In 1996, Pizza Rustica opened its doors on the corner of 9th Street and Washington in Miami Beach, Florida. Customers were lured in by the aroma of fresh pizzas baking. They had never seen these Roman-style rectangular pans of pizza with so many unique quality toppings. Word began to spread among locals and tourists alike that Pizza Rustica was the place where everyone loved to come and enjoy fast and affordable handcrafted pizza. Walk in today and it’s easy to see that everyone feels welcomed at Pizza Rustica. Some customers grab a slice on the run while others stay to enjoy Pizza Rustica’s high-energy vibe and colorful crowd. Pizza Rustica is chef driven and locally owned. We respect our customers and don’t ask them to break their budget for high quality pizza. Pizza Rustica has been recognized in publications such as the Miami Herald, Boston Globe and New York Times, and has won numerous prestigious local and national awards year after year.