Craving a Slice? Must-Visit Pizza Spots in Central Oregon

pizza topped with arugula and sliced cherry tomatoes
Grace and Hammer | Eat Drink Media

Deep dish, Neopolitan, Detroit-style, gluten-free—where to start? Whether you’re in the mood for a classic margherita or a more unconventional flavor combination, there’s no denying the comfort and satisfaction that a great slice of pizza can bring. However, with so many pizzerias and restaurants offering their own unique take on this delicious dish, it can be overwhelming to decide where to go. We’ve done the research for you and compiled a list of 11 places for some of the best pizza in Bend and Central Oregon. These spots are a must-try for any pizza lover! Get ready to indulge in some of the best pizza in Bend, Oregon and beyond.

Abe Capanna’s – Crosscut Warming Hut No. 5

For delicious and authentic Detroit pan pizzas, visit one of Abe Capanna’s two Central Oregon locations. Known for its thick and rectangular shape, Abe Cabanna’s chewy crust is light and airy on the inside. Detroit pan pizza is baked in a rectangular steel pan, creating a caramelized crust on the bottom. Then, its toppings are layered in reverse order, with the cheese on the bottom and the sauce on top.

Detroit style pizza from a square pan sits in a pizza box lined with newspaper
Detroit pan pizza a la Abe Capanna’s. | Eat Drink Media

Abe Capanna’s family-run business team takes pride in its craft and offers excellent customer service. Stop by Crosscut – Warming Hut No. 5 in Bend or the Backline Lounge in Redmond’s High Desert Music Hall to try Abe Capanna’s Detroit pan pizza. At Crosscut, you can pair it with one of the 36 rotating taps and get $1 off drafts every Tuesday. In Redmond, Abe Capanna’s pizza is served seven days a week.

Deschutes Junction

This family-owned pizza parlor and tap house is conveniently located across the street from Riverhouse Hotel in Bend. Here, they offer original crust and pan pizzas with various toppings and combinations. Plus, they offer delicious gluten-free options (available only in 10” pan sizes). Go for the 3rd Street Combo for a classic combination, or enjoy a classic Margherita in their family-friendly dining room.

Regardless of the pie you choose, a meal at Deschutes Junction isn’t complete without an order of their classic and boneless chicken wings. Deschutes Junction is also available for takeout and delivery.

Grace and Hammer

Grace and Hammer in Redmond is a must-visit spot for anyone looking for delicious and creative pizzas. This restaurant offers a unique twist on traditional pizza toppings. Their popular ‘Propriety” pizza features Grace and Hammer’s Béchamel sauce, fresh mozzarella, goat feta, and mushrooms, and is finished with baby arugula, sea salt and pepper, and extra virgin olive oil.

Pizza with mushrooms and arugula sits in a pan with a pizza slicer wedged beneath a slice
Grace & Hammer’s popular Propreity pizza. | Eat Drink Media

Here, pizzas are wood-fired to perfection. In addition to their pizza offerings, Grace and Hammer has an exceptional selection of craft beer, cider, and craft cocktails. Moreover, this pizzeria is housed in an iconic and historical old church building near Downtown Redmond. Whether you’re a local or just passing through Redmond, Grace and Hammer is worth visiting for its unique pizzas and location.

Pisano’s

It’s all about the wood-fired flavors at this Tumalo pizza place. Using the freshest local ingredients, Pisano’s artisan pizza is crafted by hand—the Italian way. It’s baked in a wood-fired Italian Pompeii oven, fueled by a combination of oak, apple, cherry, and peach woods.

Pizza with thick bubbly crust and mozzarella and pepperoni sits on a plate lined with red and white checkered paper
Pisano’s Diavola pizza is a customer (and food writer!) favorite. | Eat Drink Media

Pisano’s offers a variety of pizza rosso and pizza bianca. Moreso, they even offer vegan options. Try the Moscow Mule vegan pie with double tomato sauce, kalamata olives, peppadews, bell peppers, arugula, and balsamic reduction. Find them just off Hwy 20 in Tumalo in the Tumalo Junction. It’s a great place to enjoy a local beer or cider with your pizza and salad.

Stone Pine Pizza – Wild Ride Brewing Prineville

Located at Wild Ride Brewing in Prineville, Stone Pine Pizza offers a variety of New York-style thin-crust pizza. Their menu includes classic options, specialty combinations, and build-your-own. Regardless of your pizza preference, there is something for everyone to enjoy. First, the dough is proofed for 48 hours, creating a memorable flavor.

Combination pizza with one slice missing from the pizza pan at one of the best pizza in Bend locations
Hearty combination pizza from Stone Pine Pizza pairs exceptionally with the beers from Wild Ride Brewing. | Eat Drink Media

From vegetarian to gluten-free options, Stone Pine Pizza offers a diverse menu that’s sure to please any palate. More adventurous eaters will love the Chicken Bacon Ranch, an alfredo-baed pizza with grilled chicken breast, bacon, and mozzarella cheese blend, topped with red onions and feta cheese. Finally, it’s drizzled with their house ranch.

