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Top Pizza Places

Published: April 23, 2020

 

People generally agree that pizza is a great way to make everybody happy. Pizza certainly pairs well with lots of things — a cold, craft beer; a robust red wine; a day of physical exertion like packing and moving or yard work; a movie night; hanging out with friends; feeding the kids; a school fundraiser or class party; a business meeting or brown bag lunch; a romantic picnic and so many other occasions. Sometimes it's a family's go-to holiday meal and sometimes it's the quickest lunch to grab on your lunch break. Whether it's delivery, take out or dine in; pizza is delicious and — to some of us — essential.

Here are some of our favorite pizza places:

The Wheel APizza Pub

Best organic, homegrown experience
The Wheel Apizza Pub Owner by Dominick Barbero
The Wheel Apizza Pub Owner by Dominick Barbero

 

Edging the edgy Whiteaker Neighborhood, this comfortable pub pours craft beer and slices up "homegrown" pizza. Here you can also order a take out kale Caesar salad, home sauerkraut and their pub-brewed beers by the can. As for pizza pies, sports fan should try the "Mar-ee-O-tah" with smoked chicken, charred pineapple and pickled jalapeño. We also like the "(V)ishny" with tempeh sausage, peppers, red onions and herb cashew cheese. Kids can enjoy organic house sodas in cans!

The Wheel Apizza Pub is a New Haven style pizzeria and West Coast Style brewery located in the Whiteaker Neighborhood. Menu features salads,… More Info

La Perla Pizzeria Napoletana

Authentic Neapolitan pizza for Italian lovers

Date nights are perfected by this sizzling, handcrafted and beloved "gourmet" pizza — which makes sense when you realize that the pizza parlor owners are no other than Beppe & Gianni — and if you've dined at their flagship restaurant... well, you'll order your pizza here! Quick dinners to go are available with a pizza, pasta and salad. They also use Grub Hub. We recommend the "Siciliana" with Pomodoro San Marzano, fresh house-made mozzarella, eggplant and roasted red peppers. And while you are ordering pizza, try the pasta too.

One of a select few restaurants in the nation producing true Neapolitan Pizza, which means the pizza is made in the authentic Italian style… More Info

Coburg Pizza Company

Their "Edible Love" can also be served with award-winning wings
Coburg Pizza in Springfield By Melanie Griffin
Coburg Pizza in Springfield By Melanie Griffin
 

These gourmet pizzas elevate casual dining to a chef-curated experience. Their pizzas take time and they offer a robust menu of "reimagined" options, but you can still build your own if you wish. Generous, quality ingredients has made this a destination pizzeria with two locations offering curbside pick up. Size up their Coburg Pizza pie side by side with the "other guy's" pizza photo on their website under FAQs. Yep, this is a lavish pizza place with appetizer pizzas and dessert pizzas too! Decision making may be the largest hurdle here, and don't forget to order sides too.

Coburg Pizza Company brings family tradition all the way from Italy to Oregon with their unique pizza creations. 57 kinds of gourmet pizza… More Info
Coburg Pizza Company brings family tradition all the way from Italy to Oregon with their unique pizza creations. 57 kinds of gourmet pizza… More Info

Track Town Pizza

A UO campus tradition and pre-and-post game stop
Track Town Pizza Eugene by Melanie Griffin
Track Town Pizza Eugene by Melanie Griffin

 

Duck fans have been filling these booths for decades and the restaurant is full of track, football and basketball memorabilia. This is where you get your giant, cheesy pizzas loaded with traditional favorites from pepperoni to olives. Of course, their best pizzas are named after track events and we recommend the "Heptathlon" for meat lovers and the "Pole Vault" for vegetarians. Track Town Pizza delivers for free with a $10 minimum. 

Track Town Pizza has been serving the Eugene area since 1977. Located on Franklin Boulevard across from Matthew Knight Arena and the… More Info

Sy's New York Pizza

Best late night pizza by the slice 

University of Oregon students know that this is where you get your pizza fix late at night after studying or after the party . Plate-sized, thin crust cheesy goodness served up super hot and sprinkled generously with pepper flakes and/or parmesan cheese... that is what college kids live on. Cheese and pepperoni are their go-to pies. Pick up or delivery through Grub Hub, Postmates and Uber Eats.

Mezza Luna

Consistently high ranking with local "best" awards and on review sites

This popular pizza restaurant has three locations (downtown Eugene, Crescent Village in Eugene and downtown Springfield). With GrubHub delivery or pick up, you can enjoy great pizza anywhere. They offer pizza slices all day long, small Gluten-free pizzas and a large vegetarian selection including "Stinky Garden" for garlic lovers and "Marge" with Roma tomatoes, basil and tomato sauce. We wonder — is that named after The Simpsons?

Pegasus Smokehouse Pizza

A family-owned favorite with three locations
Pegasus Pizza Box by Taj Morgan
Pegasus Pizza Box by Taj Morgan

 

Pegasus sprung from its original UO campus location to two additional Eugene restaurants (Oakway Center and South Eugene). Their gourmet pies are built on house-made dough and fresh ingredients that have become a community staple. We recommend their signature "Pegasus Chicken" which features a BBQ-base, BBQ chicken, mozzarella, fontina and red onion. You also don't want to miss their amazing vegetarian options including the "Three Sisters", a simple red sauce pizza loaded with three delicious cheeses, and the "Apollo" with a garlic and oil base topped with mushrooms, red onions, cloves of roasted garlic, chèvre cheese, mozzarella and fresh basil.

Serving gourmet, hand-tossed pizzas out of a brick oven and made with the freshest ingredients. Also serving salads, wine and beer.… More Info
A campus favorite since 1989. Award-winning, hand-tossed pizza made with fresh ingredients. Large selection of micro-brews on tap. Large… More Info

More Pizza Options

Quick, Easy & Individual - Mod

The fast food of create-your-own-pizza, Mod has multiple locations, an online ordering app and curbside pick up.

For Pizza on Your Grocery List  - Market of Choice

In addition to frozen pizzas, the Market of Choice deli dishes up pizza by the slice or whole partially-baked or ready to eat pizzas that are excellent.

Required Stop for Simpson Lover's - Ike's Lakeside Pizza

This pizza hot spot on Highway 126 along the McKenzie River has an extensive collection of The Simpson's memorabilia. If you are a fan, you'll want to put Ike's on your to do list for future fun!

The Best Place to Take the Kids - Roaring Rapids Pizza Company

In addition to all the Papa's Pizza locations, discover this special riverside location in Glenwood with a carousel for the kids. Something to look forward to doing as a family. But right now, Roaring Rapids delivers!

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Author: Taj Barnhart Morgan

Taj Barnhart Morgan is the Director of Content Strategy for Travel Lane County. A journalism graduate from the University of Oregon, Taj has two decades of special event management and hospitality marketing experience in San Diego, CA and Maui, HI. Passionate about mothering, and back to her Oregon roots, she is discovering the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region all over again through the eyes of her daughter.