Finding good pizza in Oak Cliff

Meatball calzone at Dave's Oak Cliff Pizza

David Rodriguez tosses pizza dough. Photos by Mark Davis

After a brief hiatus, Oak Cliff Pizza re-opened under new ownership and a slightly different name: David’s Oak Cliff Pizza. Neighborhood resident David Rodriguez had worked at the pizzeria for years and decided to buy it. But the no-frills, New York-style pizza hasn’t changed. “The menu has stayed the same,” Rodriguez says. “We make our sauce from scratch. It’s thin crust, but we can make it however you want.” Specialty pizzas include the traditional supreme, known here as the New York Village, and the more gourmet-style prosciutto pizza with fresh basil, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Despite the small seating area, neighbors don’t seem to mind dining in large parties. The menu also features house-made pastas, salads and beautifully crafted calzones.

David’s Oak Cliff Pizza
1315 W. Davis
214.941.8080

Ambiance: Casual
Price range: $9-$22
Tip: Kids eat free on Sundays.

| More Pizza Spots |

1 Bolsa

The flatbread can easily be split between two people or among a small group at $12-$14. Try the Twig & Branch with wild arugula, caprino royale chèvre cheese and oven-roasted grapes. 614 W. Davis, 214.367.9367

2 Nova

This gastro pub is varied, but the pizza is definitely a favorite. The fresh tomato comes with basil, buffalo mozzarella and balsamic. 1417 W. Davis, 214.484.7123

3 Eno’s Pizza Tavern

From the traditional to the unexpected, Eno’s holds its own. Try the Eno’s Original, which has a kick to it with garlic sport pepper, tomatoes, mushrooms and salami. The Local Pie features whatever’s local and in season. 407 N. Bishop, 214.943.9200

 

 

 


WANT MORE?
Click to sign up for the Advocate's weekly news digest and be the first to know what’s happening in Oak Cliff.
  • Anonymous

    The pizza at Tradewinds is worth a mention, also. It’s easy to forget that hole has great food.