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 Frite Miste at Oak Oven, Cauliflower at Domenica, risotto at Pizza Delicious, and gelato at Pizza Nola
Frite Miste at Oak Oven, Cauliflower at Domenica, risotto at Pizza Delicious, and gelato at Pizza Nola
Photos: Paul Broussard/Domenica/PD/Pizza Nola on Facebook

12 New Orleans Pizzerias With Must-Order Side Items

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Frite Miste at Oak Oven, Cauliflower at Domenica, risotto at Pizza Delicious, and gelato at Pizza Nola
| Photos: Paul Broussard/Domenica/PD/Pizza Nola on Facebook

Garlic knots. Breadsticks. Wings. Let's be honest, sometimes you like to hit up a certain pizza joint because of the side items too. Here now, Eater Nola offers 12 New Orleans pizzerias that are also known for their must-order side items. From casual to high end, and salad to dessert, these dishes cover just about any craving you can imagine.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Garlic Knots/Pasta at Pizza Delicious

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617 Piety St
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 676-8482
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Garlic knots are a must order for the table, as are this pizzeria's impeccable daily pastas, featuring seasonal, local ingredients that are all on point. From tender parmesan Gnocchi with crispy chicken thigh to seafood risotto, these pastas got it going on.

2. Yum Yums at Sugar Park

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3054 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
The yum yums are balls of breaded artichoke and mozz that are fried and served with marinara. The abita battered mushrooms with garlic mayo are likewise on the naughty list.

3. Market Salad at Ancora Pizzeria

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4508 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115
The market salads are no joke here, usually featuring an array of seasonal, local ruffage, including at least one tempura-fried starchy vegetable and usually topped with Sottocenere al tartufo. The meatballs, head-on shrimp, and gnocchi with crab are pretty epic too.

4. Cauliflower at Domenica

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123 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 648-6020
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There is only one head of cauliflower you ever need to try in your lifetime, and it can be found, freshly roasted and waiting to be lathered in the side of whipped goat cheese at this John Besh/Alon Shaya fave in the CBD.

5. Frite Miste at Oak Oven

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6625 Jefferson Hwy
Harahan, LA 70123
The wood-fired oven at this newly opened Harahan restaurant, lends itself to perfectly crips ciabatta and gluten-free focaccia sandwiches. The Frite Miste is hands down one of the best fish sandwiches in the city, with shrimp, oysters, lettuce, tomato and a highly addictive artichoke aioli.

6. Mussels at Coté Sud

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7918 Maple Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 866-9551
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Pizzas meet French cuisine at this Uptown staple, where the mussles are served in a few different way, including with blue cheese or curry.

7. Wings at Theo's Neighborhood Pizza

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4024 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 302-1133
many people head to Theo's for the pizza, but many more go for the hot wings.

8. Mixed Grill at Crescent Pie & Sausage

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4400 Banks St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 482-2426
Chef Bart Bell makes his insanely decadent macaroni and cheese with both Muenster and Parmesan, but for a true taste of this restaurant's magic order the mixed grill, featuring a daily selection of sausages.

9. Gelato at Pizza Nola

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141 W Harrison Ave, Apt A
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 872-0731
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Gelato is a must-order when pizza time is over. Lots of great seasonal flavors, including a very funny one right now for Spring featuring Peeps.

10. Barbecue Shrimp at Slice Pizzeria

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1513 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-7437
Slice is also secretly known for their awesome barbecue shrimp po' boy, which you can also order in appetizer form.

11. Pretzels at Mellow Mushroom

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8227 Oak St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 345-8229
Mellow mushroom is known for making pretzels out of their pizza dough. They come in a variety of flavors from garlic butter and parmesan to cinnamon sugar and honey.

12. Pasta Salad at Angeli on Decatur

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1141 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 566-0077
Known for their killer pasta salad, which can be ordered as a side to any sandwich, or as a whole plate for sharing pre-pizza, if say, you're carbo-loading or something.

1. Garlic Knots/Pasta at Pizza Delicious

617 Piety St, New Orleans, LA 70117
Garlic knots are a must order for the table, as are this pizzeria's impeccable daily pastas, featuring seasonal, local ingredients that are all on point. From tender parmesan Gnocchi with crispy chicken thigh to seafood risotto, these pastas got it going on.
617 Piety St
New Orleans, LA 70117

2. Yum Yums at Sugar Park

3054 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
The yum yums are balls of breaded artichoke and mozz that are fried and served with marinara. The abita battered mushrooms with garlic mayo are likewise on the naughty list.
3054 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

3. Market Salad at Ancora Pizzeria

4508 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115
The market salads are no joke here, usually featuring an array of seasonal, local ruffage, including at least one tempura-fried starchy vegetable and usually topped with Sottocenere al tartufo. The meatballs, head-on shrimp, and gnocchi with crab are pretty epic too.
4508 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115

4. Cauliflower at Domenica

123 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70112
There is only one head of cauliflower you ever need to try in your lifetime, and it can be found, freshly roasted and waiting to be lathered in the side of whipped goat cheese at this John Besh/Alon Shaya fave in the CBD.
123 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70112

5. Frite Miste at Oak Oven

6625 Jefferson Hwy, Harahan, LA 70123
The wood-fired oven at this newly opened Harahan restaurant, lends itself to perfectly crips ciabatta and gluten-free focaccia sandwiches. The Frite Miste is hands down one of the best fish sandwiches in the city, with shrimp, oysters, lettuce, tomato and a highly addictive artichoke aioli.
6625 Jefferson Hwy
Harahan, LA 70123

6. Mussels at Coté Sud

7918 Maple Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
Pizzas meet French cuisine at this Uptown staple, where the mussles are served in a few different way, including with blue cheese or curry.
7918 Maple Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

7. Wings at Theo's Neighborhood Pizza

4024 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119
many people head to Theo's for the pizza, but many more go for the hot wings.
4024 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119

8. Mixed Grill at Crescent Pie & Sausage

4400 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119
Chef Bart Bell makes his insanely decadent macaroni and cheese with both Muenster and Parmesan, but for a true taste of this restaurant's magic order the mixed grill, featuring a daily selection of sausages.
4400 Banks St
New Orleans, LA 70119

9. Gelato at Pizza Nola

141 W Harrison Ave, Apt A, New Orleans, LA 70124
Gelato is a must-order when pizza time is over. Lots of great seasonal flavors, including a very funny one right now for Spring featuring Peeps.
141 W Harrison Ave, Apt A
New Orleans, LA 70124

10. Barbecue Shrimp at Slice Pizzeria

1513 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
Slice is also secretly known for their awesome barbecue shrimp po' boy, which you can also order in appetizer form.
1513 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

11. Pretzels at Mellow Mushroom

8227 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Mellow mushroom is known for making pretzels out of their pizza dough. They come in a variety of flavors from garlic butter and parmesan to cinnamon sugar and honey.
8227 Oak St
New Orleans, LA 70118

12. Pasta Salad at Angeli on Decatur

1141 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Known for their killer pasta salad, which can be ordered as a side to any sandwich, or as a whole plate for sharing pre-pizza, if say, you're carbo-loading or something.
1141 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70116

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