From Deep Dish to Thin Crust: 11 Terrific Seattle Pizzerias

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Families are passionate about Seattle pizza–and we understand the obsession! Delicious dough and tasty toppings that warm the tummy and soul. Who can resist? Feed your family’s craving at one of these 11 Seattle-area pizzerias that serve up perfect pies for takeout or delivery.

Proletariat

Pick up a delicious pie from Proletariat, the self-proclaimed pizza joint that made White Center famous! Choose specialty pizzas from the menu or create your own with unique toppings like sliced red potatoes, Spam, pineapple, roasted garlic and more. Don’t miss the kids’ appetizer plate with snackable items for the small set. Bonus: Proletariat provides gluten-free and vegan options.

9622-A 16th Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98106
206-432-9765
Online: proletariatpizzaratcity.wordpress.com

Ridge Pizza

Family-friendy Ridge Pizza is dedicated to the neighborhood it is named for. Since 2012, Ridge Pizza has been a gathering place for neighbors, Hawks fans, and sports teams, serving up food and community. All pizzas are hand-tossed and made to order with high-quality ingredients. Start with a pesto, olive oil, or marinara base and create your pie to fit your tastes–the sky is the limit! Select one of their signature Charity Case pizzas and Ridge Pizza will make a $1 donation to the designated organization. Both their Phinney Ridge and Northeast locations have unique Charity Cases. Try the Lil’ Dragons–a spicy delight that benefits Greenlake Elemenatry School. Eat yummy pizza and support the kiddos–a win-win!

Phinney
7217 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
206-687-7621

Northeast
3338 N.E. 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115
206-535-6167

Online: ridgepizza.com

Zeeks Pizza

With 18 Seattle-area locations, there is a Zeeks in almost every neighborhood! Founded in 1993, Zeeks Pizza pays homage to its local roots with specialty pies including the Puget Pounder, Tree Hugger and Legion of Shroom (go Hawks!). You can also find Collab pizzas on the menu featuring flavor-packed, locally-sourced ingredients from favorite vendors. Build your own pizza with a red sauce or olive oil base or select a more adventurous option like peanut sauce or ranch, and finish it with toppings from their extensive menu. Add a salad (their chop salad is one of the best around) and a side of breadsticks (don’t miss the bacon-pesto flavor combo) and you have an authentic Northwest pizza dinner.

Various Seattle locations
Online: zeekspizza.com

Pizzaiolo Wood Fired Pizza

Pizzaiolo has a passion for pizza. Located just outside downtown Kirkland, you’ll discover Italian-inspired pizza with flavors that will transport you directly to Italy (in your mind!). Using organic, quality ingredients in its delicious combinations, Pizzaiolo creates pizza with amazing flavors and freshness that your whole family will enjoy. Choose a house special like the Margherita or create your own. This family-friendly restaurant also serves calzones, salads and delectable desserts.

11836 98th Ave. N.E.
Kirkland, WA 98034
425-820-7722
Online: pizzaiolowoodfiredpizza.com

Brooklyn Bros. Pizzeria

Serving authentic New York-style pizza from four Snohomish and Island County locations, Brooklyn Bros. Pizza is the North End’s favorite award-winning pizzeria. Order by the slice, choose an authentic NY pie or create your own thin-crust specialty. If you’re looking for a heartier pie, order a Sicilian-style pizza. This 16-inch square pie has a thick, rustic crust, San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella and your choice of toppings. East Coast style!

Various Seattle-area locations
Online: bbpmenu.com

Razzi's Pizzeria

Allergies or food sensitivities can make eating out stressful, but Razzi’s Pizzeria makes it easy. With four complete menus: traditional, gluten-free, vegan and gluten-free/vegan, Razzis has multiple options for all dietary needs. Over time, Razzi’s has diversified their menu to fill it with delicious pizza options so diners with dietary restrictions can savor the dish without sacrificing flavor. Families can count on ingredients from local, organic markets and find other food options if you want to branch out (think: paninis, pasta and grinders). Bonus: visit their website to find monthly specials and coupons.

