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Ann Kim’s mastery of pizza now includes a frozen version to bank for rainy days
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Where to Order the Best Local Pizzas, Better Than National Chains

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Ann Kim’s mastery of pizza now includes a frozen version to bank for rainy days
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Nothing comforts like pizza, and during the pandemic, it’s a vital food group. All across the metro are neighborhood pizza shops that are staying afloat and continuing to serve cheese covered pizzas during the stay at home order. Whether looking for something fancy via a curbside pick up or a red sauced classic delivered to your doorstep, these are just a few of the Twin Cities fantastic, locally owned pizza shops still serving up the good stuff.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Hello Pizza

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3904 Sunnyside Rd
Edina, MN 55424
(952) 303-4514
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These wide sliced pizzas from James Beard Award winning chef Ann Kim are available curbside Thursday through Sunday in Minneapolis. Call to order for a curbside pick up.

2. Pizzeria Lola

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5557 Xerxes Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 424-8338
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Possibly one of Minneapolis’ most popular pizza joints, in a land full of popular pizza joints, Pizzeria Lola has become a classic. Order online for curbside pick up of fresh pies and frozen pizzas. The new frozen pies are fantastic to bank for later.

3. Red Wagon Pizza Company

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5416 Penn Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 259-7147
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Red Wagon is serving not only their famous pizzas, but pizza kits to bake at home. Pick up times are staggered to keep all interaction between people and staff to an absolute, safely distanced minimum. It’s also possible to order it shipped, frozen right to your door, all around the country. Order online.

A pizza with pepperoni and balsamic drizzle on a table with an unopened bottle of wine and two glasses
Order the ready-made pizza or a kit to DIY
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4. Leaning Tower of Pizza

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2324 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 377-3532
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Leaning Tower is a Lyndale institution. Normally, it’s a happening happy hour spot, but nowawads the HH has to stay at home on the couch. Build yourself a “quarantini” and order a large, cheesy pie with a side of “dynabites,” these little cheesy fried, chili pepper spiked munchies. Order online.

5. Galactic Pizza

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2917 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 824-9100
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This is an excellent Lyn/Lake location to order pizza delivery, especially if you’re looking for vegetarian or vegan offerings (although, there’s a respectable pepperoni situation happening here.) Bonus points for proper good mozzarella sticks. Order online.

A vegetarian pizza
A killer spot for organic toppings, vegan offerings, and speedy delivery
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6. Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza

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2550 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 886-1233
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Black Sheep has coal fired ovens baking up their beloved pizzas in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, and available for delivery. Order online.

Meatball and ricotta pie
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7. Boludo

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3749 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 965-2858
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This Minneapolis restaurant might be best known for empanadas, but experts know that these puffy-crusted, hearty pizzas are the secret star of the menu. Order online for curbside pick up.

An oblong-shaped pizza with cheese and pepperonis, the crust is nearly burned, but not quite
Puffy, blistered crust cradles cheese and toppings
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8. Young Joni

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165 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 345-5719
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Ann Kim’s pizzeria that’s more than a pizzeria is open for take away seven days a week. Order after 2 p.m. by calling the restaurant.

A pepperoni and sausage pizza with a folded over brown crust and little pepperonis that curl ever so slightly
The pizza that won Ann Kim a James Beard Award
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9. Parkway Pizza

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4359 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 729-9090
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Parkway Pizza is an entrenched part of its community. Not only does this restaurant serve a cravable Midwestern style pizza with square cuts, but they have long been a spot for school fundraiser nights and post sports game feasts. Call by phone for delivery.

10. Mavericks Pizza

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1215 Randolph Ave
St Paul, MN 55105
(651) 698-3439
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Little has changed with this beloved St. Paul pizzeria - the tiny storefront was never even an option for dining in. Order up their fat slices with perfectly spiced Italian sausage for delivery by calling by phone.

11. Skinner’s

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919 Randolph Ave
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 291-0146
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Simply some of the best bar made pizzas around. These round pies are topped with plenty of cheese and cut into squares. Don’t be afraid to get a little weird and try the Rueben pizza, a thousand island sauce is topped sauerkraut, cheese, and corned beef.

12. Mucci's Italian

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786 Randolph Ave
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 330-2245
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Mucci’s Italian serves those hearty pizzas with the fried dough crust in Minneapolis and St. Paul for pick up curbside in the latter part of the week. Or, look for them in Kowalski’s freezer section to make at home.

