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These are some of the past winners for the Best Pizza in Atlanta category:

Best Pizza Delivery BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Picked By » Critics
Type of Award » Consumer Culture
Savage Pizza - Little Five Points (Featured)

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Nina & Rafi (Featured)

Best Pizza Delivery BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Picked By » Readers
Type of Award » Consumer Culture
Bambinelli's Italian Restaurant (Where to Eat Recommendation)

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Ammazza Edgewood (Featured)

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Picked By » Critics
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Rosa's Pizza (Featured)
A weekday lunch on Broad Street is a wonderful reminder that Atlanta is a city. And jumping in the perfectly-managed line at Rosa's for a crispy slice truly tops the urban experience.

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2017
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2016
Picked By » Critics
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Fellini's Pizza (7 ATL Locations) (Featured)
We’ve fallen in love with FELLINI’S pizza all over again. If you haven’t been in a while, skip the basics and indulge in a doubly thick Sicilian slice. That first plunge into fluffy, slightly crisped dough topped with glistening cheese is one of the best bites around. And other metro Atlanta locations.more...
We’ve fallen in love with FELLINI’S pizza all over again. If you haven’t been in a while, skip the basics and indulge in a doubly thick Sicilian slice. That first plunge into fluffy, slightly crisped dough topped with glistening cheese is one of the best bites around. And other metro Atlanta locations. less...

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2016
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2014
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Don Antonio by Starita

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2014
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2013
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Antico Pizza Napoletana
It's the closest you can get to traditional Neapolitan-style pizza in Atlanta. Almost everything here is imported here from Italy, including the three Acunto pizza ovens in the open kitchen. You love it, we love it.

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2012
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2010
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)

Runner-up: Fellini's Pizza


909 Ponce de Leon Ave., 404-873-3088, and other metro Atlanta locations. www.fellinisatlanta.com

Best new restaurant and best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2010
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Antico Pizza Napoletana (Featured)
Which restaurant has changed the face of Atlanta dining the most since opening in the past year? The restaurant that finally brought us world-class pizza. ANTICO PIZZA NAPOLETANA had more of an impact on the deliciousness of our city than all the New Southern, farm-to-table places combined. There's nomore...
Which restaurant has changed the face of Atlanta dining the most since opening in the past year? The restaurant that finally brought us world-class pizza. ANTICO PIZZA NAPOLETANA had more of an impact on the deliciousness of our city than all the New Southern, farm-to-table places combined. There's no one thing that explains why Antico is so great, but there are plenty of things worth mentioning: the ovens and flour and tomatoes and workers imported from Italy; the blaring opera music; the convivial seating arrangements, where you might have to eat beside strangers at a metal table in the kitchen. But oh, when those pizzas arrive with their hot, crusty, thin, perfectly balanced crusts, and their tangy, sweet tomato sauce, that's when Antico becomes akin to a religious experience. It's the church of pizza. Consider us converted. 1093 Hemphill Ave. 404-724-2333. www.anticopizza.it. less...

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Siracusa's New York Pizzeria (Featured)
Pizza is one of the most convenient comfort foods. And like most comfort foods, people's pie loyalties are extremely personal. Consistency, however, is a common expectation. Over the past few years, PIZZERIA FORTUNATO has proven itself as a reliable and excellent New York-style pizza joint. The classicmore...
Pizza is one of the most convenient comfort foods. And like most comfort foods, people's pie loyalties are extremely personal. Consistency, however, is a common expectation. Over the past few years, PIZZERIA FORTUNATO has proven itself as a reliable and excellent New York-style pizza joint. The classic Neapolitan pizza never disappoints. They are massive, which means each person gets that trademark length and girth of a NYC street slice. The crust has the ideal balance of saltiness, sweetness, crunch and tug. The concentrated acid of tomato in the sauce and strings of chewy mozzarella cheese complete the harmony of pizza perfection. And Fortunato's passes the day-after test with flying colors — chilled or room temperature. 5350 United Drive, Smyrna. 770-432-7454. www.pizzeriafortunato.com. less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Picked By » Readers
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Mellow Mushroom (14 ATL Locations) (Featured)

