October 1, 2015 |

2015 Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias List

By Pizza Today


Below is a ranking of America’s largest independent pizza operations (based on sales) in the U.S. Read more on our new No. 1 — Pitfire Artisan Pizza. Go inside the Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list statistics, visit: 2015 Hot 100 Independents: By the Numbers

For more on Pizza Today’s pizza industry lists, visit: Rankings of America’s Top Pizza Companies and Independent Pizzerias.

 15 Rating Restaurant Name 14 Rating Owner – Manager Location # units Gross Sales
1 Pitfire Artisan Pizza 2 Paul Hibler Venice, CA 9 $26,000,000
2 Marion’s Piazza 1 Roger S. Glass Dayton, OH 9 $20,043,476
3 Woodstock’s Pizza 3 Jeff Ambrose San Diego, CA 8 $17,400,000
4 Pies & Pints 13 Rob Lindeman / Kim Shingledecker / David Bailey Fayetteville, WV 8 $14,850,000
5 Pizza Cottage 4 Kevin Gorham Lancaster, OH 6 $14,550,000
6 Venezia’s NY Style Pizzeria 14 Domenick Montanile Tempe, AZ 5 $14,500,000
7 Farrelli’s Wood Fired Pizza 7 Jacquelyn Farrell Tacoma, WA 7 $13,900,000
8 Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria 6 Joe Fugere Seattle, WA 5 $12,729,058
9 Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza 8 Greg Atkin Albuquerque, NM 8 $12,360,000
10 Flyers Pizza & Subs 10 The Ulrey Family Dublin, OH 7 $11,750,000
11 Frankie, Johnnie & Luigi, Too! 9 John V. D’Ambrosio Sunnyvale, CA 4 $11,500,000
12 Vazzy’s Brick Oven 17 Johnny Vazzano Bridgeport, CT 6 $11,000,000
13 Boombozz Craft Pizza & Taphouse 16 Tony Palombino Louisville, KY 7 $10,980,000
14 URBN Restaurant Jon Mangini San Diego, CA 5 $10,500,000
15 Metro Pizza 11 John Arena / Sam Facchini Las Vegas, NV 5 $10,000,000
16 Cane Rosso 29 Jay Jerrier Dallas, TX 5 $9,768,730
17 Blue Moon Pizza 22 Kelvin & Mandy Slater Atlanta, GA 5 $8,300,000
18 Cristy’s Pizza 18 Jason D Biggs / Chris L. Hammack Lancaster, OH 8 $8,200,000
19 La Nova Pizzeria 21 Joseph A. Todaro, Sr. Buffalo, NY 2 $8,000,000
20 Shakespeare’s Pizza 23 Jay and Nancy Lewis Columbia, OH 3 $8,000,000
21 Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company 26 Mike Rangel / Leigh Lewis / Doug Riley Asheville, NC 2 $7,691,562
22 Andolini’s Pizzeria 37 Mike Bausch / Jim Bausch / John Davey Tulsa, OK 4 $7,550,000
23 Sizzle Pie 36 Mikey McKennedy / Matt Jacobson Portland, OR 4 $7,500,000
24 Pizza Plus 25 Daniel L. Blake Sparks, NV 4 $7,463,968
25 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza 35 Chris Lombardi Red Bank, NJ 3 $7,000,000
26 The Original Gino’s 27 Chuck Kreutz Toledo, OH 7 $7,000,000
27 Piece Restaurant 24 Bill Jacobs Chicago, IL 1 $6,802,747
