Here’s Where to Find a Legit Slice of Pizza in Cleveland

Cleveland might be better-known for its pierogis and Stadium Mustard than for its pizza, but that doesn't mean we're lacking in that area. Here are 15 places you can grab a juicy piece (or a whole pie, depending on how ambitious you're feeling).

Cleveland might be better-known for its pierogis and Stadium Mustard than for its pizza, but that doesn't mean we're lacking in that area. Here are 15 places you can grab a juicy piece (or a whole pie, depending on how ambitious you're feeling).

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 Presti’s Bakery
12101 Mayfield Rd, 216-421-3060
A staple in Little Italy, Presti's is more than a pizza place, offering a wide variety of entrees and baked goods. But their pizza is worth tasting, especially since you can try it by the slice.
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Presti’s Bakery

12101 Mayfield Rd, 216-421-3060
A staple in Little Italy, Presti's is more than a pizza place, offering a wide variety of entrees and baked goods. But their pizza is worth tasting, especially since you can try it by the slice.

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 Edison’s Pizza Kitchen 
2363 Professor Ave., 216-298-4484
Since this is one of the few times of the year Ohioans can dine outside, you might as well take advantage of it. Edison's patio is the perfect place to enjoy a massive slice of pizza heaped with pepperoni, veggies or whatever else your heart desires.
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Edison’s Pizza Kitchen

2363 Professor Ave., 216-298-4484
Since this is one of the few times of the year Ohioans can dine outside, you might as well take advantage of it. Edison's patio is the perfect place to enjoy a massive slice of pizza heaped with pepperoni, veggies or whatever else your heart desires.

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 Mazzone & Sons Bakery
3319 Clark Ave, 216-631-7280
You won't just find baked goods at this corner building; you can indulge in some quality pizza, too.
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Mazzone & Sons Bakery

3319 Clark Ave, 216-631-7280
You won't just find baked goods at this corner building; you can indulge in some quality pizza, too.

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 Vincenza’s Pizza & Pasta
603 Prospect Ave., 216-241-8382
Cleveland isn't exactly known as a pizza city, but this frills-free downtown joint will make you forget about all that. Get your favorite combinations by the slice and dig into something truly delicious.
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Vincenza’s Pizza & Pasta

603 Prospect Ave., 216-241-8382
Cleveland isn't exactly known as a pizza city, but this frills-free downtown joint will make you forget about all that. Get your favorite combinations by the slice and dig into something truly delicious.

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 Gust Gallucci’s Italian Foods & Market
6610 Euclid Ave., 216-881-0045
Cleveland is rife with Italian markets serving up some of the best food in town, and Gallucci's is one of them. If you've got a couple dollars to spare, they'll be well-spent on slices of their sheet pizza.
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Gust Gallucci’s Italian Foods & Market

6610 Euclid Ave., 216-881-0045
Cleveland is rife with Italian markets serving up some of the best food in town, and Gallucci's is one of them. If you've got a couple dollars to spare, they'll be well-spent on slices of their sheet pizza.

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Stone Oven Bakery Cafe
28601 Chagrin Blvd., 216-831-3630
When you think of Stone Oven you most likely don't think of pizza; you're more likely to hear about its array of pastries and sandwiches. But they do offer several varieties of pizza, and it's definitely worth skipping a salad or panini for a slice or two.
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Stone Oven Bakery Cafe

28601 Chagrin Blvd., 216-831-3630
When you think of Stone Oven you most likely don't think of pizza; you're more likely to hear about its array of pastries and sandwiches. But they do offer several varieties of pizza, and it's definitely worth skipping a salad or panini for a slice or two.

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 West Side Slices
17109 Lorain Ave., 216-251-1700
This place is pretty self-explanatory, and offers up cheesy, personal fare for when a whole pizza is just too much.
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West Side Slices

17109 Lorain Ave., 216-251-1700
This place is pretty self-explanatory, and offers up cheesy, personal fare for when a whole pizza is just too much.

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 Noce Gourmet Pizzeria
125 Main St., Chardon, 440-279-0303
Noce boasts fresh ingredients and pizza entirely made from scratch, so you can feel confident in ordering one of their slices (or a whole pie.)
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Noce Gourmet Pizzeria

125 Main St., Chardon, 440-279-0303
Noce boasts fresh ingredients and pizza entirely made from scratch, so you can feel confident in ordering one of their slices (or a whole pie.)

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 XYZ The Tavern
6419 Detroit Ave, 216-706-1104
This Detroit Shoreway/Gordon Square joint isn't just good for brunch and burritos; consider their gigantic slices of pizza as well.
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XYZ The Tavern

6419 Detroit Ave, 216-706-1104
This Detroit Shoreway/Gordon Square joint isn't just good for brunch and burritos; consider their gigantic slices of pizza as well.

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 Crust
2258 Professor., 216-583-0257
This is another Tremont joint where you can enjoy a super-sized slice. However, the spot is currently moving and will open later this summer a few blocks away in Tremont. Don't worry, the Midtown location is still open.
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Crust

2258 Professor., 216-583-0257
This is another Tremont joint where you can enjoy a super-sized slice. However, the spot is currently moving and will open later this summer a few blocks away in Tremont. Don't worry, the Midtown location is still open.

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