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WhirLocal Salem

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222 Commercial St NE PMB 2303
Salem, Oregon 97301

When you get that tell-tale pizza craving, who do you call? Instead of dialing a chain, consider finding your next pie at one of Salem, Oregon’s local pizzerias. From traditional family recipes to innovative creations, these Salem establishments bring homemade flavors, community spirit, and a personal touch to every slice. Here are a few of the best places to get local pizza in Salem.

Basil & Board

Basil & Board is a delightful Italian pizzeria and wine café in Salem, offering a wide selection of specialty pizzas and other Italian offerings. Known for their commitment to quality and atmosphere, they provide a welcoming environment for dining—along with options for catering and hosting events. They also have a wonderful rooftop dining area, with comfortable seating, firepits, and lawn games. With rotating monthly specials, happy hour deals, and take-and-bake kits, it’s hard to go wrong at Basil & Board.

Straight From New York Pizza

Straight From New York Pizza (SFNY), established in 1986, brings authentic NY-style pizza to three locations in Salem, hand-crafted with the finest ingredients. With traditional recipes and methods sourced “straight form New York,” this locally owned pizzeria offers pizza by the slice or whole pie. The options are endless!

Christo’s Pizzeria & Lounge

Christo’s Pizzeria & Lounge is a premier destination for artisan pizza and Italian eats in Salem. Offering a menu inspired by generations of Italian-American tradition, choose from pizzas, pastas, entrees, wine, and specialty cocktails. On Thursday and Saturday nights, the lounge transforms into an intimate venue—with full table service—for live jazz, funk, blues, and soul performances by renowned artists.

La Lucciola Pizzeria

La Lucciola Pizzeria is an artisan pizzeria located in Fork Forty Food Hall on State Street. They are known for crafting delicious, wood-fired pizzas that blend traditional techniques with fresh, local ingredients. Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite or looking for a new favorite pizza spot, La Lucciola offers a warm welcome and flavors that will keep you coming back.

Walery’s Premium Pizza

Walery’s Premium Pizza, a staple in West Salem since 1986, is the epitome of charm with “old-fashioned pizza at an old-fashioned price.” Open 7 days a week, they also offer specials like a chicken strip lunch and boast a fun-filled game room, making it an ideal place for families and group events.

Geppetto’s Italian Restaurant

Geppetto’s Italian Restaurant, a Salem favorite since 1974, offers an authentic Italian dining experience—including their renowned Chicago Style pizza. As one of the oldest Italian establishments in town, Geppetto’s takes pride in serving housemade dishes crafted from old family recipes. Whether you’re craving thin crust, thick crust, deep dish, or stuffed pizza (along with calzones and strombolis), Geppetto’s promises an authentic taste of Italy.

Padington’s Pizza

Padington’s Pizza has been a family-owned pillar of the Salem community since 1978, known for their inviting pizzerias and high-quality pizza. They have an original North Salem location on Pine Street and a South Salem location on Commercial Street. With lunch-size pizza specials, a rewards program, and discounts for seniors and military members, Padington’s Pizza strives to be a welcoming gathering spot.

Odd Moe’s Pizza

Odd Moe’s Pizza, founded in 1999, has grown from its first location in McMinnville to a total of eight locations across Oregon, thanks to a strong community-oriented philosophy. They emphasize quality and customer satisfaction, contributing to their local communities by sponsoring sports teams, scholarships, and more.

Fiesta Pizza

Fiesta Pizza on Lancaster is celebrated for their great service and flavorful pizzas. Alongside classics like Cheese, Pepperoni, and Hawaiian, don’t pass up on their signature Fiesta, Pastor, or Choriqueso pizzas! Besides their pizza menu, Fiesta Pizza also features tasty sides and unbeatable lunch specials.

Pietro’s Pizza

Ahoy, mateys! Pietro’s Pizza is more than just a pizza parlor—the Salem location is home to Pirate Adventure Mini Golf and Laser Tag! For great all-ages entertainment, games, and kids’ birthday party packages, Pietro’s offers a family-friendly dining experience along with their famous thin-crust pizza—made from fresh ingredients since 1957.

Exploring Salem’s local pizzerias is about more than just a good meal; it’s an opportunity to support the local economy and discover the community’s heart through food. Supporting local spots can offer something that big chains can’t—a personal touch and a taste of something bigger than pizza. Where will you get your next slice?

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