National Pizza Day: Top choices in Milwaukee for takeout and dining in

A lot goes into choosing a pizza — even beyond the question of toppings. But whether you go for takeout or sit-down, thick crust or thin, sauced or bare, you want something delicious — particularly on National Pizza Day, Feb. 9.

Fortunately, Milwaukee boasts a number of quality pizza shops to satisfy your craving for a slice or a pie.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pizza outlets, using both Yelp data and our own blend of spices to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture — or to call — on National Pizza Day.

1. Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co.

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Topping the list is Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. Located at 2920 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., the cafe, which offers pizza and more, is the highest rated spot of its kind in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 176 reviews on Yelp.

2. Pizzeria Scotty

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Next up is West View's Pizzeria Scotty, situated at 9809 W. Oklahoma Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 156 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score pizza has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Santino's Little Italy

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Santino's Little Italy, located at 352 E. Stewart St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cocktail bar and Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, 4.5 stars out of 136 reviews.

4. Transfer Pizzeria Café

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Transfer Pizzeria Café, an Italian and gluten-free spot that offers pizza and more in Clock Tower Acres, is another go-to, with four stars out of 406 Yelp reviews. Head over to 101 W. Mitchell St. to see for yourself.

5. San Giorgio Pizzeria Napoletana

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Finally, over in Kilbourn Town, check out San Giorgio Pizzeria Napoletana, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 121 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score pizza, desserts and salads at 838 N. Old World Third St.