28 Fat Jack’s Pizza 30 David S. Boyles Lima, OH 3 $6,600,000
29 Melo’s Pizza & Pasta 31 Guy, Erica Piccolo / Louie Senor / Aldo Senor Livermore, CA 3 $6,500,000
30 Mario’s Pizza 32 Joe, Eddy & Sal Burgarello Albuquerque, NM 4 $6,500,000
31 Chicago Connection  — Tom Kealey / Joy Kealey Boise, ID 8 $6,200,000
32 The Original Giuseppi’s Pizza & Pasta 39 Jim Loniero Hilton Head, SC 2 $6,100,000
33 Panino’s Pizzeria Luigi Rago / Leonardo Rago / Bruno Brunetti Chicago, IL 3 $6,000,000
34 Shield’s Pizza 34 Paul Andoni / Peter Andoni Troy, MI 3 $6,000,000
35 Sal & Mookie’s New York Style Pizza & Ice Cream 82 Dan Blumenthal / Jeff Good Jackson, MS 2 $5,900,000
36 Lui Lui Restaurant 38 Eric Roberts Nashua, NH 2 $5,650,000
37 Cosmo’s Pizza 41 Ryan Shorter Boulder, CO 4 $5,500,000
38 Village Pizzeria 58 David Spatafore Coronado, CA 2 $5,315,184
39 Steel City Pizza Company 46 Mark Gray / Adam Carb / Tony Arcuri Mount Pleasant, SC 2 $5,200,000
40 Tomato Pie Pizza Joint 47 Garrett Policastro / Freddy Suarez Los Angeles, CA 3 $5,200,000
41 Milton’s Pizza & Pasta 45 Jeff & Lindy Janik Raleigh, NC 2 $5,130,321
42 The Upper Crust Pizzeria 42 Shawn Shenefield / Ben Deb Concord, MA 6 $5,100,000
43 Kaleidoscope Pizzeria & Pub 48 Jake Allmaras / Kristi Haavig / Ben Allmaras Medford, OR 1 $5,055,000
44 Papa Pete’s Pizza 50 Keli Coscia Longview, WA 4 $5,048,939
45 Pizza Shuttle 40 Mark Gold / Louis Siecinski Milwaukee, WI 1 $5,000,000
46 Mac’s Pizza Pub Mac Ryan Cincinnati, OH 3 $5,000,000
47 Georgio’s Chicago Pizzeria & Pub 76 Brian Coli Crystal Lake, IL 2 $4,895,000
48 Ron’s Original Bar & Grille Ron Inverso Exton, PA 1 $4,893,228
49 Partners II Pizza 53 Jim & Marilyn Royal Peachtree City, GA 4 $4,810,000
50 Pizzeria Lola/Hello Pizza 51 Ann Kim Minneapolis, MN 2 $4,800,000
51 d’Bronx 49 Don Foringer Overland Park, KS 4 $4,784,000
52 Mother Bear’s Pizza 52 Ray McConn Bloomington, IN 1 $4,557,000
53 Marco’s Coal Fired Pizza 54 Mark Dym Denver, CO 2 $4,489,467
54 The Original Graziano’s Pizza Restaurant 63 Lee Turriciano Upland, CA 3 $4,300,000
55 Pasquale’s Pizzeria 60 Steve Eicheldinger Wilmerding, PA 7 $4,300,000
56 Poppa Rollos Pizza Roland, Justin Duty Waco, TX 2 $4,200,000
57 Luigi’s Restaurant Mickey Ciriello/ Tony Ciriello / Marie Keith Akron, OH 1 $4,100,000
58 Red Rose Pizzeria 64 Antonio Caputo Springfield, MA 1 $4,100,000
59 Rhombus Guys 56 Matt Winjum, Arron Hendricks Grand Forks, ND 2 $4,000,271
60 Figlio Wood Fired Pizza 55 Peter Danis Columbus, OH 3 $4,000,000
61 Spicy Pie 59 Todd Berning Minot, ND 6 $4,000,000
62 Goodfellas Pizzeria 89 Eric Boggs / Alex Coats Lexington, KY 4 $3,900,000
63 Adornetto’s Pizzeria 61 Adrian Adornetto Zanesville, OH 3 $3,800,000
