Best of Houston

Best of Houston® 2019: Best Pizza

As always, crispy pepperoni cups make a solid topping choice at Pizza Motus.
As always, crispy pepperoni cups make a solid topping choice at Pizza Motus. Photo by Victoria Christensen
Best Pizza: Pizza Motus

You’ll find a different kind of pizza at this fresh-faced West University joint, where the dough is slung Roman-style. It’s known as pizza al taglio, a popular street food that marries a thick, but miraculously light and airy center with a crispy crust and rectangular shape. In Italy the pizza is traditionally sliced and sold by the weight but, here, it's offered in personal-sized and family-style trays. Do as the Romans do and choose toppings from anchovy and crushed tomatoes to porcini mushroom, crisp prosciutto and black truffle cream.

6119 Edloe, Houston
832-767-3450
pizzamotus.com

Readers' Choice: Pink's Pizza (multiple locations)
4701 Calhoun, Houston
832-831-3145
pinkspizza.com
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