And other metro Atlanta locations.
Runner-up
Fellini's Pizza
909 Ponce de Leon Ave., 404-873-3088, www.fellinisatlanta.com
And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Pizzeria Fortunato

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Mellow Mushroom

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Siracusa's New York Pizzeria (Featured)
Driving to Smyrna for a slice of New York pie may seem mad given the outrageous gas prices, but PIZZERIA FORTUNATO is worth the trek. There are plenty of pizzas to choose from, but the Neapolitan cheese is the best of the bunch because of a stellar crust that's never soggy and always flavorful, a perfectlymore...
Driving to Smyrna for a slice of New York pie may seem mad given the outrageous gas prices, but PIZZERIA FORTUNATO is worth the trek. There are plenty of pizzas to choose from, but the Neapolitan cheese is the best of the bunch because of a stellar crust that's never soggy and always flavorful, a perfectly balanced tomato sauce that tastes fresh, and a good amount of quality mozzarella. The pizza earns extra marks for being as good on the reheat as it is fresh out the oven. less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Picked By » Readers
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Fellini's Pizza (7 ATL Locations) (Featured)
And multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Fritti
311 N. Highland Ave. 404-880-9559 http://www.sottosottorestaurant.com Atlanta's palate has been elevated by many new (and primarily suburban) pizza practitioners who've opened up shop in recent years. But no pie in town has our hearts and mouths so completely infatuated as FRITTI, which has us comingmore...
311 N. Highland Ave. 404-880-9559 http://www.sottosottorestaurant.com Atlanta's palate has been elevated by many new (and primarily suburban) pizza practitioners who've opened up shop in recent years. But no pie in town has our hearts and mouths so completely infatuated as FRITTI, which has us coming back over and over for the classic and authentically Italian regina margherita pizza, the height of delicious simplicity with sauce, bufala mozzarella and a scattering of fresh basil. Pizza perfection. less...

Best pizza BOA Award Winner

Fellini's Pizza

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2007
Picked By » Readers
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Fellini's Pizza (7 ATL Locations) (Featured)
Multiple metro Atlanta locations.

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2007
Picked By » Critics
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Fritti (Featured)
Atlanta's palate has been elevated by many new (and primarily suburban) pizza practitioners who've opened up shop in recent years. But no pie in town has our hearts and mouths so completely infatuated as FRITTI, which has us coming back over and over for the classic and authentically Italian regina margheritamore...
Atlanta's palate has been elevated by many new (and primarily suburban) pizza practitioners who've opened up shop in recent years. But no pie in town has our hearts and mouths so completely infatuated as FRITTI, which has us coming back over and over for the classic and authentically Italian regina margherita pizza, the height of delicious simplicity with sauce, bufala mozzarella and a scattering of fresh basil. Pizza perfection. less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Picked By » Readers
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Fellini's Pizza (7 ATL Locations) (Featured)
And other metro area locations.

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Baraonda Ristorante & Bar (Featured)
Atlanta is blessed with a wide range of pizzerias, from Chicago-style deep dish to the razor-thin, New York-style crust, and, more to the point, the fancy-pants gourmet style that’s still all the rage. Within this genre, we confess to falling truly, madly, deeply in love with Midtown’smore...
Atlanta is blessed with a wide range of pizzerias, from Chicago-style deep dish to the razor-thin, New York-style crust, and, more to the point, the fancy-pants gourmet style that’s still all the rage. Within this genre, we confess to falling truly, madly, deeply in love with Midtown’s BARAONDA. Baraonda takes the concept of the Neapolitan-style pizza to another level, spoiling us with crisp crusts and prodigious toppings. (A recent lunch pie was completely covered by a garden of arugula.) The wood-burning oven puts a perfect spin on these pizzas, which rarely, if ever, burden the stomach. less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Fellini's Pizza (7 ATL Locations) (Featured)

