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Louisville's 5 favorite spots to score pizza, without breaking the bank

Need more pizza in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable pizza sources in Louisville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Old School Ny Pizza

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Topping the list is Old School NY Pizza. Located at 12907 Factory Lane, the Italian spot, which offers pizza and sandwiches, is the highest rated budget-friendly pizza spot in Louisville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 170 reviews on Yelp.

Aside from pizza, Old School NY Pizza offers calzones, pasta, subs, salads and more. Look for specialty pizzas like the Ford/UAWKY Truck Plant Pie which has chicken, bacon, ranch, banana peppers and mozzarella cheese. Or try the potato, bacon and ranch with roasted Garlic Spread, topped with Italian herbs, spices, rosemary, potato, bacon, mozzarella, Romano cheese, cheddar and a drizzle of ranch dressing.

2. Butchertown Pizza Hall

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Butchertown Pizza Hall, located at 1301 Story Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive spot to score pizza and more four stars out of 171 reviews.

Keep a look for the “Fun Guy” pizza, made of roasted garlic butter base, sautéed mixed mushrooms, balsamic onions, mozzarella & goat cheese, fresh thyme, oregano, cracked black pepper and truffle oil drizzle. Or indulge in the “Notorious Pig” pizza which has tomato sauce, whole milk mozzarella, pepperoni, meatballs, bacon, sausage and ham. Chicken wings, garlic knots, subs and salads can also be found on the menu.

3. Pizza Donisi

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Pizza Donisi, a spot to score pizza, salads and chicken wings in Old Louisville, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 130 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1396 S. Second St. to see for yourself.

Choose from a list of pizzas that include the “St. James Formaggio” with a blend of provolone, parmesan, mozzarella, goat cheese and smoked gouda that’s topped with house-made pizza sauce. There’s also the classic pepperoni or house made sausage pizza, topped with house-made pizza sauce, melted mozzarella, slices of pepperoni and fennel sausage. 

4. Pieology Pizzeria

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Check out Pieology Pizzeria, which has earned four stars out of 118 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the vegan and gluten-free spot, which offers pizza and more, by heading over to 2043 S. Hurstbourne Parkway.

At Pieology Pizzeria, create your own pizzas with a choice of various types of pie crusts and sauces offered and add on toppings. Start with an artisan thin crust and three-cheese Alfredo sauce and top it off with fresh basil, artichokes, grape tomatoes, spicy chicken and more. 

5. Fire Oven Pizza

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And then there's Fire Oven Pizza, an Okolona favorite with 4.5 stars out of 31 reviews. Stop by 2801 Packerland Way, Suite 3 to hit up the gluten-free spot, which offers pizza and more, next time you're in the mood for cheap eats.

Grab a signature pizza or create a pizza at Fire Oven Pizza. Or go gluten-free for $9.99. Try the South West Pizza with mozzarella, olive oil, cheese roasted red peppers, cilantro jalapeños, hot pepper and grilled chicken or the Hawaiian pizza which has garlic seasoned crust, mozzarella, ham, bacon and pineapple.

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