The knead to know for pizza in Columbia, SC 🍕

Village Idiot Pizza | Photo via @young_dumb_broke_and_hungry

Today is National Pizza Day and we are here to help share a slice of local pizza knowledge with you. 

Maybe you’re in the mood for a deep dish, testing the thin crust or even exploring this new Detroit pizza trend? However you slice it, we know Cola delivers some of the best pie options that can’t be topped. 

There’s really no way to go wrong, but we want to help you make the best choice, so we asked y’all where to find the best pizza and here are all of your pie hard pizza favorites.


Il Focolare Pizzeria, 2150 Sumter St.

Pizza from @ilfocolarepizzeria transcends reality in terms of greatness. – @nanabysally

Main Street Public House, 1556 Main St.

Villa Tronco, 1213 Blanding St.

Devine District 

Arabesque on Devine, 2930 Devine St.

Il Giorgione Pizzeria and Wine Bar, 2406 Devine St.

Za’s on Devine, 2930 Devine St.

“Za’s on Devine is excellent. Great GF pizza Great apps and drinks too AND @jonrooksmusic plays there at least once month” – @dr_losby

Five Points

Nicky’s Pizzeria, 2123 Greene St.

“Owners are great. They came from Yonkers NY. They know how to make a Pizza” – @irishgal4761

Stoner’s Pizza Joint, 1216 Washington St.

Village Idiot Pizza, 2009 Devine St.

Forest Acres

Il Bucato, 1615 N. Beltline Blvd.

“The white pie is amazing!” – Jacqueline Harper Marshall

Pizza Joint, 3246 Forest Dr.

Schiano’s, 4839 Forest Dr.

“a taste of the Big Apple in ColaTown” – Peter S.

Tazza Kitchen, 4840 Forest Dr., #20

Village Idiot Pizza, 4517 Forest Dr

Garner’s Ferry Area

Mod Pizza, 141 Pelham Dr.

“love the unlimited toppings for one price and that it’s prepared in a brick oven…awesome crust…the garlic rub is a MUST” – @maikeseymour

La Brasca’s Pizza, 4365 Fort Jackson Blvd.

Pizza Palace, 1314 Leesburg Rd., # T

UofSC Campus Area

1801 Grill, 700 Lincoln St.

Thirsty Fellow Pizzeria and Pub, 621 Gadsden St


Blaze Pizza, 275 Park Terrace Dr. #100

Bellacino’s Pizza and Grinders, 1085 Lake Murray Blvd., Irmo

Brooklyn Express Pizza, 7949 Broad River Rd., Irmo

Papa Gio’s, 7210 Broad River Rd. Q, Irmo 

Tonella’s Pizza Kitchen, 1349 Dutch Fork Rd., Irmo

The Villa, 1704 Bush River Rd.


Bellacino’s Pizza and Grinders, 5339 Sunset Blvd Hwy, Lexington 

Bellis House of Pizza, 100 Old Cherokee Rd., Lexington 

Buck’s Pizza, 1856 B, S Lake Dr, Lexington

Clara & Ray’s Ristorante Italiano, Palmetto Plaza 5140 Sunset Blvd., Suites E &, F, Lexington

“If it’s not Clara & Ray’s Ristorante Italiano then I don’t want it” – Whitney

Knead Pizza, 104 Scarborough Dr., Suite B, Lexington 

Mod Pizza, 5318 Sunset Blvd., Suite E, Lexington 

New York City Pizza & Pasta Factory, 4350 Augusta Rd., Lexington

The best pizza, that closely matches Upstate NY pizza (which is the BEST). Nothing touches it. – Shane D.

Nicky’s Pizzeria, 102 E Main St., Lexington 

“The best pizza in cola period!” – Jillian P.

Pizza Kovachi, 905 N Lake Dr., Lexington

Papa Gio’s, 1965 Augusta Hwy, Lexington

Northeast Columbia

Blaze Pizza, 471 Town Center Pl.

Mod Pizza, 10296 Two Notch Rd., #4

Pontiac House of Pizza, 10531 Two Notch Rd. #9305, Elgin 

Schiano’s, 10120 Two Notch Rd.

Very’s Great Philly Food, 6729 Two Notch Rd., #J

Upper Crust Wood Fired Pizza, 1004, 843 Polo Rd., #4


Dano’s Pizza, 3008 Rosewood Dr.

“Danos is my definition of go-to pizza” – Rob L.

Hunter-Gatherer Brewery & Taproom, 1402 Jim Hamilton Blvd

Village Idiot Pizza, 612 Whaley St., Suite A 

The Vista

Brooklyn Express Pizza, 701 Gervais St., Suite 110

Mellow Mushroom, 1009 Gervais St.

Old Chicago, 802 Gervais St., Suite 100

West Columbia/Cayce 

Bricks and Stones Pizza Company, 3234 Augusta Rd Suite 30, West Columbia

DeLucca’s Italian Grill, 1720 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia 

Grecian Gardens, 2312 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia 

Nicky’s Pizzeria, 1082 Sunset Blvd., # A, West Columbia 

Terra, 100 State St., West Columbia

Gluten Free Crust 

1801 Grill, 700 Lincoln St., #200

Hunter-Gatherer Brewery & Taproom, 1402 Jim Hamilton Blvd.

Il Bucato, 1615 N Beltline Blvd.

Mellow Mushroom, 1009 Gervais St.

Mod Pizza, 10296 Two Notch Rd., #4

Upper Crust Wood Fired Pizza, 1004, 843 Polo Rd., #4 

@uppercrustonpolo has the best gluten free pizza! I love the Brussels sprout pizza with cauliflower crust! – @brush0718

Za’s on Devine, 2930 Devine St.

Mobile Food 

Lil House of Pizza, Traveling food truck

The Wolf Pizza Co, Traveling food truck