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Best Places for Pizza in South Tampa to Satisfy your Cravings

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Are you looking for the best pizza in South Tampa?  No worries!  Whether you’re looking for deep dish or New York style, there’s plenty of options for you to choose from.  Check out our master guide below on our favorite spots for pizza in South Tampa, then let us know which you are visiting first!

New York New York

If you don’t want all the glitz and glam, you don’t have to sacrifice food quality!  Get the best pizza in a fast food style experience at New York.  This pizzeria perfected the classic New York style pie – with extras like rich pastas and sandwiches.  

We love this spot for a late night bite!  Would you believe that this spot is open later than most bars in South Howard?  Feed your late night cravings, whether it’s after a night out or when you get a ravenous pizza craving at home.

Saturday | 11AM–4AM
Sunday | 11AM–11PM
Monday | 11AM–11PM
Tuesday | 11AM–11PM
Wednesday | 11AM–11PM
Thursday | 11AM–4AM
Friday | 11AM–4AM

📍533 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Sally O'Neal's

Dine al fresco at Sally O’Neal’s, a South Howard classic!  Their signature pies are a hit with the locals, with a new unique pie available each month – like a Cuban or Chicken Asiago Cheese Pizza!  They even have delicious baked pastas and entrees, sure to fill any Italian food craving.  

Dine on their refreshing outdoor patio or get delivery!  Sally O’Neal’s is one of the rare spots that delivers gluten free pizza, just as delicious as the real stuff too!

Friday | 11AM–11PM
Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 11AM–10PM
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 11AM–10PM
Thursday | 11AM–10PM

📍1319 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Tampa Pizza Company

Healthy pizza options can taste great!  Don’t feel guilty about eating their delicious pies – nutritious options for any dietary plan!  Whether you are vegan, gluten free, vegetarian, soy free, dairy free, or just want a nutritious tasting pizza, this is the spot for you.  Their flatbread style pizzas are super yummy – check out their Steak Chimichurri pizza, it’s the perfect dinner pie to share with friends.

Don’t skip out on dessert!   If you’re a chocolate lover, you need to try their heavenly Nutella Dessert Pizza.

Friday | 11AM–11:30PM
Saturday | 11AM–11:30PM
Sunday | 11AM–9:30PM
Monday | 11AM–9:30PM
Tuesday | 11AM–9:30PM
Wednesday | 11AM–9:30PM
Thursday | 11AM–9:30PM

📍777 N Ashley Dr C, Tampa, FL 33602

Westshore Pizza

Surely you’ve heard of Westshore Pizza before, but have you been to the original?  Visit the original Westshore Pizza to see where this popular Tampa Bay chain got started.  pizza place serves up New York style pizza, delicious Philly Cheesesteaks and buffalo wings.  Definitely save this spot in your phone for your next cheat day or when you need to order in for a pizza party!

Friday | 9AM–12AM
Saturday | 9AM–12AM
Sunday | Closed
Monday | 9AM–11PM
Tuesday | 9AM–11PM
Wednesday | 9AM–11PM
Thursday | 9AM–11PM

📍4802 W Bay Ct Ave, Tampa, FL 33611


For a modern twist on Italian pizza, Forbici is definitely a crowd favorite.  Join Forbici on their beautiful outdoor patio, with a candlelit view of Hyde Park Village shops and cafes.  If you’re used to traditional pizza, don’t knock the traditional!  The square pizza at Forbici is addicting – you will be craving the gooey cheese and buttery crust!  Our favorite pizza has to be their signature Cup & Char pizza with pepperoni, pomodoro, mozzarella, and fresh parsley.

Friday | 11:30AM–11PM
Saturday | 11:30AM–11PM
Sunday | 11:30AM–10PM
Monday | 11:30AM–10PM
Tuesday | 11:30AM–10PM
Wednesday | 11:30AM–10PM
Thursday | 11:30AM–10PM

📍1633 W Snow Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Gourmet Pizza Company

If you love a specialty pie and tons of unique pizza options, order in to Gourmet Pizza Company.  This locally owned pizza company is commonly visited by South Howard locals for an easy weeknight meal – especially if you want low carb, vegan, and gluten-free options!   You can choose from cauliflower crust, vegan cheese, and gluten free crust. 

As for toppings, they have the classics but also shrimp, crawfish, hummus, vegan style meats, and even escargot!  Create the most unique pie you can dream of and take a break from the regular large cheese pizza.

Saturday | 12–9PM
Sunday | Closed
Monday | 12–9PM
Tuesday | 12–9PM
Wednesday | 12–9PM
Thursday | 12–9PM
Friday | 12–9PM

📍610 S Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33609

Bella's Italian Cafe

Looking for a more rustic style pizza?  Bella’s Italian Cafe is one of our favorite spots for great classic Italian dishes – perfect for dates too!  It’s casual but still pretty so it is a bit special. 

Enjoy their pastas but don’t skip out on their delicious pizzas!  Their dough is made with beer from an original Venetian recipe – definitely a must try!  Check out their Meatball Pizza made with their house made meatballs and sweet peppers.

Saturday | 3–12AM
Sunday  | 3–9:45PM
Monday | 3–9:45PM
Tuesday | 3–9:45PM
Wednesday | 3–9:45PM
Thursday | 3–9:45PM
Friday | 3–12AM

📍 1413 S Howard Ave #100, Tampa, FL 33606

Pane Rustica

Pane Rustica is a South Tampa favorite.  This casual neighborhood cafe makes amazing pizzas, salads, and craft cocktails – great spot to meet up for a lavish but low key dinner!  Located in an unassuming strip mall, you can either choose to eat in their dining room and watch the pizzas come out or sit at the bar.  We love their hand tossed style pizzas, like yummy Spinach Pizza or Bacon Gorgonzola – delicious!  Vegan options are available too.

Saturday | 11AM–9PM
Sunday | Closed
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11AM–4PM
Wednesday | 11AM–9PM
Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday | 11AM–9PM

📍3225 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629

Cappy's Pizzeria

Calling all Chicago deep dish lovers!  (No worries, they have a great hand tossed style pizza too.)  Cappy’s has some of the best deep dish pan pizzas in town.  Their chunky red marinara sauce, gooey cheese, and crispy crust will have you coming back for more.  But with these huge portions, one slice might be enough!

Saturday | 5–9PM
Sunday | 5–9PM
Monday | 5–9PM
Tuesday | 5–9PM
Wednesday | 5–9PM
Thursday | 5–9PM
Friday | 5–10PM

📍 3200 W Bay to Bay Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629


Ava is a well loved spot for pizza in South Tampa, known for their rustic but modernly chic space.  We love visiting Ava for their fun brunch and dollar saving happy hour!   If you’re looking for a deal Ava has great happy hour that not only includes some of the best craft cocktails in Tampa but also pizzas! 

We recommend sitting on their trendy covered patio and ordering the La Bestia pizza.  It has delicious sausage, tomatoes, arugula, and dollops  of ricotta cheese!

Saturday | 10:30AM–2:30PM, 5–11PM
Sunday | 10:30AM–2:30PM, 5–8:30PM
Monday | 5–8:30PM
Tuesday | 5–10PM
Wednesday | 5–10PM
Thursday | 5–10PM
Friday  | 10:30AM–2:30PM, 5–11PM

📍718 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Best Places for Pizza in South Tampa

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Jacky Saunders

Jacky Saunders

Jacky is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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