Wilmington just happens to have quite a few pizzerias in town. Depending on your preference and how convenient you need your pizza to be (delivery, only a slice) there are options for just about everything.
Wether it be authentic Italian pizza, New York Pizza or something created here in Wilmington — this list has you covered. You’ll find pizza available from restaurants is specifically dedicated to pizza and others where pizza is on the menu along with other delicious food.
If you are trying to find out what type of pizza is around town, then this article will give you a complete overview. Pizza joints are listed in no particular order (although, we absolutely love Wheelz Pizza!).
Enjoy the top pizza places in Wilmington, North Carolina!
1. Wheelz Pizza
Wheelz Pizza is a local Wilmington pizza eat-in and delivery restaurant serving some of the best pizza in the cape fear region. Wheelz Pizza serves certified organic sourdough crust pizza, fresh made chocolate chip cookies and salads all made with natural ingredients.
2. Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria
Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria is a local Wilmington pizza joint serving your favorite Italian dishes and wood-fired pizza, including: ravioli, bucatini, risotto and spiedini. The restaurant is family friendly and has a fun and warm atmosphere. Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria also provides delivery and an easy order online system for a quick and contact free experience.
3. Surf’s Up Pizza & Arcade
Surfs Up Pizza & Arcade is a local pizza shop, beer hall and game room for families and those that just want to chill, eat pizza and drink beer. Surf’s Up Pizza & Arcade serves all your favorite pizzas including a “build your own” option, in addition to a good-sized game room with arcade games and more. The restaurant also donates a portion of their proceeds towards local non-profits.
4. Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub Downtown
Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub Downtown serves the freshest cooked pizza in Wilmington. All pizzas are made with fresh ingredients including handmade, crispy crust (gluten-free crust is also available).
Slice of Life Pizzeria serves much more than just pizza, at the Pub Downtown you will find all your favorite pizza joint specials including nachos, quesadillas, buffalo wings, house-made soups, fresh salads and more. Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub Downtown offers both dine-in and pizza delivery.
5. Your Pie Pizza
Your Pie Pizza serves some of the best pizza delivery in Wilmington, North Carolina. The pizzeria chain is known for custom gourmet pizzas with the highest quality dough, sauce, cheese & toppings. Your Pie Pizza also local beer and micro brews along with desert like ice cream and gelato.
6. Michelangelos Pizzeria
Michaelangelos Pizza is a local Wilmington pizzeria chain that serves New York style pizza pies, pasta, subs and stromboli for dine in, take out and delivery. Michaelangelos Pizza has been serving the Wilmington, North Carolina area for over twenty years. The restaurant only uses the freshest ingredients including 100% whole milk, cheese and toppings, leveraging local farms for produce and meat.
7. Brixx Wood Fired Pizza & Craft Bar
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza & Craft Bar is a gourmet pizza chain with locations in Wilmington, North Carolina. Brixx serves some of the best tasting pizzas in town with a large menu of favorites and the option to build your own. Brixx Wood Fired Pizza & Craft Bar also serves sandwiches, wraps and of course local beer and cocktails. Brixx offers dine in, take out and delivery options, including a restaurant with outdoor seating.
8. Elizabeth’s Pizza
Elizabeth’s Pizza is a classic Wilmington pizza joint that offers fresh pizza made served by the entire pie or by slice. Elizabeth’s Pizza is known for their appetizers, traditional Italian entrees, and specialty pizzas with a global influence of flavors. At Elizabeth’s Pizza you will find a full menu that includes buffalo wings, calamari, tomato and mozzarella caprese, and cheese fries with ranch dressing. Local favorite specialty pizzas include Barbecue Pizza, the Florentine with spinach and ricotta, and the Carbonara with bacon and egg. Italian lovers will also find ravioli and tortellini selections.
9. Artisano Pizza and Gelato
Artisano Pizza and Gelato serves some of the best Italian pizza and gelato in town and its only a few minutes from Wrightsville Beach. Artisano Pizza and Gelato is known for authentic Italian food including thin pizzas with tasty crust served on a wooden platter. The restaurant also serves pasta, salad, authentic gelato from Turin, Italy and a full bar.
Artisano Pizza and Gelato uses only the freshest ingredients, including imported specialty toppings and their full bar serves local craft beer, Italian beers and craft cocktails. Dine in, order delivery or take out pizza and gelato.
