The Best Pizza in Birmingham, Alabama, You Should Eat

Pauline Pechakjian

Birmingham, Alabama has a great number of eateries owned and operated by locals focused on providing the best of the best for your gastronomic pleasure. Pizza is a staple all over the world and Birmingham has a host of places to accommodate your cravings, whether in the form of long-standing, neighborhood pizzerias, to newer, developing yet promising spots for yummy pies. Check out our list of the best pizza you should try when in Birmingham.


Post Office Pies

This recent addition to the Avondale district in Birmingham is quickly garnering attention for having some of the best pizza in the city. Post Office Pies serves up mouthwatering wood fired pizza, refreshing salads, and local brews from the Avondale Brewing Co. The atmosphere makes it a great hangout spot, and the pizza is just delicious: try the Swine Pie, which comes with pepperoni, house-made pork sausage, and bacon, along with their garlic cheese bread, salads, and fresh squeezed lemonade.
Post Office Pies, 209 41st Street South, Birmingham, AL, +1 (205) 599-9900

Davenport’s Pizza Palace

Davenport’s Pizza Palace

For a signature Birmingham slice, stop by and eat at this place that’s been serving the city with what some proclaim to be the world’s best pizza for over 50 years now. Davenport’s Pizza Palace makes its dough completely from scratch to accompany their secret sauce, leading to utter perfection in pizza form. Their thin crust is phenomenal, and the fun family environment will make you want to bring everyone with you to enjoy vintage video games and pictures of legendary films, as well as really good pizza.
Davenport’s Pizza Palace, 2837 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL, +1(205) 879-8603

Spicy Hawaiian Pizza


This restaurant is yet another option for delicious pizza and other options. It’s owned by a local family and there’s an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients and beers on tap. Slice has a variety of tasty pies that have become customer favorites, such as their barbecue pizza, spicy Hawaiian pizza, and Soul pie. In addition to pizza, Slice has a variety of craft cocktails, salads, and delicious wings as an appetizer. To round off your meal, we highly recommend ordering the s’mores calzone.
Slice, 725 29th Street South, Birmingham, AL, +1(205) 715-9300


This local, family-owned Italian spot has some of the best pizza you can eat in Birmingham. MAFIAoZA’s offers great pizzas and stays true to Italian customs and traditions. In addition to fantastic pies, they also have great appetizers, such as house-made garlic bread and fried cheese ravioli sticks seasoned with their family’s special seasoning. They also offer gluten-free pizzas, ciders, and beers for patrons with gluten sensitivities. Come in for pizza, great specials, and live music while you enjoy a memorable meal in the city.
MAFIAoZA’s, 2 Dexter Avenue, Birmingham, AL, +1(205) 414-7878

Garlic bread

Dave’s Pizza

If you’re looking to have a good time while you enjoy really tasty pizza, we suggest you come to this spot near Birmingham. Dave’s Pizza is a restaurant with a lighthearted, comfortable sense of humor which serves really tasty pies and various other dishes. Try their Sweet Tang pizza, which comes with smoky mesquite barbecue chicken, and enjoy tons of great beer on their two dollar draft nights throughout the week. Dave’s always has events going on, such as local live music acts, and is definitely worth a visit for the pizza and the good vibes.
Dave’s Pizza, 1819 29th Avenue South, Homewood, AL, +1(205) 871-3283

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