A lot goes into choosing a pizza — even beyond the question of toppings. But whether you go for takeout or sit-down, thick crust or thin, sauced or bare, you want something delicious — particularly on National Pizza Day, Feb. 9.
Fortunately, Santa Ana boasts a number of quality pizza shops to satisfy your craving for a slice or a pie.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such outlets, using both Yelp data and our own blend of spices to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture — or to call — on National Pizza Day.
1. Pronto Pizza
Topping the list is Pronto Pizza. Located at 1734 W. First St. in Central City, it's the highest-rated pizza spot in Santa Ana, boasting four stars out of 57 reviews on Yelp.
2. Giovanni's Pizza
Next up is Memorial Park's Giovanni's Pizza, at 1526 S. Flower St. With four stars out of 42 reviews on Yelp, the pizza spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Pizza Trio
Madison Park's Pizza Trio, at 1473 S. Main St., is another top choice. Yelpers give the spot to score pizza and chicken wings 4.5 stars out of 51 reviews.
4. Buccaneer Pizza
Buccaneer Pizza, an Italian spot, is another go-to, with four stars out of 467 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2757 N. Grand Ave. to see for yourself.
5. Bari Pasta & Pizza
Last but not least is Lyon Street's Bari Pasta & Pizza, which has earned four stars out of 353 reviews on Yelp. You can find the pasta and Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, at 1640 E. First St., Suite A.