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Fellini's

Best Appetizers and Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Picked By » Critics
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Fritti (Featured)
Appetizers are a transcendental experience at FRITTI. Anyone who has ever ordered the funghi fritti (fried mushrooms) knows what we're talking about. Just thinking about those crunchy morsels tinged with rosemary makes us close our eyes and smile. And then there's the gossamer fried calamari. Forgetmore...
Appetizers are a transcendental experience at FRITTI. Anyone who has ever ordered the funghi fritti (fried mushrooms) knows what we're talking about. Just thinking about those crunchy morsels tinged with rosemary makes us close our eyes and smile. And then there's the gossamer fried calamari. Forget the heavy dipping sauces. A spritz of lemon is all they need. But wait! Don't fill up on apps and forgo the Neapolitan-style pizzas. A blistered, crackery crust supports well-paired toppings - pancetta with caramelized onions and taleggio cheese with apples and pairs are two standouts - though the staff has softened over the years and lets you concoct your own combos as well. less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Fellini's Pizza (7 ATL Locations) (Featured)

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2004
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Brooklyn Pizza Department

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2004
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Fritti
Decisions, decisions. Should we order the stracchinella with the sweet Italian sausage melding into the pliant cheese, or the gorgonzola and pineapple combo brightened with a dash of balsamic vinegar? The pizza variations at FRITTI are elegant and endless. Skilled, muscled pizza makers and two monolithicmore...
Decisions, decisions. Should we order the stracchinella with the sweet Italian sausage melding into the pliant cheese, or the gorgonzola and pineapple combo brightened with a dash of balsamic vinegar? The pizza variations at FRITTI are elegant and endless. Skilled, muscled pizza makers and two monolithic ovens in the center of the restaurant collaborate to produce the city's most delicious pies, delicately crackly around the fringe and crowned with just the right sum of ingredients. Request a spot on the patio. Between the couples with toddlers and the disheveled urban hipsters, you'll blend right into the crowd. "309 N. Highland Ave. 404-880-9559. www.frittirestaurant.com" less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2003
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Fritti
New York has its gooey, zesty slices and Chicago has its deep-dish tradition. It seems Atlanta, though, has become a city where you can get a darn good pizza in the style of Naples: thin, crackly crust sized for one person, with a restrained amount of pedigreed toppings. FRITTI started the trend, andmore...
New York has its gooey, zesty slices and Chicago has its deep-dish tradition. It seems Atlanta, though, has become a city where you can get a darn good pizza in the style of Naples: thin, crackly crust sized for one person, with a restrained amount of pedigreed toppings. FRITTI started the trend, and they're still unsurpassed. Top variations on our list include the basic margherita with buffalo mozzarella and a sprinkling of basil; caramelized onions, pancetta and red pepper flakes; and slightly aggressive tallegio cheese with apples and pears (sometimes we eat this one for dessert). Start with some of the nibbly fried appetizers that lend the restaurant its name. "309 N. Highland Ave., 404-880-9559. www.frittirestaurant.com" less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2003
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Mellow Mushroom

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2002
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Readers
Fellini's Pizza

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2002
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Picked By » Critics
Fritti
Local pizza aficionados still have to travel to New York or Chicago for a serious pie, and sorrow over the recent closing of C.K.'s Grilled Pizza in Norcross is still fresh. But for an artful Neapolitan pizza, FRITTI is the best in town. Conveniently close to our offices, "CL" staffers pow-wow here overmore...
Local pizza aficionados still have to travel to New York or Chicago for a serious pie, and sorrow over the recent closing of C.K.'s Grilled Pizza in Norcross is still fresh. But for an artful Neapolitan pizza, FRITTI is the best in town. Conveniently close to our offices, "CL" staffers pow-wow here over lunch, digging into crispy, burnt-edged pies topped with pancetta, caramelized onions and red pepper, or nurse a drink at the snazzy bar on Fridays after a long work week. "311 N. Highland Ave. 404-880-9559." less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

C.K.'s Wood-Grilled Pizza
3375 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross 770-441-1254 http://www.cksgrilledpizza.com/ckpizza.htm Winner of several international competitions, C.K.'s pizza is worth every mile of the drive to its humble, occasionally crowded Norcross location. From the crispy, smoky wood-grilled crusts to the generous, decorativemore...
3375 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross 770-441-1254 http://www.cksgrilledpizza.com/ckpizza.htm Winner of several international competitions, C.K.'s pizza is worth every mile of the drive to its humble, occasionally crowded Norcross location. From the crispy, smoky wood-grilled crusts to the generous, decorative use of herbs, C.K.'s pies persistently expand your conception of the potential for pizza. Especially yummy are the Gamberian with its shrimp, pesto and sun-dried tomatoes; the New Orlean with crawdads, Andouille sausage and apricot glaze; and the Portabellan with prosciutto, mushrooms and roasted garlic. less...

