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Cuisine: European, Italian, Pizza
Price Range: $$
Best Pies pizzeria and restaurant is located in old downtown Truckee and features massive thin-crust pizzas, Italian dishes and a lively atmosphere and affordable prices. Their specialty pies include... Read More
Best Pies pizzeria and restaurant is located in old downtown Truckee and features massive thin-crust pizzas, Italian dishes and a lively atmosphere and affordable prices. Their specialty pies include the Garbage Pie with sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, mushroom, olives, bell peppers, and onions. The Pesto Pie with Sausage and fresh tomatoes and the Filetto Di Pomodoro Pie with sausage and basil celebrate the birthplace of pizza. Each of these pies is around $23 for the thin crust version. You can also order items like their popular Garlic Knots, Cheese Calzone, Chicken Parmigiana and Spinach and Goat Cheese Rolls or Pasta with a side salad. Best Pies has a kid's menu and a full beer list and some excellent signature cocktails.
- Best for Pizza Because: This popular restaurant in Truckee serves giant pizzas and fun cocktails. Try their whiskey flight.
- Best for Italian Because: The Best Pies Signature Pie with the cherry peppers, mushroom, pepperoni, garlic and parsley sauce is awesome.
- Recommended as Best Value Because: During Best Pies' Happy Hour get a slice and a beer for only $5.
- Best for Group Friendly Because: Best Pies has some large tables and booths for groups – and some really large pizzas to share.
- Best for Late Night Because: Best Pies & Pizzeria is full of locals nearly every night of the week.
- Best for Truckee's Best Restaurants Because: These pies are huge! Be sure to order a large pitcher of beer to go with them.