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Pizzanista!

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PRICE RANGE
$2 - $15
CUISINES
Pizza

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SPECIALS
$2 TUESDAYS
per slice 2
Cheese Slice
per slice 2
Pepperoni Slice
per slice 2
Vegan Cheese Slice
per slice 2
Vegan Pepperoni Slice
2
Miller High Life In a Bottle
WASTED WEDNESDAYS
3 – 7 Pm
Half off All Pitchers of Beer & Bottles of Wine
with food purchase
SPECIAL'NISTA
7.99
2 Slices + a Coca-Cola or Iced Tea
cheese, pepperoni, vegan cheese or vegan pepperoni
COMBO'NISTA
22.99
18″ Pizza + Garlic Knots + 2 Coca-Colas or Iced Teas
cheese, pepperoni, vegan cheese or vegan pepperoni
MACARONI & CHEESE PIZZA
Available on Sundays Only!
4.25
29
Macaroni & Cheese Pizza
Every Sunday, our infamous Mac & Cheese Pizza, regular or vegan. Get it by the slice or whole pie
STARTERS / SIDES
3.25
Garlic Knots*
6
Broccoli Rabe with Garlic + Grana Padano*
8.5
Max Chow's Meaty Balls
homemade meatballs in sauce
7
Macaroni & Cheese Side Order
Available on Sundays Only!
7.5
Vegan Macaroni & Cheese Side Order
Available on Sundays Only!
SALADS
All salads available vegetarian or vegan
Half 5.5
Full 8.5
Arugula
arugula, grana padano, lemon, sea salt & olive oil
Half 6.5
Full 11
Add Anchovies 2
Caesar
chopped romaine, croutons, grana padano, lemon & homemade Caesar dressing
Half 7.5
Full 12
Caprese
fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil & olive oil
Half 5.5
Full 8.5
Mixed Green
mesclun greens, avocado, tomatoes, cucumbers & red wine vinaigrette
Half 8.5
Full 14
Spicy Chopped
romaine, radicchio, cucumbers, garbanzo beans, Kalamata olives, pepperoncini, red onion, ricotta salata, soppressata, tomatoes & red wine vinaigrette
PIZZA BY THE SLICE
Inquire about our weekly slice specials
2.95
Cheese
3.5
Vegan Cheese
3.5
Pepperoni
3.5
White
3.5
Margherita
3.95
Veggie
4.15
Vegan Veggie
4.2
Meat Jesus
4.2
Seitan Meats Jesus
4.1
Spicy Soppressata & Mushroom
18 INCH PIZZAS
Inquire about our weekly pizza specials. Substitute vegan cheese $2.50
19
Cheese
tomato sauce, mozzarella & grana padano
21.5
Vegan Cheese
tomato sauce & Daiya vegan cheese
21.5
Pepperoni
tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano & pepperoni
23
Vegan Pepperoni
tomato sauce, Daiya vegan cheese & vegan pepperoni
21.5
White
mozzarella, ricotta, grana padano & olive oil
21.5
Margherita
tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, grana padano & fresh basil
25
Rise & Shine
tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, bacon, eggs (over easy) & cracked black pepper
25
Goat Cheese & Fresh Spinach
mozzarella, grana padano, goat cheese, Kalamata olives, fresh spinach, & red onions
25
North Shore
tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, La Quercia Speck Americano (apple wood-smoked, dry-cured ham) & pineapple
25
Iron Triangle
tomato sauce, mozzarella, Italian sausage, onions, mushrooms & jalapeños
About
Pizzanista! blends the historic flavor and thin-crust style of New York pizza with California's abundance of fresh produce and small-batch ingredients. Family-owned and operated, Pizzanista! features traditional hand-tossed pizza dough made fresh daily using 200-year old sourdough cultures from Naples, hand-milled marinara sauce made from California tomatoes, innovative pizza toppings and farm-fresh salads. Dine in, take out, delivery, catering and pizza by the slice are available. Dedicated to serving only the highest-quality, fresh ingredients, Pizzanista! strives to use locally-grown produce and humanely-raised meats whenever possible. Creative and irreverent weekly specials are available
PRICE RANGE
$2 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed April 10, 2019

The pizza was pretty basic. The pizza I had was sitting out for awhile and tasted pretty dry. The cheese didn't have much flavor to it, and the roasted veggies fell short. I wouldn't go out of my way to come here but if you...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

This pizza is delicious! Every slice is delicious and the staff here are top notch! The vibe is really fun and there's a cool bar next door to hang out at. Have had really good experiences with everyone there, the wonderful people at the counter,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vita E
Reviewed November 2, 2018

I love the margarita pizza here – huge basil leaves on a good dough. It's best to order a whole pie for sharing. I would also suggest the caesar salad and the chopped salad.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank displaycase
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

I had high hopes for this pizza shop but was super underwhelmed after I left. The pizza was stale and below average, the crotons in my salad were rocks and my friend had to kill a baby cockroach next to her on the booth. Not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank alexwalkuski
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Dont let the area throw you, Dive bar next door and arts warehouse funky, but the best mix of Punks, rockers, skaters, artists,fun families and decent music, with just amazing slices. Get your vegan or Gluten free on or go for a Meat Jesus! We...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank smsdes
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Incredible pizza, authentic skate and punk rock vibe with tons of vegan options. Owned by pro skaters, it was more than we expected. Fresh pizza, big salads, and very cool location in the arts district downtown. Obsessed!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank travelteamtri
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

from a native new Yorker this is the best new york style pizza around. sparse decor but great and service. ask for the manager Patrick for any special requests

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank RandyG728
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Great nyc style pizza and slice place near arts district east of downtown LA. Great staff and fun skater, punk rock decor and vibe. Who wouldn’t want their T-shirt designed after Bad Brains “Banned in DC” album cover. Great for my vegetarian wife. They had...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Mikelemberg
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Pizzanista serves up a nice pie. The crust is on point. I like Meat Jesus. Good vibes from all the staff. Its nice to have a pizza joint like this in town. A must go!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank SteveFawley
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Spending a good deal of the 90's skateboarding, our next visit to Long beach meant checking Pizzanista! run by pro skateboarder Salman Agah was a must. The pizza is great, and you can buy it by the slice, I went with a slice of the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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