13450 Hwy. 183 N.
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 11am-9:30pm; Fri., 11am-10pm; Sat., noon-10pm
The drive up Research may be tedious, but Reale's is much closer than the East Coast pizzerias that it accurately approximates.
This pizza has some crispness and a little char on the bottom from the oven, but the slices are still flexible with some chewiness. The menu is small: a few signature pizzas such as a Margherita, a Hot Honey, and one with kale, plus weekly specials.
1502 S. First, 512/566-8321
Try this much-loved neighborhood spot's full complement of Mediterranean dishes prepared from family recipes or stick with safe choices – you'll find 25 flavors of wings and an interesting pizza selection.
6619 Airport, 512/419-0110
It's not just about beer, although they are brewing up some of the best pils and IPAs in Central Texas. It's also about the sophisticated pizza. You can't beat the one with Gulf oysters.
1305 W. Oltorf, 512/298-2242