Vote in NASHtoday’s pizza bracket

We want to know: Where is the best pizza in Nashville? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.

A whole pizza with pepperoni placed on a paper plate.

What’s your favorite pizza in Nashville? | Photo by Victor Miyata via Pexels

With the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments just around the corner, we’re joining the fun of bracket competitions with a faceoff of our own with our NASHtoday pizza bracket.

But first, we need your help nominating the places you think should be in the bracket.

Using the nomination form below, submit the local spot that has your favorite slice of pie, and we’ll use your nominations to create a bracket and battle it out in our newsletter and on socials.

A graphic that. says "Pizza Bracket Winner: Five Points Pizza" with a photo of someone holding a slice of pepperoni in front of a black and white mural with the business' logo on it on one side of the graphic.

Drum roll, please.

Graphic by 6AM City

And the bracket winner is… Five Points Pizza, voted best pizza restaurant in Nashville by our readers and social media followers in our NASHtoday pizza bracket.

With locations in both East and West Nashville, Five Points Pizza specializes in New York-style pies. The made-from-scratch daily dough is baked on 2-inch bricks in old school gas-fired deck ovens. Order by the slice, or opt for a 14" or 18" pizza — with vegetarian and vegan options available as well. Visit for happy hour during the weekdays (2-6 p.m.) for any slice and any draft ($8) or a cheese or pepperoni slice paired with a PBR or High Life ($5).

We want to extend a major “thank you” to all of you for participating in our bracket challenge the past few weeks. We’ve had a blast seeing how the votes shook out, and we hope you did too.

A bracket-style graphic of the Top 2 pizza spots in Nashville as nominated by NASHtoday readers, with cutouts of tomatoes and basic in the corners.

Ready to crown the winning pizza, Nashville?

Championship Round

Welcome back to our NASHtoday pizza bracket, where we’re asking you to determine the best pizza restaurant in Nashville.

After our second round of votes, we’re down to two “teams” left:

  • 312 Pizza Company and Five Points Pizza | 312 is all about Chicago deep dish and thin crust pizza, while Five Point’s pies are cut into big, foldable slices

Ready to decide who will become the champion in our bracket? Cast your vote.

A bracket-style graphic of the Top 4 pizza spots in Nashville as nominated by NASHtoday readers, with cutouts of tomatoes and basic in the corners.

Eyes on the pies, Nashville. | Graphic by 6AM City

Graphic by 6AM City

Final four

After our second round of votes, we’re down to four “teams” left:

  • 312 Pizza Company and Tutti Da Gio | 312 brings the Windy City style to Music City, while Tutti’s focuses on authentic Sicilian recipes.
  • Dicey’s Tavern and Five Points Pizza | Made-to-order party cut pizza from Dicey’s or a large NY-style slice? You choose.

Ready to decide who moves on to the final two in our bracket? Cast your vote.

Round 1

Last year, you helped us name the best burger: Bad Luck Burger Club. This year, we asked you to share your favorite pizza in Nashville. Now — thanks to you and the help of a random generator we have the official lineup for our bracket.

A bracket-style graphic of the Top 8 pizza spots in Nashville as nominated by NASHtoday readers, with cutouts of tomatoes and basic in the corners.

Which is your favorite pizza restaurant in Nashville? | Graphic by 6AM City

Who’s in the running

Going head-to-head in the first round are:

  • 312 Pizza Company and Pinky Ring Pizza | 312 specializes in deep dish and thin crust pizza (plus other Chicago-style offerings), while Pinky Ring serves innovative pies like Madison Hot Pickle and Porchetta made with Gifford’s Bacon ends.
  • Hometeam Pizza and Tutti Da Gio | Hometeam is a takeout-only pizza operation out of West Nashville’s Citizen Kitchens. Hermitage’s Tutti Da Gio is known for its award-winning wood-fired pizza.
  • Midnight Oil and Dicey’s Tavern | Midnight Oil’s menu is small but mighty with specialty pies like the Sweet Heat (capicola, jalapenos, and honey drizzle) and build-your-own options. At Dicey’s, party cut pizza is the name of the game.
  • DeSano Pizza and Five Points Pizza | DeSano’s authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas are cooked in wood-fired ovens imported from Italy, while Five Points Pizza’s New York-style dough is made from scratch daily.

How it works

Beginning today, we will host several voting rounds within our newsletters and social channels to determine Nashville’s best pizza spot. Who moves on is up to you. Vote for your favorites, and the pizzeria with more votes moves on. Simple as that. We’ll go until we have a champion, which will be announced in our Monday, March 25 newsletter. You will be able to vote once per round.

How to participate

Vote for the pizza restaurant you’d like to see advance to round two using this poll. You can vote for all four spots or as few as one. Once we count all the votes, we’ll share an updated bracket and new poll in an upcoming newsletter.

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