Best Places for Pizza in and around Rio Rancho

Best Places for Pizza in and around Rio Rancho

Posted on November 16, 2021

If you find yourself searching for Rio Rancho’s best pizza joints, you won’t have to look far. The area is home to many popular establishments serving traditional, New York-style, brick-oven baked and everything in between. We’ve picked our favorites for you below, all 20 minutes or less from Mariposa in Rio Rancho.


Davido’s Pizza

Family owned and operated since 2008, Davido’s offers New York-style pizza in the heart of Rio Rancho. Choose from a wide array of toppings, appetizers, calzones, desserts and specialty pizzas.

Most popular pizza: Combination

Location: 2418 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, 20 minutes from Mariposa

Price Range: $



With 8 different locations across New Mexico, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to experience one of Dion’s many delicious offerings, including their original and gourmet pizzas.

Most popular pizza: Napoli

Location: 1502 Unser Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, 20 minutes from Mariposa

Price Range: $


M’tucci’s Moderno

At M’tucci’s Moderno, you can enjoy a moderately priced, Italian menu built on a foundation of both traditional and contemporary recipes. Along with a congenial bar and mezzanine, you’ll be able to experience M’tucci’s delicious pizza, shrimp campanelle, fried brie and much more.

Most popular pizza: Pepperoni and green chile

Location: 1908 Wellspring Ave SE, Rio Rancho, 21 minutes from Mariposa

Price Range: $$


The Hopper

This local pub and restaurant, founded last year during the pandemic, focuses on fire brick oven pizza, salads, a large beer selection and live music with a cozy, home-town feel.

Most popular pizza: Greg’s Special

Location: 4500 Arrowhead Ridge Dr. SE, Rio Rancho, 21 minutes from Mariposa

Price Range: $$


Il Vicino

For a refined, traditional wood-fire pizza experience, Il Vicino has you covered. Their menu includes gourmet-inspired toppings such as goat cheese, fiery shrimp or roasted chicken, calzones, Panini sandwiches, fresh signature salads, and baked lasagnas and pastas. They also serve a wide selection of premium wines and beers.

Most popular pizza: Campagnola

Location: 10701 Corrales Rd, Albuquerque, 28 minutes from Mariposa

Price Range: $$


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