Even though Jacksonville is known for its amazing culinary experiences, pizza isn’t one of them which is a shame.
With unusual topping, Chicago and New-York style pizzas and even a couple who have been preparing pizzas for more than 60 years, even the city of Jax has some of the pizzas to satisfy your taste buds.
BEST PIZZA RESTAURANTS IN JACKSONVILLE, FL
If you are searching for the best pizza in Jacksonville, FL, here I have listed some of the best places to eat pizza in Jax. Before I start I would like to warn you that this post is going to be CHEESY.
You can find a wide range of pizzas ranging from New York style to St. Louis ultra-thin style pizzas which is popular among the people here.
Just take one bite of the St. Louis pizza and it will make any crust lover fall in love again. If you want to try something unique and delicious, you can order “The Gourmet” which is loaded with caramelized onions, cheese, pancetta, and more. Each slice is cheesy, creamy, and bacon-y that will melt in your mouth.
Must-Try: New Orleans BBQ Shrimp, Habañero Ragin’ Cajun wings, Calzones & Strombolis, “Big Boy” Bacon Cheeseburger, Heart of the Mediterranean
Address: 10503 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32257, United States
Timings: 11:30 am–2:30 pm, 4:30–9 pm
MOON RIVER PIZZA
This is an iconic place to savor some of the best pizzas and is perfect for those family gatherings. The place has been serving its customers for years without compromising on taste or quality.
Guests here can choose their favors as per their comfort. Even the wine list here is ever-changing so you will find something new every time you visit. Some of the pizzas to try here are T-Rex and their signature Margherita pizza.
Must-Try: Gorgonzola Cheese and Feta Cheese Pizzas, Pepperoni, HamPizza, Artichoke Hearts
Address: 1176 Edgewood Ave S, Jacksonville, FL 32205, United States
Timings: 11 am–10 pm (Closed on Sundays)
This pizzeria serves quality pizzas like veggie cauliflower, hearty wheat, pie rise thick, and six-crust pizzas. You also have the option to build your own pizza. They have a wide list of sauces, toppings, veggies, and meat to choose from.
All the items used here are fresh and the pizza you build will be cooked for you within 10 minutes. You can also order their pizza through their PieLife app and is available for both delivery and pickup. The menu also includes many appetizers and desserts.
Must-Try: Spicy Italian Pie, Ooey-Gooey Garlic Cheese Bread, Fire Grilled BBQ Chicken, Veggie Pesto Pizza
Address: 4624 Town Crossing Dr Ste 125, Jacksonville, FL 32246, United States
Sunday to Thursday, 11 am–8 pm
Friday and Saturday, 11 am–9 pm
CARMINES PIE HOUSE
Another neighborhood-friendly pizzeria in Jacksonville is Carmines Pie House located on Forbes Street. Their motto is to serve traditional and authentic Italian dishes.
When you visit this pizzeria you will be welcomed by murals which are decorated by local artists. The pizzeria serves the highest quality pizzas and appetizers in the neighborhood. They also have happy hours from Monday to Friday from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Must-Try: The Monster Meatball Salad, B-52 Bomber Station N.a.s. Jax, Chicago Stuffed Pizza Pie, The Snob Stromboli, Uncle Alfredo’s Alfredo
Address: 2677 Forbes St, Jacksonville, FL 32204, United States
Sunday to Thursday, 11 am–9 pm
Friday and Saturday, 11 am–10 pm
TONY D’S NEW YORK PIZZA & RESTAURANT
This is one of the best restaurants to eat New-York style pizzas. They are also well known for their amazing collection of delicious pizzas.
The décor of the restaurant is comfortable, pleasant and there is also a booth for families who want to dine in. Some of the dishes to try here are Margherita, buffalo wing sandwiches, and meat lover’s pizza.
Other than the pleasant ambiance, they also have one of the best and friendliest staff who will leave you with a smile.
