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Boston's Best Meat Lover's Pizza

beef tenderloin pizza at mistral
Beef Tenderloin Pizza at Mistral (Image: Mistral)

Meat lover's pizza traditionally has sprinklings of deliciously juicy and rich meat atop the crisp crust and perfectly seasoned sauce. It is then topped with a variety of cheeses and cooked to perfection as the cheese melts and spreads across the pie. Whether the meat lover's menu choice is pepperoni, steak, chicken or another protein-rich meat, the deliciousness abounds and every appetite will be satiated.

223 Columbus Ave.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 867-9300

Mistral offers a tender, extra thin crust with a perfectly charred underside. The grilled pizzas at Mistral are diverse and satisfying for every palate. Meat lover's relish in the wonderful flavors of the truffle-oil-laced beef tenderloin, which is cooked to rare perfection, sliced very thin and beautifully laid across mounds of mashed potatoes atop the traditional thin pizza crust. This beef tenderloin pizza is a unique offering at Mistral and has become a popular menu choice.
11 Fan Pier Blvd.
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 421-4466

Babbo is located in the upscale, waterfront Seaport section of the city. Chef Mario Batali's signature pizzas are cooked in wood-burning brick ovens at 800 degrees to 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. The pizzas cook quickly and have a perfect crust char. The meatball pizza is a meat lover's dream. Homemade meatballs are nestled into tomato sauce that is mixed with pickled chilies and topped with creamy fontina cheese. Babbo's pizzas are a local favorite.
Basta Pasta
319 Western Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 576-6672

Basta Pasta uses only homemade sauce, which is made with fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil and the base of their delicious thin crust pizza. The addition of pungent provolone cheese atop the handmade pizza adds a distinct flavor enhancement from the traditional mozzarella cheese used by most restaurants. Basta Pasta's Spicy Sausage Meat pizza is a menu favorite and is a delicious choice for lunch or dinner. 
Related: Boston's Best Brick Oven Pizzas
College Pizza
50 Queensberry St.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 266-4919

College Pizza is a favorite spot for the Fenway neighborhood of Boston. Yes, hungry college students are regular customers, but the general public is always very satisfied with a meat lover's menu choice from College Pizza. There are a few meat lover's choices like the actual Meat Lover's Pizza, which is topped with pepperoni, sausage, ham, bacon and hamburger. Who wouldn't love that combination? Another meaty choice is the Philly Cheese Steak Pizza, which is smothered in onions, peppers, mushrooms, steak and mozzarella cheese. College Pizza, a simple storefront with only a few seats, offers delivery service in the neighborhood.
The Proper Slice
547 Washington St.
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 789-4889

According to The Proper Slice in Brighton, a "proper slice" is 1/4 pie. The meat used at this establishment is freshly roasted in house. A meat lover's favorite, The Proper Steak pizza, has a garlic oil base and is topped with blue cheese, creamy fontina cheese, mozzarella cheese, Romano cheese, thinly sliced rib eye steak and caramelized onions. The pizza base is a traditional Italian-style dough. The meat lover's guest can choose a full rib-eye pizza or decide to mix it up and pick four different quarters on The Proper 4-Way Sampler.

Related: Boston's Best Pizza

Nancy is a native Bostonian. She enjoys the sights, sounds and tastes of Boston while exploring the city by day or night. Nancy is also a school nurse at an independent middle/high school. Her work can be found on a variety of websites, including

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