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BOTTOMS UP PIZZA: In Shockoe Bottom, meet “side crust,” an accidental crust that comes from reheating leftover slices of this deep-dish-inspired pizza at home. It’s the crispy corner piece you never knew you wanted. Monday-Wednesday: 10 p.m.; Thursday & Sunday: 11 p.m.; Friday & Saturday: midnight
CHRISTIAN'S PIZZA: Choose from 30 different toppings such as cheese tortellini or fried chicken, plus a traditional square Sicilian pie. Just sidle up to the counter at this Harrison Street spot and point. Sunday-Wednesday: 10 p.m.; Thursday: 11 p.m.; Friday & Saturday: midnight
EXTREME PIZZA: If you’ve been up cramming for your Modern Western Philosophy exam, grab a slice from this VCU-area hang — you may even find inner peace, or at least an inner piece of pizza. Sunday-Wednesday: 11 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday: 3 a.m.
THE PIZZA PLACE: Slippery with cheese and orange grease, this New York-style slice is graciously available late/early, six days a week on Main in Shockoe Bottom. Cash only; don’t blow this for yourself. 3 a.m. daily, except Sunday (midnight)
VALENTINO'S ITALIAN PIZZERIA: From the corner of East Grace and Third streets comes a warm, uncomplicated slab of pizza, like a blanket under which you can tuck yourself before nodding off to pepperoni dreams. Monday-Friday: midnight; Saturday & Sunday: 3 a.m.