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13 Essential Pizza Spots for Takeout and Delivery in Charleston

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Pizza — that feel-good companion that goes with any time, place, or occasion. The Lowcountry may be known for Southern favorites like shrimp and grits, but there is certainly no shortage of pizza joints serving up irresistible pies. Charlestonians have the luxury of not having to choose a favorite style, as influences from all over the world make up the eclectic pizza scene. New establishments may be the talk of the town, but these 13 mainstays are where to go for a quality slice that’s guaranteed to hit the spot. Order one to go soon.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Park Pizza Co.

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1028 E Montague Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 225-7275
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Grab take-out or delivery from this North Charleston establishment. Choose from one of the many creations like the pepperoni and pineapple topped Big Z or the barbecue chicken Bird on the Wire. Any pie can be made into a calzone, and the eatery also offers toasted sandwiches and salads.

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  • 2. EVO Pizzeria

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    1075 E Montague Ave
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843) 225-1796
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    Each component of this Park Circle parlor’s Neapolitan-style pies is chosen with care, from the bakery-quality dough to the local cheese. EVO’s ingredients are picked from local farms to form masterful combinations like the pancetta, brussels sprouts, and pear pie. Patrons truly can’t go wrong at EVO, as the pizzeria offers the renowned Pork Trifecta with handmade sausage, bacon, and pepperoni, as well as vegan options.

    3. Toni's Pizza

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    1795 N Hwy 17 #1
    Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 416-8232
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    Find Detroit pizza right here in Mount Pleasant. It’s thick, square, and ready to take on some pepperoni cups. Toni’s is one of the few establishments around selling this type of pie.

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    4. Renzo

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    384 Huger St #4126
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843) 952-7864
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    Find creative Neo-Neapolitan pies out of Renzo, like the classic margherita or the creative Cheli with feta, lamb sausage, pickled peppers, and honey. Available for takeout and delivery through Doordash.

    Leslie Ryann McKellar

    5. Melfi's

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    721 King St
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843) 513-0307
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    Eater Pizza of the Year award winner Melfi’s offers thin and crispy Roman-style pizzas in an elegant atmosphere, though you may be inclined to order online and admire the dining room while picking up a to-go order. Be sure to try the Stretch Armstrong, an amped up margherita pie highlighted by a stretchy homemade stracciatella cheese.

    Posh dining room with pops of green Leslie Ryann McKellar

    6. La Pizzeria

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    976 Houston Northcutt Blvd
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 375-4607
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    This Mount Pleasant eatery uses imported Italian San Marzano tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Try the standby thin Neapolitan slices or go for the thick, square Sicilian, both of which are topped with the highest quality ingredients.

    7. D'Allesandro's Pizza

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    229 Saint Philip St
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843) 853-6337
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    Philadelphia natives Nick and Ben D’Allesandro wanted D’als to be a casual shop with cold beer and handmade pizza, which is exactly what it has become for the Elliotborough neighborhood since opening in 2006. Patrons can go for a classic meat lovers or head for one of the more bizarre — and tasty — options like the Beetneck topped with bacon, goat cheese, and golden beets. The pies are available for takeout and delivery.

    8. Monza Pizza Bar

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    451 King St
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843) 720-8787
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    Monza expanded following the closing of craft beer bar Closed for Business, as Brooks Reitz and Tim Mink (Leon’s, Melfi’s, Little Jack’s Tavern) stepped in to give the restaurant a facelift. Find some new menu items and a sparkling interior at this family friendly pizza bar. Call for takeout.

    Leslie Ryann McKellar

    9. Slice Co.

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    1662 Savannah Hwy #202
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843) 343-5827
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    Find New York style slices at Slice Co. in West Ashley. One of the few spots to order by the splice, this spot is great for a taste of pure cheese, sauce, and dough.

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    10. Crust Wood Fired Pizza

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    1956 B Maybank Hwy
    Charleston, SC 29412
     (843) 762-5500
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    The name says it all, as the wood-fired oven is the star forming charred crust and sizzling cheese. The kitchen tops pizzas with locally-sourced ingredients meant for high-heat cooking. Squash and onions caramelize before being finished with truffle oil on one called the Butternut, while five meats roast to perfection to make up the Crustavore.

    11. The Obstinate Daughter

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    2063 Middle St
    Sullivans Island, SC 29482
    (843) 416-5020
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    Known as one of Charleston’s essential restaurants, this lively beach-side getaway is a place for oysters, handmade pastas, and most importantly, pizzas. Most consider the Old Danger a must-get when dining at The Obstinate Daughter — it comes with dots of pancetta and a runny farm egg in the middle that melts throughout the white-sauce-based-pizza. The restaurant now offers carryout.

    12. Paisano's Pizza Grill

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    1246 Camp Rd
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843) 762-1135
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    Paisano’s menu is a dream for fans of casual Italian joints. Find fried appetizers and loaded subs alongside a variety of oven baked pizzas with endless toppings. Expect more than the average red sauce — the Ranchzilla has a ranch base topped with taco-style chicken and hot sauce, while the Green Thumb is highlighted by a sun-dried tomato pesto sauce.

    13. Fam's Brewing Co.

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    1291 Folly Rd
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843) 225-4646
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    There are multiple Famulari’s Pizzeria locations in the Charleston area, but the James Island one doubles as a brewery offering house brewed beers like the Cup of Clouds New England style IPA. For pizza, find a seemingly endless variety of topping options, from pineapple to pesto to cheese steak. Order online or call about delivery.

