Angelo’s Pizzeria review image

Angelo’s Pizzeria


736 S 9th St, Philadelphia
View WebsiteEarn 3X Points

If you make the best pizza and cheesesteak in Philly, you deserve to have the key to the city. In this town, that title belongs to Angelo's. The cash-only South Philly is the only place you should go to when you want the best of both worlds, like their cheesesteak on seeded crackly bread (that they bake in-house), the signature Upside Down pie that buries a layer of cheese beneath mounds of tomato sauce, and a classic margherita with the creamiest fior di latte in the city. It might feel like you have to choose when you're at this takeout-only spot, but just go for one of each. People care a lot about cheesesteaks and pizza in this city, and after you leave Angelo's, you'll understand why.

Sign up for our newsletter.

Be the first to get expert restaurant recommendations for every situation right in your inbox.

By signing up, I agree to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Food Rundown

Angelo’s Pizzeria review image

Margherita Pizza

You can never go wrong with a classic. And for pizza, a margherita is as timeless as an Eagles Kelly Green jersey. Each bite of this pizza is filled with sweet tomato basil sauce, chewy crusts with a perfect char, and the creamiest fior di latte we’ve ever had.

Upside Down Pizza

Sometimes things aren’t exactly as they seem—Wired Magazine isn’t full of colorful HDMI chords. And neither is this pizza. It’s thick, square, and has a layer of cheese buried beneath a mountain of tomato sauce.

Angelo’s Pizzeria review image


This is the best cheesesteak in the city. From its toasty and crackly seeded bread, shredded steak, and gooey cooper sharp cheese, it deserves its own monument in this town instead of a fake boxer from a movie.

Featured in

The 25 Best Restaurants In Philadelphia guide image
The 25 Best Restaurants In Philadelphia

Meet our 25 highest-rated restaurants.

Philly’s Best Hoagies, Cheesesteaks, & Sandwiches For Delivery & Takeout guide image
Philly’s Best Hoagies, Cheesesteaks, & Sandwiches For Delivery & Takeout

Are you missing the days when getting a hoagie was as easy as walking into your corner deli? These 13 spots have you covered.

Suggested Reading

Pizzeria Beddia review image
Pizzeria Beddia

Pizzeria Beddia is a sit-down pizza spot in Fishtown with arguably the best pizza in the city, plus a natural wine list and excellent soft serve.

Circles + Squares review image
Circles + Squares

Even though you might wait a while at Circles + Squares in Olde Richmond, it’s worth it to get the best pizza in Philly.

The Original Tacconelli’s Pizzeria review image
The Original Tacconelli’s Pizzeria

Tacconelli’s is a reservation and cash-only spot in Port Richmond serving crispy, thin crust pizzas.

Wm. Mulherin’s Sons review image
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons

Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is an Italian restaurant in Fishtown where you should go for a date or a nicer-than-usual weeknight dinner.

Infatuation Logo
2023 © The Infatuation Inc. All Rights Reserved.


Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store