Greenwood
8523 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
206-782-9005

Downtown
1314 Howell St.
Seattle, WA 98101
206-588-2425

Online: razzispizza.com

Delancey

Support a local pizzeria that supports local ranchers and farmers by eating at Delancey. Delancey’s award-winning pizzas come from high-quality, local and sustainably-raised ingredients and meats. Its full menu of wood-fried pizzas will delight petite pizzaiolos. If you want to spice up your pie, consider adding housemade pork fennel sausage, Zoe’s bacon, pepperoni or salami, La Quercia prosciutto or more veggies. Follow Delancey on Instagram to find their weekly specials.

1415 N.W. 70th St.
Seattle, WA 98117
206-838-1960
Online: delanceyseattle.com

Pagliacci Pizza

Pagliacci has served up award-winning pizza in Seattle for over 40 years. The original pizzeria opened on the “Ave” in the U District in 1979, with the sole purpose of sharing great pizza with the community. Now, Pagliacci shares its goodness with pizza lovers at over 20 Seattle-area locations. Choose from seasonal menu items, Pagliacci Favorites or create your own masterpiece with local, seasonal ingredients. Not feeling the pizza vibe? Try their pasta or salads…and don’t forget to save room for dessert. Order whole pies or slices to go. You can see what slices are hot and ready via the Pagliacci app.

Good to know: Pagliacci is committed to protecting the environment and actively seeks innovative ways to use less through composting practices, using green power and saving water and energy. Its goal is to ensure that all food containers and packaging are recyclable or compostable.

Various Seattle-area locations
Online: pagliacci.com

Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria

If you’re craving authentic, Italian-inspired wood-fired pizza, head to Tutta Bella–stat! Tutta Bella was the first pizzeria in the Northwest to earn the highly-esteemed Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) certification that certifies their commitment to high-quality, fresh ingredients and age-old cooking traditions direct from Naples. Its five local pizzerias offer pizza purveyors the ultimate Neapolitan experience. Choose from a selection of red or white pizzas, shareable appetizers and salads. Bonus: They currently offer bottled cocktails to-go for the parental units.

Good to know: For a quick, grab ‘n’ go option, stop by one of their grocery store locations inside QFC (Kirkland Urban and the University District).

Various Seattle-area locations
Online: tuttabella.com

Varlamos Pizzeria

If you bleed purple and gold, you’re most likely already a fan of Varlamos Pizzeria and its delicious Italian fare. Family-owned and operated since 1994, this gem is nestled in the heart of the University District and is a go-to destination on game days. Varlamos is known for its football-sized calzones and house specialty pizzas. There is something for everyone on its lengthy menu including salad, pasta, hot sandwiches and appetizers. Bring the gameday experience to the comfort of your own home!

3617 Northeast 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98105
206-522-8515
Online: varlamospizza.com

Farrelli's Pizza

Farrelli’s Pizza is the proud recipient of multiple local and national accolades for its food and the warm, welcoming environment it provides guests. Their customer service–and pizza–shine! With 10 South End locations, Farrelli’s menu is filled with winners. Try the award-winning Northwest Traditional, a pie loaded with meats, cheeses and a little zing, finished with a drizzle of honey cream cheese sauce, or select the ever-changing Pizza of the Month, a pie dreamed up by the creative staff. Farrelli’s menu also features fresh salads, pasta entrees, appetizers and desserts. You’ll find something delicious for every appetite here.

Various South Sound locations
Online: farrellispizza.com

Good to know: Restaurants are currently closed for in-person dining due to COVID health guidelines, but these pizza parlors offer takeout or delivery via phone or online ordering. Please check with individual restaurants for the most current information, as things frequently change due to COVID.

—Abbey McGee

Feature photo: email2ying via iStock

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