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Anne Marie’s Pizza
4570 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek; 954.974.5683; annemariespizzeria.com
From ingredients to the takes on pizza, everything this cozy restaurant offers is fresh. Specialty pizzas include the Mexican Pizza, containing onions, black olives, lettuce, tomatoes and a choice of steak or chicken, under a layer of melted cheddar and mozzarella. For an upgrade on any regular pizza, an extra $2 adds a garlic Parmesan crust.
Mama Maria’s Pizza
5463 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek; 954.482.0534; mamamariasnypizza.com
The menu contains a massive list of special pies, such as the Philly Cheese Steak, loaded with beef, mozzarella, mushrooms, onions and green peppers. Also, five family packages fulfill pizza cravings and then some. One includes a large cheese pizza with a sub and a dinner-sized portion of baked ziti.
Pasquale’s Pizza Company
4690 N. State Road 7, Coconut Creek; 954.601.0707; pasqualeandsons.com
This family-owned South Florida favorite offers classic pies (large, medium and Sicilian) with toppings that include hot cherry peppers, spinach, bacon, jalapenos and mushrooms. Wednesday’s special is a large cheese pizza for less than $15.
All Star Pizza & Italian Restaurant
6560 N. State Road 7, Coconut Creek; 954.429.3990; all-star-pizza.com
Along with regular and special options, All Star brings stuffed pizzas to the table, with the toppings baked inside and garlic-olive oil dressing on the crust. One is the Formaggio Stuffed, with broccoli and spinach under melted mozzarella and ricotta.
Amici’s Pizzeria Café
4800 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Suite A-17, Coconut Creek; 954.428.4911; amicispizzeriacafe.com
The exceptional is common at this establishment, which serves 13 distinct delicacies. Among them are the Pizza Rapini—in which pieces of sausage and sautéed rapini (broccoli raab) sit atop a white pizza—and the Upside Down Pie—a blend of tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil and basil on slices of mozzarella.
Bella Roma Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
4301 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek; 954.978.8800; bellaromapizzeriarestaurant.com
One of the offerings at this Creek staple is the House Special Pizza, which is covered with pepperoni, mozzarella, onions, ham, meatballs, green peppers, sausage and mushrooms. There’s also a gluten-free cheese pizza on the menu. Use the Slice app to order for delivery or pickup.
Sette Mezzo Ristorante
6370 N. State Road 7, Coconut Creek; 954.531.6362; settemezzofla.com
This restaurant captures the spirit of Italy with its friendly atmosphere and seven expertly crafted pizzas. The Chef’s Pizza is a white pizza with mozzarella, garlic and extra-virgin olive oil, topped with prosciutto and lemon arugula. Rita’s Potato Pizza includes tomato, pepperoni, mozzarella and scalloped potatoes.
7171 N. State Road 7, Parkland; 754.812.1192; modpizza.com/locations/parkland
With six sauces, seven kinds of cheeses, nine meat toppings, 24 vegetables and nine other dressings, Mod’s customizable pizzas offer numerous possibilities for any diehard pizza fan. There also are 10 specialty pies featuring the best of the above ingredients, such as the Caspian with barbecue sauce, gorgonzola cheese, slices of red onions and barbecue chicken.
Ciao Cucina & Bar
Promenade at Coconut Creek, 4443 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek; 954.601.1234; ciaocucina.com
Thanks to its numerous specials, Ciao makes it convenient to enjoy the flavors of Italy. On Margarita Mondays, get a Margarita pizza—tomato spread, sliced tomatoes and fior di latte (mozzarella made from cow’s milk) cooked on fresh dough—or a Margarita cocktail for $5.
Pie Five Pizza
6221 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs; 754.240.9055; piefivepizza.com/locations/coral-springs
This year, Pie Five introduced a low-carb cauliflower crust to its menu, and it’s there to stay after winning over many hearts and stomachs. It’s one of many options you can consider, along with plentiful toppings. Among specialty pies, the Maui Wowwi is topped with cilantro, pineapple, red onions, bacon and barbecue sauce.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St.; 954.977.6700; seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com/sorrisi
In addition to a wide assortment of Italian dishes, Sorrisi offers six delightful hearth-cooked pizzas. Options include a mushroom pizza, topped with Parmesan cream sauce, roasted garlic and a drizzle of truffle oil, and a prosciutto arugula pizza, with aged provolone and mozzarella.
Sal’s Italian Ristorante
6280 W. Sample Road, Suite 206, Coral Springs; 954.510.7810; salsitalianristorante.com
Sal’s full menu has something for everyone, with regular, Sicilian and gourmet pies and a wide variety of toppings. The California Pizza is a favorite—white pizza topped with basil, mushrooms, garlic, black olives, extra virgin olive oil and diced tomatoes. The restaurant’s website has coupons worth downloading (for deals such as $5 off any large pizza with three or more toppings).