Must-Try: Valencia Primavera, Mama Corden Blue Chicken, Sicilian Pizza, Shrimp Parmigiana
Address: 8358 Point Meadows Dr #10, Jacksonville, FL 32256, United States
Monday to Saturday, 11 am–9 pm
Sunday, 12 pm–8 pm
V PIZZA – SAN MARCO
This is a Neapolitan style pizza restaurant whose vision is to serve some of the best Neapolitan pizzas in the city. The restaurant was started by three Jacksonville natives who are dedicated to serving the best and authentic high-quality food to its customers.
A highlight of this restaurant is the Marco pizza which has flavors that have been perfected by the Italians for hundreds of years. Don’t forget to check out their exclusive deals when you visit them.
Must-Try: Meatball San Marzano, Wood Fire Roasted Chicken Wings, Chicago Italian Beef sandwich, Pizza All Di Pollo, Pizza Pollo Calabrese
Address: 1406 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States
Monday to Thursday, 11 am–10 pm
Friday and Saturday, 11 am–11 pm
Sunday, 8 am–9 pm
MAMA MIA’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT AND PIZZERIA
This is a family-owned and operated Italian restaurant and pizzeria that have been creating pizzas using their secret and personal recipes.
They are known and serving authentic Italian food in a homely atmosphere. Their menu features many mouthwatering pizzas and dishes that are affordable while maintaining the quality of expensive restaurants.
Some of their popular dishes are Veal Parmigiana, Manicotti, Lasagna, Fettuccine Alfredo, and Tiramisu.
Must-Try: Veal Cacciatore, Chicken Milanese, Linguini with Clam Sauce, Meat Lover, A-Stuffed Pizza
Address: 12220 Atlantic Blvd UNIT 114, Jacksonville, FL 32225, United States
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am–10 pm
Sunday, 12 pm–8 pm
Closed on Sundays
Biggie’s pizza is a small pizzeria that is relatively new but quickly gaining popularity among the locals. You might be wondering why the name Biggie if the place is small. This is because the restaurant is named to describe the BIG pizza slice. Once you taste their pizza you will keep coming for more.
They serve some of the most amazing New-York style pizzas. Their crust is always fresh and spot on. They serve a wide variety of dishes like grandma’s pizza, The Bronx Pie, Buffalo Bleu Cheese Pie, and much more.
Must-Try: Tony The Boss’ Mediterranean Pie, The Loaded Veggie Pizza, The Godfather Pie, The Gentle Don Steak Pie
Address: 13423 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246, United States
Monday to Thursday, 11 am–9 pm
Friday and Saturday, 11 pm–10 pm
Sunday, 12 am–9 pm
MILANO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT PIZZA AND BAR
Another excellent New-York style pizzeria is Milano’s Italian Restaurant Pizza and Bar that is located near Beach Boulevard. This family operated restaurant has been serving its customers since 1998.
They have dedicated themselves to serving some of the best and delicious dishes to everyone who visits them. They also pride themselves on serving the freshest and satisfying food to their customers. The menu contains both contemporary and traditional dishes.
Must-Try: Chicken Alfredo, Milano’s Favorite, Eggplant Parmigiana, Shrimp Piccata
Address: 12620 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246, United States
Tuesday to Thursday, 11 am–10 pm
Friday and Saturday, 11 pm–10:30 pm
Sunday, 11:30 am–10 pm
Closed on Mondays
This is a family-owned and operated pizzeria that has been serving their customers since 1956. They have a homely atmosphere who are known for their double-baked thin-crust pizzas where all the names are named are cities and towns of Italy.
They serve authentic dishes and even just one bite will leave you satisfied. They also serve New York and Sicily style pizzas. You can end your meal with desserts like coconut cream cake, rum cake, or tiramisu.
Must-Try: Joseph’s Special, Joseph’s Calzone with Meat Sauce, Pepperoni Pizza Sandwich, Spinach and Mushroom Cannelloni
Address: 7316 N Main St, Jacksonville, FL 32208, United States
Tuesday to Sunday, 11 am–9 pm
Closed on Mondays
The most delicious pizza that I ever had was at Moon River Pizza. Which is your favorite pizzeria? Let me know in the comments below and don’t forget to add in your menu suggestions. I would love to visit them.