October 1, 2016 |

Destinations: Augusta, Georgia

By Denise Greer

A Look at Pizzerias in Augusta, Georgia


Craft & Vine

This sophisticated downtown eatery focuses on sharable, tapas-style small plates and wood-fired pizza, accompanied by charcuterie and cheese, snacks, desserts and a full beverage program. Its pizzas demonstrate an emphasis on flavor pairings. The Titan features a peach purée, speck, basil chiffonade and Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP ($14). There is nothing plain about the pizzeria’s cheese pizza. The Cheese is topped with ricotta, Gruyere, fresh mozzarella, Parmesan and fresh herbs. Small plates include Braised & Fried Rabbit Wings ($13), Fried “Nashville Hot” Oysters ($15), GA Marinated Shrimp & Avocado Toast ($13). The Libations menu features meticulously crafted cocktails, wine, beer and specialty liquors.

1204b Broad St.

The Pizza Joint

The four-unit pizzeria was established in Augusta, Georgia. Each location offers a fun and eclectic space with a full bar. Its East Coast-style pizza is available in slices, 14- and 20-inch. The Chicken Diane is topped with Alfredo sauce, herbs, jerk chicken, Roma tomatoes and spinach. The menu also features a mix of calzones, stromboli, sandwiches and panini. The DeVito Sandwich is packed with ham, pepperoni, banana peppers, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, provolone and oil and vinegar. In addition to breadsticks and garlic knots, The Pizza Joint offers scratch-made dough balls cooked to golden brown, seasoned with Romano and parsley and served with a side of marinara.

Four Georgia and South Carolina locations

Giuseppi’s Pizza and Italian Specialties

The pizzeria is a go-to spot for New York-style pizza and classic Italian dishes. Giuseppi’s serves both thin and thick Sicilian-style pizza. The gourmet pizza menu features the Potato Pizza with a sour cream sauce, potato, mozzarella, cheddar, red onion, tomato, broccoli and bacon. Italian dinners include the Chicken Nicky, a sautéed chicken breast topped with fresh basil, sun-dried tomato, Alfredo sauce and served with penne and tomato sauce. Giuseppi’s offers some of its Italian favorites in combos, like the Brooklyn Bridge with Chicken Parmigiana, Lasagna and Fettucini Alfredo.

3690 Wheeler Rd.

On The Radar

Vinny’s Pizzeria Bar & Grill

Romas Pizza


Yo Pizza