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Winter Restaurant Guide 2016: Pizza 

Ancora Pizzeria & Salumeria
4508 Freret St., (504) 324-1636; www.ancorapizza.com
The restaurant is known for neapolitan pizzas baked in a wood-burning oven. Pizza bianca is topped with Fior di Latte, basil, olives, garlic, chili and capers. Caramel ice cream is made in house in small batches. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner daily. Credit cards. $$$

Blaze Pizza
611 O'Keefe Ave., (504) 208-1028; www.blazepizza.com
Diners can build their own personal pies with selections of sauces (tomato, spicy tomato, cream), cheeses, meats, vegetables and additions such as pesto or barbecue sauce. Signature pies include the Green Stripe, featuring chicken, red bell peppers, arugula, mozzarella and garlic. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Brooklyn Pizzeria
4301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 833-1288; www.eatbrooklyn.net
The casual pizza joint serves New York-style pies, calzones, stromboli and more. Godfather pizza is topped with anchovies, minced garlic, garlic sausage and feta. The Philly steak and cheese sandwich features sliced steak, onions and bell peppers. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Cafe Roma
1901 Sophie Wright Place, (504) 524-2419; www.caferoma- uptown.com
Garlic chicken pizza includes sauteed chicken strips, onions, roasted garlic, sliced tomatoes and garlic sauce. Baked lasagna is layered with cheeses and meat sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Dolce Vita Wood Fired Pizzeria
1205 St. Charles Ave., (504) 324-7674; www.dvpizzeria.com
Imported Italian pepperoni tops a pie baked in a wood-fired oven. Garlic-Parmesan wings are baked whole chicken wings coated in garlic, Italian seasonings and Parmesan. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

G's Pizza
4840 Bienville St., (504) 483-6464; www.gspizzas.com
Margherita pizza features house-made dough topped with garlic-butter sauce, mozzarella, oregano and fresh tomatoes. The NOLA Green Roots pie features house-made sauce, mozzarella, black olives, mushrooms, onions, organic spinach, bell peppers, roasted red peppers, artichokes and roasted garlic. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Huey P's Pizzeria
139 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 366-1818; www.hueyps.com
Who Dat pizza is topped with prosciutto, ground beef, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and pepperoncinis. Barbecue shrimp and grits features barbecue shrimp atop creamy cheese grits with a grilled biscuit. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Louisiana Pizza Kitchen
95 French Market Place, (504) 522-9500; www.lpkfrench- quarter.com
Jumbo Gulf shrimp are sauteed with sherry, tomatoes, white wine, basil, garlic and butter and served over angel hair pasta. A vegan wrap combines black bean sauce, vegan sour cream, vegan cheese, cilantro, jalapenos, onions and carrots and comes with french fries, asparagus or pasta salad. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Louisiana Pizza Kitchen Uptown
615 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-5900; www.louisianapizzakitchenuptown.com
Rosemary tortellini features marinated chicken breast, red bell peppers, portobello mushrooms, Parmesan and pesto cream sauce. Smoked salmon pizza is topped with Roma tomatoes, capers, caviar, red onions, cream cheese and mozzarella. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily, brunch Sun. Credit cards. $$

Mark Twain's Pizza Landing
2035 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 832-8032; www.marktwainpizza.com
The Innocents Abroad pizza is topped with Genoa salami, Italian sausage, Peruvian artichokes, Roma tomatoes and basil. The Mysterious Stranger pizza includes organic baby spinach, feta, choices of vegetables and Canadian bacon or spicy charisse sausage. No reservations. Lunch Tue.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Mellow Mushroom
1645 Highway 190, Covington, (985) 327-5407; 3131 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 644-4155; 8227 Oak St., (504) 345-8229; www.mellowmushroom.com
Kosmic Karma pizza features tomato sauce, feta and mozzarella cheeses, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, Roma tomatoes and pesto. The House pie is topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, ham, applewood-smoked bacon, mushrooms, black olives, Roma tomatoes, green peppers and onions. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mid City Pizza
4400 Banks St., (504) 483-8609; www.midcitypizza.com
The meatball sandwich features house-made meatballs, marinara, mozzarella, Parmesan and fresh basil on Amoroso Italian bread. T-Bird pizza is a hand-tossed, thin-crust pie topped with Terranova Brothers' Italian sausage, pepperoni, herb-roasted chicken, asparagus and roasted red peppers. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Midway Pizza
4725 Freret St., (504) 322-2815; www.midwaypizzanola.com
The pizzeria is known for deep-dish pies and also serves flatbreads and salads. Top Shelf margherita pizza features an olive oil-brushed thin crust, mozzarella, grape tomatoes, garlic, basil and shaved Parmesan. Uptown Meatdown pizza includes pepperoni, Italian sausage, house-made meatballs, Chisesi ham and applewood-smoked bacon. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Milano Pizzeria
3002 Cleary Ave., Metairie, (504) 780-7500; www.ordermi- lanosmetairie.com
Artichoke pizza is topped with garlic sauce, mushrooms, caramelized onions, tomatoes, mozzarella and feta. Grilled chicken breast tops a salad of lettuce, tomatoes, mushrooms, red onions and mozzarella with honey-mustard dressing. No reservations. Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Mo's Pizza
1112 Ave. H, Westwego, (504) 341-9650; www.mospizzanola.com
The muffuletta pizza is topped with olive oil spread, mortadella, Genoa salami, ham and olive salad. Lasagna is filled with cheese and house-made meat sauce. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Naked Pizza
6307 S. Miro St., (504) 865-0244; www.nakedpizza.biz
The Sonoran pie tops a probiotic crust with chicken, mushrooms, red onion and roasted red pepper. The Superbiotic pizza includes artichoke, spinach, bell pepper, mushrooms, garlic, red onion and cilantro. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

