Top pizza choices in Charlotte 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, Charlotte 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. Inizio Pizza Napoletana

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Topping the list is Inizio Pizza Napoletana, which has two locations open in Charlotte. Located at 10620 Providence Road, Suite A, the Italian spot, which offers pizza and gelato, is the highest rated pizza spot in Charlotte, boasting 4.5 stars out of 360 reviews on Yelp.

2. Zablong Peculiar Pizza

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Next up is Uptown Charlotte's Zablong Peculiar Pizza, situated at 137 Brevard Court. With 4.5 stars out of 219 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score pizza has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Omaggio Pizzeria

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Myers Park's Omaggio Pizzeria, located at 1055 Metropolitan Ave., Suite #130, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, 4.5 stars out of 207 reviews.

4. Due Amici Pizza

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Due Amici Pizza, a spot to score pizza and more in Highland Creek, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 167 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5346 Prosperity Church Road to see for yourself.

5. Inizio Pizza Napoletana

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Over in Sedgefield, check out Inizio Pizza Napoletana, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 151 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score pizza and more at 2230 Park Road, Suite #101. There is also a second location open in Charlotte.