Whether you crave pizza that is extra-thick, crispy thin, or cheese-stuffed, everyone deserves a delicious reward after a day on the trails in Colorado. We’ve got the perfect cheesy adventure for every taste with the ultimate pizza road trip. Here’s where to grab the most delicious mountain pies from around the Centennial State.
Note: If you’re consuming alcohol at any one of these destinations, use a designated driver and consume responsibly. Alcohol consumption is only allowed in Colorado for those 21 and over.
1. Colorado Springs
Bring your appetite for supersized slices of cheesy goodness at Fat Sully’s. This new pizzeria serves up the biggest New York-style pizzas you’ve probably ever seen. Order by the slice or go big with a 26-inch house pie. Whichever you choose, this spot is perfect for powering up for your next big adventure. You’ll also find a couple other Fat Sully’s locations around the state if you can’t visit the Colorado Springs location. Slice 420 is another great pick for authentic New York-style pizza.
Explore a mountain of toppings from Hops & Pies. Get creative with a wild range of unusual pizza toppings including banana peppers, house-smoked tofu, dollops of mashed potatoes, imported white anchovy, and many more. Craft beers can also be enjoyed on tap at this cozy pizzeria. Blue Pan Pizza West Highlands and Ian’s Pizza are two other great options for adventurous pizza eaters in the Denver area.
3. Idaho Springs
Get your “Mountain pie” fix in the beautiful Rocky Mountains at Beau Jo’s Idaho Springs. The menu features a variety of homemade mountain pies piled high with your favorite toppings. Meat lovers will enjoy the “Motherlode” topped with Beau Jo’s pizza sauce, salami, pepperoni, meatballs, bacon, Italian sausage, ham, and mozzarella cheese. Gluten-free and cauliflower pizza doughs are also available upon request. For dessert, dip your pizza crust in honey for a satisfying treat Coloradans love.
Other Beau Jo locations around Colorado can be found in Arvada, Evergreen, Fort Collins, Longmont, and Steamboat Springs.
Take your outdoor adventure grub to the next level at Piante Pizzeria. Nestled in the high-spirited mountain town of Breckenridge, adventure seekers can enjoy a variety of specialty pizzas from timeless classic to wild creations such as the “Angorio” – it features a house-made San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, green bell peppers, onions, Italian sausage, tomatoes, and roasted lemon-drizzled jalapeños.
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Give your taste buds a tasty shock with beautifully charred wood-fire pizzas, stuffed paninis, fresh-tossed salads, homemade desserts, and microbrews at Amicas Pizza in downtown Salida. This local pizzeria serves up fresh and delicious ingredients from all kinds of sauces, meats, veggies, and herbs. Nearby, Moonlight Pizza offers another great option for pizza lovers.
When you’ve got a hankering for a cheesy slice of mouthwatering pizza in Telluride, there’s no better place to get your fix than at Brown Dog Pizza. Pile on the toppings with every veggie, meat, and cheese you can possibly imagine. Along with many styles of pizza including Detroit square, American classic, thin-crust, and Sicilian, you’ll also find a variety of crafty suds on the menu. Grab a slice, kick back, and relax with your fellow adventurers.
Get a slice of cheesy happiness at HomeSlice Pizza. This mountain town pizzeria offers a large selection of gourmet Colorado-style pizzas, small bites, grilled sandwiches, and sweet treats all bursting with flavor. After a long day of exploring, this place hits the spot. There are two locations in Durango, one located at 441 E College drive and the other at 2915 N Main. Nearby pizza options include Fired Up Pizzeria, Father’s Daughter Pizza, and Gianni’s Oven & Grill.
Here’s a map of the full road trip route:
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