National Pizza Day: Top choices in San Antonio 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, San Antonio 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. Embers Wood Fire Grill & Bar

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Topping the list is Embers Wood Fire Grill & Bar. Located at 9818 I-10 West, the bar and traditional American spot, which offers pizza and more, is the highest rated pizza spot in San Antonio, boasting 4.5 stars out of 530 reviews on Yelp.

2. Dough Pizzeria Napoletana

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Next up is Dough Pizzeria Napoletana, situated at 6989 Blanco Road. With four stars out of 1,394 reviews on Yelp, the wine bar and Italian spot, serving pizza and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Capos Pizza

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Capos Pizza, located at 8522 Broadway, Suite 105, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian spot, which offers pizza and sandwiches, 4.5 stars out of 377 reviews.

4. Maar's Pizza & More

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Maar's Pizza & More, a spot to score pizza and more, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 290 Yelp reviews. Head over to 14218 Nacogdoches Road to see for yourself.

5. Southtown Pizzeria

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Over in Lavaca, check out Southtown Pizzeria, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 263 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, at 728 S. Presa St.