Best Pizza In South Florida

September 25, 2011 1:00 PM

The big game is on, you have your favorite tasty beverage, but you need the best pie to fully enjoy your night. Whatever you like on your pizza, from cheese to a  these places will have your taste buds happy and your belt tightening.

Pieducks Pizza


1451 S. Miami Ave, #C2, Miami, FL 33130
(305) 808-7888

If you blink while you’re driving past the One Broadway building, you’ll miss Pieducks. It’s traditional, brick-oven pizza, but you can also get gourmet salads and desserts. If you have a tomato fetish, check out the “Major Tom Pie,” which has tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes on a three cheese pizza. They deliver in downtown and Brickell or you can eat at the restaurant.

Mario the Baker

Mario the Baker

6 locations:
13695 West Dixie Highway, North Miami, (305) 891-7641
250 NE 25th Street, Miami, (305) 438-0228
43 West Flagler Street, Miami, (786) 316-0166

Mario’s been locally owned and in business since 1969, surviving several recessions and Dominos, Pizza Hut, and Papa John’s. It’s a South Florida staple where you can get hand-tossed pizza, pasta, sandwiches, salads, and more. The restaurants have their own Italian-feel where you can also check out a game on the flat-screen televisions.

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John the Baker

8835 Stirling Road, Cooper City, Florida
(954) 252-0091

Another hand-tossed pizza place that’s been in business since 1960 and owned by the Scinicariello family. It’s another favorite of the newsroom and we’re always glad to see the pizza’s coming. If pizza’s not your thing, check out the homemade pasta or some baked ziti. And make sure, if you make it to John’s, eat several of John’s world famous garlic rolls.

Rey's Pizza

Rey’s Pizza

2482 SW 137th Ave., Miami, FL
(305) 207-1711

If you’re looking for something that is truly a South Florida experience, you can always hit up Rey’s Pizza for some good ol’ homemade Cuban pizza. Rey started out in a flea market before he began opening restaurants across Miami and Hialeah. You can grab your favorite Cuban-flavored pie while also chugging a little shot of Cuban coffee to truly get your taste buds happy and your heart beat racing.

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Steve’s Pizza

18063 S. Dixie Highway, Miami, FL
(305) 233-4561

Pizza’s so good that it couldn’t simply be held to just five items. This is New York-style pizza at its finest in South Florida. If you’re really ready to aim for the sky, you can reach for a full 23-inch jumbo size pizza. You can also hit up Steve’s for a nice lamb gyro. But, if you are going to get some pies from Steve’s, don’t get it delivered, head to the restaurant for a fun dining experience.

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