Whether it’s a Friday night tradition or an extra special treat, pizza is one of the few foods everyone seems to agree on. But forget Pizza Hut—today’s kids are asking for deep-dish, gluten-free and even wood-fired. And lucky for us, the Emerald City keeps serving up more great spots to get our fill. We’ve broken down some of our area’s finest pizzerias, so you can spend less time browsing Yelp reviews and more time digging in. Flip through the gallery for our picks.

Varlamos Pizzeria

For the kiddo that can't get enough cheese on his or her pizza, Varlamos Pizzeria is the place to go. They go big on cheese and on taste! If it’s a Friday night, you can bet that Varlamos Pizzeria is going to be packed with families kicking off the weekend with football-sized calzones, specialty pizza and warm, cheesy bread. A popular pick for a game day gathering, Varlamos’ casual, Italian vibe and delicious food makes it a fun, neighborhood hangout to grab pizza and dive in.

Online: varlamospizza.com

photo: Varlamos Pizzeria via Yelp

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— Meredith Mortensen, Sara Billups & Katie Kavulla