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18 pizza places the Columbus locals love

We asked, and you answered. Here are the 18 pizza shops our followers and readers would choose if it was their last meal on Earth.

“Mac and Cheezus” as the Pizza of the Week at Mikey’s Late Night Slice | Photo by @latenightslice

Try “Mac and Cheezus” as the Pizza of the Week at Mikey’s Late Night Slice. | Photo by @latenightslice

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We’ve found that no one knows the top pizza spots better than the locals. So, we asked our readers and followers where they’d grab a local slice if it was their last meal on Earth. Here are 18 places they say are worth the dough.

Harvest Pizzeria, Multiple locations

If you like thin slices, grab a pie in Clintonville, Dublin, Bexley, and the Brewery District.

GoreMade Pizza, 936 N. 4th St.

Order a wood-fired pizza with a variety of toppings, including caramelized onions and over-easy eggs.

Mikey’s Late Night Slice, Multiple locations

Pizzas come by the slice or in whole pies, with classic options or specialty rotating toppings like mac and cheese.

The Pizza House, 747 E. Lincoln Ave.

Grab a homemade pizza from this downtown spot, which has options for thick dough or gluten-free crust.

Yellow Brick, Multiple locations

Build your own 10, 14, or 16-inch pizza at locations in Franklinton and the East Market.

Try the meatball pizza from Yellow Brick Pizza. | Photo by @yellowbrickpizza

Try the meatball pizza from Yellow Brick Pizza. | Photo by @yellowbrickpizza

Brenz Pizza Co., Multiple locations

Order from Columbus, Dublin, or New Albany and check each spot for its pizza of the month. Would you try unique rotating options like the loaded potato pie?

Enrico’s Pizza & Restaurant, 5788 Frantz Rd.

Enjoy authentic Italian pizza with toppings like homemade sausage or capacolla (Italian ham).

JT’s Pizza, Pub, & Patio, 2390 W. Dublin Granville Rd.

Choose crusts like cajun, garlic butter, and sesame seed. Our readers also recommend hot honey as a drizzle option.

Dante’s Pizza, 3586 Indianola Ave.

The topping options seem endless — try meatballs, hamburger, or zucchini on your pizza. Cauliflower crust is also available.

Paulie Gee’s, 1195 N. High St.

This Short North spot has a wide range of pizzas — including six vegan pies — that are cooked in a wood-fired oven visible from the dining area.

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Craft the perfect cheese pull at Paulie Gee’s. | Photo by @pauliegeesshortnorth

Hounddog’s Pizza, 2657 N. High St.

Customize your crust, size, sauce, and toppings at this Clintonville pizzeria. Our Instagram followers recommended the smokin’ Joe’s crust.

Tommy’s Pizza, Multiple locations

This classic spot features Columbus-style pizza since 1952 and has locations on OSU’s campus, Upper Arlington, and Dublin.

Pasquale’s Pizza & Pasta House, 558 W. Schrock Rd.

Order specialty pizzas like breakfast and buffalo chicken, or keep it classic with a meat lovers or veggie pie.

Plank’s Cafe & Pizzeria, 743 Parsons Ave.

Find fresh, oven-baked pizzas with toppings like bologna, Cajun chicken, and chipotle ranch.

Antonio’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, 7001 Sunbury Rd. #C

This pizza spot has been in Uptown Westerville since 1977 and features a variety of options, including buffalo chicken, BLT, and white pizza.

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Find edge-to-edge toppings at Gatto’s. | Photo by @gattoscolumbus

Gatto’s Pizza, 3420 Indianola Ave.

Gatto’s was opened by brothers Joe and Jimmy Gatto in 1952. The shop serves its family recipes and for dough and sauces and is known for its Columbus-style, thin crust pizza.

Rubino’s Pizza, 2643 E. Main St.

This is a staple in Bexley, with 10- or 14-inch pizzas on the menu and toppings ranging from anchovies to pickles.

Dewey’s Pizza, Multiple locations

Find locations in Dublin, Grandview, and Worthington, and choose from pizzas with a fig jam base, olive oil, or classic red sauce.

Did we miss your favorite spot? Let us know so we can include it next time.

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