10. Ledo Pizza
Ledo Pizza is a chain restaurant serving delicious square sliced pizza for dine-in and delivery in Wilmington, North Carolina. Ledo Pizza makes their pizzas with a thin flaky crust, made fresh to order. All pizzas are smothered with homemade Ledo sauce and topped with melted smoked provolone cheese. Ledo offers a full pizza menu with creative combos, create your own and gourmets craft pizzas, including a gluten-free option. In addition to Pizza, Ledos serves wings, subs, soups, salads and pasta that include a kid’s menu.
11. Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub Beach
Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub Beach makes some of the freshest and most flavorful pizza in Wilmington, baked on crispy crust and packed with toppings. Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub offers house made, gourmet pizzas in addition to other menu items such as nachos, quesadillas, soups, salads and much more.
Take you pizza and food to go with dine in and delivery service. The restaurant offers outdoor seating on a covered patio for those dining in.
12. I love NY Pizza
I Love NY Pizza is a classic New York style, hole in the wall pizza joint serving both lunch and dinner in Downtown Wilmington. I love NY Pizza offers a quick way to grab a slice and go with readymade pies by the slice, a street window counter to order from the sidewalk. The restaurant serves hand tossed pizza, strombolis, and calzones. I Love NY Pizza is open late in the evenings so the drinking crowd can grab a bite after the bars, order to go or delivery. I Love NY Pizza accepts cash only — no credit cards.
13. Blaze Pizza
Blaze Pizza is a North Carolina pizza chain with local store in Wilmington. Blaze Pizza serves one of the best wood fired pizzas in town, made with natural ingredients. Eat your pizza in restaurant or to go, take it with a fresh salad and a gourmet dessert.
Blaze Pizza is made from scratch with fresh dough, using a special method and a 24-hour fermentation period which creates an unbelievable crisp crust. The pizza restaurant offers house-made gluten-free dough, cauliflower gluten-free and keto crusts as well as vegan cheese.
14. Brooklyn Pizza Co.
Brooklyn Pizza Co. is a local Wilmington pizza parlor that delivers to Wrightsville Beach and Ogden areas. Brooklyn Pizza Co. is a traditional family owned pizzeria and restaurant serving lunch and dinner including pizza, pasta, calzones, stromboli, hot sandwiches and rolls made fresh daily. The Pizza Co. serves a variety of pizza types including thin, crispy Neopolitan-style or the thick Sicilian-style.
15. Pizzeria II Fonzo
Pizzeria Il Forno is a local Wilmington upscale pizzeria featuring gourmet Neopolitan-Style pizza. Pizzeria Il Forno is known for light, thin, soft, and chewy crust pizza made from double zero flour.
Some of Pizzeria Il Forno’s signature dishes include Chicken Florentine with a four cheese sauce, Lasagna Bolognese, Ripiena, a tube pasta filled with sausage, mushroom, ricotta and parmesan with marinara sauce. For dessert try their Strawberry Cheesecake, Tiramisu or Chocolate Mousse Cake.
Eat in or take your food to go. The restaurant offers a great drink selection including an Italian wine list and full bar and beer service.
16. Vito’s Midtown Pizza
Vito’s Midtown Pizza is a pizza joint and institution that has been serving the New York-style pizzas to Wilmington locals since 1987. Vito’s Midtown Pizza is a small grab-and-go pizza spot with tables out front for dining. The restaurant offers all your favorite pizza combinations.
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18. Krazy Pizza, Pasta, Salads & Subs
Krazy Pizza, Pasta, Salads & Subs is a local Wilmington pizza joint and Deli. The restaurant offers a large Italian inspired menu with salads, gourmet pizzas, custom make-your-own pizzas, Stromboli’s, calzones and much more. Dine in the restaurant or take your food to go. Krazy Pizza, Pasta, Salads & Subs partners with food delivery services to offer delivery to your residence.
Nicola’s Italian Restaurant is an upscale, contemporary Italian restaurant serving pizza, pasta, meat and salads, located in Wilmington, NC. Nicola’s offers a large menu made with some of the freshest ingredients in town, including classic pastas, meats, salads and of course pizza. Order pizza to go or eat it onsite with delivery and take out services.
20. Boardwalk Pizza & Subs
Boardwalk Pizza and Subs is a Wilmington, North Carolina pizza joint and sub sandwich deli that is inspired by east coast boardwalk pizzerias. Boardwalk Pizza makes and serves fresh pizza inspired by all the classic pizza restaurants at boardwalks in towns like Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Long Island coast.
Boardwalk Pizza and Subs serves a number of classic pizzas, including the ability to make your own, garlic knots, french fries, cheesy garlic bread, and of course salads, pastas and sub sandwiches. Choose from a variety of local favorite sub sandwiches or make your own.
