Pizza comes in many forms, and countries across the globe have their own versions of the topping-laden flatbread. From Japan’s Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki to Turkey’s popular lahmacun, pizza — in one form or another — pizza is somewhat of a global food. And while slices of flammukuchen might not be a staple on menus at Tacoma-area restaurants, you don’t have to travel far to find tasty pans full of cheese encrusted pie. Explore these local pizzerias in search of the perfect slice.
1. Puget Sound Pizza
More than just a popular hangout for great slices of ‘za, Puget Sound Pizza is a popular gathering place for nightly karaoke, Wednesday through Saturday. Photo courtesy: Puget Sound Pizza/Facebook.
2. Sammy’s Pizza
Sammy’s is a neighborhood favorite and a great place for kids, but you better have an adult appetite for one of these big pizzas. Photo credit: Julie S.
3. The Cloverleaf
The Cloverleaf is renowned for its “World Famous” pizza, but don’t overlook the wide selection of quality, craft brews it serves up in its 21+ bar. Photo courtesy: The Cloverleaf/Facebook.
4. Abella Pizzeria
Abella’s specialty pizza has fueled many a UWT study parties, but you don’t have to have a degree to know that’s a good pizza. Photo credit: Warren Y.
5. Elemental Pizza
When the pizza looks as fresh and green as the salad, you know you’ve got a tasty pie. Photo credit: Deena M.