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CW Readers Recommend Their Favorite Cabarrus County Pizzerias


Pizza is a universal comfort food, loved by people of all ages and backgrounds, and Cabarrus County is a pizza lover’s paradise! Whether you’re craving a classic New York slice, a gourmet creation, or a traditional Italian pie, we have it all. According to YOU, the readers of CW, we’ve compiled a list of your recommended pizza joints in the area. We also visited 3 of the spots that received the most recommendations and “delivered” gift cards on us to our readers! Let’s dive in!

Giovanni’s Pizza & Pasta: A Slice of New York in Cabarrus

📍559 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, 704-788-8808
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Giovanni's Pizza

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Giovanni’s takes the top spot on our list, and it’s no surprise considering the numerous awards it has received, including the prestigious “Best Pizza” title from Best of Greater Cabarrus multiple times. Giovanni’s has been delighting customers with their hand-tossed pies for years.

  • Mike R., an ex-Long Islander, attests to the authenticity of Giovanni’s New York-style pizza, stating, “Their pizza is NY style and cooked to perfection. Eating a slice every time brings back great memories.

The Corner Crust: Traditional New York Style with a Twist

📍 250 Oak Avenue, Kannapolis, NC 28081, 704-934-9908
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The Corner Crust pizza

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Known for serving the biggest slices in Cabarrus County, The Corner Crust offers traditional New York-style pizza with a generous helping of toppings.

  • Jennifer C. expressed her love for The Corner Crust, stating “Amazing pizza by the slice or whole pie! The Bianca is my favorite; however, they have amazing choices like chicken bacon ranch! Also, their cheese pizza is amazing if you’re looking for something simple. Best pizza in town!

Rosario’s Pizza: Almost Two Decades of Pizza Excellence

📍 5303 Poplar Tent Rd Unit 130, Concord, NC 28027, 704-795-7199
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Rosario's Pizza

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Rosario’s Pizza has been a local favorite for over 19 years, consistently delivering delicious, high-quality pizza. Offering a wide variety of toppings, available both by the slice and as whole pies, this establishment has become a local favorite.

  • According to Darrin W., “Pizza is always delicious. Get it by the slice or a whole pie. They have a lot of variety that is always readily available by the slice.

Pizza Twist: Craving Variety? Look No Further

📍 3050 Derita Rd #40, Concord North Carolina 28027, 980-777-1700
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Pizza Twist

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Pizza Twist is a paradise for pizza lovers seeking variety. True to its name, Pizza Twist takes pizza to new heights with its innovative creations. With over 30 craveable toppings to choose from, it’s a place where you can craft your perfect pizza.

  • Tayna B. praises the establishment, remarking, “Awesome pizza. Tons of variety, different pizzas you can’t get anywhere else! Awesome owners.

Nonna’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant: Where Everyone Finds Something to Love

📍 4995 Weddington Rd, Concord, Concord, NC 28027, 704-786-5811
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Nonna's pizza

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Nonna’s boasts an amazing chef-driven menu with something for everyone. At Nonna’s, patrons are not just customers; they’re family. Known for its warm hospitality and mouth-watering dishes, this beloved eatery has won the hearts of locals and visitors alike.

  • Katie B. expresses her admiration, saying, “Amazing food, wonderful staff and the owner makes you feel like family!

Brooklyn’s Pizzeria & After Hours: A One-Stop-Shop for Italian Comfort Food

📍 3481 U.S. 601, Concord, NC 28025, 704-788-4743
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Brooklyn's Pizzeria

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Brooklyn’s Pizzeria & After Hours has been serving the Concord area since 2000, earning a reputation for its NY style hand-tossed thin-crust pizza, hot grinders, and pasta dishes.

  • Kirby B. highlights the establishment’s charm, stating, “The pizza is delicious plus they have lots of other offerings and we love to go and watch a basketball game there (they have wall to wall TVs). The owners are very personable and friendly.”

Benny DaCorsa’s: Speedy Slices and Outdoor Seating

📍 30 Church St S., Concord, NC 28025, 704-787-9415
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Benny DaCorsa's

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Benny DaCorsa’s, inspired by the Italian word for racing, pays homage to the racing culture of Cabarrus County. Offering fast slices and ample outdoor seating, this pizzeria is a must-visit for racing enthusiasts and pizza lovers alike.

  • Elesha E. describes the experience, saying, “Piping hot, crispy thin crust. Tasty, creative toppings updated monthly. Slice as big as your head. Check. It. Out!

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For those still on the quest for the perfect slice, there are plenty of other notable pizza places to explore in Cabarrus County. In Kannapolis, check out Flying Buffalo. Meanwhile, Concord boasts a variety of options, including; Afton Pub & Pizza, Amici’s Pizza Sports Bar and Grill, Antonio’s Pizza, Basilico Italiano, Christo’s Family Restaurant, Garafolas, Pizza Loft at Gianni’s, Isabela’s Pizza, Livy’s Neapolitan Pizzeria and Hawthorne’s which was previously featured in Cabarrus Weekly.

Whether you’re a fan of classic pies or gourmet creations, Cabarrus County has a pizza joint to satisfy every craving. So, grab a slice (or a whole pie), savor the moment, and embark on a pizza adventure where the options are as diverse as the community itself.

Cabarrus Weekly Delivers!

To reward our readers who took the time to send us their favorites and why… we randomly chose three winners from the most recommended pizza places and delivered a FREE pizza gift card on us!!! We appreciate Abby and Jamie meeting our winners at their favorite spots!

Cabarrus Weekly Head Blogger, Jamie Richardson and Charolyn Linderberger, co-owner of Giovanni’s Pizza & Pasta, presented Mike R. with a pizza gift card for his recommendation.


The Corner Crust pizza winner

Cabarrus Weekly Head Blogger, Jamie Richardson and Hector Zumaeta, owner of The Corner Crust, presented Jennifer C. with a pizza gift card for her recommendation.


Rosario's Pizza winner

Cabarrus Weekly Head Blogger, Jamie Richardson and Hector Perez, co-owner of Rosario’s Pizza, presented Darrin W. with a pizza gift card for his recommendation.


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