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Best Pizza Shops In McKinney, Texas

Explore some of the city's top pizzerias

Discovering the best pizza in McKinney, Texas is a delightful journey through a variety of flavors and traditions. From family-owned gems like Jim’s Pizza and Barro’s Pizza, where the legacy of Jim Connolly’s and Grandma Angelina’s recipes shine through every slice, to the authentic Neapolitan perfection of Cavalli Pizza Napoletana, McKinney offers a rich tapestry of pizza experiences. 

Join us as we explore McKinney’s top pizzerias, each offering a slice of culinary excellence sure to satisfy every pizza lover’s palate.

Barro’s Pizza

2730 S. Central Expressway, McKinney 

Barro’s, a family-owned pizzeria, traces its roots to a secret family recipe dating back to early 20th-century Italy. Grandma Angelina Barro began crafting pizza and pasta, and after settling in various U.S. locations, including Chicago and Southern California, the family eventually established roots in Mesa, Arizona. Throughout their journey, the family recipe remained unchanged. The Barro’s special features pepperoni, ham, mushroom, onion and green pepper atop a stocky crust that's flaky on the outside and soft and fluffy inside. The pizza is complemented by a tangy-sweet sauce with a spicy kick on the finish.

Cavalli Pizza Napoletana

6851 Virginia Parkway, McKinney 

Cavalli Pizza Napoletana bills itself to be Dallas-Fort Worth’s most authentic Neapolitan pizza. With flour from Caputo Mill in Italy, San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala from Italy and a wood-fired brick oven reaching 900 degrees, Cavalli creates legendary Naples-style pizzas. The capricciosa, featuring mozzarella, mushrooms, artichokes, kalamata olives, basil and ham is a local favorite.

Pizza Twist

6720 Alma Road, #400, Suite 13, McKinney 

Pizza Twist, a franchise with over 50 locations, is set to revolutionize your pizza experience. Known for its Indian-fusion pizzas, the menu features unique options like paneer tikka masala pizza and assorted tandoori flavors. The achari chicken pizza, with achari curry, cheese, jalapeño, garlic chicken and cilantro, delivers a bold explosion of flavors that challenge traditional pizza norms. Imagine if the Neapolitans had discovered curry — Pizza Twist embodies that imaginative fusion.

Cadillac Pizza Pub

112 S. Kentucky Street, McKinney

Cadillac Pizza Pub combines the charm of a neighborhood bar with top live music from genres reflecting Memphis, Austin and New Orleans. Located just a block from the historic downtown square, it’s a favorite for families, friends and coworkers. Enjoy New York-style pizza made with fresh, Texas-grown ingredients and a special menu for kids. Cadillac Pizza Pub has won Best Pub and Best Music in McKinney (2012-2013) and Best Pizza in McKinney since 2012 and was a runner-up in the Dallas News' Best Pizza contest in 2013.

Mellow Mushroom

218 E Louisiana St, McKinney

This restaurant is a local favorite for Stonebridge, Eldorado and nearby residents. Known for its delicious dough, premium ingredients and unique flavors. Beyond pizza, they offer munchies, greens, calzones and burgers, with many gluten-free and vegan options available. Guests can enjoy 47 draft beers and handcrafted cocktails. Mellow Mushroom provides curated catering options for groups to satisfy everyone's cravings.

Durkin’s Pizza

8930 Hwy 121 Ste 594, McKinney

Whether you're hosting a kids' party, football night, family gathering, or a romantic date night, Durkin’s has mouthwatering pizzas for every occasion. Their menu features classics like four cheese and bold options like barbecue chicken pizza, all made with fresh dough and premium toppings. Durkin’s also caters to dietary preferences with gluten-free and low-carb crust options. Beyond pizza, they serve delicious wings and a selection of beverages in a rock & roll atmosphere, making it a must-visit spot for pizza lovers.

Jim’s Pizza

2107 W El dorado Pkwy suite #110, McKinney

Founded in 1969 by Jim Connolly, McKinney's first pizza restaurant quickly became a community staple. Known for affordable large pizzas and a beloved all-you-can-eat buffet, Jim’s Pizza crafts food fresh daily, maintaining the original 1969 pizza dough recipe for a thin, lightly crispy crust. Over the decades, Jim's Pizza has employed over 500 McKinney residents, many of whom fondly recall their first jobs there. 

New York Pizza & Pints II

4900 Eldorado Pkwy, Mckinney

At New York Pizza & Pints, the secret to a perfect pizza lies in its crust and sauce, meticulously crafted with talent, imagination and premium ingredients. Guests can complement their hot pizza with a cold craft beer from a diverse selection on tap. For those who want to take their favorite brew home, New York Pizza & Pints offers growlers-to-go, ensuring enjoyment anywhere. 

Sali's Italian

6710 Virginia Pkwy, McKinney

Established in 1984, the Sali's Family has dedicated itself to offering quality ingredients paired with warm, friendly service. Visit with friends and family for an exceptional dining experience at our new location in the picturesque Adriatica area of McKinney, Texas.

Italian Garden

500 N Custer Rd, Mckinney

In the summer of 2006, Chef Benny founded Italian Garden, quickly becoming a local leader in fine, home-cooked Italian dining. His passion for creating eclectic yet authentic Italian dishes flourished, using only the freshest ingredients. In the spring of 2010, Benny expanded Italian Garden to reach more diners. Today, Italian Garden of McKinney remains committed to offering the finest scratch-made foods with passion and creativity. 

A Roma Italian Kitchen

3520 W University Dr, McKinney

Discover your new favorite at A Roma Italian Kitchen, a local favorite known for its authentic flavors and inviting atmosphere. Beyond pizza, enjoy a variety of dishes including pasta, salads, calzones, and sandwiches, all crafted to satisfy diverse tastes. Don’t miss the New York-tyle cheese pizza and add mozzarella sticks for extra indulgence. 

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