Rush’s Squares – On Tap

For Sicilian square pizza, Rush’s Squares is the place to go. This popular Bend food cart is acclaimed for its thick and crunchy crust, creative toppings, and gooey cheese. Located at On Tap, Rush’s Squares is ideal for a casual night out with friends or family. Their menu features a variety of “recommendations,” but don’t expect to make any modifications; if you want a custom pizza, try their “build your own” option.

Square Sicilian style pizza is topped with pepperoni and placed in a basket lined with black and white checkered paper
You can’t go wrong with Rush’s Squares classic pepperoni. | Eat Drink Media

If you’re in Tumalo, try their sister cart, Pine Marten Pizza, for wood-fired Neopolitan pizzas. Or, check out Swig & Stone, their pizza catering and mobile beer truck. You can also find Swig & Stone at various Central Oregon locations for occasional pizza pop-ups.

Hand picks up a sliced of Margherita pizza from a box
Neopolitan-style pizza from Pine Marten Pizza at The Bite in Tumalo. | Eat Drink Media

Jackson’s Corner

For some of the best pizza in Bend, Oregon, don’t skip a visit to Jackson’s Corner. Their Old Bend location features a wood-fired pizza oven for their thin-crusted pizzas made with naturally-leavened dough. Additionally, Jackson’s Corner features hyper-local ingredients, earning itself a spot on the High Desert Food Trail.

Pizza is covered with jalapenos and honey
Don’t skip out on the Honey Pie pizza at Jackson’s Corner. | Eat Drink Media

Now, these are no ordinary pies. Of course, you can get yourself a classic cheese or pepperoni. However, we recommend opting for something a bit more adventurous. For example, their Honey Pie topped with Well Rooted Farms pork fennel sausage, mascarpone, marinara, local honey, and jalapeños.

Old Towne Pizza

An “old town classic,” Old Towne Pizza delivers a hearty, nostalgic pizza by the slice or pie. Their hand-thrown crust is made fresh daily, ready to be topped with some classic combination toppings. From the Stromboli to the Chicken Alfredo, Old Towne Pizza isn’t messing around when it comes to taste and satisfaction.

Classic combination pizza on a plate on a red and white checkered table cloth
Combo #1 is one of the most popular picks at Old Towne Pizza in Bend. | Eat Drink Media

Old Towne Pizza offers gluten-free crusts, calzones, hot subs, and a traditional salad bar in addition to serving some of the best pizza in Bend. Find them on Greenwood on the outskirts of Downtown Bend.

Pizza Mondo

A true staple of the Central Oregon community, Pizza Mondo has been delivering consistently good pizza for over 25 years. In fact, they’ve been awared the best pizza in Bend, Oregon by The Source for 25 years in a row. The Downtown pizzeria has a simple theory; “by zealously adhering to this basic formula, Pizza Mondo has not only survived, it has thrived.”

Open everyday, get your slice or pie in-house, for takeout, or via delivery. Enjoy their popular daily lunch special—a slice, salad, and soda—for just $8. Refuel during happy hour or apres ski with their After the Mountain special—two slices and bottomless soda—for $8. And, you can upgrade to a pint of beer for an additional $2.

Pacific Pizza and Brew

Another popular hub for the best pizza in Bend, Oregon, Pacific Pizza and Brew has been slanging pies since the summer of 2013. Its lively vibe and family-friendly atmosphere makes Pacific Pizza and Brew a great option for a weekend lunch or casual weeknight dinner. Plus, they make some of the best homemade Ranch, West of the Mississippi! Their Margherita is loaded with fresh mozzarella, roma tomatoes, roasted garlic, and finished with arugula. Pair any of their pies with one of their amazing craft cocktails, like the melon mojito, white sangria, or Pacific margarita.

Classic margherita pizza is covered in fresh arugula
Not your average Margherita pizza! | Pacific Pizza & Brew

P!ZZA – Midtown Yacht Club

Get ready for some seriously amazing brick oven pizza. P!ZZA, also known as Chasin Pizza (sister cart to TOTS!), is a staple at Bend’s Midtown Yacht Club. And, if you love a good beet salad with your brick oven pizza (like we do), start with their Beets by a Salad—fire roasted beets, greens, charred sweet onions, goat cheese, hazelnuts, orange and fresh herb vinaigrette, and a finish of flakey salt. Then, grub on one of their custom pies, like The Reign Man—Carolina Gold BBQ sauce, slow braised pork shoulder, red onion, pickled jalapeño, shedded mozzarella, and drizzle of hot honey. Keep an eye out for their brunch specials, when you can “put an egg on it.”

Brick oven pizza with three eggs and chopped parsley
We love a good “put an egg on it” pizza. | @chasinpizza

The Best Pizza in Bend, Oregon

We can’t possibly list every amazing pizzeria in Bend and Central Oregon. However, this list is a great place to start! From deep dish to brick oven, you’re sure to find some of the best pizza in Bend at one or more of these spots. Be sure to check each Instagram page for updates on hours, closures, menu changes, and events.