 Avenida de Las Flores

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688


5 Prego

This traditional Italian eatery serves up just what you'd think of as pizza. Straightforward, simple and satisfying, ordering up a pie here will transport you straight to Italy. If sorting through customs isn't your thing, head to Prego.

18420 Von Karman Ave.

Irvine, CA 92612


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