Top Pizza Restaurants in Amherst, MA Near You

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The best pizza in Amherst: a local guide

Grecian pizza, also known as Greek-style pizza, was first prepared in Connecticut by Costas Kitsatis in 1955. He was a Greek immigrant from Albania. Nowadays, there are many experienced Greek-style pizza experts across Amherst, and the style dominates most of the pizzerias in the town. Grecian pizza has a thin and puffy crust. To prepare it, you place the dough in an oiled pan instead of baking it directly on the oven floor. It’s served with more olive oil brushed on the crust, which is different from other pizza baking. You can place your pizza slice on a serviette or paper towel to reduce the amount of olive oil getting on your hands while enjoying this treat. Typical toppings of Greek-style pizza include spinach, olives, and feta cheese, a heavenly combination. You will also find options with garlic and fresh tomatoes. Most places will let you customize if you prefer your own toppings while keeping the delicious Grecian crust.

Best Delivery Pizza in Amherst

Athena’s Pizza is a heavyweight in town for making the best Greek-style pizzas. The pizzeria transforms quality ingredients into exquisite dishes you can enjoy as delivery. To ensure you get one of their specialties, try their Grecian Taste Pizza, which comprises black olives, oregano, fresh tomatoes, and feta. The finished product has an enticing aroma, and it’s healthier than a classic New York-style pizza due to the feta and extra veggie toppings. Your Grecian Taste Pizza would go nicely with an order of Athena’s Greek Salad with chicken served with feta cheese and black olives. Try the Seafood Salad with crabmeat and mozzarella if you feel like that’s too much feta. They also do sandwiches, wraps, calzones, and wings. It’s easy to order something for the whole family. Get your next Grecian pizza from the best restaurant and place your order with Athena’s on Slice today!

Best Takeout Pizza in Amherst

When you are new to Amherst, don’t be troubled by where to grab a tasty takeout pizza. Head to Bruno’s Pizza, a local and family-owned pizzeria that delights Amherst residents with a long list of specialty pizzas, calzones, salads, and pasta. If you want to avoid traditional tomato sauce, try their White Pizza topped with rich ricotta, fresh mozzarella, parmesan, and mozzarella. It’s perfect for cheese lovers. Any one of Bruno’s specialty pizzas is also a solid choice. If you like your pizza topped with chicken, you should immediately add the Red Rooster and Chicken Divan to your order. Sometimes the perfect side to a decadent pizza is a healthier salad. Not to worry; Bruno’s has you covered. They improve on a traditional Greek salad by adding grape leaves and garlic bread. They also feature a Tuna Salad and Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad; both served with garlic bread. If salad isn’t your thing, the menu is stacked here with tons of appetizers. Try the chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, and wings - just maybe not all at once. If you want to be loyal to one pizzeria, then Bruno’s Pizza is the place for that commitment.

Best Pizza Near Amherst

Ludlow

If you happen to visit Ludlow from Amherst, make sure you sample the Neapolitan or New York pizza at Casa Pizzeria. The pizzeria offers a wide variety of pizzas from across the globe, and their service is always exceptional. Open Slice and order a crispy Neapolitan pizza or add the Portugal Royal Pizza, with green peppers, zesty red sauce, cooked eggs, and fresh garlic. It will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Holyoke

It’s worth driving less than half an hour southwest of Amherst to Holyoke to enjoy a Turkish Delight Pizza at Paramount Pizza Slices. It consists of spinach, fresh garlic, tomatoes, and feta cheese. It’s evident in the restaurant’s name that it also offers delicious pizza by the slice. They have Caribbean dishes like the Jamaican Beef Patty, which is served with or without cheese. Perhaps this is the perfect appetizer to go with your pizza?

Chicopee

North of Amherst, Paradise Pizza is a megastar pizzeria in Chicopee offering enticing veggie and meat pizzas. The Veggie Lovers Pizza has a combination of eggplant, fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, and green peppers. The Meat Lovers Pizza is serious about meat; it has six different kinds. Varieties of nachos, wings, and burgers are also some of their best sellers.

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