5 Local Favorites To Visit During National Pizza Month


While spooky scariness is on everyone’s mind during the month of October, pizza is on ours. Why, you ask? Well, in addition to being National Pasta Month, it’s also National Pizza Month!

Metro Detroit, as always, delivers on providing great pizza to metro Detroiters in whatever style you like (deep dish, thin crust, gluten-free, etc.).

Ottava Via

Located in Corktown, Detroit, Ottava Via serves up deliciously crispy thin crust pizzas in several different styles from margherita to artichoke. Come for the pizza, stay for the excellent atmosphere!

Amar Pizza

It is the month of Halloween, so what better way to celebrate than Amar’s ghost pizza: tandoori chicken, red onions, cilantro and ghost sauce. It’s a spicy one, and they make sure you know it before you order with big red letters and flame symbols pointing it out. So, you know, be prepared to chug water.

Sgt. Pepperoni’s

How are you going to say no to pizza from a place called Sgt. Pepperoni’s? Are you looking for an excuse to drop and give me 20? Sgt. Pepperoni’s offers a unique experience by providing a place to, not only grab a slice, but also catch a show at the Magic Stick or bowl a couple rounds at Garden Bowl.

Buddy’s Pizza

What list of metro Detroit pizzerias is complete with Buddy’s Pizza? Each crispy square of The Detroiter with cheese, pepperoni and Buddy’s Sicilian spice blend has kept many Detroiters’ taste buds satisfied and stomachs full for decades.

Pop’s for Italian

Do the words “Neapolitan pizza” mean anything to you? Well, if you’re reading this, they should! Named after the city it originated in, Naples, Pop’s for Italian in Ferndale has a great selection of Neapolitan pizza that uses raw tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese and basil.