7 Places to Grab a Good Slice in Los Angeles

Photo: Jay Mantri
Photo: Jay Mantri

While Los Angeles is home to many awesome things worth seeing, enjoying and snapping a nice photo of to share with the ol’ Instagram, pizza is usually not thought of as one of them. And that’s a shame because LA does pizza well. Really well. And even more so, creatively.

For stop #2 on our unofficial pizza world tour, we made the rounds at our seven favorite spots to grab a slice or eight in the City of Angels. Below is a quick list you can bookmark if you find yourself looking for a good bite in the area. Let the recommended pies be your guiding light.

Prime Pizza

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Recommended Pies: The Arrabbiata (spicy arrabbiata tomato sauce, mozzarella, fontina, red onion, and parsley)

Location: 446 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Instagram: @primepizzala

More Info: www.primepizza.la

Dough Box

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Recommended Pies: Main Mozzarella (with housemade ricotta cheese and Italian sausage)

Location: 1539 Fishburn Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Instagram: @doughboxla

More Info: www.doughboxla.com

Pizzanista!

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Recommended Pies: The Iron Triangle (tomato sauce, Italian sausage, onions, mozzarella, mushrooms and jalapeños)

Location: 2019 East 7th St, Los Angeles, CA

Instagram: @pizzanista

More Info: www.pizzanista.com

Gjelina

Recommended Pies: Squash Blossom Pizza

Location: 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA

Instagram: @gjelinarestaurant

More Info: www.gjelina.com

Faith & Flower

Recommended Pies: Eggs Benedict Pie

Location: 705 W. 9th St, Los Angeles, CA

Instagram: @faithandflower

More Info: www.faithandflowerla.com

DeSano’s

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Recommended Pies: The DeSano (San Marzano tomato sauce, sausage, pepperoni, garlic, scamorza, mozzarella di bufala, pecorino romano)

Location: 4959 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

More Info: www.desanopizza.com

Pizzeria Mozza

Recommended Pies: Meatballs, mozzarella di bufala, tomato, and fresh oregano

Location: 641 N. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Instagram: @pizzeriamozza

More Info: la.pizzeriamozza.com