Mamma Mia! 7 must-try pizzas in Birmingham

This “Soul Pie” at Slice has to be one of the most interesting pizzas in Birmingham. Photo via Slice on Facebook

Pizza is a food group, right? There’s no wrong time to enjoy everyone’s favorite cheesy treat, and we dug in to find seven of the most unique and highly-reviewed pizzas in the Birmingham area. Don’t miss out!

1. Blonde Ambition

Area 41 Pizza Co.

Photo via Area 41 Pizza Co. on Facebook

This white pizza is topped with roasted garlic, herbed ricotta, mozzarella and fresh basil.

  • Price: $12.75 for medium | $20.50 for large
  • Address: 30 Manning Place, Birmingham
  • Phone: (205) 995-4141
  • Website

2. Cahaba Caprese

Iron City Pizza Co.

Photo via Iron City Pizza Co. on Facebook

A twist on a classic. Toppings: prosciutto, baby tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, locally grown basil, balsamic glaze.

  • Price: $16 for medium | $19 for large
  • Address: 2012 Magnolia Ave. S. Ste R3, Birmingham
  • Phone: (205) 847-4396
  • Website

3. Wing & a Prayer

Slice Pizza

Photo via Slice on Facebook

Slice has a ton of unique pizzas, and they’re all delicious. Toppings: braised chicken, bacon, green and red onions, tomatoes, blue cheese crumble, ranch dressing, hot sauce.

  • Price: $18
  • Lakeview Address: 725 29th Street South, Birmingham
  • Vestavia Address: 3104 Timberlake Road, Birmingham
  • Phone: (205) 557-5423
  • Website

4. Chicago Stuffed Pizza

Tortugas Pizza

Photo via Tortugas Pizza on Facebook

Tortuga’s offers several different ingredient combinations, or you can make your own. My personal choice is the Wrigleyville (because #GoCubsGo) and also because this is what’s in it: green bell peppers, smoked sausage, onions and Italian sausage.

  • Price: Starts at $17.50 for medium | $22.50 for large (additional ingredients are extra)
  • Address: 1304 2nd Ave S, Birmingham
  • Phone: (205) 401-8507
  • Website

5. Happy Hippie

Troup’s Pizza

Photo via Troup’s Pizza on Facebook

Ok, drooling. Toppings: spinach, mushrooms, Roma tomatoes, artichoke hearts, shaved red onions, blue cheese crumbles, house cheese blend, pesto sauce.

  • Price: $16 for medium | $21 for large
  • Address: 3144 Heights Village, Vestavia
  • Phone: (205) 536-6860
  • Website

6. Loco Taco

Mad Pies Pizzeria

Photo via Mad Pies Pizzeria on Facebook

Nacho everyday pizza! Toppings: hamburger meat, nacho cheese sauce, jalapeño, yellow cheese, salsa, lettuce, sour cream.

  • Price: $15 for medium | $19 for large
  • Address: 1731 Decatur Hwy, Fultondale
  • Phone: (205) 285-9220
  • Website

7. Margherita Pizza

Bottega Cafe

Photo via Bottega Cafe on Facebook

We had to end with a classic, both with the restaurant and with the pizza. Toppings: marinara, mozzarella and basil.

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