Sal’s Gilbert Pizza 1150 S. Gilbert Road

Sal’s Gilbert Pizza

1150 S. Gilbert Road


Sal’s Gilbert Pizza

1150 S. Gilbert Road


When Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” visited Sal’s a few years ago, a guest said, “It’s a slice of New York in the middle of the desert.”

That was Sal Cuffaro’s simple business plan 12 years ago, and it always will be, whether the cameras are on or off.

Sal built his loyal following because of the ingenious way he combines marvelously foldable pizza with pastas such as spaghetti and meatballs, ziti and lasagna.

Busy Gilbert workers stream through for a wide slice at lunch. At dinner, families take home boxes of extra pizza slices and scrumptious garlic knots to savor the next day.

Second Place

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

2168 E. Williams Field Road, #102


Third Place

Barro’s Pizza

1939 E. Baseline Road, 480-892-6265

1431 E. Williams Field Road, 480-917-0111

4636 S. Higley Road, 480-279-4644

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