8 Best Pizza Places in the Brighton Howell Area

May 10, 2023

Why not live every day like it’s National Pizza Day? It’s classic, quick, and always delicious. The Brighton Howell Area has a variety of options to satisfy your pizza craving, but here is a list of the eight best pizza places in the Brighton Howell Area.


1. Riverside Pizza

📍: Pinckney

Riverside Pizza in Pinckney Michigan on the lake

Riverside Pizza has been serving the chain of lakes in Pinckney since 1996. It’s open year-round, but they shine in the summertime. Located on the Huron River, guests can visit Riverside Pizza by boat and dock right on the property and enjoy their fresh-baked pizza at a picnic table outside. In the midst of a Pure Michigan winter, their pizzas are available for pick-up or delivery. After grabbing your pizza, please make your way over to Ore Creek Winery and have a glass of their craft cider.


2. Rollin’ Stone Wood-Fired Pizza

📍: Brighton

pizza exiting the oven at Rollin Stone Wood Fired Pizza

Customization is the name of the game at Rollin’ Stone Wood-Fired Pizza. Make your own pizza as you pick your toppings, and watch your pizza being crafted fresh before your eye. Visit them for lunch and dinner specials, adding a tasty salad or warm cheese bread to your order.


3. Captain’s ön Main

📍: Brighton

Voted one of the best pizzas in the Brighton Howell Area by locals, Captain’s ön Main offers fresh wood-fired pizza. Choose from a wide range of delicious unique pizzas like the Funguy, Truffle Shuffle, or the Buffalo Chix. Don’t forget to pair your pie with a cold brew, espresso, or a locally brewed beer!


4. Howell MainStreet Winery and Pizzeria

📍: Howell

Howell MainStreet Winery and Pizzeria is one of the area’s only wineries, right in the heart of Downtown Howell. Pair the handmade, stone-oven, thin-crust pizza with a seasonal wine from their expansive menu and you will not be disappointed. Enjoy a sunny day on their patio or eat inside in the cozy atmosphere of their dining room.


5. Zukey Lake Tavern

📍: Pinckney

Zukey Lake Tavern has an extensive menu but trying the pizza is a must. Order from their list of specialty pizzas, or create your own from a list of delicious and fresh ingredients, including a gluten-free crust option. Loved among locals, grab a spot on the rooftop patio to enjoy your meal while watching boats cruise on Zukey Lake.


6. Jonna’s Bar and Grill

📍: Howell

cauliflower pizza from jonnas
Photo Credit: @jagsunshine via Instagram

Get your pizza fix at Jonna’s Bar and Grill with a deep dish or a thin cauliflower crust pizza. Build your own pie or choose from a variety of specialty pizzas. Pair your pie with a delicious craft cocktail or one of the 12 rotating taps from local Michigan breweries.


7. Gus’s/Tomato Brothers

📍: Howell

a slice of pizza from Gus's

You can’t mention Brighton Howell Area pizza without mentioning Gus’s and Tomato Brothers. They’re famous for their hand-rolled breadsticks in addition to the mouthwatering pizza options. Head to Gus’s for carry-out and enjoy a picnic on the historic Howell Courthouse lawn. For a sit-down option try Tomato Brothers for specialty and gourmet pizza, Italian dishes, and much more.


8. Coratti’s Pizzeria Bar and Bocce

📍: Howell

Coratti’s Pizzeria Bar and Bocce is the perfect place to take the family since you can enjoy your pizza while playing a round of bocce ball. They have three different styles of pizza – Detroit style (deep dish), American, and Napoletana. To understand how to make an authentic Napoletana-style pizza, the owners went to Italy to learn from the professionals.


Every day might be the best day to celebrate National Pizza Day at these Brighton Howell Area spots. On your next pizza outing, tag @explorebrightonhowellarea and use #ExploreBHA for a chance to be featured in our next blog.


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