Ted Scheffler, restaurant critic and Dining Editor for the Salt Lake City Weekly, reveals some of the best places in Utah to go to grab a pizza pie.
2021 Windsor St, #A
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
156 East 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Have your very own New York style pizza right here in Salt Lake. Located downtown as well as in Sugarhouse, this little pizzeria joint is winning the hearts of many. Fold your pizza in half like any New Yorker would do and eat it while enjoying the cool murals and artwork hanging on Este’s walls. The owner of Este takes pride in his thin crust pizza calling it simple, yet, flavorful.
Sweet Home Chicago
1442 E. Draper Parkway
Draper, UT 84020
Sunday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday- Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
11587 S. District Main Dr.
South Jordan, UT 84095
Sunday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Conveyors are for grocery store check-out lines, not quality pizza! Sweet Home Chicago serves Chicago style pizza cooked in a real stone deck oven. These homemade pizzas are baked with the freshest ingredients. Enjoy a traditional thin crust pizza or create your own stuffed pizza, and the most unique part about it… they’re cut in squares. Just the way Chicago folks like it!
Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana
260 South 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday- Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
The closest Napoli style pizza you’ll find besides traveling to Italy yourself. Settebello’s staff has been trained by a master pizzaiolo from Italy to prepare, cook, and serve an authentic Napoli style pizza. Margarita pizzas have been in existence for hundreds of years and Settebello allows you to taste perfection and see pizza unfold to its truest form.
Pizzeria Seven Twelve
320 South State Street, Suite 147
Orem, UT 84058
Lunch: Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner: Monday-Thursday, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday- Saturday, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Famous chef, Alice Waters, once said, “When you have the best and tastiest ingredients, you can cook very simply and the food will be extraordinary because it tastes like what it is.” With this quote written inside the restaurant walls, Pizzeria Seven Twelve takes great pride in doing just this. Baked at temperatures of about 712 degrees, their pizzas are cooked on the deck of a wood burning oven and baked very simply. Taste their Italian style pizza and see why fancy isn’t their fad.
1479 East 5600 South
South Ogden, UT 84403
Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday- Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Chef Elio Scanu takes you on a culinary journey through the Mediterranean! Zucca Trattoria features an authentic Valoriani wood-fired oven with a creative menu executed with classic techniques. Taste their Neapolitan pizza and see for yourself why Zucca was awarded the winner for Best Restaurant in Northern Utah of the 2009 Salt Lake Magazine.
To see more reviews by Ted Scheffler, pick up the latest City Weekly or go to www.cityweekly.net.