6 New Pizzerias in Detroit to Get You Thinking About the City & it’s Unique Pies – Detroitisit
Did you know Detroit was named the best pizza city in the US, according to Anytime Estimate? If that’s not a reason to celebrate the plethora of independent pizza restaurants this year, we don’t know what is. Locals know most of thei favorite pizza spots in Detroit like Loui’s, Supino, Tomatoes Apizza, Cloverleaf, Pie-Sci, Jolly Pumpkin, and PizzaPlex that helped the city to rise to the top, but we’re here to highlight some new pizzerias in Detroit that will continue to support the city in satisfying America’s tastebuds.
Whether you choose to keep your pizza classic, signature Detroit square style, or straight-up weird, there are enticing options. Detroit is rounded up a list of new pizzerias in Detroit that are shaking things up in the city while bringing its people together.
PIZZA CAT MAX (IN GREEKTOWN)
New pizzerias in Detroit often take after the classic Detroit-style pizza, but why not experiment with some weird pizza? Michigan’s first Pizza Cat is now open at 407 East Fort Street in Detroit’s Greektown. Try their specialty vegetarian Rainbow Road to get acquainted, which consists of pineapple, green pepper, red onion & roasted red pepper, or go straight for the beef and pork options if that’s your jam. For all the hungry animals, click HERE to view their kooky website.
Located at 407 E Fort St Detroit, MI 48226.
DETROIT PIZZA BAR
An abandoned commercial space was redeveloped this past spring. The newness of spring coincides with the new life in the community, including dozens of job opportunities! This project had stability thanks to the funding from the Strategic Neighborhood Fund. Support new pizza bars in Detroit that emphasize local love. The staff and sourced ingredients from local farmers display pride in the city. All of them are Detroit-area residents with 97% of them living within a two-mile radius of the pizzeria. Enjoy the rooftop terrace space while the weather still permits.
Located at 7316 West McNichols Rd. Detroit, MI 48221.
Head over to the eye-catching Henrietta Haus in downtown Hamtramck for an unconventional Hamtramck-style pizza. The swirling scents will invite you in before you even get a hold of the menu. The Penniman, a pizza with a savory peach-based sauce, (named after Little Richard, the Georgia Peach). They also offer coffee, cocktails, beer, wine & more! They’re open from Thurs. 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Fri. 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Sat. 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM, and Sun. 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Keep up with their socials to learn more.
Located at 8609 Joseph Campau St, Hamtramck, MI 48212.
Chef Max Hardy served up the first outpost of a popular Ohio-based restaurant, Jed’s, to Detroit in 2021. The restaurant features a variety of burgers, fried chicken sandwiches, tenders, and wings, in addition to its flatbread menu. Where to start? You could go for the Eastsider with sausage, onions, peppers, and a tomato ranch aioli or a Double Down Flat Bread: sausage, bacon, pepperoni, onions, peppers, basil, garlic, and mozzarella blend. Click HERE to view the rest of their website.
Located at 1648 East Seven Mile, Detroit, MI 48203.
MOTOR CITY BREWING WORKS
One of the best pizzerias in Detroit also happens to be a brewery. The original Midtown brewery-pizzeria combo Motor City Brewing Works still serves some of the best brick oven pies in the city. How about a Honey Boo Boo at the Canfield location in Detroit? It’s Olive oil, 4-cheese blend, goat cheese, oregano, and Michigan honey with a sweet beer to compliment. The brewery offers indoor seating as well as covered and uncovered patio seating both in Midtown and at its newer location on Livernois, the Avenue of Fashion. However, it’s temporarily closed until August 18, 2022. Place an online order HERE. Their new taproom just north of Seven Mile opened last summer, which adds to the cultural resurgence in the neighborhood. Visit their website HERE.
PASTAIO HANDMADE PASTA & PIZZA (ROYAL OAK)
Not exactly in Detroit, but we’re making room for more. Take in the freshness of Pastaio Royal Oak in the former HopCat space in Royal Oak. The restaurant is owned by Florida-based Pasqualle Lamarra and the doors in Royal Oak just opened on August 3rd. Enjoy their featured brick oven pizza and house-made pasta. There’s more than meets the eye! Explore all three of the property’s floors, including a nightclub that occupies the upper two levels. Click HERE to visit their website and stay up to date with this new development.