It is said that pizza was created in the 18th century by the baker Raffaele Esposito from Naples, Italy. Now, many years later, we celebrate National Pizza Day each year on February 9th with toppings galore and sauces that make your mouth water.
Nashville is full of restaurants that are sure to fulfill your pizza craving on National Pizza Day! Here are just a few of our staff favorites:
Located in the Gulch, DeSano Pizzeria brings us authentic Neapolitan pizza while following the guidelines of the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN). Their wood-burning ovens and master pizza makers will transform your meal into an whole pizza-eating experience to remember!
Just down the street from Project 615, you can find Coco's Italian Market & Restaurant, always cooking up the best Italian menu in town. They serve pizza, offer cooking classes, and even provide tours to Italy!
Looking for a New York style pizza? Then look no further than Five Points Pizza located in East Nashville. They provide craft beers on tap and slices of pizza made to order. Five Points Pizza has won many awards and remain a hot spot for happy hour!
Tailgate Brewery prides themselves on their craft beers and taprooms, but their pizza is something you do not want to pass up. From Sriracha Chicken Pizza to Lasagna Pizza, everyone in the family is sure to find a favorite! They offer tours of their taprooms on the weekends which include a guided tasting and an explanation of their brewing process.
Slim & Husky's Pizza Beeria's first location at 911 Buchanan St. was chosen as an effort to assist in the rebuilding of the historic North Nashville. It has now grown into one of Nashville's hottest pizza joints. They have a neighborly feel with an atmosphere full of fun. They are Nashville Natives who are commended for their locally sourced ingredients and locally brewed beer.
Want a taste of Chicago right here in Nashville? Visit Germantown and you'll find 312 Pizza Co! They serve authentic Chicago style pizza as well as hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, and more. They are also vegan-friendly and provide an entire menu just for vegan dishes!