21. Agostino’s Pasta & Pizza
Agostino’s Pizza & Pasta is a local Wilmington family run restaurant serving fresh home made pizza for dine in and delivery. Agostino’s serves a variety of house favorite pizzas while at the same time giving guests the ability to create their own.
In addition to Pizza Agostino’s also offers a variety of Italian dishes including pasta and meatballs, raviolis, a number of chicken and veal dishes, fried calamari, mussels and much more.
Agostino’s has an easy-to-use online order system so you can order your food for pick up or take out.
22. Terrazzo Trattoria
Terrazzo Trattoria is an Italian, Trattoria-style restaurant in Wilmington known for great local pizza and Italian food for dine in and take out. The restaurant features all your favorite Italian dishes including pastas, raviolis, seafood dishes, pizza, salads and deserts.
If you plan to dine in at Terrazzo Trattoria, you’ll find large dining rooms both inside and outside that enlist a classic Italian Trattoria-style vibe.
23. Pizzeria Don Luca
Pizzeria Don Luca is a charming walk-up pizzeria at the end of the Brooklyn Arts District on North Fourth Street in historic downtown Wilmington. The pizzeria is a great place to grab a slice on your way to or from a concert at nearby Like Oak Pavilion at Riverfront Park.
Pizzeria Don Luca is known for their tasty pizzas, especially their standard 12 pizzas on the menu. The restaurant serves vegan and build your own pizza options. You will also find gourmet pasta, calzones, fresh salads and tasty desserts.
Dine onsite at one of the umbrella topped picnic tables or take your pizza to go.
24. Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta
Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta is a local Wilmington pizza joint and laid-back pizzeria serving pizza, sandwiches, and Italian favorites including pasta. Antonio’s also serves a selection of deserts, along with wine and beer.
Dine in or take your food to-go, Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta is your local neighborhood pizza place.
25. Jay’s Incredible Pizza
Jay’s Incredible Pizza is a Chicago-style pizza place here in Wilmington, serving some of the best deep dish pizza in North Carolina. The restaurant uses only the freshest incidents to assemble a menu of house classic pizzas and the ability for customers to create their own. Jay’s Incredible Pizza offers gluten free options for those looking for a healthier alternative to breaded dough.
Jay’s Incredible Pizza makes it very easy to order online with a website set up for placing orders for pick up, dine in, or delivery.
26. Hoobie’s NY Pizza
Hoobie’s NY Pizza serves hand tossed, New York pizzas and hoagies made from scratch here in Wilmington. Hoobie’s NY Pizza serves pizzas ranging from 10′ to 30′ in size, with a “make your own” option with the addition of even gluten free options available.
The menu at Hoobie’s NY Pizza also includes salads, specialty pizzas, oven baked hoagies, Stromboli, calzone and much more. Call via phone for take out and delivery.
27. Girls with Dough, Pizzeria and Pub
Girls with Dough, Pizzeria and Pub is a local pizzeria located in Wilmington’s River Lights district along the Cape Fear River near downtown. Girls with Dough, Pizzeria and Pub serves a number of house specialty pizzas, pasta, salad and Italian dishes along with wine beer and cocktails. Take your pizza to go or dine in, to place an order give them a ring.
28. Uncle Louie’s Pizza Lounge
Uncle Louie’s Pizza Lounge is a pizzeria and Italian restaurant local to Wilmington. Uncle Louie’s Pizza Lounge serves fresh pizza, pasta and Italian food for dine in or take out. The restaurant sells pizza by the slice and offers a “Pint and a Slice” value meal that includes a slice of pizza and a pint of beer for $5.95.
29. Za Pie Pizzeria
Za Pie Pizzeria is a local Wilmington pizzeria serving melt-in-your-mouth, fresh, hot pizza made with the highest quality ingredients. Za Pie Pizzeria leverage’s their secret dough recipe to cook some of the area’s best tasting pizza and Italian dishes.
Za Pie Pizzeria serves house specialty pizzas and provides customers the ability to create their own. Also on the menu are salads a variety of sandwiches, Stromboli’s and Zons. Order you pizza to dine on site, delivery or take out.
30. Mellow Mushroom
Mellow Mushroom Wilmington, North Carolina is located on Oleander Drive and offers some of the most delicious pizza in the area. Mellow Mushroom uses a combination of homemade crust and fresh ingredients to make delicious pizza.
Mellow Mushroom Wilmington offers a full menu of standard house pizzas, calzones, hoagies, sandwiches, burgers and salads. If you are planning dining in, the restaurant has more than 40 draft beers on draft and a full bar, including handcrafted cocktails. Pizzas are can be made gluten free, vegan and are available for take out, delivery and dine in.