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San Antonio’s Pizza Culture: The Best Places to Enjoy It and Dave Portnoy’s Recommendations

Updated: Jun 25, 2023

If you are visiting beautiful San Antonio, and having trouble finding a good pizza spot well here is a list of top pizza spots in San Antonio based on Yelp and Google Maps. At last, we also included a list of Dave Portnoy picks.


1. Via 313 Pizza (San Antonio, TX)

Via 313 Pizza (San Antonio, TX)
Via 313 Pizza (San Antonio, TX)

This place serves authentic Detroit-style pizza with thick crusts and cheesy edges. They have a variety of toppings and sauces to choose from. They also have salads, sandwiches, desserts, and drinks. They have a 4.5-star rating on Yelp based on 145 reviews


Address: 8435 Wurzbach Rd Suite 213, San Antonio, TX 78229

2. Righteous Pie (San Antonio, TX)

Righteous Pie (San Antonio, TX)
Righteous Pie (San Antonio, TX)

This is a food truck that specializes in vegetarian and vegan pizza with organic ingredients. They have gluten-free options as well. They offer different flavors such as BBQ jackfruit, buffalo cauliflower, mushroom pesto, and more. They have a 4.8-star rating on Google Maps based on just 78 reviews.


Address: 521 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215


3. Il Forno (San Antonio, TX)

Il Forno (San Antonio, TX)
Il Forno (San Antonio, TX)

This is a cozy restaurant that makes Neapolitan-style pizza with wood-fired ovens. They use fresh mozzarella, basil, tomatoes, and other local products. They also serve salads, antipasti, pasta, wine, and beer. They have a 4-star rating on Yelp based on 403 reviews


Address: 122 Nogalitos St, San Antonio, TX 78204

4. Dough Pizzeria Napoletana (San Antonio, TX)

Dough Pizzeria Napoletana (San Antonio, TX)
Dough Pizzeria Napoletana (San Antonio, TX)

This is a popular restaurant that serves Neapolitan-style pizza with wood-fired ovens. They use fresh mozzarella, basil, tomatoes, and other local products. They also have salads, antipasti, pasta, wine, and beer. They have a 4-star rating on Yelp based on 1753 reviews.


Address: 6989 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216


5. Capos Pizza (San Antonio, TX)

Capos Pizza (San Antonio, TX)
Capos Pizza (San Antonio, TX)

This is a family-owned place that offers Buffalo-style pizza with homemade sauce and cheese. They also have subs, hoagies, wings, salads, calzones, strombolis, garlic knots, and desserts. They have a 4.5-star rating on Yelp based on 611 reviews.


Address: 8522 Broadway #105, San Antonio, TX 78217

6. Big Lou’s Pizza (San Antonio, TX)

Big Lou’s Pizza (San Antonio, TX)
Big Lou’s Pizza (San Antonio, TX)

This is a famous place that serves some of the largest pies in the country, one coming in at a whopping 42 inches! They also have other pizza sizes, calzones, pasta, salads, wings, sandwiches, burgers, and desserts. They have a 3.5-star rating on Yelp based on 895 reviews, while Google Maps has given them a 4.4 rating.


Address: 2048 S WW White Rd, San Antonio, TX 78222


Dave Portnoy's Pick (San Antonio, TX)

Dave Portnoy's Top Pizza Places in San Antonio, TX
Dave Portnoy in San Antonio, TX

Based on the pizza man himself Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports who has reviewed over 2,000 pizza places, Here are the pizza picks in San Antonio recommended by him:

  1. Julian’s Pizzeria (8.1 score)

  2. Big Lou’s Pizza (7.2 score)

  3. Pizzaritas (6.9 score)

(This list may change from time to time based on Google Maps and Yelp Reviews)


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