The Best Pizza Places In Charleston, South Carolina

Photo of Elaine Elliott
9 February 2017

Looking for some authentic, handmade pizza during a visit to Charleston? Look no further! These tasty restaurants serve up the best pizza in town. From trendy flavors to traditional pies, this list has it all.

Fire Oven Pizza | andredoreto/flickr

Crust Wood Fired Pizza

You can smell and taste the authenticity of crispy charred pizza in this chic restaurant. The wood paneled walls, chalkboards, and unique menu keep this restaurant eclectic and upbeat in character and flavor. Try traditional pizzas like the Margherita, or something different like the Butternut or Crustacean. The Butternut includes roasted squash, arugula, and truffle oil, while the Crustacean boasts a spicy seafood flavor of shrimp and chili oil. Dough and sauces are made from scratch, while Crust Wood Fired Pizza also works with low country farmers to gain the freshest ingredients.

Pizza | charlestonthedigitel/flickr

D’Allesandro’s Pizza

A popular college parlor that works to serve up the best pizza in town alongside a cold pitcher of beer. D’Allesandro’s is a family owned business that has been serving Charleston since 2006. Their hand tossed 10-inch pizzas are very reasonably priced. Check out D’Allesandro’s happy hour from.

Sausage Pizza | travelwitheric/flickr


Indaco is a stylishly rustic establishment that serves wood-fired pizza, Italian food, wine, and cocktails. These gourmet pies are filled with house-made sausages and local ingredients. Visitors can watch the action from the open kitchen while sitting at large community tables. The restaurant can fit 100 people, so bring plenty of friends to join in on the good eats.

Neapolitan pizza | pearlpirie/flickr

Monza Pizza

Visit an Italian raceway-themed pizzeria in the heart of Charleston. Monza’s Neapolitan style pizzas are made with imported wheat from San Felice, Italy. The restaurant also has Italian food, wine, cocktails, and beer. There are 11 pizza pies to choose from, or guests can take the wheel and choose their own toppings.

Thin Crust Pizza | dongkwan/flickr

Sabatino’s New York Style Pizza

Sabatino’s serves the thinnest thin crust pizza in Charleston. The restaurant is owned by a Bronx native who knows exactly how to make the most authentic NYC pizza. On the weekends, Sabatino’s is open until 3 am, catering to the late night munchies crowd. Most of their specialty pies are only offered during lunch hours, except for the Tropic Thunder, which has pepper jack cheese, spicy ranch sauce, pineapple, and bacon.

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