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12 Pizza Places in Denver and Boulder

Our picks for slices and pies

Fat Sully's New York Pizza

Fat Sully’s New York Pizza

In the mood for a slice? Denver and Boulder have plenty of pizza picks to satisfy your cravings—just browse the choices below.

1. Pizzeria Locale  {multiple locations}
First opened in Boulder by the owners behind Frasca Food and Wine, Pizzeria Locale now has two fast-casual locations in Denver. Go to Boulder for a sit-down experience with a fine-dining feel. Grab a pie from the Broadway or Highlands venues for fast, friendly service with uncompromisingly fresh ingredients.

2. BRU Handbuilt Ales  {5290 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder; 720.638.5193}
BRU is a great source for both pizza and craft beer, thanks to owner and “beer chef” Ian Clark. Try a the eponymous The BRU sourdough pie with IPA tomato sauce, ale sausage, kale, and smoked shallots.

3. Marco’s Coal-Fired Pizza  {multiple locations}
Handmade with imported flour from Naples, Italy, and topped with fresh, flavorful ingredients, the pizzas are Marco’s are fired in blazing hot ovens for a bubbly, crisp, slightly charred flavor.

4. Beau Jo’s  {multiple locations}
Originally opened in 1973, Beau Jo’s is a Colorado pizza legend. Now with six locations in Colorado and one in South Dakota, Beau Jo’s is spreading the love with specialty salads, sandwiches, calzones, and signature Mountain Pies—up to five pounds of pizza.

Beau Jo's Pizza

Beau Jo’s Pizza

5. Hops and Pie {3920 Tennyson Street, Denver; 303.477.7000}
This Highlands-area pizza restaurant capitalizes on serving craft beer alongside its pies. Check out their extensive beer lists (held in tabletop Trapper Keepers, no less) and don’t forget to ask about their daily specials.

6. Blackbird  {305 South Downing Street, Denver; 303.733.3923}
This restaurant and bar is neighborhood-driven and community-oriented. From the owners of Atticus and Boone’s Tavern, Blackbird delivers artisan appetizers, soups, salads, and pizzas like the Bianca with country ham, pistachio pistou, MouCo Pepbert Camembert, and Pecorino cream.

7. Anthony’s Pizza and Pasta   {multiple locations}
You’re in Colorado, but craving New York-style pie. The solution? Fresh pizzas made daily with imported olive oil, premium handmade pizza dough, and blocks of 100-percent whole milk mozzarella cheese shredded by hand.

8. Fat Sully’s New York Pizza at Atomic Cowboy {multiple locations}
Located within both Atomic Cowboy locations (as well as their roving Fat Sully’s food truck), this pizza joint serves up giant New York-style slices and pies, hand-tossed to order and served from a friendly, no-frills service window.

9. Pizzeria da Lupo  {Village Boulder Shopping Center, 2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder; 303.396.6366}
Fresh and locally-sourced ingredients top wood-fired crusts at this friendly, casual Boulder pizza joint. Try their $10 daily lunch special with a Margherita, Marinara, or Bianco pizza, tricolore salad, and iced tea.

Pizzeria Da Lupo

Pizzeria Da Lupo

10. Sliceworks  {multiple locations}
This casual pizza restaurant offers stuffed pizzas, New York style slices, stromboli, and “grandma style” pie—that’s old-fashioned Brooklyn-style pizza with a thinner, denser crust. Come for a fast slice, a full pie, or a variety of salad, pasta, and entrée options.

11. Silvi’s Kitchen  {multiple locations}
Formerly Udi’s, Silvi’s Kitchen represents fresh, globally-inspired food in a chic, cozy setting. Just one aspect of the menu, the pizzas are baked on fresh Pane Bianco dough, fired in wood-burning ovens, and topped with ingredients like Béchamel, kale, truffle oil, butternut squash, and fresh basil.

12. Pizzeria Republica  {multiple locations}
Pizzeria Republica brings out the elegance and sophistication in pizza. Order a Neapolitan-style, wood-fired pie like the Pizza Diavola (with mozzarella di bufala, hot salumi, and hot capicola) before turning your attention to the robust wine list.