Irvine's 4 favorite spots for inexpensive pizza

MOD Pizza | Photo: Hye Jin L./Yelp

Looking to sample the best pizza around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top budget-friendly pie places in Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list. Read on for a rundown.

1. Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza

Topping the list is a location of the Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza chain. Located at 4255 Campus Drive, A120 in University Town Center, the fast food spot is the most popular cheap pizza spot in Irvine, boasting four stars out of 1,179 reviews on Yelp.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza serves up pizza using "made-from-scratch dough" and "artisanal ingredients," in an assembly line style, according to its Yelp page.

2. Main Street Pizza & Cafe

Next up is the Business District's Main Street Pizza & Cafe, at 2540 Main St. With four stars out of 177 reviews on Yelp, the cafe and breakfast/brunch spot, serving pizza and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option. 

Main Street Pizza & Cafe, which began in a food court, specializes in New York-style pizza, offering both vegetarian and meat-centric pies.

3. MOD Pizza

West Park's location of the popular MOD Pizza chain, at 3965 Alton Parkway, is another top choice. Yelpers give the inexpensive fast food spot, which offers pizza and more, four stars out of 840 reviews.

The Yelp site has lots more information about the business: "MOD Pizza was founded by Seattleites Scott and Ally Svenson," it states in the history section of its Yelp profile. 

The eatery features "individual artisan-style pizzas Made On Demand (MOD) in a fast, friendly and stylish environment," it notes on Yelp. "All pizzas are cooked by hand in an 800-degree display oven and ready in under five minutes, with as many toppings as you like for one low price. You can also create your own salads."

4. Ray's Pizza

Finally, in University Town Center, check out Ray's Pizza, which has earned four stars out of 267 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the Italian spot, which offers pizza and salads, by heading over to 4199 Campus Drive.

The pizza joint offers a variety of popular pies, including the chicken barbecue, the Hawaiian and the spicy meatball.

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