• Pittsburgh's Best Pizza Winners 2010

    By: Jessica Fera


    PITTSBURGH,None - When it comes to food, there's one thing Pittsburghers always seem to have an opinion on; where to find the best pizza.

    WPXI viewers submitted more than 8,000 votes for their favorite of our 15 finalists. The winners have been chosen and were presented an award plaque on Friday, August 6.


    1st Place: Frank's Pizzeria, Ambridge

    2nd Place: Doughboy's Pizza, McKees Rocks

    3rd Place: Mamma Lucia's, Northway Mall

    WPXI.com viewers nominated 15 finalists and on July 21 a taste-test was held at the WPXI Studios.


    Donte's Pizzeria Ranked #1 By Judges Brownsville Road

    Mamma Lucia's Ranked #2 By Judges Northway Mall

    Doughboy's Pizza Ranked #3 By Judges McKees Rocks

    Aiello's Pizza Ranked #4 By Judges Squirrel Hill

    The Upper Crust Ranked #5 By Judges, Ranked #1 In "Specialty" Category (Buffalo Chicken Pizza) Fox Chapel

    Fratello's Pizzeria Ranked #2 In "Specialty" Category (Signature BBQ) McMurray, Pa.

    River City Pizza Ranked #3 In "Specialty" Category (Chicken, Bacon, Ranch) Lower Burrell, Pa.

    3 Rivers 6 Pack Delmont, Pa.

    Frank's Pizzeria Ambridge

    Mineo's Squirrel Hill

    P&M Pizza Arnold, Pa.

    Sir Pizza Ross Township

    TMV Brothers Verona

    Vincent's Pizza Park Ardmore Boulevard

    Giovanni's Pizza & Pasta ***Please note: Giovanni's did not show up for the taste-testing and was disqualified.*** West Liberty Avenue, Dormont

    Please note: Both Fiori's Pizza and Beto's Pizza were nominated but declined to participate in the contest.


    1. The Top 15 pizza restaurants were first determined by the number of valid nominations received and second, by the willingness of the pizza restaurant to participate. WPXI.com received more than 800 nominations for more than 150 pizza shops over the past few weeks.

    2. The nomination process closed Monday, July 12.

    3. A taste test took place at the Channel 11 Studios July 21. Each finalist delivered a plain, cheese pizza for the contest. A specialty pizza was also accepted but was judged in a separate contest.

    4. Voting opened to the public Thursday, July 22 at noon on WPXI.com and closed Thursday, July 29 at 5 p.m.

    5. Award plaques were given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners as determined by the public vote. Award certificates were given to the remaining finalists.

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