MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Myrtle Beach landed in the top spot in a rundown of the 25 best cities for pizza lovers, according to

The editors looked at the density of pizza joints in major American cities where the population exceeds 20,000 residents.

Myrtle Beach was listed as having 16.1 pizza restaurants per 10,000 people. Ultimate California Pizza was listed as a notable establishment.

"Pizza is an American staple, and both residents and visitors are fortunate to have so many delicious options for ordering that perfect pizza pie," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "This ranking's greater symbolism is that the Myrtle Beach area has an abundance of top restaurants serving everything from pizza and steak to seafood and chicken. There is truly something for every palette, which makes for an exciting culinary experience for everyone."

Below are the top 10 best cities in the U.S for pizza lovers, according to
• Myrtle Beach, S.C.
• Scranton, Penn.
• DeLand, Fla.
• Chillicothe, Ohio
• Deer Park, N.Y.
• Atlantic City, N.J.
• Norwood, Mass.
• Jeffersontown, Ky.
• Dover, N.H.
• Crown Point, Ind.

For the complete list, go to