Hawaii is a truly special spot for pizza. There are plenty of transplants from Chicago, New York, and even Italy that have set up shop across the islands serving up their own unique spin on one of the world’s most beloved foods. Here are the best pizza restaurants in Hawaii!
This pizza joint specializes in a thinner crust pie, with customizable toppings as well as specialties. The margarita and New Yorker pizzas are both extremely popular, and you can watch as the staff fire the pizza in an authentic brick oven as you wait.
This spot in Kailua-Kona has a little Italy type of décor and is popular with the locals. You can choose between thin crust and deep dish, and there are a variety of pastas and other Italian entrée options as well. For those looking to try something other than pizza, the meatball sub has garnered a loyal following.
The ever-popular spinach and garlic pie with ricotta keeps happy patrons coming back again and again to this Irish pub with an extensive pizza menu. The dough is hand tossed with a small amount of Guinness beer and the ingredients are always local and fresh. Ice cold beer and pizza have always gone hand in hand, so if that’s your craving, head to J.J. Dolan’s—you won’t regret it.
Got a late-night pizza craving? Look no further than Inferno’s Wood Fire Pizza, which serves up pies to hungry patrons until 4 a.m. Try the white truffle pizza and be prepared for a rich, delicious pie with a crisped, bubbly crust, cooked in a Kiawe wood fired oven.
Bar 35 is part bar, part eatery, but their extensive pizza menu is just as popular as their 200 plus beer list. Favoring a classic Italian style thin crust, toppings are unique and include lamb, smoked salmon and pork, along with interesting sauces like sweet chili sauce. On Tuesday nights, come in for a pizza and bottle of wine for only $25, a steal in Honolulu!
This dive spot is popular with locals and tourists alike. Self-proclaimed as “Jersey-Style Pizza in West Maui,” the menu has extensive options, with a variety of cheeses (mozzarella, goat, ricotta) and toppings, as well as calzones, sandwiches, and other classic fare.
The owners of Pizzetta are from the Calabria region of Southern Italy, so you know the pizza is legitimate. There are many options to choose from or you can build your own pizza with toppings of your choice. Hungry for an appetizer? Choose the truffled mushroom mac & cheese, the hot crab & artichoke dip or the gnocchi a la romana. Fresh salads, Italian pastas and entrees round out the extensive menu.