Side Bites: Pizza x Two, the classic pizza joint that’s always been there

Much like the Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining,” Pizza X Two is one of those classic Long Beach pizza joints that’s all too easy to pass by—especially while zooming down Seventh Street—but has always been there.

We’re talking 35 years of always being there. In that time, they’ve built a near-religious fan base of diners who’ve been chowing down on their pies for generations. So popular, in fact, that the Long Beach Post’s Jake Gotta received 16 recommendations—twice as many as the second highest scoring rec—imploring him to try the pizza for himself. So, he did just that.

Whether you want to build your own, or try out one of their signature combinations, which features two vegan options, what Pizza X Two delivers on is fresh, consistent pizza at pretty remarkable prices. Six bucks for a one-topping pan-sized pizza? Pretty sweet.


Its Pizza review time! This time for the HiLo, I tried PizzaxTwo on 7th & Dawson, and someone wanted a more in-depth analysis so I did my best! Let me know what I should try next in the comments #longbeach #pizza

♬ Italian Folk Dance – Benet Walsh/John Hymas

Pizza X Two is at 2211 E. Seventh St.

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Cheantay Jensen is reporter and award-winning videographer who covers entertainment, art, food and culture for the Hi-lo section of the Long Beach Post. And sometimes breaking news, you know, just to keep things interesting.