Best Places to Get Pizza in Myrtle Beach

Ultimate California Pizza is a fan favorite to get pizza in Myrtle Beach.
Ultimate California Pizza is a fan favorite to get pizza in Myrtle Beach.

Convenient and delicious, pizza is a go-to meal for beach lovers. There’s no shortage of options for great pizza throughout the Myrtle Beach area. From New York style to flavored crusts and innovative topping combinations, pizza options are as diverse as our visitors’ tastes.

We asked fans to name their favorite pizza spots in our inaugural Beachie awards. More than 6,000 votes were cast for Best Pizza in Myrtle Beach. Below are the winners:

Mellow Mushroom Pizza

Mellow Mushroom Pizza 1571 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

A nationwide chain with two locations in the Myrtle Beach area, Mellow Mushroom dishes up unique specialty pies with the highest quality of ingredients. Fan favorites include the Magical Mystery Tour topped with a pesto sauce, button and Portobello mushrooms, feta and mozzarella cheeses, spinach and jalapeños and the Funky Q. Chicken, a BBQ chicken pizza with caramelized onions and bacon finished with a swirl of BBQ sauce. More traditional pizzas are available as well. As an added bonus, Mellow Mushroom serves a nice selection of craft beers.

Ultimate California Pizza

Ultimate California Pizza Multiple Locations - 4860 U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

With multiple locations throughout the Grand Strand, Ultimate California Pizza is a favorite among visitors to the beach. With more than 70 toppings to choose from as well as white or wheat crust, Ultimate California Pizza is all about options. Specialty pizzas include the Big Kahuna topped with tons of meat and veggies and three cheeses; the San Francisco topped with filet, roma tomatoes, peppers and mushrooms; and the Buffalo Chicken hot wing pizza.

Godfather’s Pizza

Godfather’s Pizza 608 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Many beach fans have a sentimental attachment to Godfather’s Pizza, a nationwide chain with dwindling storefronts but a loyal following. The Myrtle Beach location offers dine-in, carryout and a weekday buffet. Specialties include an All-Meat Combo; Bacon Cheeseburger; and Humble Pie (topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, onions, green peppers and Mozzarella.

Gino’s: Real New York Pizza

Gino’s: Real New York Pizza 3521 Belle Terre Blvd., Myrtle Beach , SC 29582

With three locations on the Grand Strand, Gino’s serves up New York-style pizza that even New Yorkers rave about! Sicilian and traditional New York-style thin crust are available as are subs and pasta.


New York Pizza

Located on the north end of Myrtle Beach, New York Pizza offers a slice of the big city at the beach. Specialty pizzas include Meat Lovers, Veggie Lovers, Greek and White Cheese pizzas. Calzone and stromboli are also on the menu.

Mama Mia Pizzeria

Mama Mia Pizzeria 2807 S Ocean Blvd (Multiple Locations), Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Mama Mia is the brainchild of two experienced pizza shop workers who decided to combine their expertise into great pizza for the Grand Strand. According to their website, they got the word out about their tasty pies by giving samples to front-desk clerks and hospitality workers. It worked, and visitors are clearly hooked. Specialties include the Gladiator topped with filet, sauteed mushrooms, green peppers, onions and tomatoes; the Cheesesteak pizza; and the BBQ Magnifico, a tasty BBQ chicken pizza.

Hungry Howie’s Pizza

Hungry Howie’s Pizza 1601 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Famous for their “Highly-Flavored Crust” pizzas, Hungry Howie’s is a nationwide chain with three locations on the Grand Strand. Specialties include Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger; the Howie Maui; and Asian Chicken. Gluten-free pizzas are also available.

Kings Famous Pizza

Kings Famous Pizza 3511 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

In business more than 30 years, Kings Famous Pizza is on the must-eat list for many repeat visitors, serving up several specialties and limitless build-your-own options. Gluten-free pies are available along with pastas, subs, gyros and desserts.

Benitos Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta

Benitos Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta 1598 Hwy. 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Benito’s Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta in North Myrtle Beach serves wood-fired pizzas in a homey setting. Specialties include the Crazy Jamaican Pizza, topped with ham, pineapple, bacon, banana peppers and Jerk seasoning; the Southern Style Pizza with BBQ chicken, sausage and onion; and the Ricotta Pizza with fresh tomato, garlic and basil. Benito’s also serves calzones, strombolis and pasta.

Little Italy

Little Italy 3001 N. Kings Hwy , Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

Chef Luigi brings his tastes of Italy to Myrtle Beach at the Little Italy restaurant. Brick-oven pizza specialties include the Sicilian; Brooklyn Special with sausage, pepperoni, meatball, ham and ground beef; and the Pizza Ala Domenico with chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes and roasted red peppers. Little Italy also serves a nice selection of Italian favorites.


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