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When it comes to food, melted cheese, varieties of luscious toppings or a plain, delicious slice of cheese pizza just tastes so good! Whether you are eating in or ordering out, favor thin or thick crust, West Los Angeles has a slew of pizza joints for avid pizza eaters that will keep you from coming back for more. We’ve narrowed it down to help you find the best of the best of this flavorful foodie staple.

What are your favorite pizza spots in West LA? Share in the comments below!
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(credit: Josh L./Yelp)


North End Pizzeria
11628 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 207-5900
www.northendmenu.com

If you’re a Boston transplant, you’re going to love West LA’s North End Pizzeria, which is reminiscent of the famed Italian neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. Cooking up exquisite, Boston-styled, large oily slices with big cheese bubbles forming along the slightly charred edges, these pizza cooks cook it to order and do it right. Build your own pizza or order a North End favorite such a the Margarita Pizza or the white pizza and you will be in pizza heaven. Dine in, carry-out and delivery options are available from the Original North End Pizzeria.

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(credit: Angela A.M./Yelp)


800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria
10889 Lindbrook Dr,
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 443-1911
www.800degreespizza.com

Using fresh ingredients, handmade dough and naturally grown California vegetables along with mozzarella made here in Los Angeles, 800 Degrees has taken over the LA scene as of late. And for good reason. Honoring old world Italian tradition, 800 Degrees serves up build-your-own Neapolitan-style pizza with delicious pizzas ranging from classics like their Margherita to specialty pies like their Zucca, with butternut squash, caramelized onions, bacon and rosemary oil. Also, give the 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria pizza of the day a try or start with a base pizza and pick your own toppings from the plentiful assembly line. The lines are long but move quickly as you will receive your pie in one minute flat plus the prices are affordable!

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(credit: Winnie L./Yelp)


Pitfire Pizza
12924 W Washington Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(424) 835-4088
www.pitfirepizza.com

With locations throughout Southern California, Pitfire Pizza is artisan pizza at it’s finest. Serving up spectacular pizza and service, you can be an artist hand create your own pizza at Pitfire with gorgeous locally grown vegetables or enjoy an item from their pasta or pantry menu. The ‘Big Sur’ is a favorite with marinated wild shrimp, loaded with tons of flavor, spice and a blanket of velvety four cheese. Your kids will love their own kid-sized pizza as well, along with organic soft serve ice cream for dessert.

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(credit: Nahid D./Yelp)


Lamonica’s NY Pizza
1066 Gayley Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 208-8671
www.address.com

If New York is where your heart is, then stopping in at Lamonica’s for inexpensive, mouthwatering Brooklyn style pizza will feel just right. Serving up just the right amount of sauce, cheese and pizza dough, Lamonica’s has been serving up pizza to customers since 1980 and knows what they’re doing. This excellent little counter pizza spot in the heart of Westwood offers its delicious White Pizza as well as a heftier ‘Meat Stuffed Pizza’ with pepperoni, sausage ham and mushrooms. The pizzeria also offers daily specials including $9 after 9pm and all day on Sundays on a 18″ large pizza!

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(credit: Liz O., Food Shutterbug)


Clusi Batusi
2047 Sawtelle Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 477-7707
www.clusibatusi.com

Named after the owner’s pet cat, Clusi Batusi offers authentic pizza with fantastic service. With the ability to create your own speciality pizzas at low prices, it’s an even bigger draw for L.A. residents. To start, choose a base sauce to add to a thin crust, select cheese (or none) and then load on the toppings with fresh fixings such as balsamic mushrooms, grilled asparagus or housemade meatballs. At Clusi Batusi, the combinations are endless and while they are additional, it’s well worth it. Don’t forget to order the Italian dessert tiramisu to round off your meal. Clusi Batusiis closed on Sundays and Mondays.

What are your favorite pizza spots in West LA? Share in the comments below!
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