The Best Pizza In Florida Is A 2-Hour Drive From Tampa
It’s hard to be picky about pizza. I mean, where can you go wrong? But only one place has been named the best pizzeria in Florida, and it’s about a 2-hour drive from Tampa. Keep reading to find out who has the best pizza in the Sunshine State.
When a lot of people think of the best cities to get a great pizza, they immediately think of places like New York or Chicago. But since Tampa is a melting pot of cuisine options, you’re likely to find the exact kind of crust you’re craving. From thin crust to deep dish, Detroit style or Neapolitan style, there’s a spot in Tampa for that.
There’s a lot that goes into making the perfect pizza. Anybody can make a tasty sauce and order the finest ingredients. But the most important part is the crust. To get that nice crispy crust, it’s important to let the dough set and rise for at least 24 hours. All the best pizzerias treat their dough with care.
So who has the best pizza in Florida?
According to The Taste of Home, the best pizza spot in Florida is located in Gainesville. A small restaurant called Satchel’s Pizza takes the crown. They’ve been in business since 2003 and have a 4.5 rating on Yelp. A lot of reviews rave about their deep dish crust (with cheese baked into it), homemade sodas and colas, and calzones. The atmosphere of the place is also a selling point for a lot of people. With quirky art, stained glass windows and you can even eat your pizza in a van, under a plane, or in a greenhouse.
Would you make the drive to try the best ‘za in Florida? We know people who have driven over an hour for a good slice. If we ever make it to Gainesville, we’ll let you know what we think of Satchel’s. Let us know your favorite pizza spot on social media!