10 Best Pizza Joints in the Lake Tahoe Area

A large, hot pizza has got to be one of the best foods you can eat after a long day of hiking or skiing in the Lake Tahoe mountains. There are plenty of pizza places in the Lake Tahoe area that serve thin-crust, gourmet or good old pepperoni. Several of the restaurants deliver to your hotel, or you can dine in cozy comfort with a pitcher of beer or an appetizer at these ten locations around the lake.

In Tahoe City, check out the Front Street Station Pizza Company. You can take your pizza and each by the Truckee River. Scuza Italian Ristorante in South Lake Tahoe has gluten-free crusts and Fireside Pizza at Heavenly in Stateline has a great children's menu.

If you are in Truckee, head to Best Pies & Pizzeria. Their massively large pizzas are sure to fill you up. The Signature Pie with the cherry peppers has an interesting and piquant flavor. For some really friendly pizzerias, head to Mofo's Pizza & Pasta in North Lake Tahoe or Blue Dog Pizza in South Lake Tahoe. If you are at the various ski resorts like Heavenly and Squaw Valley, Fireside Pizza and Base Camp Pizza are available for families craving a pie.



This little pizzeria has prompt service and a friendly staff and the semi-thin crust pizza is health conscious and tasty. Try the whole wheat pizza with Duck Sausage and their homemade sauce or the BBQ Chicken Pizza. Specialty pizzas include the...  Read More

South Lake Tahoe


Primo's Italian Bistro in South Lake Tahoe has been getting great reviews for its authentic Italian food which includes pasta, pizza, soups, salads and classic dishes like Steak Pizzaiola, Saltimboca, Cioppino and Homemade Lasagna. Other items...  Read More



The Lake Tahoe Pizza Company in South Lake Tahoe is located in a cute, alpine-inspired building decorated with interesting antiques. The pizzas are just as eccentric. With names like Gut Buster, the Barnyard Massacre and the Green Giant, you...  Read More



Fireside Pizza at Squaw Valley is perfect for a tasty, satisfying lunch, this casual restaurant at Squaw Valley serves pizzas that are a cut above, courtesy of fresh, unusual toppings and a delicious blend of cheeses. Try the Smoky BBQ Chicken...  Read More



Run by a New Jersey couple, this small place next to the river in Tahoe City serves 100 percent natural, hand-tossed New York style thin crust pizza as take-n'-bake, by the slice or by the pie. The Californian with artichokes and garlic and the...  Read More



This fun pizza restaurant is an affordable alternative to Tahoe's expensive tourist spots and ski resorts. This little place, tucked away in the Christmas Village of Incline Village on the North Shore, has excellent pizza, pasta, salads and...  Read More

South Lake Tahoe


With pie names like Hair of the Dog and Walk the Dog, you gotta love the pizza at Blue Dog Pizza in South Lake Tahoe. This small, local pizza joint offers free online ordering, a $3 Happy Hour and other specials. Their menu items also include...  Read More

South Lake Tahoe


Scusa Italian Ristorante has been serving authentic Italian to the Tahoe are for years. The restaurant has a large selection of appetizers (including the dynamite Lobster Ravioli), salads, fish and pasta dishes and classic regional and coastal...  Read More



The Best Pies & Pizzeria restaurant is located right in downtown Truckee and features massive thin crust pizzas, Italian dishes and a lively atmosphere and affordable prices. Their speciality pies include the Garbage Pie with sausage,...  Read More

South Lake Tahoe


Base Camp Pizza is located in the Heavenly Village and serves up pizza, pasta, soups and appetizers like Crispy Clamari and their popular Garlic Chips which are a thin layer of fresh pizza dough covered in garlic butter, topped with a four...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors...  More About Christina