Pizza So Good, It's Certified

The standard

The Standard

The True Neapolitan Pizza Association is a non-profit organization and was founded in June 1984 in Naples.

The tomatoes

The Tomatoes

San Marzano tomatoes, a variety of plum tomatoes, are considered by many chefs to be the best paste tomatoes in the world.

The flour

The Flour

 Polselli flour is used to produce an extensible, elastic dough, which results in a soft and chewy crust typical of Neapolitan-style pizza.

The cheese

The Cheese

Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP is made fresh, daily here at La Piazza Locale.

The quality

The Quality

DOP logo is a seal that
we adhere to specific standards and characteristics which originated in Naples.


The StandardLa Piazza PHX, or loosely translated, "Piazza's Local" is a brick oven pizzeria and italian kitchen located in downtown Phoenix, AZ. La Piazza PHX was born from a family tradition, passion, and desire to be a dining destination for friends and family to gather for great food. We wanted to serve Pizza's just like the old country,using methods and recipes dating back many years. The same as you would find in any city in Italy, especially Naples, the birthplace of Pizza, and also our  family before us.

We use only the finest ingredients, including homemade mozzarella, homemade dough and San Marzano tomatoes imported from Italy. Stop in for lunch or an evening out in one of Arizona's most charming cities, and enjoy some of our award-winning pizza.


Honoring a Tradition

The Standard La Piazza PHX is a VPN Certified Neapolitan Pizzeria. VPN stands for Verace Pizza Napoletana (True Napoletana Pizza). The VPN association is the only non-profit organization that safe guards and promises the culture of real artisan Neapolitan Pizza Worldwide.

Since 1984 with help from the local chamber of commerce and regional Italian government in Naples, the association certifies pizzerias that produce pizza strictly adhering to the set of guidelines based on Neapolitan tradition. La Piazza PHX is very proud and humbled to be a part of the The StandardVPN association and we guarantee that all ingredients from the 00 flour, the house made mozzarella to the San Marzano tomatoes D.O.P. are of the highest quality and comply with all Neapolitan standards.

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The word on the Street

“Justin Piazza, whose La Piazza al Forno put Glendale on the Valley’s pizza map, is bringing his wood-fired oven and Verace Pizza Napoletana certification to downtown Phoenix. He’s calling the new place La Piazza [PHX]. It’s moving into the empty space last occupied by Cartel Coffee (which moved to larger quarters a few doors away), at 1 N. First Street, just north of Washington.”


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