64 Flying Pie Pizzeria Ty DuPuis Portland, OR 4 $3,793,375
65 Pizza X 57 Jeff Mease Bloomington, IN 5 $3,716,134
66 Mad Mushroom 71 Dave Sommers / Steve Hart West Lafayette, IN 4 $3,600,000
67 Fong’s Pizza 95 Gwen Page Des Moines, IA 2 $3,562,356
68 575 Pizzeria Brian Kelleher Amarillo, TX 2 $3,427,686
69 Master Pizza 78 Michael P. LaMarca Chagrin Falls, OH 6 $3,425,000
70 Rafferty’s Pizza 62 Mike Brusseau / Mark Loschko Baxter, MN 4 $3,300,000
71 FiAMMA! Daniel Bothman / Kenneth Bothman Bellingham, WA 2 $3,289,641
72 Baker’s Pizza Sports Shack 79 Breck Baker / Connie Smith Bucyrus, OH 1 $3,287,559
73 Bullwinkle’s Pizza 68 Mitch Falk Juneau, AK 2 $3,250,000
74 The Couch Tomato Cafe 70 Craig Mosmen Philadelphia, PA 2 $3,250,000
75 Fargo’s Pizza Company Barry L. Manis Colorado Springs, CO 1 $3,220,000
76 Giovanni’s Pizzeria Rosario & Dana Zito Albuquerque, NM 1 $3,200,000
77 Roppolos Pizzeria 91 Mark Hill / Paula Hill Austin, TX 2 $3,200,000
78 Old Town Pizza 80 Reese Browning Auburn, CA 2 $3,193,557
79 Brick Oven Restaurant 66 Stan Adams Austin, TX 2 $3,000,000
80 Pizzeria Pezzo 75 Keri Bougie / Brittany Barth White Bear Lake, MN 1 $2,958,450
81 Slyce Pizza Bar 90 Jack Bennett / Ken Gillespie Indian Rocks Beach, FL 1 $2,930,000
82 Piezzetta Harry Ilardo Towson, MD 1 $2,900,000
83 Lilly’s Pizza Jon Garrison Raleigh, NC 2 $2,883,717
84 Stone Canyon Pizza 84 Kevin Heaton Parksville, MO 2 $2,850,000
85 Ciao! Wood-fired Pizza & Pasta 94 Mark Campagnolo Ithaca, NY 1 $2,830,000
86 Slice Pizza & Brewhouse 77 Jason, Jeff & Chris Bajalieh Birmingham, AL 1 $2,800,000
87 Pizza Rita 86 Brian & June Dickmann Spokane, WA 4 $2,800,000
88 Gusto Pizza Co. Josh Holderness / Tony Lemmo / Joe McConville Des Moines, IA 3 $2,750,000
89 Old Shawnee Pizza William Walker Shawnee, KS 2 $2,700,000
90 Famulari’s Pizzeria Justin Famulari / Jason Famulari / Josh Boissonnault / Brandon Jensen North Charleston, SC 4 $2,621,392
91 Mozzi’s Pizza 87 Mark Lee Greenfield, IN 5 $2,600,000
92 Spacca Napoli 92 Jonathan Goldsmith Chicago, IL 1 $2,575,119
93 Barry’s Pizza & Italian Diner 93 Barry Childers Houston, TX 1 $2,561,175
94 Sweet Tomatoes Pizza 88 Hedy Jarras Newton, MA 5 $2,533,826
95 B&J’s Pizza and Brewpub 99 Christopher R Baker Corpus Christi, TX 2 $2,493,083
96 J. J. Dolan’s 100 J.J. Niebuhr / Danny Dolan Honolulu, HI 1 $2,448,000
97 Lillian’s Pizza Chance Walsh Pensacola, FL 1 $2,410,000
98 Rome’s Pizza 96 Gus Nassar San Antonio, TX 3 $2,300,050
99 Bricks Pizza Bill Brandt Chicago, IL 2 $2,200,000
100 Lucifers Pizza Adam Borich Los Angeles, CA 2 $2,100,000

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