6504 Hollywood Blvd.
If you’re looking for that New York style pizza but you’re gazing out at the Pacific Ocean instead of the Atlantic, don’t worry! With a family recipe straight from Sicily passed to New York, and then landing in LA, Joe’s pizza is the go-to joint for authentic New York style pies. Located on Hollywood Boulevard, Joe’s has attracted the night crowds, as well as celebrities like Danny Trejo, Heidi Klum, Jimmy Kimmel and Jay Leno who just can’t resist those thin-crusted, tangy marinated slices.
Mulberry Street Pizzeria
347 N. Canon Dr.
LA is not known for its pizza, so most pizzerias on the West Coast take notes from the East Coast. Mulberry Street Pizzeria is no different. Here they specialize in the New York thincrust pizza. Los Angeles natives flock to this Cali haunt in droves, ordering favorites such as the Hawaiian pizza and the barbeque chicken pizza. Mulberry Street proves the old saying right: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
641 N. Highland Ave.
When you have super chefs Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich collaborating on a pizza spot, you’re bound to get something that’s in a whole different ball park in taste, quality and environment than your average corner pizzeria. The trendy Pizzeria Mozza offers gourmet pies along with a varied menu of 50 wines. Open seven days a week from noon to midnight, Pizzeria Mozza is ideal for the night cats, as well as families looking for a relaxing meal.
Tony’s Little Italy
1808 N. Placentia Ave.
Family owned since 1978, Tony’s Little Italy offers some of the best Chicago deep-dish pizza you can get in LA. Specializing in the Windy City style, the deep-dish pies ooze melting cheese and meaty toppings like pepperoni, chicken and sausage. If deep-dish isn’t your style, Tony’s offers thin-crust as well as other dishes including Lasagna, Eggplant a la Parmigiana and a variety of sandwiches.
2457 Hyperion Ave.
Tomato Pie bakes East Coast pizzas with a touch of gourmet flair. The inviting atmosphere and bumping music make the pizza joint a fun place to hang out at, instead of rushing in and out for a slice. Chic outdoor furnishings and a welcoming staff only add to the cool vibe Tomato Pie emits. At the core of Tomato Pie is fresh quality meals. Along with pizza, the menu features tasty calzones and homemade spinach and artichoke dip.