502 W. 19th St
Houston, TX 77008
This cozy Italian cafe is known for its outstanding pizza and BYOB policy.
Expect a mixed crowd of students and families that want to grab a tasty bite without spending a lot of money. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. Pies have yeasty dough, puffy edges and crisp bottoms; a whole-wheat crust is also available. Favorites include the Hawaiian pizza, topped with Canadian bacon and chunks of sweet pineapple, and the Mona Lisa, with Roma tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach and feta. The kitchen also turns out decent pastas at excellent prices.