Although you can find satisfactory pizza if you visit a major chain, be sure to pamper yourself now and then by visiting a pizza place that serves high-quality pies. After you eat pizza that is topped with fresh, hand-selected ingredients, you’ll understand why cheap, mass-produced pizza is such a letdown.

Thankfully, each state in the country is home to at least one fabulous pizza joint. In the following alphabetical list, we will point you toward the best pizza place in each state — starting with Alabama and ending in Wyoming. While each eatery is a little bit different in terms of technique and pizza toppings offered, they each have one thing in common: They will leave your pizza-craving taste buds in a state of bliss.

With more than 60,000 pizza places in the United States, it’d be a colossal waste of time and money for you to go out and do your own research. Thankfully, by listening to recommendations, reading reviews, researching awards, and doing some taste-testing of our own, we’ve arrived at the best of the best. Avoid bad pizza by sticking to our recommendations.

Alabama: Davenport’s Pizza Palace

Not only is Davenport’s Pizza Palace the best pizza place in Alabama, it’s been claimed that this restaurant has the world’s best pizza. This family-owned restaurant was named after a Major League Baseball player named Jim Davenport and has a history that dates back to the mid-1960s. It’s located in the city of Mountain Brook, which is just outside of Birmingham.

Davenport’s Pizza Palace gets praise for having fresh toppings, with options ranging from pepperoni to anchovies.

Alaska: Moose’s Tooth Pub & Pizzeria

Reviews for Moose’s Tooth Pub & Pizzeria are so good that not many pizza places in the entire United States can compete. If you’re tired of pizzerias with the same old toppings you’ve tried dozens of times before, this Anchorage, Alaska, restaurant is a place you should visit. The menu is both extensive and inventive. For example, the Spicy Thai Chicken pizza is beloved and features roasted chicken, peanut sauce, bean sprouts, onions, carrots, tomatoes, and both provolone and mozzarella cheese.