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    1. Park Pizza Co.

    1028 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405

    2. EVO Pizzeria

    1075 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405

    Each component of this Park Circle parlor’s Neapolitan-style pies is chosen with care, from the bakery-quality dough to the local cheese. EVO’s ingredients are picked from local farms to form masterful combinations like the pancetta, brussels sprouts, and pear pie. Patrons truly can’t go wrong at EVO, as the pizzeria offers the renowned Pork Trifecta with handmade sausage, bacon, and pepperoni, as well as vegan options.

    1075 E Montague Ave
    North Charleston, SC 29405

    3. Toni's Pizza

    1795 N Hwy 17 #1, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
    Toni’s Pizza/Facebook

    Find Detroit pizza right here in Mount Pleasant. It’s thick, square, and ready to take on some pepperoni cups. Toni’s is one of the few establishments around selling this type of pie.

    1795 N Hwy 17 #1
    Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

    4. Renzo

    384 Huger St #4126, Charleston, SC 29403
    Leslie Ryann McKellar

    Find creative Neo-Neapolitan pies out of Renzo, like the classic margherita or the creative Cheli with feta, lamb sausage, pickled peppers, and honey. Available for takeout and delivery through Doordash.

    384 Huger St #4126
    Charleston, SC 29403

    5. Melfi's

    721 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
    Posh dining room with pops of green Leslie Ryann McKellar

    Eater Pizza of the Year award winner Melfi’s offers thin and crispy Roman-style pizzas in an elegant atmosphere, though you may be inclined to order online and admire the dining room while picking up a to-go order. Be sure to try the Stretch Armstrong, an amped up margherita pie highlighted by a stretchy homemade stracciatella cheese.

    721 King St
    Charleston, SC 29403

    6. La Pizzeria

    976 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

    This Mount Pleasant eatery uses imported Italian San Marzano tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Try the standby thin Neapolitan slices or go for the thick, square Sicilian, both of which are topped with the highest quality ingredients.

    976 Houston Northcutt Blvd
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

    7. D'Allesandro's Pizza

    229 Saint Philip St, Charleston, SC 29403

    Philadelphia natives Nick and Ben D’Allesandro wanted D’als to be a casual shop with cold beer and handmade pizza, which is exactly what it has become for the Elliotborough neighborhood since opening in 2006. Patrons can go for a classic meat lovers or head for one of the more bizarre — and tasty — options like the Beetneck topped with bacon, goat cheese, and golden beets. The pies are available for takeout and delivery.

    229 Saint Philip St
    Charleston, SC 29403

    8. Monza Pizza Bar

    451 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
    Leslie Ryann McKellar

    Monza expanded following the closing of craft beer bar Closed for Business, as Brooks Reitz and Tim Mink (Leon’s, Melfi’s, Little Jack’s Tavern) stepped in to give the restaurant a facelift. Find some new menu items and a sparkling interior at this family friendly pizza bar. Call for takeout.

    451 King St
    Charleston, SC 29403

    9. Slice Co.

    1662 Savannah Hwy #202, Charleston, SC 29407
    Andrew Cebulka

    Find New York style slices at Slice Co. in West Ashley. One of the few spots to order by the splice, this spot is great for a taste of pure cheese, sauce, and dough.

    1662 Savannah Hwy #202
    Charleston, SC 29407

    10. Crust Wood Fired Pizza

    1956 B Maybank Hwy, Charleston, SC 29412

    The name says it all, as the wood-fired oven is the star forming charred crust and sizzling cheese. The kitchen tops pizzas with locally-sourced ingredients meant for high-heat cooking. Squash and onions caramelize before being finished with truffle oil on one called the Butternut, while five meats roast to perfection to make up the Crustavore.

    1956 B Maybank Hwy
    Charleston, SC 29412

    11. The Obstinate Daughter

    2063 Middle St, Sullivans Island, SC 29482

    Known as one of Charleston’s essential restaurants, this lively beach-side getaway is a place for oysters, handmade pastas, and most importantly, pizzas. Most consider the Old Danger a must-get when dining at The Obstinate Daughter — it comes with dots of pancetta and a runny farm egg in the middle that melts throughout the white-sauce-based-pizza. The restaurant now offers carryout.

    2063 Middle St
    Sullivans Island, SC 29482

    12. Paisano's Pizza Grill

    1246 Camp Rd, Charleston, SC 29412

    Paisano’s menu is a dream for fans of casual Italian joints. Find fried appetizers and loaded subs alongside a variety of oven baked pizzas with endless toppings. Expect more than the average red sauce — the Ranchzilla has a ranch base topped with taco-style chicken and hot sauce, while the Green Thumb is highlighted by a sun-dried tomato pesto sauce.

    1246 Camp Rd
    Charleston, SC 29412

    13. Fam's Brewing Co.

    1291 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412

    There are multiple Famulari’s Pizzeria locations in the Charleston area, but the James Island one doubles as a brewery offering house brewed beers like the Cup of Clouds New England style IPA. For pizza, find a seemingly endless variety of topping options, from pineapple to pesto to cheese steak. Order online or call about delivery.

    1291 Folly Rd
    Charleston, SC 29412

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