Imagine a world without pizza… unspeakable! Pizza has been around since the Neolithic Era, aka the New Stone Age. That’s right, the very first pizzas were made in a stone oven, shocked? Can’t you just imagine Neanderthals sitting around a bunch of rocks, kicking it back with the birds, eating a slice of pizza? What a sight that would be. They certainly wouldn’t be eating the best pizza OKC has to offer.
The evolution of pizza has come a long way, starting out as a simple flatbread that the ancient Egyptians used to flavor with fat, oil, or herbs, then migrating to Naples, Italy where it really became what we know today as pizza. Naples took the flatbread idea that the Egyptians came up with and ran with it, adding cheese and other gateway ingredients to experiment with.
Something that we love about pizza is that it is always changing depending on where you are and what time period it is. For example, the original ingredients of pizza didn’t include pineapple, pepperoni, or even tomato sauce. But now there is a world-wide debate on whether or not pineapple belongs on pizza – spoiler alert, it does.
Top 5 Reasons Empire Slice House is #1 on TripAdvisor For
Best Pizza OKC
Some people dream about winning the lottery, being president or a rock star, or scoring the winning touchdown at the Super Bowl. Those are all cool and valid dreams, but our dreams consist of indulging in a delicious slice of pizza from Empire Slice House. Like we mentioned, pizza has been around seemingly forever, so what makes Empire Slice House worthy of being the #1 pizza restaurant OKC has to offer–according to TripAdvisor?
Reason #1: Great service
TripAdvisor reviews continuously praise our staff for their accommodating and tentative service. Unlike other pizza places that might groan at the sight of small children, our waiters and other staff don’t ignore kids, but instead treat them like human beings, offering giggles and pizza. Our staff has been known to go out of their way to make sure our customers are 100% satisfied with their experience.
Reason #2: Great atmosphere
Our goal with the atmosphere of any of our pizza places is to bring people together, making for a chill, comfortable hangout spot. Check out our gallery as well as our social media to get a sense of our vibe.
Reason #3: Large variety of pizzas and drinks
There are so many ways that pizza can be made, so why not offer all of them! Our OKC pizza menu is a large one with many different options including gluten free, half and half pizzas, and the opportunity to build your own pizza. A common compliment seen throughout our TripAdvisor reviews is that our pizzas are huge, starting at only $4 for a slice! TripAdvisor has also praised us for our pizza crust being perfectly crispy and just the right amount of sauce. We also have arguably the best garlic knots in town, and at our OKC, Edmond, and Tulsa pizza place locations, we offer a variety of alcoholic beverages as well. Check out our online pizza menu to learn more and possibly place an order online too 😏.
Reason #4: Allows pets
Here at Empire Slice House, we welcome you and your furry friends to enjoy a slice of pizza! Our pizza places have a back patio that is perfect for you and your pup. See tips for bringing your dog to a restaurant.
Reason #5: Perfect Locations
Pizza places downtown OKC are crying at the fact that they have to compete with Empire Slice House. Our Downtown OKC Plaza pizza place is surrounded by galleries, retail shops, studios, and more, making it the perfect place for your New York Style Pizza lunch or dinner. Our Tulsa pizza place is located in the downtown arts district, next door to the historic Cain’s Ballroom, and local coffee shops, and breweries at every corner. Our Nichols Hills pizza place is the perfect location for a quick lunch pitstop. In the heart of the upscale residential and shopping area, you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious bite while admiring the scenery. (Edmond location coming soon!)
Best Pizza OKC Has to Offer
So, next time you’re in the mood for pizza, save the search for “Best pizza places OKC” and choose Empire Slice House. We have 4 convenient pizza places in OKC, with a 5th pizza place in Tulsa. Our pizza menu has a large variety sure to fit the needs of everyone, above and beyond customer service–according to our many reviews, a chill atmosphere, even allowing pets on our accommodating patio, and more at all our pizza shops. If you have any questions, would like to see what we’re all about for yourself, or just want to chat, then give us a call, or stop by in person. We’d love to hear from you. Also, don’t forget to check us out on TripAdvisor. See you at one of our local pizza places soon!
1804 NW 16th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Empire Slice Shop – Nichols Hills