Tennessee Restaurant Serves The 'Most Delicious' Pizza In The State

By Sarah Tate

April 10, 2024

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Nothing beats a cheesy slice of pizza loaded with all your favorite toppings, and with so many incredible pizzerias around Tennessee, you're guaranteed to find a great pie. Reader's Digest compiled a list of the "most delicious" pizza in every state, from longtime favorites slinging out sourdough crusts to regional dishes in New York, Detroit and Chicago.

According tot the list, the pizzeria serving the best pizza in all of Tennessee is Big Ed's Pizza in Oak Ridge. This old-school east Tennessee shop serves up pies with a variety of delicious toppings as well as specialties like the Meat Classic, BBQ Chicken and Big Ed's Special. After enjoying your fill of tasty slices, you can take a trip to nearby Knoxville to explore the city that was crowned the "most underrated" city in the state.

Big Ed's Pizza is located at 101 Broadway Avenue.

Here's what the site had to say:

"Just outside of Knoxville, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, you'll find Big Ed's. Although he passed away in 1998, Big Ed was famous for his high standards when it came to his pies, and the business (still run by family) continues to make their pizza dough, sauce, and sausage fresh, according to Big Ed's original recipes."

Check out the full list at Reader's Digest to see more of the best pizza shops around the country.

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