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5 Can’t-Miss Pizzerias in Baltimore

Pizza. Traditional italian pizza with green basil pesto sauce, top view
Pizza. Traditional italian pizza with green basil pesto sauce, top view. | Photo: Yelena Yemchuk Getty Images


Want to treat your family to pizza tonight? Look no farther than the following five Baltimore pizzerias for imaginative toppings and flavor combos to wow your family’s taste buds. Who’s ready to dig in for a slice?

BOP Brick Oven Pizza

Open Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.

If you’re a “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” fan, you may have seen Guy Fieri stopping into this Fells Point favorite to try the mac-n-cheese pizza. Whether you want to be as adventurous as Fieri or prefer to stick to the classics, BOP has you covered with plenty of delicious choices. Indulge in the Lucky 7 White Cheese that features seven types of cheeses or the Chicken Feta made with feta, red peppers and fresh basil. Dine-in, carryout and delivery options are available.

800 S. Broadway

Joe Benny’s

Open Tuesday through Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m.

This cozy pizza place tucked into Little Italy is your place to go for all things focaccia. Sample mouthwatering pizza creations such as “The Crabby Joe” made with lump crab morsels and Old Bay seasoning, the red hot Angry Ginger and the #BillsMafia made with chicken marinated in hot wing sauce. Don’t forget to try the specialty meatballs topped with ingredients such as melted burrata and spicy Buffalo sauce. Indoor and outdoor dining options are available.

313 S. High St.


With five locations in Charm City, HomeSlyce serves delicious pizza pies in several Baltimore locales and Columbia. Order a classic pizza or mix up your meal with a tasty calzone, all with your favorite flavors, from classic cheese and veggie to Hawaiian and chicken bacon ranch. Forget your typical slices—the boat-shaped “Slyce” is perfect for a solo night in. Dine-in, carryout and delivery options are available. Locations in Canton, Columbia, Federal Hill, Johns Hopkins University and Mount Vernon.

Matthew’s Pizza

Open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.

This Highlandtown favorite has served Chicago-style deep-dish pizza since the 1940s. Matthew’s Pizza has a selection of mouthwatering pizzas with toppings that range from pepperoni to Thai chile sauce, but Matthew’s is best known for its Crab Pie which features backfin crabmeat seasoned with Old Bay. Order online through DoorDash.

3131 Eastern Ave.

Zella’s Pizzeria

Sunday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Zella’s freshly made dough creates a crust so tasty that any gourmet pizza you order—from eggplant to chicken pesto—will satisfy your taste buds. The pizzeria features a build-your-own option with a range of toppings so that you can create your perfect pie. Dine-in, carryout and delivery options are available.

1145 Hollins St.

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