New York Pizza
4418 Magazine St., (504) 891-2376
The Big Apple pizza is topped with pepperoni, Canadian bacon, mushrooms, olives, onions, green bell peppers and Italian sausage. The Queens pizza features an olive oil-brushed crust topped with artichokes, spinach, mushrooms, mozzarella and feta. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$

Original Italian Pie & Uptown Sports Bar & Grill
3631 Prytania St., (504) 891-4621; www.italianpienola.com
The Uptown Touchdown burger features two 8-ounce patties, pecanwood-smoked bacon, a fried egg, fried green tomato, cheddar and Jack cheeses, lettuce, pickles, onion and mayonnaise. Spinach lasagna includes sauteed spinach, garlic, onion, herb ricotta, mozzarella and Alfredo sauce. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sun. Credit cards. $$

Pizza Delicious
617 Piety St., (504) 676-8482; www.pizzadelicious.com
Menu mainstays include garlic knots, pepperoni pies and margherita pizza topped with fresh mozzarella, Parmesan, basil and a drizzle of garlic- and thyme-infused olive oil. Bucatini carbonara is tossed with pancetta, peas, an egg and Parmesan. No reservations. Lunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Pizza Domenica
4933 Magazine St., (504) 301-4978; www.pizza- domenica.com
Chef Alon Shaya and John Besh's upscale pizzeria serves smoked chicken wings with Calabrian chili peppers, Gorgonzola and celery. Muffuletta pizza includes provolone, cured meats, olives, pickled vegetables and garlic aioli. Reservations accepted. Lunch Fri.-Sun., dinner daily, brunch Sat.-Sun. Credit cards. $

Pizza NOLA
141 W. Harrison Ave., Suite A, (504) 872-0731; www.pizzanola.com
The deluxe pizza includes pepperoni, sausage, green peppers, onions and mushrooms. The California club sandwich combines house-roasted turkey, avocado, bacon, tomato, lettuce and mayonnaise on house-baked bread. No reservations. Breakfast Fri.-Sun., lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards and checks. $

Reginelli's Pizzeria
Citywide; www.reginellis.com
The menu includes pizza, calzones, salads, pasta dishes, sandwiches and more. The Tony's Play pie is topped with pepperoni, pancetta, prosciutto, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, capers, mozzarella cheese and marinara. The Chicken Garcia sandwich features roasted marinated chicken, fontina cheese, arugula, barbecued red onions, Roma tomatoes, avocado and dill aioli on ciabatta and is served warm. Delivery available. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

Rotolo's Pizzeria
Citywide; www.rotolos.com
Parma Rosa pasta features blackened shrimp, Italian sausage and penne pasta tossed in creamy tomato sauce. Barbecued chicken pizza tops a hand-tossed crust with barbecue sauce, grilled chicken and red onions. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Slice Pizzeria
1513 St. Charles Ave., (504) 525-7437; 5538 Magazine St., (504) 897-4800; Loyola University, Carrollton Hall, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 864-7492; www.slicepizzeria.com
The 9th Ward pizza is a available whole or by the slice and is made with Cajun-Italian sausage, mozzarella, cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions and Creole mustard aioli. The Uptown nicoise salad mixes grilled salmon, olives, hard-boiled egg, cucumbers, tomatoes, capers, basil, onions, lettuce and sherry vinaigrette. Delivery available. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $

Sugar Park
3054 St. Claude Ave., (504) 942-2047; www.sugarparknola.com
A Pizza Named Desire is topped with shrimp, andouille and jalapeno peppers. Other offerings include Abita beer-battered fish and chips, spaghetti and meatballs and the big Kahuna burger made with bacon, pineapple, provolone cheese and chipotle mayonnaise. Reservations accepted for large parties. Dinner Tue.-Sun., late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $

Theo's Neighborhood Pizza
1212 S. Clearview Parkway, Suite D., Harahan, (504) 733-3803; 4024 Canal St., (504) 302-1133; 4218 Magazine St., (504) 894-8554; www.theospizza.com
The Local Pro is an olive oil-brushed crust topped with tomatoes, zucchini, black pepper, mozzarella and feta cheeses and fresh basil. The Eccentric features chicken, yellow squash, spinach, spicy tomatoes, Anaheim peppers, jalapenos and garlic with mozzarella, feta and pepper Jack cheeses on an olive oil-brushed crust. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

Wit's Inn
141 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 486-1600; www.witsinn.com
Creole Italian pizza has red sauce, spicy shrimp, Roma tomatoes, feta, mozzarella, red onions and pesto sauce. The Buffalo chicken pie includes chicken, celery, onions and Buffalo sauce and blue cheese crumbles. Reservations accepted for large parties. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $

Wood Pizza Bistro & Taphouse
404 Andrew Higgins Drive, (504) 281-4893; www.woodpizzaneworleans.com
The restaurant offers a menu of classic pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven. Roasted local spaghetti squash is served with tomatoes, feta, parsley and marinated olives. Mussels alla arrabbiata features Prince Edward Island mussels in spicy tomato sauce with roasted red peppers and shaved radish served with flatbread. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily, late-night Thu.-Sun. Credit cards. $$




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