Best Pizza Delivery BOA Award Winner

Domino's

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Fritti

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Mellow Mushroom

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Picked By » Readers
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Mellow Mushroom (14 ATL Locations) (Featured)
Baking pizzas since 1974, Mellow Mushroom rolls right past the competition. Specialties include the Mighty Meat (pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, ham and bacon) and the Mega-Veggie (name says it all). Awesome salads and great pretzel sticks, too. And dig that '70s menu: "Keep on Shroom-in" and "Givemore...
Baking pizzas since 1974, Mellow Mushroom rolls right past the competition. Specialties include the Mighty Meat (pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, ham and bacon) and the Mega-Veggie (name says it all). Awesome salads and great pretzel sticks, too. And dig that '70s menu: "Keep on Shroom-in" and "Give pizz-a chance." less...

Best Pizza Delivery BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Picked By » Readers
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Papa John's
When you're ordering delivery, such considerations as freshness, presentation and variety of toppings are of secondary importance. Lucky for us lazy folks, Papa John's delivers pizza made as if they were primary concerns. Don't be misled, however. Papa John's is a conservative pizza place; sundried tomatoes,more...
When you're ordering delivery, such considerations as freshness, presentation and variety of toppings are of secondary importance. Lucky for us lazy folks, Papa John's delivers pizza made as if they were primary concerns. Don't be misled, however. Papa John's is a conservative pizza place; sundried tomatoes, portabello mushrooms and artichoke hearts are "out there" ingredients. Hawaiian pizza — with Canadian bacon and pineapples — is as far out as Papa John's gets. Added bonuses: the gratis pepperoncinis and garlic butter dipping sauce for the crust. less...

Best Pizza BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Picked By » Critics
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Savage Pizza - Little Five Points (Featured)
Dough is kneaded by actual humans and stretched into moon shapes, launched into the air like flying saucers, filled and properly baked. The result? Ethereal crusts supporting homemade sauces and fresh, high-quality ingredients. Among the wide selection of pizza toppings and calzone fillings at this slightlymore...
Dough is kneaded by actual humans and stretched into moon shapes, launched into the air like flying saucers, filled and properly baked. The result? Ethereal crusts supporting homemade sauces and fresh, high-quality ingredients. Among the wide selection of pizza toppings and calzone fillings at this slightly bent independent in Little Five Points, look for these top combinations: tomato-basil with three cheeses, white-on-white, red-on-red, the delectable Mediterranean and the honest-to-Palermo vegetarian. Good for takeout. less...

Best Pizza Delivery BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Picked By » Critics
Type of Award » Oral Pleasures
Savage Pizza - Little Five Points (Featured)
Delivering to the hub of hip Atlanta (Little Five Points, Midtown, Virginia-Highland, Candler and Inman parks), Savage Pizza breaks a thin, New York-style pizza down to its basic elements and overwhelms you with possibilities. Choose your own sauce — garlic white sauce, garlic tomato, salsa fresca,more...
Delivering to the hub of hip Atlanta (Little Five Points, Midtown, Virginia-Highland, Candler and Inman parks), Savage Pizza breaks a thin, New York-style pizza down to its basic elements and overwhelms you with possibilities. Choose your own sauce — garlic white sauce, garlic tomato, salsa fresca, spicy red pepper and red wine marinara — then select from a host of standard and gourmet toppings, including thyme-seasoned ricotta, capicolla, chevre, roasted red peppers, gruyere and caramelized onions. Pizza specialties range from Tomato Basil to Cajun, with shrimp and andouille sausage, and Mexican refried beans with jalapeos and sour cream. less...

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