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The 14 Best Pizza Places Near Back Bay, Boston

Updated: September 21, 2022

Do you prefer thick crust or thin? Deep dish or tavern-style? Try them all at the best pizza joints in Back Bay. We scrutinized millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites for this list of the best parlors in Back Bay. Spoil yourself with a slice of Neapolitan or California pizza from these places doing this Italian classic best.

Find the perfect Pizza spot

Sonsie

American, $$, Back BayAmerican, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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Dirty Water Dough

Pizza, $, Back BayPizza, $Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Double Zero

Pizza, $$, Back BayPizza, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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Eataly Boston

Italian, $$$, Back BayItalian, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Serafina Back Bay

Italian, $$, Back BayItalian, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Contessa

Italian, $$$$, Back BayItalian, $$$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5
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Viga Italian Eatery & Caterer

Italian, $, Back BayItalian, $Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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California Pizza Kitchen at Prudential

Pizza, $$, Back BayPizza, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

La Pizza & La Pasta at Eataly Boston

Italian, $$, Back BayItalian, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 3.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Coppa Enoteca

Italian, $$, South EndItalian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Picco Pizza & Ice Cream

Pizza, $$, South EndPizza, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Scampo

Italian, $$$, West EndItalian, $$$Boston, West End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Union Park Pizza

Pizza, $, South EndPizza, $Boston, South End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Figs by Todd English

Pizza, $$, Beacon HillPizza, $$Boston, Beacon Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best Pizza in Back Bay. We analyzed 15185 Boston restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Boston restaurant reviews, and 1052 lists and articles – looking closely at what Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, Trip Savvy and Thrillist had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Pizza Restaurants in Boston Area, Trip Savvy - The 7 Best Restaurants in Beacon Hill and Thrillist - The Absolute Best Pizza Spots in Boston. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. The ten options above are the best of Boston Pizza.

Common questions

Dirty Water Dough, Eataly Boston, and Contessa have outdoor seating and pizza in Back Bay.

Dirty Water Dough and Double Zero are the highest-rated vegan pizza places in Back Bay.

Contessa and Sonsie are the highest-rated upscale spots for pizza in Back Bay.

Dirty Water Dough, Eataly Boston, and Serafina Back Bay are the highest-rated spots for pizza delivery in Back Bay.

Dirty Water Dough, Eataly Boston, and Contessa are the highest-rated pizza spots for dinner in Back Bay.

Drink pairing tips for Pizza

  • Manhattan with your cheese pizza

    Manhattan is bitter and sweet and this makes it a great drink to have alongside your pairing_Dish_name. The pairing_drink_ingredients in the drink play nicely with the pairing_Dish_flavour_profile flavours in the food.

  • A great drink pairing for quattro formaggi

    Knowing what to pair with quattro formaggi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cold beverage, particularly a glass of soda. This, sweet, cold beverage balances the cheesy and salty quattro formaggi .

  • A next-level pairing for Shiraz

    Experts suggest pairing a mozzarella, tomato and pepperoni pizza with a glass of Shiraz, a popular red wine.


Fun facts about Pizza

  • The United States's National Pizza with Everything except anchovies day Day

    You better be ready to enjoy National Pizza with Everything except anchovies day Day come November 12 in The United States.

  • An order for 401/2 slices of pizza?

    Are you a fan ofpizza? The current record for eating the most pizza is 40 1/2 slices! Do you love pizza enough to beat this record?

  • A big feat in 1990

    On December 8, 1990, South Africa’s Pizza fans celebrated a new world record by the circular pizza, weighing 26,883 pounds.

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