Top Pizza Spots in Gaslveston
Galveston is known for many things, like its weather, its beaches and its food, but one thing that gets over looked is the amazing selection of pizza locations. One of the best things about being on the coast is the access to very fresh ingredients. The pizza owners in Galveston have mastered using fresh ingredients to create a symphony of flavor. Check out these amazing pizza joints in the Galveston area if you are craving this Italian favorite.
Mama Teresa’s Flying Pizza
The original Mama Teresa’s opened back in the 80s in Crystal Beach on the Bolivar Peninsula. Patrons to that restaurant enjoyed 25 years of delectable Italian fare and hand-tossed pizzas. That venue was lost to Hurricane Ike, but they’ve now reopened in downtown Galveston, near the corner of Post Office and 21st Street. From crowd favorites like crispy calamari to delectable entrees like chicken and pasta with olive oil and garlic and shrimp fettucine alfredo to some of finest pizza you’ll ever enjoy, Mama’s is back—better and more authentic than ever.
Mario’s Seawall Italian Restaurant
Three words say it all: pizza, pasta, seafood. Not that this classic doesn’t make a mean chicken dish, but the folks who have returned again and again through the years have come for the food they grew up on. Hungry families know that an authentic New York flavor still pervades all the deck-oven pizza specialties, but now Mario’s also carries wood-burning gourmet pizzas. Pastas are a nice mix of old-fashioned (spaghetti) and new-fangled (like the Penne del Sol, with sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, garlic, and roma tomatoes). Seafood sings, with shrimp, clams, mussels, crab, and snapper all taking center stage, or tossed with favorite pasta items.
Papa’s Gourmet Pizza and Subs
The casual sibling of Mario’s Seawall, which has been perfecting pizza for over 40 years, this dine-in/take-out/delivery outlet has become one of the island’s favorite eateries. Besides an array of hand-tossed and deep-dish pizzas, Papa’s offers gourmet pizzas, such as vegetarian, chicken fajita, Hawaiian, and Greenpeace. You can also dig into calzones, muffulettas, hot and cold subs, lasagna, spaghetti, fettucine alfredo, and eggplant parmesan—not to mention the popular cheesecake on a stick, dipped in chocolate!
These are just three of the best pizza locations in the Galveston area. We recommend that you try them all, but make sure you survey the area for your favorite.