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The 9 Best Pizza Places Near University District, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Do you prefer thick crust or thin? Deep dish or tavern-style? Try them all at the best pizza joints in University District. These University District parlors earned their spot hereafter analysis of top review sites, articles, and food blogs. Now all you need to do is decide between a stuffed calzone or classic Margarita pizza from the options below!

Find the perfect Pizza spot

Mamma Melina Ristorante + Pizzeria

Italian, $$, University DistrictItalian, $$Seattle, University District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Calamari in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Pi Vegan Pizzeria

Pizza, $$, University DistrictPizza, $$Seattle, University District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2017
  • Vacation Idea, 2020

    20 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Seattle, WA

    Vacation Idea, 2020

Northlake Tavern & Pizza House

Pizza, $$, University DistrictPizza, $$Seattle, University District
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    7 of the Best Pizza Restaurants in Seattle

    Trip Savvy, 2019

If you travel further

Sebi's Bistro

Eastern European, $$, Portage BayEastern European, $$Seattle, Portage Bay
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cafe Lago

Italian, $$$, MontlakeItalian, $$$Seattle, Montlake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2013

    Best Pasta Dishes at Local Italian Restaurants

    Seattle Magazine, 2013
  • USA Today

    10Best - Seattle Says "Grazie" to its Best Italian Restaurants

    USA Today


Italian, $$, WallingfordItalian, $$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    11 Cheesy Seattle Spots That Prove Pizza Is Really a Brunch Food

    Eater, 2020

Olympic Pizza & Pasta

Italian, $$, RooseveltItalian, $$Seattle, Roosevelt
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Johnny Mo's Pizzeria

Pizza, Portage BayPizzaSeattle, Portage Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Elemental Pizza

Pizza, $$, RavennaPizza, $$Seattle, Ravenna
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    Seattle’s Best Pizza: From Thick Crust to Thin

    SeattleMet, 2019

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Pizza craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We pored over ratings for 10951 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1286 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Vacation Idea, CultureTrip and TripAdvisor had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Vacation Idea - 20 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Seattle, WA, CultureTrip - The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Seattle and TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Pizza

  • Take quattro formaggi to the next level

    Experts often pair quattro formaggi with a glass of soda, a popular cold beverage.

Factoids about Pizza

  • A 26,883 pounds feast

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

  • A speedy eater

    Joey Chestnutate the most pizza in the world by finishing no fewer than 40. Who’s up for breaking this record?

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