Top 10 Pizza Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

By staff • September 12, 2016
Grab a pie while you're in Myrtle Beach. Here are some of the best pizza restaurants at the beach.
Grab a pie while you're in Myrtle Beach. Here are some of the best pizza restaurants at the beach.

Pizza, like beauty, is in the eye (or taste buds) of the beholder. Whether you prefer thin and crispy New York-style pies or thick and cheesy Chicago pizza (or anything in between), Myrtle Beach has you covered. Here are the top 10 pizza parlors in the area:

Amici's Brick Oven Bistro

This Broadway at the Beach pizzeria brings the flame-kissed flavor of brick-oven pizza to the masses, and the response has forced Amici's to open a second location, Little Amici's, just across Lake Broadway. Amiciís has mastered the art of wood-stove pizza, which uses a thin crust with a crispy crunch. The toppings are just icing on the cake.

Benito's Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta

Enjoy hot, fresh, brick-oven style pizza from Benito's Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta in North Myrtle Beach. This family-friendly eatery crafts pizzas to suit the tastebuds of any diner, ranging from the Benitos Meat Lovers' Pizza to the Fra Diavolo pie (pizza sauce, hot peppers, shrimp, and mozzerella. Sure, you can choose from the variety of specialty pizzas, but you can also opt to Creat Your Own Pizza by choosing from an array of tasty toppings.

Capriccio Restaurant & Pizzeria

Located just down the road from Broadway at the Beach, Capriccio Restaurant & Pizzeria boasts tasty Italian cuisine ranging from antipastos to entrees, and, of course, hand-tossed pizza! Choose from one of Capriccio’s gourmet pizzas such as the Capriccio Special (sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, grilled chicken, and garlic), the Chicken Marsala Pizza (bite size chicken pieces marinated in marsala wine sauce with baby mushrooms), and more. Of course, you can also order your own customized pizza by choosing the size you want, as well as a variety of toppings.

Ginos Real New York Pizza

Boasting multiple locations along the Grand Strand, Ginos Real New York Pizza has gained quite a fan base for their top quality pizza over the years. This pizzeria is known for true New York style pizza that is available with a variety of toppings. Along with their regular thin-crust pizza, the Sicilian pizza is quite popular here. Other menu items include appetizers, salads, hot subs, calzones, stromboli, and pasta.

Kings Famous Pizza

Kings Famous Pizza in North Myrtle Beach has been a favorite pizza spot among locals and vacationers for several decades. In addition to serving amazing calzones, strombolis, pasta, and more, Kings Famous Pizza serves delectable cheese pizzas which you can order plain, or with toppings. Other selections here include Gluten Free Pizza, Hawaiian Pizza, Vegetarian Pizza, Meat Lovers Pizza, White Pizza, Zorba's Greek Favorite Pizza (Feta cheese, sliced black olivs, tomatoes, olive oik, oregano, with garlic & spinach) and more!

New York Pizza

Big Apple transplants feel like they've returned home when they visit this counter-style Italian deli with the New York attitude to match. Serving the thin crust that defines New York pizza, this place also allows guests to order by the slice - another New York tradition. Get it delivered, to go or dine in for the full New York pizzeria experience.

Mellow Mushroom

This hippie-theme pizzeria serves a surprisingly crispy whole-wheat crust with a long list of toppings. Try the house specialty pies, such as the Kozmik Karma, the Magical Mystery Tour or the Mighty Meaty. The Double-M also serves excellent pasta dishes, appetizers and salads, and it offers a wide selection of beers from around the world.

Michael's Pizza

This locally owned and operated pizzeria is an establishment in downtown Myrtle Beach. Serving authentic Italian dishes like spaghetti and meatballs and chicken alfredo, Michael's is best known for its New York-style pies. Hand-tossed and smothered with marinara sauce, mozzerella cheese and quality toppings has kept this place busy for more than 20 years.

Toffino's Italian Cafe

This Market Common deli makes a mean pie that keeps pizza-lovers coming back for more. The authentic New York pie makes it a popular place among snowbirds who go to get a true taste of home. Toffino's also doubles as a bakery, serving fresh-baked breads and Boar's Head meats and cheeses on its deli sandwiches. Soups and salads are also popular sellers.

Ultimate California Pizza

This local chain is known for its wide selection of unique toppings, including filet mignon, shrimp, pulled pork, coconut, and goat cheese. There are several stores on the Strand that offer in-house dining and delivery. The UCP Game Zone on Restaurant Row features a video arcade for the kids, a sports bar for the adults, and great pie for everyone.