Your guide to the best Dayton-area pizza

If there is one culinary constant in this world, it's pizza. And this city knows how to do pizza right.
Whether you're a fan of thin or thick crust, Brooklyn-style or square-cut, there's no doubt that the Gem City has a pizza place that will fulfill your tastebuds' demands.
Here is our guide to Dayton-area pizza restaurants, with a focus on local establishments.

Local Dayton favorites

  • Beavercreek Pizza DiveA unique list of specialty pies, including the Chicken Cordon Bleu and 215 Cheesesteak pizza, plus calzones, Stromboli, oven-baked sandwiches and "Goodie Baskets." Location: 4021 Dayton Xenia Rd., BeavercreekDelivery: Yes, dine-in and carry-out also offeredHours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 4-9 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.)Info: Website | Facebook | Call 937-431-8669 
  • Cassano's Pizza KingSubs, salads, pastas, calzones, and, of course, pizzas are what you'll find at Cassano's, including the monster-sized 30-inch pizza!Locations: 1200 Brown St #110 (Dayton), 2405 Smithville Road (Dayton), 2814 E 3rd St. (Dayton) and multiple other Dayton-area locationsDelivery: Yes, eat-in and carry-out also availableHours: 10:30 a.m. - 12 a.m. (Mon.-Thur.), 10:30 a.m. - 1 a.m. (Fri. and Sat.), 11 a.m. - 12 a.m. (Sun.) at most locationsInfo:  Website | Facebook
  • Corleone's PizzaSalads, wings, gyros, specialty and regular pizzas, hoagies, pastas, calzones, wedgies are under one roof!Locations: 966 Patterson Rd. (Dayton) and 725 Lyons Rd. (Centerville)Delivery: Yes, carry-out also offered Hours: 4 p.m. - 2 a.m. (Mon.-Thur.), 11 a.m. - 3 a.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. (Sun.) Info: Website

  • Cousin Vinny's Pizza An excellent choice for late-night deliveries, offering wings, specialty and regular pizzas and cinnamon and garlic breads.  Locations: Multiple Dayton-area locationsDelivery: Yes, take-out also offeredHours: 11 a.m. - 3 a.m. (Mon.-Wed.), 11 a.m. - 4 a.m. (Thur.-Sat.), 11 a.m. - 3 a.m. (Sun.) Info: Website | Facebook
  • Dewey's Pizza Choose from 11, 13 or 17-inch versions of Dewey's creatively-named specialty pies, or just create your own. Locations: 131 Jasper St., Dayton and 3600 Rigby Rd., Austin Landing Delivery: No, take out is availableHours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Mon.-Thur.) 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. (Fri. and Sat.), 4 - 10 p.m. (Sun.) Info: Website | Facebook
  • Jet's PizzaBest-known for its 8-corner, golden-brown, deep-dish crust. Locations: 5843 Far Hills Ave (Dayton), 3979 Indian Ripple Rd (Beavercreek), 2418 Esquire Dr (Beavercreek) Delivery: Yes, including online ordering Hours: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Mon.-Thur. and Sun.), 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. (Fri. and Sat.) Info: Website | Facebook 
  • Little York Tavern What this restaurant might lack in delivery radius, it makes for it in serving delicious pizza, with loads of toppings, at friendly prices. Location: 4120 Little York Rd, DaytonDelivery: Yes (Vandalia area only), dine-in and carry-out also available Hours: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. (Mon.-Thur.) 11 a.m. - 12 a.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 12 p.m. - 11 p.m. (Sun.) Info: Website | Facebook | Call 890-6700
  • Marion's Piazza Order one of Marion's plain, single-topping and specialty pizzas in 9 or 13-inch sizes. A variety of sandwiches, salads and pastas also available. Locations: 711 Shroyer Rd (Dayton), 50 E Stroop Rd (Dayton), 3443 N Dixie Dr (Dayton) and six other Dayton-area locations Delivery: No, dine-in and carry-out offered Hours: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. (Mon.-Sat.) and 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. (Sun.)Info: Website | Facebook
  • Milano's Atlantic City SubsThe menu consists of a bevy of options, but the pizzas still leave their mark. Locations: 1834 Brown St. (Dayton), 9572 Springboro Pike (Miami Twp.) and 2260 N. Fairfield Rd. (Beavercreek)Delivery: Yes, carry-out service also offered  Hours: (Mon-Sat) 11 a.m. - 2:30 am, (Sun) 11 a.m. - 12 a.m.Info: Website | Facebook
  • Pizza Factory - Dayton's OriginalA large list of gourmet and traditional pizzas awaits you, along with calzones, subs, sides and salads. Locations: 1101 Wayne Ave, DaytonDelivery: Yes, catering and dine-in also availableHours: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. (Mon-Fri), 3:30 pm - 11 p.m. (Sat), 3:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Sun)Info:  WebsiteFacebook | Call 937-224-4477
  • The Flying PizzaA Dayton pizza mainstay for decades serving up New York-style pies.Locations: Three Dayton-area locations in Beavercreek, Dayton and CentervilleDelivery: Yes, dine-in and carry-out also offeredHours: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. (Mon-Sat), closed Sunday (Beavercreek location), 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Mon-Sat, Dayton location, closed Sunday), 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. (Mon-Sat) noon-7 p.m. (Sun) (Centerville location) Info: Website | Facebook

National chains and franchises

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