There is something magical about a good pizza and how it can bring together people of all ages. It can be shared among family and friends and adapted in a number of ways. From a simple delivery to a more gourmet touch anyone can find a pizza to love. Here are our top ten Katy pizza powerhouses.
KATY MAGAZINE | JULY 2018
Natalie Cook Clark
1. MALAWI PIZZA
2918 W Grand Pkwy.
FAVORITE PIZZA: Santa Fe
(Southwestern Spiced Chicken, Black Beans, Chilies, Bell Peppers, Red Onions, Chipotle Aioli, Cilantro, & Lime Salsa)
Malawi’s is more than a pizza place. It is a purpose driven mission to bring food to it’s namesake, Malawi. With each meal purchased in their restaurants they donate a nutritious meal to a child in Malawi, Africa. Make sure to order one of their decadent dessert pizzas like the White Chocolate Raspberry confection.
2. THE PIZZA SHOPPE
5815 Franz Rd.
FAVORITE PIZZA: The Tiger Paw
(Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, Green Peppers)
This reader-recommended pizza spot is locally owned and specializes in their homemade sauce with all fresh ingredients.
3. Fuzzy’s Pizza
613 S Mason Rd.
FAVORITE PIZZA: President Bush’s Pizza
(Artichoke Hearts, Pepperoni, Canadian Bacon, Italian Sausage, Green Peppers, Onions, Black Olives, Mushrooms)
This chain really is a favorite pizza spot for the Bush family who has a pizza named President George H. Bush. Fuzzy’s in Katy has been here for over 25 years and continues to wow guests with their dough made fresh daily, fresh ingredients and imported cheeses. All their pizzas are made in an old-fashioned stone oven. They are dine-in, carry-out and delivery and even sell pizza by the slice.
4. MOD PIZZA
6825 S Fry Rd.
FAVORITE PIZZA: The Tristan
(Mozzarella, asiago, roasted red peppers, mushrooms, pesto)
6825 S Fry Rd.
MOD is a first of it’s kind pizza experience where the guest has full power on size, style and toppings. You can choose from over 30 toppings and how many you choose doesn’t affect the price. It truly is a simple menu with endless options. You can order online to skip the line.
5. PIZZA BELLA
1306 Pin Oak Rd.
FAVORITE PIZZA: The Giovanni
(Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, mozzarella, tomato sauce)
Pizza Bella specializes in thin-tossed crust and whole milk mozzarella in addition to their fresh herbs. They are dine-in and take out. Don’t forget to try their homemade desserts
6. RUSSO'S NEW YORK PIZZERIA
20900 Katy Fwy.
FAVORITE PIZZA: Truffle Mushroom
(Cauliflower-Fritti; gluten free primavera; truffle-mushroom)
Opened since 1978 by a true first-generation Italian, Russo’s Pizza has always featured family recipes passed down through the generations. Anthony Russo’s Dad always said, “If you can’t make it fresh, don’t serve it!” In the 90’s Russo opened up his first location in Texas with the plan to bring New York pizza to the Texas market and his success is easy to see.
7. EL CANTON PIZZA
981 S Mason Rd.
FAVORITE PIZZA: Fajita Canton Pizza
(Black Beans, Mozzarella, Mexican sauce, beef fajita, chorizo, jalapeno, white onion, cilantro, queso fresco)
With their bold Mexican flavors and Italian recipes this unique pizzeria is hard to beat. They offer pick-up and delivery.
8. CROWN PIZZA
6191 Hwy Blvd.
FAVORITE PIZZA: The Mamie
(Extra virgin olive oil, chopped garlic, sundried tomatoes, feta cheese, shredded mozzarella, fresh cow's milk mozzarella, artichoke hearts, pine nuts, and fresh spinach)
Family matters to the family operated establishment. Customers rave about the fresh ingredients and don’t forget to let the kids try their unique spin on a “cocktail” that involves cotton candy!
9. ROSA'S PIZZA
510 S Mason Rd.
FAVORITE PIZZA: Classic Pepperoni
(Pepperoni, cheese, tomato)
At Rosa’s guests can enjoy fine Italian cooking in the form of both authentic and contemporary. Don’t forget to try their popular calzones. Pick-up is available.
10. MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company
21784 Katy Fwy.
FAVORITE PIZZA: Chicken Pesto
(Housemade pesto, fresh mozzarella, chicken, ricotta, graph tomatoes, no tomato sauce)
This pizza establishment is a big win with their culinary team dedicated to serving people. They truly want to bring people together. As their mission states, “We wanted a place for people to meet up, sit back and be social without the media…. When shared with a friend, a minute becomes a moment, and that moment becomes a happy memory.”
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