Where To Grab a Slice in Salem, MA
Salem is well known for the infamous Witchcraft Trials of 1692, its maritime history, and as the birthplace of the National Guard. Salem is more than a destination rich in history, but is also a city that embraces people from all walks of life and a wide array of cuisine from every continent.
While yes, you can find Columbian, Greek, Chinese, Portuguese, and every type of eatery known to man in Salem, sometimes you just want a slice of pizza… cheesy, warm, and covered with your favorite toppings.
Here are some fantastic places to curb your craving for pizza after a day of sightseeing around our beautiful city.
Flying Saucer Pizza Company
Voted the Best Pizza of the North Shore in 2022 and 2021, the Flying Saucer Pizza Company’s mission is to “abduct traditional pizza and take over Salem with a quirky and delicious pizza experience.”
Choose from their house-made NY-style or gluten-free dough in sizes small or large and then prepare to be wowed by the enormous variety of pizza options. As self-proclaimed nerds of iconic shows such as Doctor Who, Star Trek, and Star Wars, you’ll find the decor to be what they like to call “nerd”vana. In staying with that theme their slogan is “Live Long and Pizza!”
Flying Saucer Pizza Company offers a wide selection of specialty pizzas named after pop culture references including Marvel heroes like the Nick Fury, and Phil Coulson.. You may also want to try the Pickle Rick, Taco Cat, Mars Attacks, Space Invaders, Hogs of Steel, or one of their many other pizza options. Be ready to be amazed.
Londis of Salem
If you are a pizza connoisseur, Londis of Salem is the place for you!
Located at 7 Trader’s Way in Salem, Londis has a wide assortment of pizzas too. Some of our favorites include the Mediterranean Pizza with spinach, tomato, feta Cheese, and tomato sauce; the Margarita Pizza with fresh pesto, sauce, fresh Mozzarella, tomato, and basil; the Mexican Pizza with its cheesy sauce, hamburger, tomato, onions, olives, and of course Jalapenos; the Mac & Cheese Pizza, N.Y. Style Pizza, and Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza.
Check out their comprehensive menu here.
Engine House Pizza
Located at 71 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA, the Engine House Pizza has a long and rich history. Since 1978, the Engine House has served Salem and its residents and visitors quality meals including some of the best pizza around!
The patriarch of this family-owned business was a Revere Fire Department Captain and always told his family to work hard and find ways to serve the community with honor and pride. He even brought a few of his favorite firehouse recipes to share with the business.
Specializing in handcrafted artisan pizza and Italian shared plates this local eatery focuses on high-quality ingredients, culinary technique, and personable service. To say that Bambolina has a passion for pizza may be understating it. Their roots in pizza-making artistry come from Naples, Italy spanning over 200 years ago!
The rustic, hand-stretched Neopolitan-style pizza is simply amazing and like stepping back into the old country. Each 11-inch pizza features a charred soft raised outer crust and a host of toppings for whatever you are craving.
Try the Rosso with crushed tomatoes, shaved garlic, oregano, and sea salt; the Proscuitto with crushed tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, Balsamic reduction, arugula, and prosciutto san Daniel; or the Melanzane with pesto, spinach, eggplant, fresh mozzarella, tomato, pecorino, and herbed ricotta.
After a long day sightseeing in Salem, you deserve a slice meant for a king. Check out many of Salem’s finest eateries and feast to your culinary delight.