13. Cossetta

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211 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 222-3476
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This St. Paul classic shop has added delivery as an option for their salty savory, New York style pizzas. Order online.

A slice of pepperoni with a side salad
Fold it up and mow it down
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1. Hello Pizza

3904 Sunnyside Rd, Edina, MN 55424

These wide sliced pizzas from James Beard Award winning chef Ann Kim are available curbside Thursday through Sunday in Minneapolis. Call to order for a curbside pick up.

3904 Sunnyside Rd
Edina, MN 55424

2. Pizzeria Lola

5557 Xerxes Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410

Possibly one of Minneapolis’ most popular pizza joints, in a land full of popular pizza joints, Pizzeria Lola has become a classic. Order online for curbside pick up of fresh pies and frozen pizzas. The new frozen pies are fantastic to bank for later.

5557 Xerxes Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410

3. Red Wagon Pizza Company

5416 Penn Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419
A pizza with pepperoni and balsamic drizzle on a table with an unopened bottle of wine and two glasses
Order the ready-made pizza or a kit to DIY
Red Wagon/Facebook

Red Wagon is serving not only their famous pizzas, but pizza kits to bake at home. Pick up times are staggered to keep all interaction between people and staff to an absolute, safely distanced minimum. It’s also possible to order it shipped, frozen right to your door, all around the country. Order online.

5416 Penn Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55419

4. Leaning Tower of Pizza

2324 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405

Leaning Tower is a Lyndale institution. Normally, it’s a happening happy hour spot, but nowawads the HH has to stay at home on the couch. Build yourself a “quarantini” and order a large, cheesy pie with a side of “dynabites,” these little cheesy fried, chili pepper spiked munchies. Order online.

2324 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55405

5. Galactic Pizza

2917 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
A vegetarian pizza
A killer spot for organic toppings, vegan offerings, and speedy delivery
Galactic Pizza/Facebook

This is an excellent Lyn/Lake location to order pizza delivery, especially if you’re looking for vegetarian or vegan offerings (although, there’s a respectable pepperoni situation happening here.) Bonus points for proper good mozzarella sticks. Order online.

2917 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

6. Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza

2550 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Meatball and ricotta pie
Black Sheep/Facebook

Black Sheep has coal fired ovens baking up their beloved pizzas in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, and available for delivery. Order online.

2550 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404

7. Boludo

3749 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409
An oblong-shaped pizza with cheese and pepperonis, the crust is nearly burned, but not quite
Puffy, blistered crust cradles cheese and toppings
Eliesa Johnson/The Restaurant Project

This Minneapolis restaurant might be best known for empanadas, but experts know that these puffy-crusted, hearty pizzas are the secret star of the menu. Order online for curbside pick up.

3749 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409

8. Young Joni

165 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
A pepperoni and sausage pizza with a folded over brown crust and little pepperonis that curl ever so slightly
The pizza that won Ann Kim a James Beard Award
Young Joni/Facebook

Ann Kim’s pizzeria that’s more than a pizzeria is open for take away seven days a week. Order after 2 p.m. by calling the restaurant.

165 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

9. Parkway Pizza

4359 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Parkway Pizza is an entrenched part of its community. Not only does this restaurant serve a cravable Midwestern style pizza with square cuts, but they have long been a spot for school fundraiser nights and post sports game feasts. Call by phone for delivery.

4359 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406

10. Mavericks Pizza

1215 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55105

Little has changed with this beloved St. Paul pizzeria - the tiny storefront was never even an option for dining in. Order up their fat slices with perfectly spiced Italian sausage for delivery by calling by phone.

1215 Randolph Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

11. Skinner’s

919 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55102

Simply some of the best bar made pizzas around. These round pies are topped with plenty of cheese and cut into squares. Don’t be afraid to get a little weird and try the Rueben pizza, a thousand island sauce is topped sauerkraut, cheese, and corned beef.

919 Randolph Ave
St Paul, MN 55102

12. Mucci's Italian

786 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55102

Mucci’s Italian serves those hearty pizzas with the fried dough crust in Minneapolis and St. Paul for pick up curbside in the latter part of the week. Or, look for them in Kowalski’s freezer section to make at home.

786 Randolph Ave
St Paul, MN 55102

13. Cossetta

211 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
A slice of pepperoni with a side salad
Fold it up and mow it down
Cossetta’s [Official]

This St. Paul classic shop has added delivery as an option for their salty savory, New York style pizzas. Order online.

211 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102

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