You can grab vegan (and non-vegan!) pizza by the slice at this new spot on Commercial Drive

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A new spot for pizza by the slice, with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, has recently opened up in Vancouver.

The project of some pizza biz pros, Hustle Pizza Co. on Commercial Drive specializes in hot, fresh pizza by the slice, with a big focus on plant-based eating.

Vegan Sicilian pizza with housemade almond ricotta (@hustlepizzaco/Instagram)

About half the menu is vegan, with the option of subbing non-dairy cheese on the vegetarian selections making the fully plant-based selection even more robust. That said, omnivores will also find plenty to enjoy on the menu, with classics like pepperoni and Hawaiian, of course.

Hustle makes things like their almond ricotta in-house, and they have an Urban Cultivator set up in the shop for growing fresh microgreens. Their scratch-made crust is goes through a two-day rise and is vegan-friendly, and they make their sauce, too, from fresh whole tomatoes.

@robbie_loves_life/Instagram (via @hustlepizzaco)

All slices are $3.75, no matter the flavour, and full 18-inch pies are $20.

Hustle Pizza is located at 1110 Commercial Drive, in a space that was previously a MegaBite Pizza. They’ve hustled some tidy renos to brighten the spot, and opened up at the tail end of May.

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome. A fifth generation Vancouverite, she was previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com. Lindsay grew up in Vancouver and Toronto, then spent over 20 years in Los Angeles, where ahe earned her Masters in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com