Visitors to northern California are often shocked by the number of pizza joints in the area. Whether your perfect pie is born from a Chicago deep dish, served up by the slice New York style, delivered to your door, or best eaten at the parlor, you won't have to look far around here to please your pizza palate.
Following are the 10 restaurants that were voted the region's best by News10 viewers on Facebook, along with an accompanying viewer comment describing why no other pizzeria can top their favorite pie:
10. Linda's Pizzeria - Citrus Heights, CA -
Megan Essex: "Linda's Pizza in Citrus Heights has the best pizza around, especially their New Spinach Pizza! It has Seasoned Spinach, Fresh Tomato, Four Cheeses and did I mention it a deep dish pizza? Yummy Yum Yum!!!"
9. Eric's New York Style Pizza - Stockton, CA -
Veronica Damer: "Eric's pizza in Stockton. It is the best because the dough is made from scratch and hand tossed. The sauce is just right.""
8. Jura's Pizza Parlor - Turlock, CA -
Lisa-Ryan Haynes: "Juras in Turlock is the best! We live in Riverbank and drive to Turlock just for there pizza!"
7. Fat Mike's Pizza - Elk Grove, CA -
Jessie Eting: "Little did I know, there was amazing pizza in my own backyard. Fat Mike's in Elk Grove is hands down the best pizza around."
6. Dante's Pizza & Café - North Stockton , CA -
Jenn Ellis Garcia: "Just drove to Stockton from Elk Grove for Pizza at Dante's..whoo hoo"
5. Old Town Pizza - Auburn, CA -
Nichole Taylor: "Old Town Pizza is by far the best pizza I've had in the greater Sacramento area! It's so flavorful and they don't skimp on any topping! The people who work there are so nice, friendly & just plain awesome!"
4. Zelda's Gourmet Pizza - Midtown Sacramento, CA -
Tim Taylor: "Zelda's on 21st street downtown. The Spinoccoli is the best pie ever."
3. Roma II Pizzeria - Sacramento, CA -
Carol Barbour: "Roma's on Folsom Boulevard. ONCE YOU HAVE EATEN THERE, YOU WILL NOT EAT ANYWHERE ELSE! The cannaloni and lasagna is awesome also. We have been eating there for years and I feel like family there as no one ever quits and they are always friendly and busy and wonderful. I never write reviews, but this one is a must!"
2. Roma's Pizzeria - Sacramento, CA -
Cristal Elvira: "ROMAS on Franklin Blvd in South Sac. There pizza is authentic Italian, hand made and done to perfection."
1. Luigi's Pizza Parlor - Sacramento, CA -
Joseph Barnett: "Luigis on Stockton Blvd. Best service, real New York Feel. "