Happy National Pizza Day!
Pizza is an American tradition, and it seems like every city has their own way of doing things. In Minneapolis they’re getting creative with their pies by cooking them in a variety of different styles, like coal-fired or Detroit-style, and with unique combinations like breakfast and baked potato. Check out five of the coolest and most delicious pizzerias in Minneapolis.
Pizzeria Lola’s dining room may not be open, but they’re taking the fun to you with their delivery options of Bloody Marys and delicious pizza. Pizzeria Lola has become a favorite for its unique spin on pizza toppings. One of their most popular specials is their Seoul Chicken, with Gochujang-marinated chicken, mozzarella, provolone, carrot, red bell pepper, onion, jalapeño, and cilantro or their Korean BBQ pizza with beef short ribs, mozzarella, scallions, arugula, sesame, and a soy-chili vinaigrette. They also got a bunch of other pizzas, and classic flavors as well.
Where: 5557 Xerxes Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Wrecktanlge Pizza is Detroit-style through a Minneapolis lens, with the rectangle shape to match. They’ve got a whole variety of meat and vegan options available, as well as some unique flavor combinations. Their Community Pizza is one of those unique but intriguing sounding combinations with red sauce, whipped honey goat cheese, arugula, and balsamic pomegranate molasses. Their breakfast pizza with sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon jam, cheddar jack cheese, and fried sage sounds good too.
Where: 729 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401
3. Pizza Luce
Come and try Pizza Luce’s award winning pizza and get some garlic cheese toast while you’re at it. In the mood for a real American-style pizza? Get their Baked potato pizza with butter garlic smashed red potatoes, broccoli, tomato, cheddar cheese, and bacon. They’ve also got a Greek-style pizza called the Athena with fresh spinach, feta cheese, tomato, artichokes, and other veggies piled high.
Where: 119 N 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
This pizzeria slash brewery is serving up delicious pies and beer for dine-in or take out. Try their Fat Mike Pizza topped with fresh mozzarella cheese curds, fresh basil, and sausage. In the mood for something classic? They’ve also got crispy pepperoni pizza as well. Then wash it all down with a delicious IPA or lager.
Where: 4124 W Broadway Ave, Robbinsdale, MN 55422
Black Sheep Coal-Fired Pizza is the first pizza in Minneapolis to cook pizza the traditional American way, over coal. As an ode to American tradition, this pizzeria uses safe Anthracite coal and fresh ingredients to cook your pies. They’ve got 12 or 16-inch pizzas in simple flavors like cheese, garlic, and chilli pepper, salami and dried chilli pepper, and meatball, ricotta, and garlic. You can also make your own combination from a variety of their ingredients, so you’re always getting something unique and delicious.
Where: 600 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401