You may or may not know this, but I am a HUGE pizza lover, some may even call me a pizza snob! No matter where my wife and I travel, international or domestic, we make it a point to find the best pizza in the city. I consider myself lucky to live in Nashville, a city with GREAT local pizza options, so check out my some of my favorite pizzas in Nashville!
Quick side note: These are in no particular order, the pizza I want always depends on the mood I’m in, so there aren’t any favorites here…
Slim + Husky’s Pizza Beeria
In my opinion, Slim + Husky’s has invented Nashville style pizza! Seriously, it’s THAT original! Try the spicy red sauce or do what my wife does and mix the classic red with the white, either way, you can’t lose!
Slim + Husky’s has 2 locations -- 911 Buchanon St and 5270 Hickory Hollow Parkway in Antioch.
312 Pizza Company
Before my wife and I met, I took a trip to Chicago and while I was there, I checked out all the hype around Giordano’s Deep Dish Pizza. It was good, but I wasn’t blown away. After I met my wife, who is a Chicago native, she introduced me to Lou Malnati’s and it changed my life! While Lou’s is still my favorite Deep Dish spot on the planet, 312 is a close second!
312 has 2 locations -- 371 Monroe St. in Germantown and 2190 Nolensville Pike in South Nashville.
Desano Pizza Bakery
My wife and I have traveled to Italy 2 times since 2015 and we are actually headed back in August and I can say this with a lot of confidence: Desano is authentic Neapolitan Pizza. Even the décor of the restaurant kind of makes you feel like you’re in Italy!
Desano is located at 116 16 Ave South, right off of the Music Square roundabout.
True story: When NY Pie first opened in West Nashville, Scoob and I went every day for lunch for a week straight. It was that good and that authentic! NYC is the American Mecca of pizza and NY Pie does it right!
NY Pie is located at 6800 Charlotte Pike in the Nashville West Shopping Center.
All of the food at Moto is SO GOOD that it’s hard for me to only talk about the pizza, but that’s what I’m going to do. My wife and I have often celebrate birthdays and anniversaries at Moto and as greedy as this probably sounds, we use the pizza as an appetizer…
Moto is located at 1120 McGavok St., right beside Virago.
Manny’s House of Pizza
Manny’s is definitely the one spot I go to the least, but it’s not because of the delicious NYC style pizza served. Manny’s is located in The Arcade and it’s just too hard to get my family in and out of the touristy section of town. Uber is tough with a baby and parking is tough if we drive. I love you Manny’s, and I’ll be back!
Manny’s address is 15 Arcade Alley