Boca Raton: Florida’s Pizza Capital Emerges
When you think of the culinary delights that Florida has to offer, pizza may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, if you find yourself in Boca Raton, you’re in for a delightful surprise. This picturesque city is fast earning a reputation as the Pizza Capital of the Sunshine State, and the proof is in the pie.
- Tucci’s Pizza Boca Raton – The Wood-Fired Wonder
Tucci’s Pizza in Boca Raton is a name that’s already etched into the annals of great pizzerias, not just in Florida but in the entire country. Their wood-fired pizza is nothing short of a work of art. With every bite, you’re transported to the rustic pizzerias of Italy, where simplicity is king. The carefully crafted pies at Tucci’s speak of a tradition that is truly hard to find elsewhere. Tucci’s recently opened up a new location on Yamato Road near US-1. It is well worth the visit. Tucci’s Pizza
- Nino’s Pizza Boca Raton – A Slice of Sicily
If you’re craving a taste of thick crust, Nino’s Pizza in Boca Raton is where you need to be. Their Sicilian-style pizzas are nothing short of a culinary masterpiece. The rich, fluffy crust is the perfect canvas for the vibrant and bold flavors that are piled on top. This is comfort food at its very best. They also have a secret pie on the menu that the owner will make randomly called a “nonnas pie.” Nino’s of Boca
Aunt Lulu’s Boca Raton – An Upside-Down Delight
For a twist on tradition, Aunt Lulu’s Boca Raton offers a pizza that’s a tribute to the iconic Brooklyn style (think Spumoni Gardens). What sets it apart is that the sliced cheese is expertly tucked underneath the sauce. This unique approach creates a delightful interplay of flavors and textures that make each slice an unforgettable experience. It’s a slice of nostalgia with a contemporary twist that’s sure to leave a lasting impression. Don’t judge them but their outdated website
- Augy’s Pizza – Detroit Style, Reimagined
Augy’s Pizza, set to reopen soon after a complete renovation, is all about Detroit-style pizza in our eyes. Although their regular pie is quite good we are all about the square, deep-dish wonders that come out of their ovens are a tribute to this unique style. With a caramelized cheese crust and toppings galore, it’s a pizza experience that’s indulgent and satisfying. We expect to see them open in 3-6 months again. *no website
- Le Sorelle Boca Raton – The Art of Neapolitan Pizza
Le Sorelle in Boca Raton has mastered the art of Neapolitan-style pizza. The simplicity of these pies belies the complexity of the flavor they deliver. The perfectly charred crust, simple tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, and basil come together in a symphony of taste. It’s a slice of Naples right here in Florida. Do not judge them by their ugly-looking website either.
- Mister 01 Boca Raton – Bar Style Bliss
Mister 01 in Boca Raton is all about bar-style pizza. It’s a pizza that’s built for indulgence, where the toppings stretch from edge to edge. The creative combinations and the incredible crunch of the crust make it a must-visit for pizza enthusiasts. This has quickly become one of my favorite spots in Boca Raton.
- Cilluffo’s Pizza & Pasta – Thin Crust Magic
Cilluffo’s in Boca Raton specializes in thin-crust pizza. The delicate, crispy crust serves as the perfect foundation for their mouthwatering toppings. It’s a style that showcases the purity of each ingredient. Another awful website. Cilluffo’s Pizza & Pasta
- Pizza Time Boca Raton – Margherita Perfection
Sometimes, simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, and that’s exactly what you’ll find at Pizza Time in Boca Raton. Their Margherita pizza is a work of art. It’s a masterclass in letting the quality of the ingredients shine through. The vibrant tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and fragrant basil are a testament to the beauty of simplicity. The service has been touch and go, so try to sit with someone who has been there for a while. *no website
- Bella Amici Boca Raton – Slices of the Big Apple in Boca Raton
For those seeking an authentic taste of the Big Apple in Boca Raton (made by a pizza maker from Boston), Bella Amici is the go-to destination. Their New York-style slices are nothing short of a slice of Manhattan in South Florida. With foldable, thin, and wide slices, they pay homage to the city that never sleeps. The combination of the foldable crust and traditional toppings creates a classic New York pizza experience right in the heart of Boca Raton. It’s a slice of the city’s unmistakable pizza culture, and it’s a must-try for any pizza connoisseur in the area.
Now, what’s about to make the Boca Raton pizza scene even more exciting is the impending arrival of Shaker and Pie in Mizner Park. This new pizzeria is generating quite the buzz and is set to further elevate the city’s pizza game. With a commitment to quality and creativity, it promises to be a fantastic addition to Boca Raton’s thriving pizza culture.
So, whether you’re a dedicated pizza aficionado or just someone who appreciates a good slice, Boca Raton is making its mark as the Pizza Capital of Florida, and these pizzerias are the driving force behind this delicious revolution. Explore them all and taste the flavors of a city that takes its pizza seriously.
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