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Food & Drink

Best Pizza In Charlotte

January 18, 2011 4:26 PM

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Fuel Pizza Cafe is housed in a gas-station structure. (Credit: fuelpizza.com)

Fuel Pizza Cafe is housed in a gas-station structure. (Credit: fuelpizza.com)

Whether it’s the perfect crust, the robust sauce, or the savory cheese and toppings that lure you in, enjoying the best pizza in Charlotte is a culinary adventure your taste buds surely won’t forget. Pizza lovers won’t want to miss these delectable destinations. – Jeff Hawkins
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Fuel Pizza Cafe is housed in a gas-station structure. (Credit: fuelpizza.com)

Fuel Pizza Cafe

1501 Central Ave.
Charlotte, N.C. 28204
(704) 376-3835
www.fuelpizza.com

Certainly one of the most popular pizza stops, Fuel Pizza Cafe, which is housed in a gas-station structure, has earned a large legion of fans and has been compiling a long list of awards for its New York-style pizza and chicken wings. It’s no secret that with the influx of New Yorkers moving to Charlotte over the past decade, Fuel has made the transplants feel more at home. Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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Here's a twist: delightful pizza with an Eastern European atmosphere. (Credit: intermezzopizzeria.com)

Intermezzo Pizzeria & Cafe

1427 E. 10th St.
Charlotte, N.C. 28204
(704) 347-2626
www.intermezzopizzeria.com

Here’s a twist: delightful pizza with an Eastern European atmosphere. A laid-back establishment, the Intermezzo Pizzeria & Cafe has become a date-night favorite. Ethnic Serbian dishes and a wine list highlight the menu. Among the top pizza choices, Capriccioso and Pepe ed Olive are sure hits on the rankings of best pizza in Charlotte. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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Some say Hawthorne's is as close to New York as you get in Charlotte. (Credit: hawthornespizza.com)

Hawthorne’s NY Pizza & Bar

1701 E. 7th St.
Charlotte, N.C. 28204
(704) 358-9339
www.hawthornespizza.com

Honored for their New York-style hand-tossed pizzas, including “Hawthorne’s Pepperoni Sausage Sicilian” and the “Crew Pizza,” the menu also includes pastas, salads, wings and a full bar. Some say it’s as close to New York as you get in Charlotte. Hours: Monday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

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