The art of the perfect pizza has seen a blossoming of regional styles and tastes, with as many differences in crust thickness, tomato sauce volume and consistency as there are new ingredients to top off the pie.
And so in no particular order, here’s our top 7 pizza picks in the Pembroke Pines area; we’re confident you will find your new favorite right here.
Shoppes of SilverLakes, 18381 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines
If it’s New York-style pizza you’re after, you can’t get much closer than Coley’s with its faithful recipes of large hand-tossed thin crusts. It has a generous but not heaping amount of tomato sauce and sublime cheeses, which is perfect if you want to fold it in half for easier eating, naturally. Customers swear by great service and a cheerful atmosphere.
Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza
11037 Pines Blvd 3430, Pembroke Pines
What sets Anthony’s pizzas are its signature charred-crust pies with its unique patch-burn crust. It’s truly “well-done pizza” as only this pizzeria serves, along with a mouth-watering menu that includes oven-roasted chicken wings, and roast beef sandwiches.
Dough Boys Pizza
292 NW 172nd Ave, Hollywood, FL 33029
A crust that’s baked neither too thin nor too thick, especially for its unbeatable Margherita pizza, is what keeps them coming back to Dough Boys. That and its amazing spread – from their garlic rolls with molten mozzarella to Chicken Caesar Salad to baked ziti and calzone – makes this a neighborhood favorite.
John the Baker
Stirling Town Center, 2116 N Flamingo Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
John the Baker is an actual person who happens to bake the best mushroom pizza in these parts. He’s also formed close personal ties with residents who can’t seem to get enough of his unmatched Italian subs and “awesome” lasagna.
Amici’s Ristorante& Pizzeria
Village Square, 1629 N Hiatus Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Amici’s claim to fame is that it simply makes the “best sauce” and puts it on its wonderful pizzas as well as on what has been described as an amazing Eggplant Parmesan sandwich. It also has a smaller and more intimate vibe.
Jersey Johns Pizzeria
Pembroke Pines Shopping Plaza 10460 Taft St, Pembroke Pines, FL
This pizzeria’s specialty is in delivery, and there’s certainly a huge swarm of customers who keep its phone ringing off the hook. The house specialty is its Pepperoni pizza and wings.
Santino’s Pizza and Pasta
Shoppes of SilverLakes, 18267 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33029
This is where to get thin, delicious pizzas and enjoy them in a wholesome and cozy family atmosphere. The subs are good here too, and if you still have room you must try their “traditional” Stromboli.